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21 - 25 September 2020
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SPIE Security + Defence Digital Forum 2020

Welcome to the SPIE Security + Defence Digital Forum

Join the SPIE Security + Defence 2020 Free Digital Forum. The event remains the leading international conference and exhibition for engineers, scientists, programme managers and policy makers for the latest developments in sensing, data and signal analysis, optronics, quantum science, optical technologies, and funding programmes. 

Learn about the latest research through live plenary presentations and on-demand technical talks, and enjoy networking with colleagues through online events. Plan to connect with your community and advance your research this week. SPIE is here to support you and your work.

Register for ONE forum and gain access to all three.
SPIE Space, Satellites + Sustainability (S3) and SPIE Remote Sensing

How to participate
Author / Presenter

View the Welcome Video below from SPIE President John Greivenkamp.

See the listing of daily featured events so you don't miss a thing.

2020 SPIE President
John Greivenkamp
welcomes you to the
Security + Defence
Digital Forum

Monday Featured Live Events

Session times for live events are all BST (British Summer Time). Be registered and signed-in prior to start time.

21 September
10:00 AM

Symposia-wide Plenary Session I
Miles Padgett 
Beating classical imaging limits with entangled photons
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21 September 
12:15 PM

Industry Session
Debra Carr
Defence and Security Accelerator: DASA Application Process
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21 September 
1:30 PM  
Industry Session
John Lincoln
Future Horizons for Photonics Research: 2030 and Beyond
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21 September 
4:00 PM

Symposia-wide Plenary Session II
Peter Platzer
Existing space solutions for the sustainability agenda
Learn more >
Browse conferences, watch pre-recorded presentations, then network within the associated Slack channels.
Watch the live plenary session of your choice. Ask questions in Slack.
Choose from a variety of conference networking discussion sessions.
Watch product videos and meet up with exhibitors online within Slack.

Security + Defence 2020 Symposium Chairs

Karin Stein

Karin Stein

Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB
2020 Symposium Chair

Ric H. M. A. Schleijpen

Ric Schleijpen

TNO Defence, Security and Safety
2020 Symposium Co-chair

Graeme Malcolm

Graeme Malcolm

M Squared Lasers
(United Kingdom))
2020 Symposium Co-chair

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