Information for authors and presenters

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

Present at SPIE Space, Satellites + Sustainability

On this page find links to instructions, important dates, and other information for a successful abstract submission and then preparation for presenting at SPIE Space, Satellites + Sustainability

Important dates


Abstract submission deadline 14 June 2021
Author notification  14 July 2021
Submission system opens for presentations and manuscripts* 9 August 2021
Manuscript due date 8 September 2021
Oral presentation videos due 8 September 2021
Poster PDF and preview videos due 8 September 2021

*Authors must register prior to uploading

Preparing for your participation


A researcher reviews the call for papers online

Prepare your presentation

Oral and poster preparation guidelines

An author prepares and reviews her manuscript before submitting it online

Prepare your manuscript

Review the manuscript submission guidelines.

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Chairs and committees

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

Benefits of presenting and publishing your work with SPIE


Here's why publishing with SPIE puts a spotlight on your work:

  • the event will bring 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.