• Defense + Commercial Sensing
    Orlando 2018
    Defense + Security
    Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
    Fiber Optic Sensors
    Unmanned Autonomous Systems
    Rising Researchers
    Industry Events
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, United States
9 - 13 April 2017
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Optics, Imaging, Sensing, and Laser Systems

SPIE Defense + Security 2017 Conferences

SPIE Defense + Security, a technical program that focuses on sensors, imaging, and optical technologies for security, law enforcement, avionics/aerospace, defense, and military applications.

See you in Orlando, Florida in 2018

Plenary Presentations

Thomas J. Burns

Mastering and Imposing the Complexity of Systems
Thomas J. Burns

Director, Strategic Technology Office at DARPA

Parker Abercrombie

Augmenting Exploration
Parker Abercrombie

Immersive Visualization Project Lead
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Technologies for a variety of defense applications

Hear the latest sensing and imaging research for everything from cybersecurity and border protection to ocean sensing and biometrics.

  • Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE)
  • Infrared Sensors and Imaging Systems
  • Pattern and Target Recognition
  • Quantum Cascade Lasers
  • Radar and LiDAR
  • Sensor Data and Information Exploitation
  • Ultrafast Bandgap Photonic
  • Lasers and Systems
  • Sensors and Systems for Space
  • Imagery and Pattern Analysis
  • Long-range Imaging
  • Millimeter Wave Imaging
  • Next-Generation Sensors and Systems
  • Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality
  • Hyperspectral Imaging
  • Information and Systems Networks
  • UV through LWIR Optics
  • Geospatial Informatics
  • 3D Imaging
  • Optical, Thermo-Electric & Mechanical Cryocoolers

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  • IR Sensors and Systems
  • Optics/Optomechanics
  • Imaging and Sensing
  • Quantum
  • Radiometry
  • Deep Learning
  • Lasers

2017 Symposium Chairs

Donald A. Reago, Jr

Donald A. Reago, Jr.
Director, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (USA)
2017  Symposium Chair

Arthur A. Morrish

Arthur A. Morrish
VP, Advanced Concepts & Technology, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (USA)
2017 Symposium Co-Chair

Proceedings of SPIE

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.

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