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Hangzhou International Expo Center
Hangzhou, China
20 - 23 October 2019
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Author and Presenter Information

Now that you are scheduled in the program, review the information below to better prepare your presentation and manuscript. Browse the topics to discover what talks and events to attend.  If you haven’t already submitted, but would like to, some late submissions may still be accepted.  See “How to submit a post-deadline abstract” on the Abstract Submission Guidelines page. 

Present your research

Important dates

Abstracts Deadline for Advance Program 22 May 2019
Author Notification for Advance Program 8 July 2019
Manuscripts Due 25 September 2019


Prepare to Present at the Conference

Request an official invitation letter from the Chinese Optical Society: PA19 Invitation Letter Request Form PDF

-  DOWNLOAD and fill out the PA19 Invitation Letter Request Form
 -  Send completed form to Fei Tong of the Chinese Optical Society at tongfei@cast.org.cn
-  All Invitation Letters will be sent as PDF via email within fifteen business days
 -  Only authors listed on an accepted paper may request invitation letters
 -  Invitation letters are processed and sent based on the order the requests are received

• Apply for a China Travel Visa (if required)

• Register for the conference

• Book your lodging

• Prepare your poster presentation(s) Poster Presentation Guidelines

• Prepare oral presentation(s): Oral Presentation Guidelines

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

Presentation Questions? Contact Program Coordinator, Matt Novak MattN@spie.org

Present a Better Paper

Make the most of your 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 Guidelines for Ethical Publishing

• Manuscript Policies and Review Information

• Format your manuscript and view sample templates

• Submit your manuscript (The manuscript submission site will be open 5 weeks before the manuscript due date.)

• Submit your copyright form

Manuscript Questions? Contact Program Coordinator, Matt Novak MattN@spie.org