San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
Search Open Calls:    go

Authors and Presenters

Follow these instructions to develop a successful presentation and accompanying manuscript for the conference and for publication in the Proceedings of SPIE in the SPIE Digital Library.

1. Submit an Abstract

Abstract Due Date: 30 January 2019

Submission Guidelines (Conditions for Acceptance, Abstract Instructions, Program Placement, and Publication Information)

Submission Questions? View SPIE Contacts.

Official Notification Email to SPIE Contact Authors: 8 April 2019

2. Prepare to Present at the Conference

Presentation Questions? View SPIE Contacts

Present a Better Paper. Take one of these online courses from SPIE:

These courses are free for SPIE Members.

3. Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript  

Manuscript Questions? View SPIE Contacts and Due Dates

Important dates

Abstracts Due
30 January 2019

Author Notification
8 April 2019

Manuscripts due
17 July 2019 




Receive email updates about SPIE Optics + Photonics


Get the SPIE App

Download your free Conference and Exhibition App (iPhone and Android)

Download the free Conference and Exhibition App for iOS or Android.

Join the conversation:

#SPIEOpticsPhotonics

Twitter @SPIEEvents Instagram @SPIEphotonics Facebook SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics SPIE Optics + Photonics LinkedIn Showcase page


The Value of Proceedings. How Useful are they?