SPIE Security + Defence programme

Attend special events, hear technical presentations, and network with colleagues

Building the programme

As the programme continues to be built, explore these pages to find plenaries, conference presentations, and networking events to create your unique event experience.

Programme will be available soon.

Attendees gather to enjoy the Security + Defence programme

Plenaries, networking, and more

Join colleagues as you learn, connect, and network. Attend plenary sessions, networking opportunities, industry events, and more.

Review the twelve technical conference topics


The programme includes conferences focused on latest advances in defence and security applications and technologies.

  • Target and Background Signatures
  • Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications
  • Electro-Optical Remote Sensing
  • Technologies for Optical Countermeasures
  • High Power Lasers: Technology and Systems, Platforms, Effects
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology
  • Optical Materials and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology
  • Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies
  • Quantum Technologies and Quantum Information Science
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Micro- and Nanosystems in Security and Defence
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defence Applications

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