Information for authors and presenters for SPIE Smart Structures + NDE

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

Preparing your abstract

On this page find links to instructions, important dates, and other information for a successful conference experience for presenters and chairs.

Post-deadline abstracts are being accepted for some conferences.
See details below.

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.

Important dates

Author notification  1 November 2021
Submission system opens for presentations and manuscripts* 4 January 2022
Post-deadline abstract submissions accepted through 10 January 2022
Post-deadline abstract notifications of acceptance by 26 January 2022
Manuscript due date 9 February 2022
Oral presentation videos due 9 February 2022
Poster PDF and preview videos due 9 February 2022
Oral presentation slide deadline 3 March 2022

*Authors must register prior to uploading

Preparing to participate

Author preparing their abstract for SPIE Smart Structures + NDE

Browse the Call for Papers

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

Presenter preparing a manuscript submission for SPIE Smart Structures

Prepare your manuscript

Details and templates for preparing your paper for the Digital Library.

Chairs and committee members of SPIE Smart Structures

Chairs and Committees

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


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