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Moscone West
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 4 February 2020
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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.

Post-deadline Abstracts
Submission Portal

Author Notification
7 October 2019

Manuscripts Due
8 January 2020

View Submission Guidelines

AR VR MR Conference
Optical Architectures for Displays and Sensing
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Important Dates

Abstracts Deadline for Advance Program 24 July 2019
Author Notification for Advance Program* 7 October 2019
On-site Manuscripts Due
18 December 2019

Manuscripts Due 8 January 2020

 *Official notifications will be sent via e-mail to Contact Authors of accepted presentations. 
 Submission Questions? Contact your SPIE Conference Program Coordinator, Kirsten Anderson.

Prepare to Present at the Conference

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

• Register for the conference

• Prepare poster presentations: Poster Presentation Guidelines

• Prepare and upload oral presentations: Oral Presentation Guidelines and Upload Instructions

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

Presentation Questions? Contact the Program Coordinator (listed in SPIE.org account)

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 Guidelines for Ethical Publishing

• Manuscript Policies and Review Information

• Format your manuscript and view sample templates

• Submit your manuscript (The manuscript submission site will be open 5 weeks before the manuscript due date.)

• Submit your copyright form

Manuscript Questions? View SPIE Contacts