Imaging and Applied Optics Congress

11 July 2022 – 15 July 2022
Hybrid Event - Pacific Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 07:00)

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Author Resources

Presenting at an Optica Meeting is a mark of professional excellence. All paper submissions are carefully peer-reviewed to ensure a high-quality program on emerging topics.

Accepted and presented papers are published on the Society’s publishing platform, which extends the impact of your work long after the meeting ends. Optica Publishing Group further supports the visibility of your paper by indexing in Ei Compendex, Scopus and Google Scholar.

Important Dates

Call for Papers Opens
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due Invalid date time. (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions Late April or early May 2022
Online Program Planner Available Week of 2 May 2022
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 16 June 2022, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
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Register for the Meeting By
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions Week of 27 June 2022
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 11 July - 15 July 2022

Oral Presentations

  • Contributed presentations are 15 minutes
  • Invited presentations are 30 minutes
  • Tutorial presentations are
  • Plenary presentations are
  • Oral presentation guidelines (pdf)
  • Online Program Planner - The online program planner allows you to browse speakers and the agenda of sessions. Use the online program planner to build a custom itinerary and print your personal itinerary before coming to the meeting. You can also add your itinerary to your electronic calendar, download it to a personal mobile device or email it to a friend or colleague who might be interested in attending the meeting.

AV Provided for your Presentation

To ensure that the program runs smoothly, all speakers are requested to upload their presentations on the respective session room laptop at least one full coffee break prior to their session.

The meeting rooms will contain the following:

  • Laptop computer with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2010
  • LCD projector (Note all presentations should be prepared in 16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Podium microphone and/or wireless lavalieres
  • Projection pointer

Mac users should bring along a DisplayPort to VGA adapter or the cable that converts Firewire to VGA which comes with the purchase of the laptop.

Please note that Internet access will not be available during your presentation, and due to licensing restrictions, the use of music in presentations, including video presentations, is prohibited.