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Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, United States
26 - 30 April 2020
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Prepare for the 2020 Expo

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo

Mark your calendar for Anaheim 2020
Expo registration includes over 300 exhibiting companies, plenary presentations, industry sessions, a job fair, product announcements, networking events, and more.

Don't miss this key technical exhibition for researchers, engineers, product developers, and purchasers who specialize in optics and photonics. Meet suppliers who provide everything from components to the most advanced sensor systems. Check out the 2019 Exhibition Guide to see what happened last year; we look forward to seeing everyone in Anaheim in 2020.

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2020 Exhibition dates and hours

Tuesday 28 April 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 29 April 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 30 April 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Attend the plenary presentations
Your free expo registration gives you access to all three plenary sessions. Don’t miss the notable speakers talking about the hottest topics.

Your free expo badge gives you access to plenary presentations


Find advanced technologies

Infrared sources, detectors, and systems Optical components including specialized lenses and coatings
Chemical and biological sensing High-speed imaging and sensing
High-precision optics manufacturing LIDAR
Cameras and CCD components Robotics
Displays Law enforcement technology
Imaging components, equipment, and systems Photonic sensors, spectroscopy, multi-spectral, hyperspectral
Fiber optic components, equipment, and systems Fiber sensors
Lasers and other light sources, laser accessories, and laser systems

Gain insights at industry sessions
Free sessions on the exhibition floor will provide valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for insight about the future and what is possible now.

Attend free industry sessions on the exhibition floor

2019 Topics to included

  • LiDAR for autonomous vehicles
  • Non-automotive LiDAR for 3D sensing
  • CMOS-based imaging
  • Cybersecurity
  • Exporting and the defense industry
  • Quantum
  • Sensors for agriculture applications
  • Sensing for security and defense applications
  • Updates from DARPA

Learn more


Meet recruiters at the 2-day job fair
Speak with recruiters from companies currently looking to hire. Whether you are looking for a better job, re-entering the workforce, or just starting out, plan to visit the Job Fair. Come prepared to discuss your skills and talents with leading companies.

Past recruiters included BAE Systems, L3, General Dynamics, Luminar, Johns Hopkins, and others.

Meet recruiters at the Job Fair


Connect at networking events
Make connections at events with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Connect at networking events

Welcome Reception

Coffee breaks

Dedicated exhibition hour


You may also be interested?
Build your skills to advance your career by adding a course.

Take a course at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2019

30 courses take place at the conference
Get technical training from experts in academia and industry. We offer courses on the latest approaches in sensors, IR systems, radiometry, deep learning, and new courses on blockchain and quantum. (Courses are priced separately.)

Learn more


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