• DSS 2015
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    - Defense + Security
    - Sensing Technology + Applications
    - Fiber Optic Sensors
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Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
20 - 24 April 2015
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SPIE Defense + Security, part of SPIE DSSSPIE Sensing Technology + Applications, part of SPIE DSS 2015

SPIE DSS 2015 hosts the most important technical conferences and exhibition on optics, imaging, and sensing for defense, security, industry, health, and the environment.

SPIE DSS is held annually in Baltimore, Maryland, where 6,000 scientists, researchers, program managers, and company reps gather to discover, learn, and do business.

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Two SPIE DSS Symposia
Sensing and Imaging for Commercial and Defense Applications

SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications
Commercial, Industrial, and Consumer Sensors and Imaging
Technologies: Hyperspectral Imaging; Fiber Optic Sensors; Spectroscopy; Terahertz Device and Systems; Compressive Sensing; Advanced Photon Counting Techniques; Advanced Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Sensing; Sensing for Harsh Environments; Wireless Sensing; Sensing for Agriculture and Food Safety; Biomedical/Physiological "Wearable" Sensors; Thermosense; Energy Harvesting; Sensors for Next-Generation Robotics; 3D Imaging & Visualization; Information Systems and Networks; and more.

SPIE Defense + Security
Sensors, Imaging, and Optics for a Safer World
Technologies: Infrared Sensors and Imaging Systems; Lasers and Systems; Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE); Ocean Sensing; Sensors and Command, Control, Communications, & Intelligence (C3I); Cyber Sensing/Security; Biometrics and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance; Radar Sensors; Next-Generation Sensors and Systems, UAVs, Space; Display Technologies; Sensor Data and Information Exploitation; Imagery and Pattern Analysis; Information and System Networks; Pattern and Target Recognition; Geospatial Informatics; and more.

2015 DSS Plenary Speaker
Alan R. Shaffer

Emerging Research and Engineering Capabilities for NextGen Warfighters

Alan R. Shaffer
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Research and Engineering
Department of Defense

2015 Symposium Chairs
SPIE Defense + Security
Nils Sandell Jr.

Nils R. Sandell Jr., PhD.
Director, Strategic Technology Office
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
2015 Symposium Chair

David A. Logan

David A. Logan
Vice President, and General Manager of Technology Solutions, BAE Systems
2015 Symposium Co-Chair

SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications
Wolfgang Schade

Wolfgang Schade
Clausthal Univ. of Technology and Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute
2015 Symposium Chair

Ming C. Wu

Ming C. Wu
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
(United States)
2015 Symposium Co-Chair

The East Coast's Largest Optics and Photonics Exhibition

DSS Expo - East Coast's largest optics and photonics exhibition

The SPIE DSS Expo is a 400-company exhibition on optics, lasers, sensors, image processing, spectroscopy, infrared systems, thermal imaging, optoelectronic components, instrumentation, data analysis, and more. The DSS Expo serves attendees of both SPIE DSS symposia and visitors from around the world looking for the whole supplier chain and seeking products that improve capabilities at lower cost.

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Important Dates

Manuscripts Due
23 March 2015

Registration Prices Increase
3 April 2015

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