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 14 September 2022
Registration opens November 2022
Author notified and program posts online 21 November 2022
Submission system opens for manuscripts and poster PDFs* 9 January 2023
Post-deadline abstracts due
23 January 2023
Poster PDFs due for spie.org preview and publication 15 February 2023
Manuscripts due 22 February 2023
Advance upload deadline for oral presentation slides** 10 March 2023

*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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