Display Week 2023

Society for Information Display


Los Angeles, CA

May 21–26, 2023

Special Topics for 2023

The Display Week 2023 Technical Symposium will place emphasis on four special topics of interest to address rapid growth in the following areas: AR/VR/MR; Machine Learning for Displays; Outdoor Displays; and Sensors Integration and Multifunctional Displays. Submissions relating to these special topics in the field of information display are highly encouraged.

(1) AR/VR/MR
Modern augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR) displays deliver a sense of reality to immersive content, satisfying entertainment purposes. Recently, additional fields such as the metaverse, education, and healthcare demand that these displays provide an extremely realistic experience. Satisfying those requirements, however, is quite challenging because these displays need to provide extremely rich content, state-of-the-art performance, and superior image quality against tough technical requirements such as low latency and limited bandwidth. Hence, interdisciplinary study along the full stack of technical layers is indispensable to achieving end-to-end pipeline optimization based on a deep understanding of human perception.

This special topic covers the technologies and applications in the emerging areas of AR, VR, and MR, which can provide an extremely realistic experience. These sessions will bring together researchers,
market analysts, and industry leaders involved in AR/VR/MR display technologies, products, applications, advanced developments, and emerging trends. AR/VR/MR topics include, but are not limited to,
the following:

•  Novel AR/VR/MR Systems and Applications
•  Novel AR/VR/MR Display Technologies
•  Meta-Optics and Novel Optical Components for AR/VR/MR
•  AR/VR/MR Display for Automotive Applications
•  Novel AR/VR/MR Audio Technologies
•  Advances in Sensing and Imaging Technologies for Tracking, Localization and Mapping
•  Advances in Computation, Graphics, and Machine Learning Techniques
•  Advances in Human-Computer Interaction for Inputs, Interfaces, and Communications
•  End-to-End System Integration and Optimization
•  Human Factors and User Experience
•  Advances in Eye Tracking, Biometrics, and User Authentication
•  Advances in Low Latency Streaming Platform
•  Standardization Trend and Quality Evaluation for AR/VR/MR Systems and Applications

The evolution of new computing technologies and the availability of big data are boosting machine learning (ML) and deep learning in different fields. The special topic on ML covers the applications of machine learning in all aspects of display technologies and manufacturing. These sessions bring together display experts and ML experts to explore opportunities to solve challenging display problems with the right ML techniques. Machine Learning topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

•  Techniques in Graphics, Image Processing, and Computer Vision
•  Applications in Enhancing Display Technology
•  For AR/VR Applications in Developing Featured Machines
•  In Display Manufacturing
•  In Display Measurement
•  For Human Visual Perception in Displays
•  For Interactive Technology

This special topic covers technologies and applications in areas such as mobile phones, automotive, public spaces, and buildings. These sessions will bring together scientists, engineers, business professionals, market analysts, and industry leaders involved in outdoor display technologies, products, applications, advanced developments, and emerging trends.

Paper submissions including but not limited to the following topics are welcome:

•  EXPANDED for 2023 Display Technologies for Outdoor Displays such as High-Brightness LCDs, OLEDs, and Reflective e-Paper, as Well as MicroLEDs and RGB LED Video Walls
•  Outdoor Display Systems and Applications
NEW for 2023 Outdoor Sports Gear Displays and Systems such as Smart Watches, Fitness, GPS Wayfinding, Power Sports
EXPANDED for 2023 Automotive and Vehicular Displays such as Convertibles, Marine, Avionics, Bicycles and Motorcycles, Exterior Displays
•  Digital out of Home (DOOH) Displays and Systems
EXPANDED for 2023 Public Information Displays for Airports, Railways, Disaster Communication, etc.
•  Displays Integrated into “Architecture,” such as Smart Windows and Digital Signage
•  Integration of Outdoor Displays as Stand-Alone Pillars such as POI and POS
•  Embedded Systems with Displays Including Touch
•  Technologies for Customizing Display Design (Form-Factor, Zero-Bezel, Curved, Flexible)
•  Subassemblies of Outdoor Displays
•  Sunlight Performance Optimization, such as Ambient Contrast Ratio, Color Gamut Shrinkage, and Anti-Reflection Coatings
•  User Interaction Tasks and Controls for Outdoor Display Applications
EXPANDED for 2023 (Optical) Evaluations and Measurements Dealing with Bright Ambient Light and Heat

Advanced display applications, particularly in mobile and wearable devices, require optimizing space-constrained architectures and functional co-existence of the display and various components required in these applications (such as for sensing, imaging, connectivity, transducers, etc.).

