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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
27 January - 1 February 2018
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Author and Presenter Information

Registration information for SPIE Photonics West

Authors and Presenters: be part of the world's premier laser, photonics, and biomedical optics conference. Every year, more than 20,000 people come to hear the latest research in optics, lasers, state-of-the-art biomedical technologies, and more.

Not only will you network with other researchers to share your work, but you will also be sought out for your work. Your work is the solution someone, or some company, is looking for.

Present your work at Photonics West—your work is the future.


Presentation Information

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

Abstract Due Date: 17 July 2017

Official notifications sent via e-mail to Contact Authors the week of 25 September.

Post-Deadline Abstract Submissions:
Late abstracts may be accepted, subject to chair approval. Contact your SPIE Conference Programs Coordinator. Be sure to specify to which individual conference you wish to submit.

1. Review the Technical Program

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

2. Prepare to Present at the Conference

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3. Prepare and Submit Your Manuscript  

Manuscript Questions? View SPIE Contacts

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
17 July 2017

Author Notification
25 September 2017

Manuscripts Due
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