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    Abstract Submission Guidelines

    Conditions of Acceptance

    Submit an Abstract

    Review, Notification, and Program Placement Information

    Conditions of Acceptance

    By submitting an abstract, I agree to the following conditions:

    An author or coauthor (including keynote, invited, oral, and poster presenters) will:

    • Register at the author registration rate.
    • Attend the meeting.
    • Make the presentation as scheduled in the program.
    • Submit a one-page summary for publication in the Summary Digest, if requested.
    • Obtain funding for their registration fees, travel, and accommodations, independent of SPIE, through their sponsoring organizations.
    • Ensure that all clearances, including government and company clearance, have been obtained to present and publish. If you are a DoD contractor in the USA, allow at least 60 days for clearance.

    Submit an abstract

    • Submit a 100-word text-only short abstract suitable for early release. If accepted, this summary text will be published prior to the meeting in the online or printed programs promoting the conference.
    • Submit a 250-word text-only abstract for review purposes.
    • Only original material should be submitted.
    • Abstracts should contain enough detail to clearly convey the approach and the results of the research.
    • Commercial papers, papers with no new research/development content, and papers where supporting data or a technical description cannot be given for proprietary reasons will not be accepted for presentation in this conference.

    From the Call for Papers description, click "Submit an Abstract".

    • Once you click "submit an abstract", you will be prompted to sign in to the SPIE submission system. If you have a account, sign in using your username and password. First-time users of can create a new account by clicking on the "create new account link".

    Review, Notification, and Program Placement Information

    • To ensure a high-quality conference, all submissions will be assessed by the Conference Chair/Editor for technical merit and suitability of content.
    • Conference Chair/Editors reserve the right to reject for presentation any paper that does not meet content or presentation expectations.
    • The contact author will receive notification of acceptance and presentation details by e-mail no later than 15 May 2015.
    • Final placement in an oral or poster session is subject to the Chairs' discretion.