Free Digital Forum
Online Only
21 - 25 September 2020

How to participate in the Digital Forum

How To Participate

Learn about easy registration and sign in, as well as other pointers for maximizing your Digital Forum experience. 

The 2020 event has concluded

Follow these steps to maximize your Digital Forum experience

Participating in the free, combined SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 is straightforward. Below is an overview of the steps to take to have a successful week.

 

1. Register for the Digital Forum

It's free and easy. Register early so that you're ready to go on 21 September. All authors, presenters, and attendees need to register to enjoy the forum.

BONUS: Your registration gains you access to all content from this digital forum.

 

2. Sign in to your SPIE account during the week of the Forum

By registering and signing in, all the content of the Forum will be available to you. Conference papers and presentations including commenting, live plenaries, exhibitor interactions and product demos, and special technical events and networking events are all included with your registration. By signing in during the week of the Forum, you'll have access to all events.

 


 

What You Need to Know to Plan Your Week

The SPIE Conference App is a great tool to enhance your forum experience. Access everything happening in the Digital Forum on the go, from video presentations, posters, Slack networking and Plenary sessions, to all manuscripts. Sign in and enjoy the event on your phone or tablet.

 

3. Explore the Conference Program: Papers, Presentations, and Posters

Browse the conference program to determine what content you want to see. All conference papers, posters, and video presentations are available on demand. (Conference Q&A and Discussion and scheduled events; see below.)

 

Conference content (papers, presentation videos, posters) will be linked to and hosted on the SPIE Digital Library. You will see icons associated with each item in the program:

 

Where there are multiple formats, you will see that described with the following icons.

 

Clicking on an icon will take you to the SPIE Digital Library, where content can be viewed or read.

 


4Engage with presenters and colleagues using Slack. 

What is Slack?
Slack is a channel-based messaging platform that is being used for commenting during the SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Digital Forum. Anyone registered for the Forum and signed in to their SPIE account can comment on all papers, posters, and presentations during the week with their SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Digital Forum Slack account.

Slack Quick Start Guide: https://slack.com/resources/using-slack/your-quick-start-guide-to-slack

The value of using Slack:

  •  a tool to help you to engage with your research community
  •  enables attendees to jump in and engage in real-time conversations
  •  funnels essential attendee event information 
  •  easier to multi-task keeping an eye on conference chat and interesting posts applicable to your work and research area 
  •  its multi-platform interconnection allows you to post to other channels like LinkedIn, simultaneously

About SPIE Digital Forum Slack Workspace and Channels

Slack is organized into Workspaces, each made up of a series of Channels. All commenting takes place in a Slack Workspace called "SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020." Each SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Digital Forum paper, poster, and presentation has its own auto-generated Channel within this Workspace.

Using Slack to Comment on Papers, Presentations, and Posters

Commenting and interaction for papers, posters, and video presentations will be available via Slack; an SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack account is needed to comment. The Slack logo and these links appear with every part of the program that has commenting enabled:

 

To Comment

If you have an existing SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography Slack Account, click the Launch Slack link and sign in to the Workspace (https://spiepuv20.slack.com). You will be directed to the Channel associated with the work you wish to comment on. You will see the Comment thread, and the Comment box for making your remarks at the bottom.

If you don't have an SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack Account, click the Create Account link on the right and follow the simple instructions below. 

Read more about Slack Workspaces and Channels

 


 

To create an SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack account and gain access to commenting during the Digital Forum

Make sure you are registered for the SPIE Digital Forum and signed in to your SPIE Account.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation webpage and an email that will have a link for creating an SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack account. 

1. Click the link in your registration receipt email or go to https://spie.org/account/createslackaccount/puv20

2. Enter the email address you used to register for the forum and click the Continue button.

3. You will be sent a confirmation email from Slack. 

4. Click on the Confirm Email button in the confirmation email from Slack.

5. Clicking will take you to the Join SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 on Slack.com. Enter the email you registered with and click Continue.

6. In the next screen enter your full name (please use the name you registered with), and

7. Enter your own unique password for your SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack account and click the Create Account button.

8. You will be taken to the SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Workspace https://spiepuv20.slack.com) in Slack.

 

If You Have Already Registered for the Digital Forum

Go to https://spie.org/account/createslackaccount/puv20 and follow the above steps to join the SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Workspace.

 

If You Already Have an SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack Account

Go to https://spiepuv20.slack.com and sign in with your email address and password from your SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack Account.

 


About SPIE Digital Forum Slack Workspace and Channels

Slack is organized into Workspaces, each made up of a series of Channels. All commenting takes place in a Slack Workspace called "SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020." Each SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Digital Forum paper, poster, and presentation has its own auto-generated Channel within this Workspace.

Channels for papers, posters, and presentations are named by their conference number and paper number and title, which are highlighted in yellow below:

You can join available Channels (hover over the Channel title to enable a Join button). The list of Channels that you have joined is shown in the left-hand navigation.You can browse all Channels by expanding the "Channels +" in the left-hand margin. The search function at the top of the page will also help you find Channels of interest. Tip: To find all active Channels for a single conference, search on the conference number (in example above, 11460).


 

Channels common to all users

There are a few Channels assigned to all users of the SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Workspace (https://spiepuv20.slack.com).

#general — A Channel with information about the event, handy quick links, and other information.

#random — A place for non-work-related items you'd prefer to keep out of more focused commenting Channels.

#help — Information for attendees about getting help with Slack or any other matters.


 

5. Engage in Live Events

Live Plenary Sessions | Special Events

Live events will be happening throughout the week. Follow the above links for specific details. All times shown on spie.org are in Pacific Time (UTC -7 hours).

You will see this icon associated with any live content:

 

Live events will be hosted via Zoom

Fifteen (15) minutes before an event is scheduled to go live, the following icon and link will appear on the event's webpage. Click on the link to enter the meeting waiting room. The host will start the event at the scheduled time.

 

A Zoom account is not required to view live events. If you do not already have Zoom installed on your device, you will be prompted to download and install it when you try to enter an event. Browser viewing is also available with slightly reduced functionality. To see whether your device is set up for Zoom, visit: https://www.zoom.us/test

 

For plenary and technical events that have already occurred, any presentation recordings will be made available, and the link below will display. Click on the link to see the recording.

 


 

5. Explore the Exhibition

Visit the Exhibition to find information on the companies that are supporting our industry.

Featured Product Demonstrations: View product demonstrations on demand and interact with exhibitors via commenting. Click on the associated icon to see demonstrations:

 

Commenting on Product Demonstrations

Commenting and interaction for product demonstrations will be available via Slack; an SPIE Photomask Technology + EUV Lithography 2020 Slack account is needed for commenting. See above for a full description of Slack sign in and a brief overview of functionality.

You will see this logo and these links with every product demonstration that has commenting enabled:

FAQs

The live session times are based on Pacific Time (PT). Note: All Paper and Poster presentations are available at any time during the week of the Digital Forum.

We will provide a full credit towards Photomask Technology + EUVL 2021 or a full refund of the fees paid. Contact Cathy DeVries, cathy@spie.org, for more information.