Presentation guidelines

Preparing your presentation for Photonics West

Below, please find some of the things you can do to start to prepare for your Photonics West presentation. Full details will be available at a later date. 

Important dates


Abstract submission deadline 11 August 2021
Author notification  11 October 2021
Submission system opens for presentations and manuscripts* 29 November 2021
Manuscript due date 29 December 2021
Oral presentation videos due 29 December 2021
Poster PDF and preview videos due 29 December 2021
Oral presentation slide deadline 20 January 2022

*Authors must register prior to uploading

A to-do list leading up to the conference


Prepare to present

Prepare to present at Photonics West

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