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    Information for Authors and Presenters

    Now that you are scheduled in the program, review the information below to better prepare your presentation and manuscript. Browse the topics to discover what talks and events to attend.  If you haven’t already submitted, but would like to, some late submissions may still be accepted.  See “How to submit a post-deadline abstract” on the Abstract Submission Guidelines page. 

    Present your research

    Important dates

    Abstracts Deadline for Advance Program 1 May 2019
    Author Notification for Advance Program 1 June 2019
    Manuscripts Due 15 September 2019


    Prepare to Present at the Conference

    • Apply for a travel visa and/or request an invitation letter

    • Register for the conference

    • Book your lodging

    • Prepare your poster presentation(s) Poster Presentation Guidelines

    • Prepare oral presentation(s): Oral Presentation Guidelines

    • View the SPIE Anti-Harassment Policy and SPIE Code of Conduct

    Presentation Questions? Contact Program Coordinator, Annie Gerstl

    Present a Better Paper

    Make the most of your presentation – take one of these online courses from SPIE:

    • Making the most of your Presentation

    • Structuring your Research Paper

    These courses are free for SPIE Members.

    Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript

    • SPIE Manuscript Submission Guidelines

    Manuscript Questions? Contact the Proceedings Coordinator (listed in account)