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Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
14 - 18 April 2019
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Chairs & Committee Members

The responsibilities of being Conference Chair, Program Committee member, or Session Chair are crucial to the success of SPIE events, and it is you, our incredible volunteers, who are the true engine of the Society. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire staff of SPIE, THANK YOU for volunteering your time and dedication—we truly could not do this without you.

If you have any questions or concerns at any point along the way, please don't hesitate to contact your Conference Program Coordinator.

Conference Timeline and Deadlines

14 May 2018

Call for Papers Proposal Worksheets due.
New and cancelled conferences must submit a proposal. Contact the Conference Program Coordinator for more information.

21 May 2018

Chairs submit Call for Papers to Conference Program Coordinator

18 June 2018

SPIE posts Call for Papers online

3 October 2018

Due date for authors to submit abstracts via http://spie.org/dcs

8 October 2018

Chairs propose Short Courses for Education Program

29 October 2018

Chairs submit Advance Program to Conference Program Coordinator

10 December 2018

SPIE notifies authors of acceptance and posts advance program online

4 February 2019

Student Authors submit Student Grant Application online

11 February 2019

Chairs confirm Final Program with Conference Program Coordinator

20 March 2019

Authors submit manuscript for all conferences

14-18 April 2019

Conference held Sunday through Thursday in Baltimore, MD USA

2 weeks after meeting

Chairs complete Manuscript Reviews and submit Introduction to Proceedings

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Important Author Dates

Author Notification
10 December 2018

Manuscripts Due
20 March 2019

2019 winners announced

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