Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, United States
26 - 30 April 2020
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The leading global sensing and imaging event moves to Anaheim, California in 2017

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2017 moves to Anaheim

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2017, the leading global technical conferences, courses, and exhibition on sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies for defense, security, industry, and the environment.

Two technical programs - 2017 Call for Papers opens in June
Learn more about SPIE Defense + Security Learn more about SPIE Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
Four focused, topical tracks
Agricultural applications
Fiber optic sensors
Pharmaceutical applications
Unmanned Autonomous Systems (UAS)

Review the 2016 Event and Technical Program
Onsite news and photos
Mulitmedia presentations
Final Program (14 MB PDF)
Technical Abstracts (3 MB PDF)
Download the 2016 Proceedings
2016 Plenary Presentations
 Dr. Bradford C. Tousley

Advanced Platforms for Sensing in the Air, Space, Maritime/Undersea, and Ground Domains 
Dr. Bradford C. Tousley
Director of Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

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 Dr. Patrick Carrick

Enabling Technologies for the Future: An In-depth Look at Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency Challenges 
Dr. Patrick Carrick
Director, Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA)

Choose from half- and full-day courses on a variety of technical topics
Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Learn from the best instructors in the industry
Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo
The largest exhibition on sensors, infrared detectors, lasers, imaging, optical components, cameras, and more
Review the 2016 Exhibition Guide (32 MB PDF)
Visit the Exhibition homepage
Download the Industry Events Program (2 MB PDF): sessions from DARPA, imec, and more

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.