Presentation guidelines

Preparing your presentation for Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation

Thank you for your interest in sharing your work with the SPIE community. We recommend reviewing the information below to become familiar with how to prepare your presentation. 

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Important dates


Abstracts due 15 November 2023
Registration opens March 2024
Authors notified and program posts online 28 February 2024
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 15 April 2024
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 22 May 2024
Manuscripts due 29 May 2024
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 13 June 2024

*The contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date, slides must be uploaded on site at Speaker Check-in

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