Presentation guidelines

Preparing your presentation for SPIE Photonex + Vacuum Technologies

Below, please find things you can do to start to prepare for your SPIE Photonex + Vacuum Technologies presentation.

Important: Read about new travel procedures for entering the UK. There are some very specific steps and timelines to be followed.

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Poster presenter explains her research at the conference
Abstracts due 15 June 2022
Authors notified and program posts online 29 August 2022
Registration opens September 2022
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 3 October 2022
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 9 November 2022
Manuscripts due 16 November 2022
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 4 December 2022
Poster presenters upload self-recorded video for publication  9 to 19 December 2022

*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite at Speaker Check-In

A to-do list leading up to the conference


Prepare to present

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Take an online course on presenting from SPIE


Present a better paper

These courses are free for SPIE Members.

Online courses are availble to help presenters prepare the best materials possible