This special topic aims to bring together contributions from authors from academia, display, and non-display companies that are developing technologies, display and component designs optimized for co-existence, new assembly or integration solutions, and software solutions for minimizing display impact on the respective components and functionalities. Examples include, but are not limited to:

•  Sensors for Detecting Ambient Light, Proximity, Fingerprint Scanning, etc. Integrated under or within Display Modules
•  RGB and IR Imaging Through Display, Including Advances in Camera Sensors for Under-Display Integration, New Display Designs for Reducing Impact on Imaging Artifacts, and Software Solutions for Image-Quality Improvements
•  Antenna and Display Module Integration Solutions to Enable Connectivity at Different RF Bands (e.g. NFC, Bluetooth, LTE, mmWave, etc.)
•  Transducers for Input/Output Applications, Including Pressure Sensing, Haptics, Thin-Film Speakers, etc.

Symposium Topics

The Society for Information Display (SID) encourages the submission of original papers on all aspects of the research, engineering, application, evaluation, and utilization of displays. Paper submissions are welcome for any of the following symposium topics:

(1) ACTIVE-MATRIX DEVICES: Submissions are solicited covering all novel aspects of TFTs, including semiconducting materials, structures/processing, reliability, circuit design, and the application of active-matrix electronics to displays and other related systems.

•  NEW for 2023 Sensor on Pixel and Sensor under Displays
•  NEW for 2023 Functional Active-Matrix Devices (ReRAM, Neuromorphic Devices, etc.)
NEW for 2023 Solution-Processed & Printed TFTs
EXPANDED for 2023 TFT Technologies for Novel Applications (MicroDisplay, Automobile, Avionics, etc.)
EXPANDED for 2023 Emerging Active-Matrix Devices and Materials
•  Backplane Technology for MicroLEDs and QD-OLEDs
•  LTPO and Novel Device Integration Technologies
•  Novel TFT Circuits and Driving Technologies
•  New AMOLED Display Pixels and Backplanes


(2) APPLIED VISION/HUMAN FACTORS: New display technology has driven displays to incorporate more pixels, greater contrast, higher luminance, and richer color volume, thus enabling a wide range of new visual experiences. Submissions are encouraged that discuss the benefits and tradeoffs of how these new display technologies, as well as novel uses of traditional display technology, can have a measurable impact on the visual experience. Topics in the following areas are particularly in demand: mitigating challenges by presenting comfortable and engaging 3D imagery (including autostereoscopic, AR, and VR form factors), effective use of a wider color volume to create a more immersive and compelling experience, and approaches to take advantage of limitations of the visual system to process or transmit display data more efficiently. Papers that discuss novel methods of user interaction and HMI with display systems are also welcomed. In addition, this year we also encourage submissions in:

•  Displays for Therapy and Assistive Technologies
•  Wide-Color-Gamut and High-Dynamic-Range Imaging
•  Visual Comfort and Health with Display Systems (Including Links between Myopia and Displays)
•  Immersive Interaction
•  Image Quality and Display Perception
•  Human-Machine Interfaces
•  Human Factors in Emerging Displays
•  Human Factors of Projection Systems and Applications
•  New Display Technologies and Storytelling, Controlling Attention
•  Dealing with Prescriptions in Near-Eye Displays


(3) AUTOMOTIVE/VEHICULAR DISPLAYS AND HMI TECHNOLOGIES: Papers for this topic shall deal with all aspects of automotive and vehicular displays and related HMI issues, including market aspects, display and lighting technologies, head-up displays, smart displays, application issues with vehicular displays, and advanced technologies for displays, touchscreens, and gestures in vehicles as well as the user experience. Contributions in the following areas are solicited:

