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Courses at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

Courses at Defense + Commercial Sensing

Courses cover current approaches in lasers and applications, sensors, imaging, IR systems, optical & optomechanical engineering, and more. See our new courses on lidar for autonomous vehicles, machine learning, atmospheric lidar, infrared sensing, imaging spectrometry, infrared imaging technologies for executives and non-tech staff, and more.

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2018 Courses offered at the event

Imaging and Sensing Technologies

Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: James E. Melzer, Consultant (United States); Michael P. Browne, SA Photonics (United States)
$595.00 Members  |  $705.00 Non-members
Date: 18 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ.-Bozeman (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Raghuveer M. Rao, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Imaging and Data Visualization

Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Arthur R. Weeks, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
$620.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members

IR Sensors and Systems

Date: 19 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Gerald C. Holst, JCD Publishing (United States)
$630.00 Members  |  $740.00 Non-members
Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Austin A. Richards, FLIR Systems, Inc. (United States)
$370.00 Members  |  $425.00 Non-members
Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Nathan Hagen, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Norbert Schuster, SUSTAR-OPTCS Heilbronn (Germany)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Glenn D. Boreman, The Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States)
$585.00 Members  |  $695.00 Non-members
Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Gerald C. Holst, JCD Publishing (United States)
$630.00 Members  |  $740.00 Non-members
Date: 18 April 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Austin A. Richards, FLIR Systems, Inc. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Charles M. Hanson, SenseIR Solutions, LLC (United States)
$590.00 Members  |  $700.00 Non-members
Date: 19 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Austin A. Richards, FLIR (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Defense, Homeland Security, and Law Enforcement

Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Michael Browne, SA Photonics (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance

Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Marco O. Lanzagorta, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States); Salvador E. Venegas-Andraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 18 April 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Uttam K. Majumder, Erik Blasch, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: James M. Hilkert, Alpha-Theta Technologies (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Laser Sensors and Systems

Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Gary W. Kamerman, FastMetrix, Inc. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 19 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Gary G. Gimmestad, Georgia Tech Research Institute (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Next-Generation Sensors and Systems

Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members

Sensor Data and Information Exploitation

Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Peter Bajorski, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
$620.00 Members  |  $730.00 Non-members
Date: 18 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Yufeng Zheng, Alcorn State Univ. (United States); Erik P. Blasch, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Nasser M. Nasrabadi, West Virginia Univ. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Nathan Hagen, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
$315.00 Members  |  $370.00 Non-members
Date: 17 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Lawrence A. Klein, Consultant (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members
Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Advanced
Instructor: Terrence S. Lomheim, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
$395.00 Members  |  $450.00 Non-members
Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Lawrence A. Klein, Consultant (United States)
$630.00 Members  |  $740.00 Non-members

Imagery and Pattern Analysis

Date: 15 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Nasser M. Nasrabadi, West Virginia Univ. (United States)
$550.00 Members  |  $660.00 Non-members

Optical and Optomechanical Engineering

Date: 16 - 17 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Daniel Vukobratovich, Raytheon Missile Systems (United States)
$1,050.00 Members  |  $1,305.00 Non-members
Date: 19 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Keith Kasunic, Optical Systems Group, LLC (United States)
$630.00 Members  |  $740.00 Non-members
Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Glenn D. Boreman, The Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte (United States)
$590.00 Members  |  $700.00 Non-members

Snapshots: 2-Hour Courses for Non-Technical Staff

Date: 17 April 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Kevin G. Harding, GE Global Research (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members
Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Orlando, Florida, United States
Course Level: Introductory
Instructor: Austin A. Richards, FLIR Systems, Inc. (United States)
$175.00 Members  |  $200.00 Non-members

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