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Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
21 - 24 September 2020
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Visit the Exhibit at SPIE Security + Defence

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Join us in Edinburgh - walk the floor and see the components, devices, and systems comprising the latest in innovative technologies for the security and defence and remote sensing application spaces.  Network and connect with suppliers and programme partners on the busy exhibit floor lined with representatives from companies whose products and innovations drive the industry. 

2020 Exhibition Dates and Hours

Tuesday 22 September 10:00 to 17:00
Wednesday 23 September 10:00 to 16:00

SPIE Security+Defence and SPIE Remote Sensing
communities represent more than 800 attendees in their combined technology areas. At the exhibit, you have the unique opportunity to view key technologies pertinent to these two distinct yet interconnected fields. You can explore collaborations with partners from other disciplines; as an attendee of this free exhibit, you benefit from this event partnership. 

More reasons to walk the exhibit floor:

Benefit from this face-to-face time with the experts (scientists, engineers, developers) driving the technologies to have your questions answered while being able to compare products and solutions.  Take advantage of another opportunity to network with your peers.

View the 2020 Exhibitors List 

Included with your free exhibition registration

Access to over 35 companies dedicated to security, defence and remote sensing technologies and applications
Product announcements / Product demonstrations
Plenary presentations featuring talks on quantum technology, photodetectors and cubesats 
Industry sessions featuring presentations on the latest technologies from leading researchers and companies in the field

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Technologies + Applications Represented

Areas highlighted range from detectors and sensors to lasers and imaging equipment for the security and defence community while comprehensive coverage of sensor systems, data analysis, and satellite platforms are offered on the remote sensing side. See the full list below of technologies and application areas.


Technologies: Applications:
Satellite imaging and sensing systems Agriculture and hydrology
LIDAR and radar Ocean sensing
Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging Clouds and atmosphere
Deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence Light propagation through the atmosphere
Signal processing and image analysis techniques Earth resources and environmental monitoring
Sensing in urban environments Urban environments and smart cities
Imaging systems and detectors Earth observation
Adaptive optical systems


Technologies: Applications:
Electro-optical systems Target and background signatures
Infrared imagers and detectors Surveillance and reconnaissance
High powered lasers and directed energy sources Situational awareness
Machine learning and artificial intelligence Counterterrorism
Millimeter wave and THz sensors Optical countermeasures
Quantum imaging, sensing and communications Free space optical communications
Single-photon devices Stand-off detection and remote sensing
Advanced manufacturing techniques
Unmanned and autonomous systems

Industry Session

Join our speakers and hear expert perspectives on how the latest applications are delivering in the real-world environment and learn about the underlying technical trends that drive them. 

The Industry Events offers valuable technical insight, unparalleled networking opportunities, and is open to all attendees.

Companies, New Products, and More

See more details on the 44 exhibitors who joined the event in 2017.

2017 Exhibition Preview
               2017 Exhibitor List 

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