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SPIE DSS 2014 press kit

SPIE DSS

SPIE DSS Expo 2013

5-9 May 2014
Baltimore (Maryland, USA) Convention Center

 

SPIE DSS comprises the industry's most important scientific and technical applications event on optics, infrared (IR) imaging, lasers, and sensing for defense, security, industry, healthcare, and the environment, with two symposia -- SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications and SPIE Defense + Security -- and a three-day exhibition.

 


Registered technical attendees may hear papers in any of 55 conferences, in tracks on:

  • IR sensors and systems
  • Next-generation sensors and systems
  • Sensor data and information exploitation
  • Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
  • Imaging and sensing technologies
  • Emerging technologies
  • Data visualization
  • Information systems and networks
  • Imagery and pattern analysis
  • Sensing for industry, environment, and health
  • Defense, homeland security, and law enforcement
  • Laser sensors and systems
  • Displays

 

SPIE Sensing Technology + Applications plenary session

Ludger Overmeyer, Leibniz Universität Hannover Ludger Overmeyer
Head, Institute of Transport and Automation Technology
Leibniz Universität Hannover
William Ruh, GE Global Software Headquarters William Ruh
Vice President
GE Global Software Headquarters

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

Symposium Co-Chair: Wolfgang Schade, Clausthal University of Technology and Fraunhofer Heinrich- Hertz Institute

 

SPIE Defense + Security plenary session

Troy Meink, Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Staff Troy Meink
Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force
for Space Staff

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

Symposium Co-Chair: Nils Sandell, Jr., Director, Strategic Technology Office, DARPA

 


SPIE DSS Expo

SPIE DSS Expo

 


Industry events

  • Industry Excecutives Panel: The Future of Sensing
  • Photonics Industry Update: Measuring the Market
  • Infrared Applications: Thermosense Vendor Session
  • TEDCO Workshop on Commercialization
  • MIRTHE Workshop on Early-Stage Technology Commercialization
  • Doing Business Globally: Legal Best Practices
  • Professional Development Speaker Series
  • "Getting Hired" Panel
  • ITAR and Other International Trade Regulations Workshop

 


More than 40 short courses and professional development workshops with new courses including:

  • Introduction to Electro-Optical Systems Design
  • IR Optics Design Principles
  • Finite Element Analysis of Optics
  • Laser Beam Formation and Propagation in Photonics Instruments and Sensor Systems
  • Designing IR Instrumentation
  • Multispectral Image Fusion and Night Vision Colorization
  • IR Optical Materials, Fabrication, and Testing for the Optical Engineer
  • Atmospheric Codes for Sensor Development and Evaluation

 


Press registration

Conference registration fees may be waived for members of the working press who wish to attend to cover an SPIE event. See the Press Coverage of Events page for rules of registration.

 

Pre-registered press -- latest update.

 

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