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SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Program

Make plans to be part of this powerful gathering of conferences, courses, industry programming, and special events

Offering a robust program, year after year

We are looking forward to gathering in National Harbor, Maryland in 2024. Mark your calendar and make plans to participate in the leading conference for sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies for the defense and security communities. The call for papers is now open: abstracts due 11 October 2023.

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Putting focus on topical areas with application tracks

Application tracks list presentations on a topical area with broad-range interest so that participants can easily locate presentations in their area of interest. Learn more

Fill your schedule with great events

Plenary sessions

Hear mission-critical insights and visions for the future

Technical events

Participate in panel discussions and interactive poster sessions

Networking and social events

Connect with colleagues and build your professional community

Industry events

Hear industry insights and view the newest technology

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing registration includes 50 SPIE Digital Library downloads

Meet instructors; connect with peers

Learn from an expert instructor in the room and a group of people with similar goals and challenges. Choose from course topics that align with topics from Defense + Commercial Sensing.

Featured topics to explore:

  • optical systems—design, components, techniques, analysis
  • lidar for autonomous vehicles
  • optical and remote sensing systems
  • infrared sensors and thermal imaging

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