Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
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The leading global sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies event

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018 Call for Papers

Post-deadline submissions will be considered by the chairs—submit your abstract today
Present your research on sensors, infrared technology, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, LIDAR, and more. Come to Orlando to share the latest technical advancements, find new business opportunities, and collaborate with other experts working on defense and commercial applications.

Important Dates

Post-deadline submissions will be considered by the chairs

Housing is open

Registration opens January

Featuring two technical programs

These two collocated programs cover a wide range of photonics technologies for defense and commercial applications.

Defense + Security 2018 program

Defense + Security

Continues 40 years of being the leading conference on imaging and sensing technologies used to help create a safer world.

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Commerical + Scientific Sensing and Imaging 2018 program

Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging

Focused on commercial sensing and imaging topics and further development of technologies with consumer applications.

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Get more exposure by including your paper in a topical track

Find cyber-physical systems and the internet of things in the SPIE Defense + Commerical Sensign program
Find Unmanned Autonomous Systems in the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing program
Find Agricultural applications in the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing program

Featured 2018 speakers

Dr. Morley O. Stone

Dr. Morley O. Stone
Chief Technology Officer, Air Force Research Lab. (USA)

Dr. Ray O. Johnson

Dr. Ray O. Johnson
Executive in Residence, Bessemer Venture Partners (USA)

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