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|Abstracts due||19 July 2023|
|Registration opens||October 2023|
|Authors notified and program posts online||9 October 2023|
|Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs*||27 November 2023|
|Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication||3 January 2024|
|Manuscripts due||10 January 2024|
|Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides**||25 January 2024|
*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite at Speaker Check-in