Information for authors and presenters

Instructions, important dates, and other information for a successful conference
Presenter speaking at SPIE Laser Damage

We hope to see you in 2022

Find links to presenter instructions, important dates, and other information for a successful abstract submission and presentation at SPIE Laser Damage. Late submissions are still being accepted. Review the call for papers and submit your work.

Prepare to share your work


Sumbit an abstract of your work to present at SPIE Laser Damage

Submit an abstract

First step of being part of the program: write an abstract for your work.

Prepare to present at SPIE Laser Damage

Prepare to present

Formatting tips for uploading for posters and videos, a to-do list, and due dates.

Author reviewing manuscript submission guidelines for SPIE Laser Damage

Prepare your manuscript

Details and templates for preparing your paper for the SPIE Digital Library.

Chairs and committee members organize the conferences and present awards to authors

Chairs and committees

Timelines and overview of your duties before and during the event.

Important dates


Abstracts due 18 May 2022
Registration opens 20 June 2022
Authors notified and program posts online 28 June 2022
Post-deadline abstracts due: Submit via conference listing 1 August 2022
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 1 August 2022
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 31 August 2022
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 16 September 2022
Poster presenters upload self-recorded video for publication 22 Sept- 3 Oct 2022
Manuscripts due 12 October 2022

*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading.
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite

Why present and publish your work as part of Laser Damage?


Here's how submitting an abstract puts a spotlight on your work:

  • Your participation in the conference gains you international visibility
  • Your research becomes a part of the world's permanent scientific record
  • Your work will be indexed in all relevant scientific databases*

Make sure that your research gets timely publication in the SPIE Digital Library.

*SPIE partners with relevant scientific databases to ensure visibility for your research, including Astrophysical Data System (ADS), Ei Compendex, CrossRef, Google Scholar, Inspec, Scopus, and Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

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