Information for authors and presenters

Information for authors, chairs and committees: instructions, deadlines, and tips

Prepare to present

On this page find links to instructions, important dates, and other information to successfully prepare for your presenation at Sensors + Imaging.

Benefits of presenting and publishing your work with SPIE


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


Abstracts due 9 March 2022
Author notified and program posts online 18 May 2022
Registration opens July 2022
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster videos/PDFs* 27 June 2022
Post-deadline abstracts due: Submit via conference listings
11 July 2022
Manuscripts due 10 August 2022
Poster videos/PDFs due for onsite preview 10 August 2022
*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading



Preparing for your participation


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Submit an abstract

Review the conference topics and see where your research fits best.

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Prepare to present

Review information for preparing oral or poster presentations.

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Prepare your manuscript

Submission guidelines include best practices for successful manuscript publication.

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Chairs and committees

Timelines and overview of your duties before and during the conference.