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ESTREL Congress Centre
Berlin, Germany
10 - 13 September 2018
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Optical science technologies for advanced security and defence systems

Make plans to attend the 2018 conference. Fees increase after 20 August.

SPIE Security + Defence 2018 -  Plan to attend the event for engineers, scientists, programme managers and policy makers for the latest developments in sensing, data and signal analysis, optronics, quantum science, optical technologies, and funding programmes.
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Hear the Joint Plenary Sessions

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Jürgen Beyerer

Joint Virtual Operational Picture 

Jürgen Beyerer,
Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik,
Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung IOSB and Karlsruher Institut für Technologie KIT,

Christian Heipke

Deep Learning for Remote Sensing Imagery 

Christian Heipke,  
Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation (IPI),
Leibniz Universität Hannover,

Conference topics for SPIE Security + Defence 2018

Hear advances in sensing, data and signal analysis.

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Target and Background Signatures
Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications
Electro-Optical Remote Sensing
Technologies for Optical Countermeasures
High Power Lasers: Technology and Systems, Platforms, Effects
Advanced Free-Space Optical Communication Techniques and Applications
Emerging Technologies
Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology
Optical Materials and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology
Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance
Quantum Technologies and Quantum Information Science
NEW - Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Micro- and Nanosystems in Security and Defence
NEW - Unmanned Sensors

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