•  Avionic Displays and Applications, Including HMD, HUD, and Interaction Means
•  Smart Vehicular Display and Lighting Technologies
•  Interactive Technologies for Automotive Displays
•  Application Issues with Vehicular Displays and Lighting
•  Metrology for Automotive Displays
•  Displays for ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)
•  Head-Up Displays (HUDs), Including AR, Holographic, and Night Vision
•  Automotive and Vehicular Display Market and Technology Trends
•  Infotainment and Passenger Entertainment Displays
•  Projection Displays (Other than HUD) for Interior and Exterior Projection
•  Transparent Displays (Other than HUD) for Window, Panoramic Roof, etc.
•  Camera and Rear-Mirror Display Systems
•  Video Interface and Display Link for Automotive
•  Exterior Automotive Displays (Other than Projection)
•  Displays as Interior Design Elements
•  High-Visual-Performance Displays for Automotive
•  Display Readability in Variable Ambient Lighting Situations
•  Optical Components for Automotive Applications
•  Optical Bonding, AR/AG/AS Coating
•  Display Materials Optimized for Automotive Applications
•  Motorbike and Bicycle Displays and Applications
•  Modeling and Simulations

HMI Technologies
•  Automotive User Experience (UX), User Interaction (UI), User Delight (UD)
•  Human-Machine Interface (HMI) System Solutions
•  HMI for, and User Experience (UX) of, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Automated Driving, etc.
•  Multi-Modal Input and Output User Experience (UX)
•  Driver Inattention (Driver Distraction)
•  Application Issues with Automotive HMIs
•  Customer Acceptance and Feedback on Different Technology Displays and Interfaces
•  Regulations and Trends Related to In-Vehicle Interfaces


(4) DISPLAY ELECTRONICS: For consideration will be all aspects of circuits (integrated or otherwise) for displays, electronic components for displays and imaging devices, and image- and video-processing algorithms.

•  Algorithms and Driving Electronics for Under-Display Cameras and Sensors
•  Electronics and Image Processing for Wearable Displays
•  Driving Electronics for UHD (4K x 2K) and Beyond
•  Driving and Compensation Circuits for Curved Displays
•  Electronics for Touch and Interactive Displays
•  OLED Driving Techniques
•  Display Drivers, TCONs, and New Driving Schemes
•  Variable Refresh Rate Electronics and Driving Schemes
•  Machine Learning for Display Electronics
•  Low-Power and Low-Cost Driving Techniques
•  Image/Video Capture and Processing Techniques
•  3D/Depth Imaging and Augmented/Virtual Reality
•  High-Dynamic-Range Driving Electronics
•  Display Electronics for Foldable Displays


(5) DISPLAY MANUFACTURING: Papers addressing the following areas will be considered: materials, processes, and equipment advancements related to the manufacture of display panels, components, and module assemblies.

•  Manufacture of High-Resolution OLED and Other Emissive Display Panels, Fine Metal Mask (FMM), OLED Evaporation Systems, OLED Printing or Patterning Processes, and Thin-Film Encapsulation (TFE) Processes
•  Inline Manufacturing Test, Repair, Metrology, and Quality Control
•  Manufacturing-Related Advances Enabling Current and Emerging Displays Including Flexible, Foldable, Stretchable, Wearable Displays; 3D or Transparent Displays; Multi-Functional Display Architectures; etc.)
•  Manufacture of AMLCD and Other Non-Emissive Displays
•  Manufacture of e-Paper and Other Reflective Displays
•  Manufacturing Equipment and Processes, Including Very Large Substrate Sizes
•  Manufacturing Equipment for Front- and Back-End Processing Including Packaging, Encapsulation, Interconnect, Assembly, and Roll-to-Roll Processing
•  Display-Module Manufacturing Including Panel and Module Assembly for All Display Technologies (e.g., AMLCD, OLED Display, e-Paper, Mini/MicroLED Display, Projection, etc.)
•  Display-Component Manufacturing (e.g., Optical Films, Color Filters, LEDs, Backlights, In-Cell and On-Cell Touch Panels, Finger-Print Sensors, Covers, etc.), Including Topics Related to High Luminance and True Black, HDR Displays, and Quantum-Dot (QD)-Based Applications
•  Materials for Panel and Module Manufacturing, Including Substrates, Films, Adhesives, Photo-Patternable Organic Materials (for Bank Layers or Polarization Layers, etc.), Photoresists, Sputtering or Evaporating Materials, and Consumables
•  Manufacturing Productivity and Cost-Reduction Topics
EXPANDED for 2023 Green Manufacturing — Reducing Energy Consumption and Waste, and Strategies for Product End-of-Life Recycling and Disposal, Product Design in Accordance with “Right to Repair,” etc.


(6) DISPLAY MEASUREMENT: Submissions are encouraged that address the characterization and measurements of displays and display components

•  Methods and Models to Predict and Measure Display Color Performance
•  Correlation of Visual Phenomena Modeling to Measured Performance Metrics – Including Newly Proposed Methodologies for Large-Panel (4K/8K) Applications
•  Characterizing the Visual Performance of Electronic Displays through Optical Metrology – Including Methods to Address All Types of Displays Including High-Dynamic-Range, Wide-Gamut, Direct-View, Projection, and Light-Field Displays
•  Characterization of Perceptible Display Phenomena such as Mura, Motion Blur, Image Sticking, etc.
•  Display Testing and Calibration Methods in Mass Production, including Procedures for Consistent Performance and Improving Measurement Reliability
•  Characterization of Display Materials and Components and Their Effects on System Optical Performance
•  Examination of Imaging Photometry Methods Employing Either Higher Resolution Cameras or More Intelligent Capture Methods and Evaluation Algorithms
•  Advances in Display Measurements Standards
•  Measurement Methods for Near-to-Eye Displays for AR, VR, MR, and Other Related Applications
•  Calibration and Verification of Optical Measurement Instrumentation


(7) DISPLAY SYSTEMS: The Display Systems Subcommittee is soliciting original papers on display systems, as well as related devices and techniques, including the following:

•  EXPANDED for 2023 AR/VR/MR: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, and Other Near-Eye and Table-Top Display Systems; Novel Components and/or Novel System Integration, Including Microdisplays, Projection Optics, and Viewing Optics (e.g., Waveguides, Light Guides, Diffractive, Reflective, Flat Optics by Liquid Crystals and Metasurfaces); Related Visual Perception Problems for Novel Systems
•  High-Dynamic Range (HDR) Displays, Including Dual-Cell LCDs, miniLED Backlights, and All System Technologies to Create HDR Displays
•  System-Level Optimizations of Telepresence Systems/ Intelligent Background Subtraction for Privacy
•  3D, Autostereoscopic, Light-Field, Volumetric, Holographic, Aerial Displays, and Components
•  SDR/HDR/Display Backlight Units (BLUs), Frontlight Units (FLUs), and Optical Components
•  Novel Displays, Components, and Image Processing
•  Large-Area-Display Technologies: Cinema Displays, Direct-View LED Walls, Digital Signage
•  Light Guiding Components for Automotive Lighting and Illumination
•  Projection Head-Up Displays for Automotive, Aviation, and Other Applications
•  Projector: Design, Manufacturing, Applications, and Novel Architectures
•  Projection Systems, Arrays, Subsystems, Components, and Projection Mapping
•  Immersive Display Systems, Dome Displays, and Cave Displays
•  Display Systems and Components
•  Ultra-Low-Power Displays
•  Transparent Displays
•  Mobile Displays
•  Standards and Guidelines Related to the Design or Evaluation of Display Systems


(8) EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS The ongoing evolution of display technology spans nearly a century and continues to drive new innovations which revolutionize and enrich our lives in limitless applications. We encourage submission of papers about technologies that are truly innovative or breakthrough, as well as pioneering applications using both new or existing display technology, with primary focus on (1) Emerging technologies that have utility in the display industry that are new or progressing but not yet mainstream,(2) Novel applications of displays and related display technologies, and (3) Unique uses of display technologies in non-display technologies and applications as well as integration of non-display technologies indisplays.

Examples of topics of interest include – but are not limited to – the following:

•  EXPANDED for 2023 Circular Economy, Low Carbon, and Sustainability (CELCS)
•  Display and Sensor Combinations for Unique Applications (e.g., Medical, Robotic or Drone Controls, and Enhancing Human Capabilities)
•  Applications of Meta-Surface, Meta-Optics, Micro-Optics, and Other Novel Optical Solutions for Displays
•  Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for Enhancing Imaging, Healthcare,Wellness, and Manufacturing
•  Smart Displays and Novel Uses of Embedded Technologies
•  Advanced Optics and Tunable Active Optic Technologies for Enhanced Vision, Near-To-Eye Displays, and Holography
•  Multi-Modal Display User Interfaces (e.g., Auditory Displays and Other Sensory Information)
NEW for 2023 Innovative Audio Devices Combined with Displays
EXPANDED for 2023 LC Non-Display Applications like Antennas, Beam-Steering Devices, Lenses, LIDAR, Light Field and Other Technologies that can be Applied to Future Virtual and Direct View Display Applications
•  Display Software Applications (e.g., Image Enhancement)
•  Novel Applications of AR/VR/MR and New Technologies to Enhance Virtual Experiences
•  Medical and Biological Applications including Imaging, Microscopy, Diagnostics, Therapy, Remediation, and Quality of Life
•  Avionics, Military, and Ruggedized Display Applications
•  Novel Ubiquitous Display Applications; Displays for IoT Solutions


(9) EMISSIVE, MICROLED, AND QUANTUM-DOT DISPLAYS (EMQ): Advances in materials, processes, designs, and functions of emissive displays, including electroluminescent and photoluminescent quantum-dot displays, quantum-dot materials, microLED displays, microLED processing, LED displays and video walls, inorganic EL displays, field emitters, perovskite materials, and nanophosphors, are sought. Emissive display-compatible sensors, sensing-integrated emissive displays, and smart-display topics are also requested, with a focus on the integration of photodetectors, sensors, micro-ICs, and other unique functionalities (e.g. LiFi elements, electro-optical elements) into emissive displays.

• Emissive Display-Compatible Sensing Technologies and Smart-Display Technologies
•  Unconventional Displays and Alternative Applications of Emissive Display Technologies
•  Photoluminescent Colloidal Quantum-Dot Technologies for Displays (Components, Devices, Materials, and Manufacturing)
•  Electroluminescent Colloidal Quantum-Dot Technologies for Displays (Components, Devices, Materials, and Manufacturing)
•  MicroLED Displays (Devices, Metrology, Materials, and Manufacturing)
•  Perovskites, Phosphors, Plasma, Field-Emission, and Inorganic Electroluminescent Displays


(10) FLEXIBLE DISPLAYS AND E-PAPER: The subcommittee seeks submissions on all aspects of flexible, e-Paper, and wearable display technologies, including flexible, stretchable, bendable, foldable, or rollable display devices (MicroLED, OLED, electro- phoretic, MEMS, cholesteric LCD, electro-wetting, electrochromic, and other emissive and reflective display devices) and system-level integration of such devices and printed electronics based on organic and inorganic materials. Advances in flexible-display materials (substrates, transparent conductors, TFTs, dielectric, encapsulation, barrier layers, and adhesives), patterning and novel deposition techniques, manufacturing methods (R2R, bonding, and lift-off), electro-optical effects, sensor technologies and sensor interfaces, driving techniques including ultra-low-power operation, device performance and reliability, ergonomics, and applications for emerging flexible, paper-like, wearable, or stretchable display technologies are also sought.

•  EXPANDED for 2023 Electronic Papers including LCD, EPD, EWD, MEMS, ECD, and Other Non-Emissive or Emissive Displays and Devices
•  Bio/Medical and Ultra-Low-Power Applications of Flexible/Wearable Displays and e-Papers
•  Flexible OLED, MicroLED, QD-LED, and Other Emissive Materials, Displays, and Devices
•  System-Level Integration for Flexible, Wearable, Bendable, and Stretchable Display Devices
•  Materials and Devices for Textile/Fiber Displays and Electronics
•  Flexible Sensors and Wearable Displays
•  Flexible Display Components and Materials Including Substrates, Films, Adhesives, Encapsulation, and Barriers
•  Organic and Other Solution-Based TFTs, Flexible Active-Matrix Backplanes
•  Integration, Packaging, Testing, and Reliability of Flexible Displays and e-Paper
•  Flexible-Display Manufacturing of and Equipment for Printed Electronics
•  Applications and Ergonomics of Integrated Flexible Electronics
•  Flexible and Stretchable Hybrid Electronics
•  Materials and Devices for Novel Mechanical UI/UX Technique



Interactive Displays: address sensing and inter-activity that are fundamentally integrated into a display. Examples include:

•   Optical Imaging through the Display
    o Camera under Display for Photo/Video Capture and Fingerprint Sensing
       •  Optical System Innovations
       •  Image Restoration Algorithms
•  Displays with Directly Integrated Output Capabilities:
    o Fingerprint, including Optical, Capacitive, and Ultrasonic Mechanisms
    o Sensor-in-Pixel (SIP) Techniques, Including Optical and Force Sensors
       •  Touch/Force/Stylus
       •  Strain/Flex
       •  Proximity/In-Air Gesture
       •  Health and Physiological Monitoring, Including Pulse/Ox, ECG
       •  Environmental, Including UV Exposure
       •  Integrated Microphones
•  Displays with Directly Integrated Output Capabilities
    •  Haptic/Tactile (Including Electrostatic and Vibrotactile Approaches)
    •  Integrated Speakers

Touch Controllers, Sensors, Materials, and Processes involve novel state-of-the-art techniques for sensing touch on a display, with quantitative characterization and discussion of their performance. Topics include:

•  Touch Controllers and Electronics (Especially Those Integrated with Other Components Such as the Display Driver)
•  Touch Electrode Sensor Design and Geometry
•  Transparent Conductors and ITO Alternatives (Metal Mesh, Nanowires, etc.)
•  Patterning Methods for Touch Sensors
•  Integration Methods with the Display (Direct Lamination/Optical Bonding)
•  Substrates (Including Novel Glasses, Flexible Films)
•  Investigations of Touch-Sensor Visibility
•  Special Considerations for Automotive Applications

Novel Sensors that are based on display industry materials or manufacturing techniques and that have a clear path to integration with a display are of interest

Novel Interaction Systems and Techniques that the systems support must be extremely novel or impactful to be considered.


(12) LIQUID-CRYSTAL TECHNOLOGY: Papers are sought on advances in the development of liquid crystal, including electro-optical effects, materials, applications, and devices.

•  Flexible, Rollable, and Conformable LCDs
•  High Image Quality/Super High Resolution
•  Fast-Response-Time and Color-Sequential LCDs
•  High-Dynamic-Range and High-Ambient-Contrast LCDs
•  Wide-Color-Gamut and QD-Enhanced LCDs
•  LC for Automotive Displays
•  LC for AR/VR Applications
•  Smart Windows
•  Display Enhancement
•  LC-Based Spatial Light Modulators and Optical Elements
•  LC Alignment Technologies
•  New LC Materials
•  Use of LC Technologies in Sensing Applications
•  LC for Nonvisible Wavelength Applications


(13) ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES: Topics of interest include OLED materials and device architectures, as well as OLED display design, prototyping, manufacturing, and performance. Papers on OLED signage and OLED lighting solutions are also welcome.

•  High-Performance OLED Displays of All Sizes: Micro, Mobile, Tablet, Laptop, Monitor, TV
•  Light Extraction for OLED Efficiency Enhancement or Angular Emission Management
•  Performance Correlations between OLED Devices and OLED Displays
•  OLED Physics and Models
•  Novel OLED Materials and Architectures Enabling OLED Display Advancements
•  Reliability and Degradation of OLED Devices or Displays
•  New OLED Display Pixels and Backplanes
•  OLED Encapsulation
•  OLED System Integration, Manufacturing, and Cost Reduction
•  Foldable, Rollable, and Stretchable OLEDs
•  Emerging OLED Displays
•  OLEDs for Lighting Applications


Abstract/Technical Summary Format and Paper Submission Requirements

General Note: The selection-rejection decision for a paper is based on its originality, quality, relevance, and completeness.

Two options are available for authors who wish to submit papers. Option 1 is designed to streamline the process and allows authors to submit an initial version of their paper in a format that is already appropriate for final submission, instead of submitting the traditional abstract/summary format. If their papers are selected, authors do not need to do anything further, but have the option of submitting a final revised paper, if they wish. Option 2 is the traditional process of submitting a 4-page Technical Summary for review, with the final paper being submitted later after notification of acceptance.

Please follow the instructions and templates available on to help in the preparation and submission of the 4-page technical paper. If your paper is selected, this submission will be used as the final Symposium Digest paper unless a revised version is submitted by March 15, 2023.

Note that content-wise, the submission must contain the abstract and the information listed in the bullet points (1) – (7) below under Option 2.

The instructions below outline the submission requirements and can be used instead of Option 1, above. If your paper is accepted, you will receive further instructions for filing your final submission by March 15, 2023. Below are the requirements for Option 2:

Page Headers: Please place the first author’s name and the title of the paper on the top of each page of the submission.

Abstract: Your submitted 35–50 word abstract, highlighting the key details of your paper, will be published in the Program if your paper is accepted. The abstracts will be edited to accommodate the program format.

Keywords: Include a minimum of three keywords

Technical Summary: The summary must not exceed 4 pages in length. Material beyond four pages will not be considered in the evaluation of the paper.

(1)  Include the names of all authors with their affiliations, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Please underline the name of the presenter when there are two or more authors.

(2)  Also indicate whether the presenter is a student.

