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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 7 February 2019
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How to submit a post-deadline abstract

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  1. Read the Submission Guidelines
  2. Review the call for papers and write down conference code or number as you will be prompted to enter this later (buttons above)
  3. Go to the post-deadline submission portal
  4. Log in or create an account (required to submit an abstract)
  5. When prompted, include the number of the conference to which you want to submit. For example, Conference OE203 or Volume 10932
  6. Post-deadline abstracts will be considered up until the start of the meeting
  7. Once you have completed your submission, send us your tracking number so we can send it to the chairs for review:
    For BiOS, email Annie Gerstl and Megan Bentley
    For LASE, email Jen Lowell
    For OPTO, email Matt Novak (except for OE201/202/203 email Jen Lowell)
  8. Post-deadline submissions will be notified of acceptance as soon as the conference chair makes a decision.

Please note that the 'Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XXIII' conference (BO300) will not consider submissions received after 1 August 2018.


Abstract Deadline for Advance Program: 25 July 2018

Author Notification for Advance Program: 1 October 2018

Official notifications will be sent via e-mail to Contact Authors of accepted presentations the week of 1 October 2018.

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Abstracts Due
25 July 2018

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