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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
1 - 5 August 2021
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Authors and Presenter Information

SPIE Presenter Information

Explore the Optics + Photonics topics. Find where your research fits best – browse the symposia below to find a conference that most closely matches the topic of your abstract. Ready to submit your research? View Submission Guidelines Post-deadline submissions are currently being accepted.

Nanoscience + Engineering Applications

Nanoscience Engineering

Nanoscience + Engineering Applications

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Organic Photonics + Electronics

Organic Photonics

Organic Photonics + Electronics

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Optical Engineering + Applications

Optical Engineering

Optical Engineering + Applications

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Important Dates

Abstracts Due
Post-deadline submissions are currently being accepted
3 February 2021
Acceptance Notification Sent to Contact Author 5 April 2021
Student Author Conference Support Application Due To be announced
Manuscripts Due 7 July 2021

Prepare to Present at the Conference

• Apply for a visa and/or request an invitation letter

Apply for SPIE Student Author Conference Support

• Prepare and upload poster presentations

• Prepare and upload oral presentations

• View the SPIE Anti-Harassment Policy and SPIE Code of Conduct

• Register for the conference. Registration opens in May 2021.

Presentation Questions? Contact the Program Coordinator (listed in your SPIE.org account)

Present a Better Paper

Prepare to make the best presentation – take one of these online courses from SPIE:

• Making the Most of Your Presentation

• Structuring Your Research Paper

These courses are free for SPIE Members.

Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript

• SPIE Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Manuscript Questions? Contact the Proceedings Coordinator (listed in SPIE.org account).