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    SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2016
    SPIE Defense + Security 2016SPIE Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging 2016

    SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing (formerly SPIE DSS), the leading global technical conferences, courses, and exhibition on sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies for defense, security, industry, and the environment. Onsite news and photos

    Thank you to everyone who supported and attended SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2016. We look forward to seeing you all in Anaheim, California in April 2017.

    World-Class Technical Program
    Final Program (14 MB PDF)
    Technical Abstracts (3 MB PDF)
    Two major symposia
    Defense + Security
    Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
    Three focused, topical tracks
    Agricultural applications
    Fiber optic sensors
    Pharmaceutical applications
    2016 Plenary Presentations
     Dr. Bradford C. Tousley

    Advanced Platforms for Sensing in the Air, Space, Maritime/Undersea, and Ground Domains 
    Dr. Bradford C. Tousley
    Director of Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

     Dr. Patrick Carrick

    Enabling Technologies for the Future: An In-depth Look at Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency Challenges 
    Dr. Patrick Carrick
    Director, Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA)

    Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo
    The largest exhibition on sensors, infrared detectors, lasers, imaging, optical components, cameras, and more
    Exhibition Guide (32 MB PDF)
    Industry Events included sessions from DARPA, imec, FLIR, and more
    Choose from half- and full-day courses on a variety of technical topics
    Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
    Learn from the best instructors in the industry

    SPIE conference papers are published in the Proceedings of SPIE and available via the SPIE Digital Library, the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics research.  

    The Proceedings are indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Inspec, Google Scholar, Astrophysical Data System (ADS), DeepDyve, ReadCube, CrossRef, and other scholarly indexes, and are widely accessible to leading research organizations, conference attendees, and individual researchers.