Defense + Commercial Sensing 2022 On Demand
6-12 June 2022

Networking and community events

Gather in person to connect with your colleagues and learn more about your community

Connect with colleagues

Interactive sessions give you the opportunity to network, learn, and discuss your work with optics and photonics professionals from around the world. Advance your network with purpose and build your community.

Attendees of SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing networking with colleagues
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4 April 2022 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT | Atrium Level, Orange Blossom Ballroom 
SPIE Fellow Members and student conference attendees are invited to this engaging networking lunch, giving students an opportunity to network with SPIE Fellows who will share their insights into career paths in defense, security, and sensing.
4 April 2022 • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT | Atrium Level, Castillo de San Marcos Fort 
Is this your first time to SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing? We’d love to meet you! Please join us for a casual reception as we gather informally and get to know each other. This event is by invitation only.
4 April 2022 • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM EDT | Coquina Lawn 
Join your colleagues on the lawn for a southern welcome to SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing 2022.
5 April 2022 • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EDT | Atrium Level, Orange Blossom Ballroom 
All SPIE Senior Members and early career professionals are invited to attend this informal breakfast buffet and networking event.
5 April 2022 • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT | Ballroom Level, City Hall Lobby 
Meet 2022 Goodman Book Writing Award winner Paul McManamon and author Glenn Boreman.
5 April 2022 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EDT | Ballroom Level, Sun 3 
Join us for a conversation with Andrea Mishoe, Chief Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer at the US Army Research Laboratory.

5 April 2022 • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT | Atrium Level, Castillo de San Marcos Fort 
Come join us and socialize and network with other LGBTQ+ and allies in the defense and commercial sensing community.

6 April 2022 • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT | Exhibition Hall 
Come network and socialize with exhibitors! Open to all attendees.
6 April 2022 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT 
Join for an open house, tour, and reception at UCF CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics.