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Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
20 - 24 April 2015
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SPIE DSS 2015: Call for Papers now open

SPIE DSS 2015 Call for Papers
SPIE Defense + Security 2015 Call for PapersSPIE Sensing Technology + Applications 2015 Call for Papers

SPIE DSS 2015 hosts the most important scientific conferences and exhibition on sensors, optics, imaging, lasers, and related technologies for defense, security, industry, and the environment. SPIE DSS is held annually in Baltimore, Maryland, where 6,000 scientists, researchers, program managers, and company reps gather to discover, learn, and do business.

Submit your work by 6 October and present and publish with SPIE.

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SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications
 covers sensors, imaging, and optics technologies for industrial, commercial, and environmental applications. Submit your work on Hyperspectral Imaging; Fiber Optic Sensors; Spectroscopy; Terahertz Device and Systems; Wireless Sensing; Sensing for Industry, Environment, and Health; Sensing for Agriculture and Food Safety; Thermosense; Ocean Sensing; Energy Harvesting; Sensors for Next-Generation Robotics; 3D Imaging & Visualization; Information Systems and Networks; and more.

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SPIE Defense + Security covers sensors, imaging, and optics technologies for security, law enforcement, port/border security, aerospace, and defense applications. Submit your work on Infrared Sensors and Imaging Systems; Lasers and Systems; Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE); Sensors and Command, Control, Communications & Intelligence (C3I); Cyber Sensing/Security; Biometrics and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance; Radar Sensors; Next-Generation Sensors and Systems, UAVs, Space; Display Technologies; Sensor Data and Information Exploitation; Imagery and Pattern Analysis; Information and System Networks; and more.

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DSS Expo - The East Coast's largest optics and photonics exhibition

DSS Expo - The No. 1 exhibition in the industry

The SPIE DSS Expo is a 450-company exhibition on optics, lasers, sensors, image processing, spectroscopy, infrared systems, thermal imaging, optoelectronic components, instrumentation, data analysis, and more. The DSS Expo serves attendees of both SPIE DSS symposia and visitors from around the world looking for the whole supplier chain and seeking products that improve capabilities at lower cost. 

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2014 Technical Abstracts (PDF 6 MB)

2014 Course Program (PDF 2 MB)

2014 Exhibition Guide (PDF 20 MB)

Important Author Dates

Abstract Due Date
6 October 2014
Most conferences still
accepting late abstracts

Notice to Authors
15 December 2014

On-site Manuscript Due Date
Conference DS130 ONLY:
9 February 2015

Manuscripts Due Date
for Post-Meeting
Proceedings Volumes
23 March 2015

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