21 - 25 April 2024
National Harbor, Maryland, US

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing technical conferences

Cutting-edge topics in sensors, infrared, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, lidar, and autonomous systems

Featuring mission-critical conference topics

  • Infrared imaging systems
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning for security and defense applications
  • Autonomous sensing systems and vehicles
  • Multi-domain operations
  • Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging
  • Target detection and pattern recognition

Review conferences by track, each highlighting a core technology area

Materials and devices

Papers that showcase IR materials, image sensors, photon counting, energy harvesting, and quantum technologies. The applications include wearables, cybersecurity, information processing, energy storage, and drones.

Imaging and analytics

Papers on spectral imaging, computational image processing, metrology, and 3D imaging. Papers include applications in security and defense, climate monitoring, big data, deep learning, machine vision, target detection, and tracking.

Advanced sensing and imaging

Research on IR and thermal imaging, fiber optic sensors, lidar, radar, laser radar, x-ray detection and imaging, advanced optics for imaging, and image processing using AI/ML. Applications include novel defense and security systems for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, infrastructure monitoring, energy, autonomous vehicles, and remote sensing.

Next-generation sensor systems and applications

Papers that highlight cutting-edge research focused on emerging technologies for specific applications such as autonomous systems, CBRNE, agriculture and food safety, CPS/IoT, and more.

Defense + Commercial Sensing 2024 Symposium Chairs

Tien Pham

The MITRE Corporation (United States)

Doug Droege

L3Harris (United States)

Defense + Commercial Sensing 2024 Symposium Co-Chairs

Ann Marie Raynal

Sandia National Labs. (United States)

Ravi Ravichandran

BAE Systems (United States)

Defense + Commercial Sensing Track Chairs

Materials and Devices
Nibir K. Dhar, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. (United States)

Imaging and Analytics
David W. Messinger, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)

Advanced Sensing and Imaging
Raja Suresh, ASU Research Enterprise (ASURE) (United States)

Next Generation Sensor Systems and Applications
Latasha Solomon, DEVCOM Army Research Lab. (United States)

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Presentations and manuscripts presented at SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing are published in the Proceedings of SPIE in the SPIE Digital Library.