• Defense + Commercial Sensing
    Orlando 2018
    Defense + Security
    Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
    Unmanned Autonomous Systems
    Rising Researchers
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, United States
15 - 19 April 2018
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We look forward to seeing you in Orlando

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing from 15-19 April 2018 in Orlando, Florida

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing is on a 3-city rotation between Anaheim, Orlando, and Baltimore. All three locations have different strengths to offer and allow different groups of people to attend each year.

Mark your calendar for Orlando 2018

Join us in Orlando

15 - 19 April 2018
Expo: 17 - 19 April 2018
Gaylord Palms Hotel
Orlando, Florida, USA

The Southeast is another hub of defense technology and is a fast-growing area with a high number of large contractors nearby. Florida is a premier aerospace and space location, and has an evolving focus in Central Florida in the world of smart sensors. The 470+ industry companies excel in areas from aircraft parts and assembly, to intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, to missiles.

Florida proudly hosts 20 major military installations and 3 unified combatant commands, and nearly all of the nation’s leading contractors. Florida’s strengths in homeland security’s diverse components – including infotech, photonics, simulation and training, and biotech – makes it a supportive location for companies working with the latest technologies to secure our ports, detect threats, and enhance cybersecurity. The warm, sunny weather makes this another popular destination for attendees to bring their families. (Enterprise Florida)

Area Highlights Include:

 • Leading manufacturers of all types of aircraft and aircraft components, a major hub for flight training and MRO, and world’s premier gateway to space
 • Innovative sensor companies such as Photon-X, Talawah Technologies, Open Photonics, NanoZyme, and more
 • World-renowned, college-level optics and lasers program (CREOL at UCF)
 • The recently funded Advanced Manufacturing Research Center will build a firstof-its-kind facility to research advanced manufacturing techniques for emerging technologies – starting with smart sensors.

Future Dates

 • Baltimore in 2019
14 - 18 April 2019
Expo: 16 - 18 April 2019
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
 • Anaheim in 2020
26 - 30 April 2020
Expo: 28 - 30 April 2020
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, USA

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