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    Organic Photonics + Electronics
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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
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Authors and Presenters

Follow these instructions to develop a successful presentation and accompanying manuscript for the conference and for publication in the Proceedings of SPIE in the SPIE Digital Library.

1. Submit an Abstract

Abstract Due Date: 30 January 2019

Official Notification Email to SPIE Contact Authors: 8 April 2019


POST-DEADLINE ABSTRACT: Official Notification

  • AFTER YOU SUBMIT, send an email with your tracking number to the corresponding SPIE Conference Program Coordinator
  • Once you notify the SPIE coordinator of your submission, we will email the conference chair(s) to review your submission
  • It can take several weeks for the conference chair(s) to review post-deadline abstracts and confirm placement in program
  • The contact author will be notified by email as soon as the conference chairs(s) have finished their review and notified SPIE.

Submission Guidelines (Conditions for Acceptance, Abstract Instructions, Program Placement, and Publication Information)

Submission Questions? View SPIE Contacts.

2. Prepare to Present at the Conference

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Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript  

Manuscript Questions? View SPIE Contacts and Due Dates

Important Author Dates

Post-Deadline Abstracts
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Acceptance Notification
Email to Contact Author

8 April 2019

Manuscripts Due
17 July 2019

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