• Defense + Commercial Sensing
    Celebrating 40 Years
    Anaheim 2017
    Technical Overview
    Defense + Security
    Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
    Fiber Optic Sensors
    Special Events
    Industry Events
    Job Fair
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs and Committees
    For Exhibitors
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD, United States
17 - 21 April 2016
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SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, the leading sensing and imaging conference and expo. Moving to Anaheim, California in 2017

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SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing (formerly SPIE DSS), the leading global technical conferences, courses, and exhibition on sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies for defense, security, industry, and the environment. Onsite news and photos

Thank you to everyone who supported and attended SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2016. Look forward to seeing you all in Anaheim, California in April 2017.

World-Class Technical Program
Final Program (14 MB PDF)
Technical Abstracts (3 MB PDF)
Two major symposia
Defense + Security
Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
Three focused, topical tracks
Agricultural applications
Fiber optic sensors
Pharmaceutical applications
2016 Plenary Presentations
 Dr. Bradford C. Tousley

Advanced Platforms for Sensing in the Air, Space, Maritime/Undersea, and Ground Domains 
Dr. Bradford C. Tousley
Director of Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

 Dr. Patrick Carrick

Enabling Technologies for the Future: An In-depth Look at Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency Challenges 
Dr. Patrick Carrick
Director, Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA)

Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo
The largest exhibition on sensors, infrared detectors, lasers, imaging, optical components, cameras, and more
Exhibition Guide (32 MB PDF)
Exhibition homepage
Exhibitor List
Industry Events: sessions from DARPA, imec, and more
Choose from half- and full-day courses on a variety of technical topics
Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Learn from the best instructors in the industry

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