Information for authors and presenters

Information for authors, chairs and committees: instructions, deadlines, and tips

Prepare for your presentation

On this page, find links to instructions, important dates, and other information to successfully prepare to present at SPIE Remote Sensing.

Benefits of presenting and publishing your work with SPIE


Here's how submitting an abstract puts a spotlight on your work:

  • Your participation in the conference gains you international visibility
  • Your research becomes a part of the world's permanent scientific record
  • Your work will be indexed in all relevant scientific databases*

Make sure that your research gets timely publication in the SPIE Digital Library.

*SPIE partners with relevant scientific databases to ensure visibility for your research, including Astrophysical Data System (ADS), Ei Compendex, CrossRef, Google Scholar, Inspec, Scopus, and Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

Important dates


Abstracts submission deadline 28 April 2021
Author notification 23 June 2021
Submission system opens for presentations and manuscripts* 23 July 2021 
Manuscripts due date 25 August 2021 
Oral presentation videos due  25 August 2021 
Poster PDF and preview videos due 25 August 2021 

*Authors must register prior to uploading

Preparing for your participation


Presenter preparing an abstract submission for SPIE Remote Sensing

Prepare to present

Review the details for preparing your oral or poster presentation.

Author preparing manuscript for SPIE Remote Sensing

Prepare your manuscript

Manuscript submission guidelines.

Chairs presenting an award during SPIE Remote Sensing

Chairs and committees

Timelines and overview of your duties before and during the conference.

Share your conference with your network


I’m participating! Now what?

Use these quick, easy tips to promote your research and involvement at the conference.