Information for authors and presenters for SPIE/COS Photonics Asia

Instructions, deadlines, and tips to prepare your work. Information for chairs and committees.

Accepting late submissions

On this page find links to instructions, important dates, and other information for a successful abstract submission and then preparation for presenting at SPIE/COS Photonics Asia.

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.

Important dates


Abstract due date extended 7 June 2021
Author notification for advance program  12 July 2021
Submission system opens for presentations and manuscripts*  23 August 2021
Manuscripts due 20 September 2021
Oral presentation videos due 20 September 2021
Poster PDF and preview videos due 20 September 2021

*Authors must register prior to uploading



Prepare to present


Presenter preparing for SPIE/COS Photonics Asia

Prepare to present

Preparing in-person and remote presentations.

Author preparing their manuscript for SPIE/COS Photonics Asia

Prepare your manuscript

Manuscript submission guidelines.

Registration information for SPIE/COS Photonics Asia

Register to attend

SPIE/COS Photonics Asia registration information.

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 a part of this dynamic program. We are here to support you in this journey from conference presentation to publication.