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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
1 - 5 August 2021
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Chairs and Committee Members

The responsibilities of being a Conference Chair, Program Committee Member, or Session Chair are crucial to the success of SPIE events, and it is you, our incredible volunteers, who are the true engine of the Society. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire staff of SPIE, THANK YOU for volunteering your time and dedication—we truly could not do this without you.

If you have any questions or concerns at any point along the way, please don't hesitate to contact your Conference Program Coordinator.

Conference Timeline and Deadlines

28 September 2020

Call for papers due from Chairs

12 October 2020

Call for papers opens online at http://spie.org/op

20 January 2021

Abstracts due (authors submit abstracts via http://spie.org/op)

15 February 2021

Program due from Chairs

24 March 2021

Program online at http://spie.org/op

29 March 2021

Author notifications sent by SPIE (contact author of each submission will be notified of acceptance via email)

7 July 2021

Manuscript submission deadline

1-5 August 2021

Conference dates - San Diego, California, United States

Important Author Dates

Event Date
1 - 5 August 2021

San Diego, California, USA

Abstracts Due
20 January 2021

Acceptance Notification
Email to Contact Author

29 March 2021

Manuscripts Due
7 July 2021

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