Presentation guidelines

Preparing your presentation for SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation

Thank you for your interest in participating in SPIE Smart Structures + NDE. We recommend reviewing the information below to become familiar with how to prepare your presentation. 

Important dates


Abstract submission deadline 25 August 2021
Author notification  1 November 2021
Submission system opens for presentations and manuscripts* 4 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



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