Health and safety for SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

Preparing for the upcoming event. This information is monitored and will be updated. Last update: 4 October 2021

Together, we can ensure a safe and successful event

Based on rules from federal, state, and local authorities we will set attendance requirements that provide the most safety for our attendees. Requirements may change so please check back as the event approaches.

Woman in the convention center follows safety procedures by wearing a mask


SPIE and our event partners aim to provide the safest event possible for all attendees. Together, we can ensure everyone’s safety and comfort as we reconnect in a reopened world. All event participants are expected to understand and follow the simple safe-event requirements.

We know that travelling and attending a conference under the current conditions will be a different experience for everyone. SPIE will do our part to ensure your health and safety while attending the conference. Please remember to take care of yourself and take the necessary precautions to keep everyone safe.

SPIE safe meeting protocols 

SPIE procedures are based on federal, state, and local regulations. We work with applicable public health authorities and take guidance that provides the most safety for our attendees. This page will be kept up to date as any requirements change.

What to expect at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

We are following mandates and government guidance:

  • Guaranteeing that all SPIE staff onsite are fully vaccinated
  • Enhanced sanitation measures will be taken throughout the event
  • Masks and hand sanitizers will be widely available

How we can all help

While participating in this event:

  • Do not attend if you are not feeling well
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Be mindful of other attendees' comfort levels
  • Wear a mask in all indoor spaces