Baltimore Convention Center
    Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    5 - 9 May 2014
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    Final Program (PDF 25 MB)

    Abstracts (PDF 6 MB)

    Course Program (PDF 2 MB)

    Exhibition Guide (PDF 20 MB)

    The strongest conference program in the industry
    SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications: Topics include Hyperspectral Imaging, IR Sensors and Systems, Imagery and Pattern Analysis, Next-Generation Sensors and Systems, Ocean Monitoring, Fiber Optic Sensors, Wireless Sensing, Terahertz Device and Systems, Sensing for Agriculture and Food Safety, Thermosense, Energy Harvesting, 3D Imaging & Visualization, Next-Generation Robotics, Remote Sensing, and more
    SPIE Defense + Security: Topics include IR Imaging, Laser Technologies, Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE), Military Medicine, Heads-Up and other Displays, Instrumentation & Control, Aviation/Aerospace, Border Protection, Cyber Sensing/Security, Command, Control, Communications & Intelligence (C3I), System/Network Integrator/VAR, UAVs, Communications/Networking, and more

    2014 Plenary Speakers
    William Ruh

    William Ruh
    Vice President and Corporate Officer
    GE Global Software Headquarters

    Ludger Overmeyer


    Ludger Overmeyer
    Head of Institute of Transport and Automation Technology
    Leibniz Univ. Hannover

    Troy Meink


    Troy Meink
    Member of the Senior Executive Service, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space; Director, Executive Agent for Space Staff, Washington D.C.

    2014 Symposium Chairs
    David Whelan


    David Whelan
    Vice President, Strategic Innovation, Phantom Works
    Boeing Defense, Space, and Security 
    2014 DSS Symposium Chair

    Nils Sandell

    Nils R. Sandell, Jr.
    Director, Strategic Technology Office
    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
    2014 SPIE Defense + Security Symposium Co-Chair

    Wolfgang Schade

    Wolfgang Schade
    Head of Applied Physics Dept., IEPT, Clausthal Univ. of Technology, and Head of Fiber Optical Sensor Systems Dept., Fraunhofer Heinrich Heinz Institute
    (Germany)
    2014 SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications Symposium Co-Chair

    DSS Expo - The No. 1 exhibition in the industry

    DSS Expo - The No. 1 exhibition in the industry

    SPIE DSS Expo is the East Coast's largest exhibition for precision optics, lasers, sensors, optical materials, thermal imaging, optoelectronics, instrumentation, data analysis, and more.