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Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD , United States
17 - 21 April 2016
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Sensors, Imaging, Optics & Laser Systems

SPIE Defense + Security 2016

The SPIE Defense + Security technical program focuses on sensors, imaging, and optical technologies for security, law enforcement, avionics/aerospace, homeland defense, and military applications. 

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Abstract submissions due 5 October
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 • Infrared Sensors and Imaging Systems  • Quantum Cascade Lasers
 • Lasers and Systems  • UAVs and Space Display Technologies
 • Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE)  • Sensor Data and Information Exploitation
 • Ocean Sensing  • Imagery and Pattern Analysis
 • Sensors and Command, Control, Communications, & Intelligence (C3I)   Information and Systems Networks
 • Cyber Sensing/Security  • Pattern and Target Recognition
 • Biometrics  • Geospatial Informatics
 • Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance  • Ultrafast Bandgap Photonics
 • Radar Sensors  • Long-range Imaging
 • Next-Generation Sensors and Systems  • Optical, Thermo-Electric and Mechanical Device Cryocoolers

 • Avionics/Aerospace  • Cyber Sensing/Security
 • Communications/Networking  • Port/Border Protection
 • Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE)  • System/Network Integrator/VAR
 • UAVs  • Biometrics
 • Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance  • Instrumentation and Control


 2016 Symposium Chairs
David A. Logan David A. Logan
Vice President, and General Manager of Technology Solutions, BAE Systems

2016 Symposium Chair
Donald A. Reago, Jr.

Donald A. Reago, Jr.
Director, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)

2016 Defense + Security Symposium Co-Chair

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Commerical + Scientific Sesning and Imaging features 24 conferences on sensors, imgaing and image processing, and photonics technology innovations for agriculture, manufacturing, health care, pahrmaceutical, transportation, information systems, and environmental applications.
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Important Dates

Abstract Due Date
5 October 2015

Author Notification
15 December 2015

Manuscripts Due
21 March 2016

On-site Manuscript Due Date:
Conference DS130 Only
8 February 2016


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