• Defense + Commercial Sensing
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    Technical Overview
    Defense + Security
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Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, United States
9 - 13 April 2017
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Chairs & Committee Members

The responsibilities of being Conference Chair, Program Committee member, or Session Chair are crucial to the success of SPIE events, and it is you, our incredible volunteers, who are the true engine of the Society. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire staff of SPIE, THANK YOU for volunteering your time and dedication—we truly could not do this without you.

If you have any questions or concerns at any point along the way, please don't hesitate to contact your Conference Program Coordinator.

Conference Timeline and Deadlines

16 May 2016

Chairs submit Call for Papers to Conference Program Coordinator

13 June 2016

SPIE posts Call for Papers online

26 September 2016

Due date for authors to submit abstracts via http://spie.org/dcs

10 October 2016

Chairs propose Short Courses for Education Program

24 October 2016

Chairs submit Advance Program to Conference Program Coordinator

13 December 2016

SPIE notifies authors of acceptance and posts advance program online

30 January 2017

Student Authors submit Student Grant Application online

6 February 2017

Chairs confirm Final Program with Conference Program Coordinator

13 March 2017

Authors submit manuscript for all conferences

9-13 April 2017

Conference held Sunday through Thursday in Anaheim, California USA

2 weeks after meeting

Chairs complete Manuscript Reviews and submit Introduction to Proceedings


Information for Conference Chairs


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Information for Session Chairs




Important Author Dates

Abstracts Due
Late submissions will be considered. Please submit as soon as possible online.

Author Notification (Rescheduled)
13 December 2016

Manuscripts Due
13 March 2017


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