12 - 14 October 2024
Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Information for authors and presenters

Instructions, deadlines, and tips to prepare and submit your work

Prepare to share

Find important information and links for author presenters as you prepare to share your research with colleagues next fall. Join your peers in Nantong.

Guidelines for oral and poster presenters and a helpful to-do list.

Prepare to present

It is important to start preparation of your presentation and manuscript early.
Please be sure to carefully review the important dates and deadlines and read emails that you receive from SPIE. We are glad that you are interested in being a part of this dynamic program. We are here to support you in this journey from conference presentation to publication. 

Important dates


Abstracts due 12 June 2024
Author notified and program posts online the week of  29 July 2024
Registration opens August 2024
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 12 August 2024
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 18 September 2024
Manuscripts due 25 September 2024
*Registration is required for presentation and publication

Why present and publish your work as part of SPIE/COS Photonics Asia?


Here's how submitting an abstract puts a spotlight on your work:

  • Your participation in the conference gains 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.

Prepare to share your work