Information for authors and presenters

Information for authors, chairs and committees: instructions, deadlines, and tips

Share your research — in sunny San Diego

Reconnect with your colleagues and discuss advancements in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation. SPIE Optics + Photonics is the perfect opportunity to engage with old friends and make new ones. Join your peers in San Diego and together create the future of optics and photonics.

It is important to start preparation of your presentation and manuscript early. Please be sure to carefully review the important dates and deadlines and read emails that you receive from SPIE. We are glad that you are a part of this dynamic program. We are here to support you in this journey from conference presentation to publication. 

Important dates

Abstracts due 8 March 2023
Registration opens 8 May 2023
Authors notified and program posts online 15 May 2023
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 20 June 2023
Post-deadline abstracts due: Submit via conference listings 5 July 2023
Poster PDFs due for preview and publication 26 July 2023
Manuscripts due 2 August 2023
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 18 August 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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