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.
Below you'll find specific information for each of these roles.
If you have any questions or concerns at any point along the way, please don't hesitate to contact your Conference Program Coordinator.
|Abstracts due||19 October 2022|
|Program due from Chairs||28 November 2022|
|Authors notified and program posts online||16 January 2023|
|Registration opens||January 2023|
|Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster videos/PDFs*||27 February 2023|
|Post-deadline abstracts due: Submit via conference listings||13 March 2023|
|Poster videos/PDFs due for onsite preview||5 April 2023|
|Manuscripts due||12 April 2023|
|Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides**||28 April 2023|
|Manuscript reviews due from Chairs||18 May 2023|
*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite at Speaker Check-in
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Program committee members who are essentially inactive will be rotated off after two or three successive occasions exhibiting negligible involvement, in the interests of efficiency and to make space for new committee members.
For information on how to prepare for and chair a session see the guidelines on chairing a session
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact your conference program coordinator.