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20 June 2021 – 24 June 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Amsterdam, Daylight Time (UTC + 02:00)
 
11 April 2021

The World of Photonics Congress, which includes ECBO, will be held as a virtual, online event on the originally scheduled dates. The program schedule is based on Central European Summer Time (CEST, UTC+02:00). The accompanying trade fair, LASER World of PHOTONICS, has been postponed until 26 - 29 April 2022. [Learn more.] 

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Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submission Deadline :
18 May 2021 12:00 EST (UTC - 5:00)

Submit Paper

Please note that the page limit for abstract summaries is 3 pages.

Meeting Status: Virtual/Online

On Monday, 15 February, the World of Photonics Congress, which includes ECBO, announced that it will be held as a virtual, online event. The meeting dates are unchanged; however, the accompanying trade fair, LASER World of PHOTONICS, has been postponed until 26 - 29 April 2022. 

Requirements

35-word Abstract: Your abstract should be a brief summary of your paper topic. If your paper is accepted, your 35-word abstract will be included in the Conference Program. Note that the same abstract should be included in the 3-page summary as highlighted in the style guide.

3-page Summary: All contributed authors are required to submit a final summary of their work for publication in the Technical Digest, via OSA Publishing's Digital Library. Style guides are provided in a variety of different formats to support authors’ needs. All PDF submissions MUST contain the following items in order to be published:

  1. Complete title
  2. Complete listing of all authors and their affiliations
  3. Self-contained abstract, limited to 35-words (indexers such as Google Scholar will not index papers that do not contain abstracts)
  4. Appropriate copyright statement following the abstract. By default, the copyright statement will appear as 2021 The Author(s). If needed, the default statement can be suppressed by use of the {abstract*} environment.
  5. Permission and attribution for any trademarked or copyright images. Note that images of people or images owned or trademarked by other entities (including, for example, well-known logos or cartoon characters) will also require official written permission.

Style Guide

Style guides are provided in a variety of different formats to support authors’ needs. Style guides are the same for all OSA managed meetings. Be sure to confirm page count and paper size requirements for the meeting to which you are submitting.

Please make sure that your paper does not contain non-English font packages (for example, Japanese, Korean or Chinese fonts, etc.) in the body of your paper summary, as well as in all figures and tables. Characters in these fonts cannot be seen by reviewers. In the past, we have had particular trouble with MS-PGothic, MS-Gothic and MS-Mincho.

If you have any questions regarding the paper preparation process, please contact OSA Technical Papers staff at cstech@osa.org.
 

Submission Categories

  1. Translational Biophotonics: Diagnostics & Therapeutics

  2. Diffuse Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging

  3. Emerging Technologies for Cell and Tissue Characterization

  4. Advances in Microscopic Imaging

  5. Opto-Acoustic Methods and Applications in Biophotonics IV

  6. Optical Coherence Imaging Techniques and Imaging in Scattering Media III ​

Presentation Preference

Presentation Preference: The option for Postdeadline Papers is only oral presentation.

Presentation Preference: The options for this meeting are oral only, poster only or oral or poster acceptable. Selection of "Poster Only" indicates that the author is not willing to present an oral presentation. Selection of "Oral Only" indicates that the author is not willing to present a poster. With selection of "Oral Only" or "Poster Only," the paper may be rejected if the committee determines that the paper will not fit in the chosen session type. With selection of "Oral or Poster Acceptable," the committee will take the author’s preference into consideration, but the paper may be scheduled as an oral talk or a poster presentation at the discretion of the committee.