SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing registration information

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Register now for Defense + Commercial Sensing 2024

Join your colleagues 21 - 25 April 2024 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. See below for details of what is included plus exhibition, course, and press registration. Review pricing, SPIE Membership discounts, and more.

Exhibition-only registration is free and includes access to the industry sessions.

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2024 registration fees

All online charges are made in US dollars.

SPIE Member Nonmember
Speaker or author, program committee, session chair $1,030 $1,190
Technical attendee
$1,030 $1,190
Student $560 $1,190
Exhibition visitor (includes Industry sessions) $0 $0

What is included with registration

             Technical program Exhibition visitor
All presentations, plenaries, and special events
Welcome Reception (admission tickets may be purchased for accompanying guests)
50 proceedings downloads*
Industry sessions on the exhibition floor

*Paid registrations include proceedings from this event, downloadable from the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE will email details following the event.

Free exhibition visitor registration

  • Exhibition visitor registration is free, but you must register
  • Exhibition is open Tuesday–Thursday

Course registration information

Courses are priced separately and prices include applicable taxes.

  • Course-only registration includes your selected course(s), course notes, coffee breaks, and admittance to the exhibition
  • Course prices increase $100 after the deadline
  • Course prices include applicable taxes
  • Onsite, please go to the course materials pickup after you pick up your badge
  • Allow yourself enough time to register, pick up your materials, and get to your course

SPIE Membership discounts

SPIE Members receive conference and course registration discounts, which are applied at the time of registration. SPIE Student Members receive even greater discounts on courses, particularly during early registration.

SPIE Student Member registration rates are available only to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full time and have not yet received their PhD. Post-docs may not join SPIE as a Student Member.

Not an SPIE Member? Purchase Membership with your registration and receive your discounts right away. Or contact membership@spie.org for more information.

Press registration

For credentialed press and media representatives only. Please email contact information, title, and organization to media@spie.org

Refund information

There is a $75 USD service charge for processing refunds for conference or course registrations. Requests for refunds must be received by 5 April 2024; all registration fees will be forfeited after this date. Membership dues and special events are not refundable.

US Government credit cards

US Government credit card users: have your purchasing officer contact the credit card company and get prior authorization before attempting to register. Advise your purchasing agent that SPIE is considered a 8398 company for authorization purposes.

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Email: customerservice@spie.org
Phone: +1 360 676 3290 or +1 888 504 8171
Fax: +1 360 647 1445

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