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Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, United States
26 - 30 April 2020
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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

27 May 2019

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

3 June 2019

Chairs submit Call for Papers to Conference Program Coordinator

1 July 2019

SPIE posts Call for Papers online

16 October 2019

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

28 October 2019

Chairs propose Short Courses for Education Program

12 November 2019

Chairs submit Advance Program to Conference Program Coordinator

20 December 2019

SPIE notifies authors of acceptance and posts advance program online

17 February 2020

Student Authors submit Student Grant Application online

24 February 2020

Chairs confirm Final Program with Conference Program Coordinator

1 April 2020

Authors submit manuscript for all conferences

26-30 April 2020

Conference held Sunday through Thursday in Anaheim, CA USA

2 weeks after meeting

Chairs complete Manuscript Reviews and submit Introduction to Proceedings

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Rising Researchers
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Author Notification
20 December 2019

Manuscripts Due
1 April 2020

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