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Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, United States
26 - 30 April 2020
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Prepare for the 2020 Expo

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo

Mark your calendar for Anaheim 2020

Expo registration includes over 300 exhibiting companies, plenary presentations, industry sessions, a job fair, product announcements, networking events, and more.

Don't miss this key technical exhibition for researchers, engineers, product developers, and purchasers who specialize in optics and photonics. Meet suppliers who provide everything from components to the most advanced sensor systems.

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2020 Exhibitor List >

A printed 2020 Exhibition Guide and map will be available onsite. 


2020 Exhibition dates and hours

Tuesday 28 April 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 29 April 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 30 April 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Attend the plenary presentations

Your free expo registration gives you access to all three plenary sessions. Don’t miss the notable speakers talking about the hottest topics.

Your free expo badge gives you access to plenary presentations


Find advanced technologies

Infrared sources, detectors, and systems Optical components including specialized lenses and coatings
Chemical and biological sensing High-speed imaging and sensing
High-precision optics manufacturing LIDAR
Cameras and CCD components Robotics
Displays Law enforcement technology
Imaging components, equipment, and systems Photonic sensors, spectroscopy, multi-spectral, hyperspectral
Fiber optic components, equipment, and systems Fiber sensors
Lasers and other light sources, laser accessories, and laser systems

Gain insights at industry sessions

Free sessions on the exhibition floor will provide valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for insight about the future and what is possible now.

Attend free industry sessions on the exhibition floor

2020 Topics to included

  • LiDAR for autonomous vehicles
  • Non-automotive LiDAR for 3D sensing
  • CMOS-based imaging
  • Cybersecurity
  • Exporting and the defense industry
  • Quantum
  • Sensors for agriculture applications
  • Sensing for security and defense applications
  • Updates from DARPA

Learn more


Meet recruiters at the 2-day job fair

Speak with recruiters from companies currently looking to hire. Whether you are looking for a better job, re-entering the workforce, or just starting out, plan to visit the Job Fair. Come prepared to discuss your skills and talents with leading companies.

Past recruiters included BAE Systems, L3, General Dynamics, Luminar, Johns Hopkins, and others.

Meet recruiters at the Job Fair


Connect at networking events on the exhibit floor

Make connections at events with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Connect at networking events


Courses designed for sales and marketing

Check out our courses designed with sales, marketing and executive staff in mind. Build on your industry knowledge with 2-hour, high level, non-technical courses on infrared imaging, infrared systems architecture, future market trends, or basic optics for non-optics personnel.

Learn more

Take a course at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2019


Interested in exhibiting?

Become an exhibitor

Learn more about exhibiting at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing