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Chairs & Committee Member Information

The responsibilities of being Conference Chair, Programme Committee Member, and Session Chair are crucial to the success of SPIE events, and it is you, our incredible volunteers, who are the true engine of the Society. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire staff of SPIE, THANK YOU for your dedication and for volunteering your time and expertise - we truly could not do this without you.

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Conference Timeline and Due Dates

2 December 2019 Call for Papers due from Conference Chairs to Alex P. Rusova, your Conference Programs Coordinator
1 April 2020 Abstracts due from authors, authors submit via spie.org
4 May 2020 Advance Program due from Conference Chairs to Conference Programs Coordinator
16 July 2020 Student Grant Applications due from Student Authors to Conference Program Coordinator
20 July 2020 Changes for Final Program due from Conference Chairs to Alex P. Rusova, Conference Programs Coordinator
24 August 2020 Manuscripts due for all conferences, authors submit via spie.org
21-24 September 2020 Edinburgh, United Kingdom
5 Ocober 2020 Conference Chairs to complete Manuscript Reviews and submit Introduction to Proceedings for all conferences


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Important Dates


Abstract Due Date
1 April 2020


Author Notification
1 June 2020


Manuscripts Due
26 August 2020


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