These platforms are part of the SPIE Digital Forum experience. Browse this page to learn more about these tools and to be better prepared for the event.
1. Register for the Digital Forum
It's quick and easy. Register early so that you're ready to go on the first day of the forum. All authors, presenters, and attendees need to register to enjoy the forum. Registration is also required for authors and presenters before you can access the presentation and manuscript upload system. Register today.
2. Sign in to your SPIE account during the week of the Forum
By registering and signing in, all the content of the Forum will be available to you. Conference papers and presentations including commenting, live plenaries, exhibitor interactions and product demos, and special technical events and networking events are all included with your registration. By signing in during the week of the Forum, you'll have access to all events. Sign in now.
3. Explore the conference program
All conference presentations and posters are available the week of the digital forum and the week after. Browse the program to search and filter for conferences, presentations, and special events.
4. Engage in live events
Live events will be happening throughout the week. You will see this icon associated with any live content:
Live events will be hosted via Zoom
Fifteen (15) minutes before an event is scheduled to go live, the following icon and link will appear on the event's webpage. Click on the link to enter the meeting waiting room. The host will start the event at the scheduled time.
A Zoom account is not required to view live events. If you do not already have Zoom installed on your device, you will be prompted to download and install it when you try to enter an event. Browser viewing is also available with slightly reduced functionality. To see whether your device is set up for Zoom, visit: https://www.zoom.us/test
For plenary and technical events that have already occurred, any presentation recordings will be made available, and a link will display. Click on the link to see the recording.
5. Engage with presenters and colleagues using Slack
What is Slack?
Slack is a channel-based messaging platform that is being used for commenting during the SPIE Digital Forums. Anyone registered for any event and signed in to their SPIE account can comment on all papers, posters, and presentations during the week using their SPIE event Slack account.
About SPIE Digital Forum Slack Workspace and Channels:
Here are a few Channels common to all users of the SPIE Digital Forum Event Workspaces:
The Slack logo and links appear with every part of the program that has commenting enabled:
Take the next step. Watch this short, helpful video to get set up in Slack.
Slack Quick Start Guide: https://slack.com/resources/using-slack/your-quick-start-guide-to-slack
6. Discuss, share ideas, and network using Remo
What is Remo?
Remo is an innovative, self-guided platform for networking and workshopping with other virtual attendees. Remo that let's you move about the room to different tables and groups. It's intuitive and easy to use.
Get ready to use Remo:
If you will present a poster, this event will use the whiteboard feature to present posters in small, rotating groups. Watch this video to learn how the whiteboard functionality works.
7. Enjoy simple, realistic networking with Wonder
What is Wonder?
Wonder is a virtual space where people can meet and talk. Interact with each other organically - just like in real life. No rigid formats, just free-flowing conversations.
Get ready to use Wonder:
Watch Wonder Training Video