Information for authors and presenters

Information for authors, chairs and committees: instructions, deadlines, and tips

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Join your peers in San Diego as you come together to create the future of optics and photonics.

On this page find instructions, important dates, and other information as you prepare to present at Optics + Photonics 2022.

Post-deadline abstract submissions due by 5 July.

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Here's why publishing with SPIE Optics + Photonics puts a spotlight on your work:

  • the event will bring you international visibility
  • your research becomes a part of the world's permanent scientific record
  • your work will be indexed in all relevant scientific databases*

Make sure that your research gets timely publication in the SPIE Digital Library.

*SPIE partners with relevant scientific databases to ensure visibility for your research, including Astrophysical Data System (ADS), Ei Compendex, CrossRef, Google Scholar, Inspec, Scopus, and Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

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Important dates


Abstracts due 9 February 2022
Authors notified and program posts online 20 April 2022
Registration opens 6 May 2022
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 13 June 2022
Post-deadline abstracts due: Submit via conference listings 5 July 2022
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 27 July 2022
Manuscripts due 3 August 2022
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 19 August 2022
Poster presenters upload self-recorded video for publication 26 Aug - 5 Sept 2022

*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite at Speaker Check-In

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