• Digital Forum
    FAQs
    Conferences
    Plenary Presenters
    Exhibition
    Industry Events
    Student Awards
    Sponsors
    Incident Reporting
    SPIE Event Policies
    For Authors and Presenters
    For Chairs/Committees
    For Exhibitors
Free Digital Forum
Online Only
21 - 25 September 2020
Search Program:  go
Print PageEmail PageView My Schedule

SPIE Security + Defence Digital Forum 2020

Plan to participate in SPIE Security + Defence Digital Forum

SPIE Security + Defence is transitioning to a FREE Digital Forum to be held 21 - 25 September.  The event remains the leading international conference and exhibition for engineers, scientists, programme managers and policy makers for the latest developments in sensing, data and signal analysis, optronics, quantum science, optical technologies, and funding programmes. 

Co-located with:
SPIE Space, Satellites + Sustainability (S3) and SPIE Remote Sensing

Given the current global health situation, SPIE is committed to adhering to best practices to protect the health of our constituents. With the new online format you will still be able to present your paper and connect with your community.

Check back often in the weeks ahead as we continue to update the programme content.

Manuscripts Due
26 August 2020

Stay up to-date on the
latest meeting information 

Sign up for emails  ›


SPIE COVID-19 Policy

The 2020 Joint-Plenary Presenters

Craig Clarke
Craig Clark
AAC Clyde Space
(United Kingdom)
Miles Padgett
Miles Padgett
Univ. of Glasgow and QuantIC
(United Kingdom)

View the conference topics for 2020

Submit your research in sensing, data and signal analysis.

2020 Conference Topics:

Target and Background Signatures
Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications
Electro-Optical Remote Sensing
Technologies for Optical Countermeasures
High Power Lasers: Technology and Systems, Platforms, Effects
Emerging Technologies
Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology
Optical Materials and Biomaterials in Security and Defence Systems Technology
Counterterrorism, Crime Fighting, Forensics, and Surveillance Technologies
Quantum Technologies and Quantum Information Science
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Micro- and Nanosystems in Security and Defence
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Defence Applications

Security + Defence 2020 Industry Session

Security + Defence 2020 Industry Session

Find out about the latest engineering innovations, market trends, policy changes, and industry outlook, while engaging with the presenters and other attendees—they could be potential suppliers, partners, or customers. View the schedule, speakers and more

Security + Defence 2020 Symposium Chairs

Karin Stein

Karin Stein

Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB
(Germany)
2020 Symposium Chair

Ric H. M. A. Schleijpen

Ric Schleijpen

TNO Defence, Security and Safety
(Netherlands)
2020 Symposium Co-chair

Graeme Malcolm

Graeme Malcolm

M Squared Lasers
(United Kingdom))
2020 Symposium Co-chair

Cooperating Organisations

coop logo    sponsor logo coop logo   coop logo   


   coop             coop logo                 sponsor logo

Connect with SPIE and Security + Defence

        #SPIESecurityDefence FB Twitter Check out SPIE on Instagram SPIE.tv SPIE LinkedIn Group

ESD Email alert ad

Your Readers are Waiting - John G