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    9 - 13 April 2017
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    SPIE Defense + Security 2017

    SPIE Defense + Security 2017 focuses on sensors, imaging, and optical technologies for security, law enforcement, avionics/aerospace, homeland defense, and military applications.

    The 2017 Call for papers opens in June 2016.

    Review the 2016 Program
    Final Program (14 MB PDF)
    Technical Abstracts (3 MB PDF)
    Exhibition Guide (32 MB PDF)
    Industry Events (2 MB PDF): sessions from DARPA, imec, and more
    Defense + Security 2016 Technology Areas
     • Infrared Sensors and Imaging Systems  • Sensor Data and Information Exploitation
     • Lasers and Systems  • Imagery and Pattern Analysis
     • Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE)  • Information and Systems Networks
     • Quantum Cascade Lasers  • Pattern and Target Recognition
     • Biometrics   Geospatial Informatics
     • Radar Sensors  • Ultrafast Bandgap Photonics
     • UAVs and Space Displays  • Long-range Imaging
     • Next-Generation Sensors and Systems  • Optical, Thermo-Electric and Mechanical Device Cryocoolers

    Defense + Security 2016 Application Areas
     • Avionics/Aerospace  • Cyber Sensing/Security
     • Communications/Networking  • Port/Border Protection
     • Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE)  • System/Network Integrator/VAR
     • UAVs  • Biometrics
     • Ocean Sensing  • Instrumentation and Control
     • Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance  • Sensors and Command, Control, Communications & Intelligence (C3I)


    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)

     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)

    2016 Symposium Chairs
    David A. Logan David A. Logan
    Vice President, and General Manager of Technology Solutions, BAE Systems

    2016 Symposium Chair
    Donald A. Reago, Jr.

    Donald A. Reago, Jr.
    Director, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)

    2016 Defense + Security Symposium Co-Chair

    Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo
    The SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo is the largest exhibition on sensors, infrared detectors, lasers, imaging, optical components, cameras, and more. Learn more
    11-13 April 2017

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