Presentation guidelines

Preparing your presentation for SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation

Thank you for your interest in participating in SPIE Smart Structures + NDE. We recommend reviewing the information below to become familiar with how to prepare your presentation. 

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Important dates


Abstracts due 25 August 2021
Author notified and program posts online 1 November 2021
Registration Open
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster videos/PDFs* 4 January 2022
Post-deadline abstracts: now closed
10 January 2022
Manuscripts due 9 February 2022
Poster videos/PDFs due for onsite preview 9 February 2022
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 4 March 2022
*Contact author or speaker must register prior to uploading
**After this date slides must be uploaded onsite at Speaker Check-In



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