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Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submission Deadline :
15 March 2018 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

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Be a part of this Congress. Consider submitting a postdeadline paper.

The purpose of postdeadline papers is to give participants the opportunity to hear new and significant material in rapidly advancing areas. Only those papers judged to be truly excellent and compelling in their timeliness are accepted for postdeadline oral presentation. If you believe your work meets these requirements, please select the presentation type "postdeadline oral only".

You may submit a paper that does not meet the PDP standards that will be considered as a late submission.  This option is only available for poster presentations. Please select the presentation type "late submission poster only". 

All submitting authors will be notified of their acceptence status in late March. No early decision can be made. 


35-word Abstract The 35-word abstract should be a brief summary of the work. If the submission is accepted for presentation, this 35-word abstract will be included in the Conference Program Book.

2-page Summary (up to 2 pages maximum): the author must include all text, including the 35-word abstract, title, authors, equations, tables, photographs, drawings, figures, and references. The text may be typed either single-spaced or double-spaced. Refrain from use of asterisk, job descriptions, or footnotes.

Page Format: 8 ½-inch x 11-inch page and with 1-inch margins on all sides

Style Guide

Summaries should be prepared according to the guidelines above and should be submitted electronically in PDF format. The style guides provide a visual representation of the summary format. For your meeting’s specific page maximum refer to the page count in the summary preparation.

Please make sure that the file contains no non-English font packages (for example, Japanese fonts, Korean fonts, Chinese fonts, etc.) in the body of the summary as well as in all figures and tables. Any characters in these fonts may not be viewable by reviewers. In the past, we have had particular trouble with MS-PGothic, MS-Gothic, and MS-Mincho.

If accepted for presentation, the summary will be included in the Technical Digest.

OCIS Codes

As part of the submission process, authors will be asked to indicate which of the several broad optics categories best characterizes their paper. A list of OCIS codes can be found here: