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    15 - 19 April 2018
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    The leading global sensing and imaging event moves to Anaheim, California in 2017

    SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2017 moves to Anaheim

    SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2017, the leading global technical conferences, courses, and exhibition on sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies for defense, security, industry, and the environment.

    Two technical programs - 2017 Call for Papers opens in June
    Learn more about SPIE Defense + Security Learn more about SPIE Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
    Four focused, topical tracks
    Agricultural applications
    Fiber optic sensors
    Pharmaceutical applications
    Unmanned Autonomous Systems (UAS)

    Review the 2016 Event and Technical Program
    Onsite news and photos
    Mulitmedia presentations
    Final Program (14 MB PDF)
    Technical Abstracts (3 MB PDF)
    Download the 2016 Proceedings
    2016 Plenary Presentations
     Dr. Bradford C. Tousley

    Advanced Platforms for Sensing in the Air, Space, Maritime/Undersea, and Ground Domains 
    Dr. Bradford C. Tousley
    Director of Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

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     Dr. Patrick Carrick

    Enabling Technologies for the Future: An In-depth Look at Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency Challenges 
    Dr. Patrick Carrick
    Director, Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA)

    Choose from half- and full-day courses on a variety of technical topics
    Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
    Learn from the best instructors in the industry
    Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo
    The largest exhibition on sensors, infrared detectors, lasers, imaging, optical components, cameras, and more
    Review the 2016 Exhibition Guide (32 MB PDF)
    Visit the Exhibition homepage
    Download the Industry Events Program (2 MB PDF): sessions from DARPA, imec, and more

    SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

    The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers. 

    Important Author Dates

    Post-deadline submissions will be considered by the chairs

    Author Notification
    11 December 2017

    Manuscripts Due
    21 March 2018

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    Applications Due
    16 October

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