(3)  Objective and Background: Briefly describe the goals and intent of your project and provide background factors that led to the new results.

(4)  Results: Describe the specific results that will be presented at the 2023 Display Week Symposium. Please provide a technical description of how the results were achieved. Sufficient detail (quantitative and/or graphical data) should be included so the Program Committee can properly evaluate your submission.

(5)  Impact: Discuss the significance of your work and compare your findings with previously published work.

(6)  References: List a few main references covering projects in related areas. We are requesting that authors use the Vancouver citation style.

(7)  Prior Publications: Generally, Symposium papers must be original contributions. If your organization has published or presented material on similar work in English, please explain how the present material differs. The only exception to this rule is that papers submitted to the Emerging Applications subcommittee need not be original.

Once the abstract/technical summary is completed, all authors are required to upload it to

Additional information must be provided on the online submission form. Authors must:

(A)   Enter the full title of the paper.
(B)   Enter the name of the contact author and e-mail.
(C)   List all the authors and include their contact information as requested on the form.
(D)   Place the abstract in the allotted space on the form.
(E)   Enter the keywords in the space provided.
(F)   Check the appropriate box for student travel grant requests.
(G)   Indicate whether your paper is invited.
(H)   Indicate if you wish to have your paper considered for oral or poster presentation, if you have a preference.
(I)     Indicate the closest matching symposium topic from the list included in this Call for Papers along with the appropriate special topic if appropriate.
(J)    Attach a PDF of your technical summary.
(K)  Click on submit.

If you need further assistance, please contact either Bill Klein at or Samantha Tola at


Author Timeline

The deadline for receipt of technical summaries/ abstracts is December 1, 2022 (January 20, 2023, for Late-News Abstracts/Summaries). Notification of acceptance will be emailed by January 31, 2023 (Feb 6 for Late-News Abstracts/Summaries). Authors of accepted papers will be directed to an online “Author’s Kit” with instructions for the preparation of the paper to be published in the Symposium Digest. The paper shall consist of 4 pages, including all illustrations, and is due no later than March 15, 2023. Note: If a revised paper is not received by March 15, the initial summary and abstract submitted will be published in the Symposium Digest.

Points of Contact

Program Chair
Bo-Ru (Paul) Yang
Sun Yat-sen University, China

Deputy Program Chair
Gary Jones
Nanoquantum Corporation

General Chair
Wei Yao

Asian Program Committee Chair
Yong Taek Hong
Seoul National University

European Program Committee Chair
Adrian Travis
Clare College, Cambridge University

Symposium Coordinators
Bill Klein
Palisades Convention Management, Inc.
New York, NY, USA
1+(212) 460-8090 x204 (fax -5460)

Samantha Tola
Palisades Convention Management, Inc.
New York, NY, USA
1+(212) 460-8090 x203


Speaker Responsibilities

All costs associated with your participation at Display Week as a speaker will be at your own expense (including travel, housing, registration fee, etc.).


Display Week 2023 Features

•  Technical Symposium
•  Special Topics
•  Poster Session
•  Keynotes
•  Invited Papers
•  Distinguished Papers
•  Author Interviews
•  Short Courses
•  Seminars
•  Awards Banquet
•  Annual Awards Luncheon
•  People’s Choice Awards
•  Exhibition
•  Exhibitors’ Forum
•  I-Zone
•  Business Conference
•  Women in Tech Panel
•  CEO Forum


Student Travel Grants

A limited number of student travel grants, up to $1000 each, will be made available to student presenters of accepted papers. A student travel grant must be requested upon submission of abstracts by checking off the appropriate box on the online submission site. A questionnaire will automatically be generated. Please complete the questionnaire. Only students who submit the questionnaire will be eligible to receive a student travel grant. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is December 1, 2022; January 20, 2023, for Late-News Abstracts/Summaries.


Deadlines and Key Dates

Abstracts/Summaries 12/1/2022
Late-News Abstracts/Summaries 1/20/2023
Accept/Reject Letters 1/31/2023
Late-News Accept/Reject Letters 2/6/2023
Revised Digest Paper Submissions 3/15/2023
Display Week 2023 5/21/2023–5/26/2023
Sunday Short Courses 5/21/2023
Monday Seminars 5/22/2023
Exhibition/Exhibitors’ Forum/I-Zone 5/23/2023–5/25/2023
Symposium 5/23/2023–5/26/2023