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Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
14 - 18 April 2019
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The leading conference on sensors, infrared technology, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, LIDAR, and more returns to Baltimore in 2019. With over 4,500 attendees, this is the #1 sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies event for defense and commercial applications.

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10 December 2018

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13 March 2019

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29 March 2019

2019 Plenary speakers announced

2019 Plenary speakers announced
SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo 2019

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2019 Symposium Chairs

Ruth Moser

Ruth Moser
Director of the Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Lab. (USA)

Jay Kumler

Jay Kumler
President, JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC (USA)

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