17 - 20 March 2025
Vancouver, Canada

Information for authors and presenters

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

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On this page find links to instructions, important dates, and other information for a successful abstract submission as well as what you need to know for presenting at the meeting. Join your peers in sunny Long Beach.

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

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Why present and publish your work as part of SPIE Smart Structures?

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.

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Important dates

Abstracts due 11 September 2024
Registration opens 18 November 2024
Author notified and program posts online 25 November 2024
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 13 January 2025
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 19 February 2025
Manuscripts due 26 February 2025
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 14 March 2025

*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite at Speaker Check-in


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