Thank you for a successful 2021 event. Get ready for 2022.

We look forward to safely gathering 3-7 April 2022 in Orlando, Florida for SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, the most important event on sensing technologies. The 2022 Call for Papers will open in June. Please consider contributing your research in sensors, infrared, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, lidar, autonomous systems, and other findings to the community next year.

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Defense + Commercial Sensing 2021 registration included one Proceedings volume


Access the 2021 research and recordings

The conference proceedings papers and presentation recordings for Defense + Commercial Sensing 2021 have been published in the SPIE Digital Library as they become available. All paid conference registrations included one volume for ongoing access.

2021 online: project capabilities enhanced

  • Live plenary talks
  • Technical presentations
  • Networking sessions
  • Product demonstrations
  • Digital Marketplace

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Emerging technology displayed at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2021 Digital Marketplace
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2021 featured world-class speakers


Speaker: Tim Grayson, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (United States)

Tim Grayson

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (United States)

Speaker: Donald A. Reago, Jr., SES/Director (A), DEVCO C5ISR Ctr. (United States)

Donald A. Reago, Jr.

DEVCO C5ISR Ctr. (United States)

Speaker: Rita Flaherty, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (United States)

Rita Flaherty

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (United States)

Speaker: Jean-Charles Ledé, Technical Advisor, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Jean-Charles Ledé

Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Speaker: Jonathan Doylend, Technical Lead for Silicon Photonics LIDAR development, Intel (United States)

Jonathan Doylend

Intel (United States)

Speaker: Cynthia Daniell, Director of the Research Directorate for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (United States)

Cynthia Daniell

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (United States)

Suppliers with the latest technology


Digital Marketplace

The companies that are key suppliers and showcased their emerging technologies through product demonstrations.

Emerging technology demonstrated at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Digital Marketplace

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