Print PageEmail Page

    SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

    SPIE Defense + Security 2018 Conferences

    SPIE Defense + Security
    A technical program that focuses on sensors, imaging, and optical technologies for security, law enforcement, avionics/aerospace, autonomous systems, defense, and military applications.

    View details about the complimentary program, Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging. One registration gives you access to both programs in Orlando.

    Manuscripts due
    21 March 2018

    Hotel reservations
    23 March 2018

    Registration increases
    30 March 2018

    Browse the 2018 Defense + Security program
    Download the SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018 Final Program PDF
    Register for SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018

    2018 Plenary Speakers

    2018 SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Plenary Speakers

    2018 Symposium Chairs

    Arthur A. Morrish

    Arthur A. Morrish
    VP, Advanced Concepts & Technology, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (USA)
    2018 Symposium Chair

    Ruth Moser

    Ruth Moser
    Director of the Sensors Directorate
    Air Force Research Lab. (USA)
    2018 Symposium Co-Chair

    Technologies for a variety of defense applications

    Hear the latest sensing and imaging research for everything from cybersecurity and border protection to ocean sensing and biometrics.

    • Mine/Chemical Detection (CBRNE)
    • Infrared Sensors and Imaging Systems
    • Pattern and Target Recognition
    • Quantum Cascade Lasers
    • Radar and LiDAR
    • Sensor Data and Information Exploitation
    • Ultrafast Bandgap Photonic
    • Lasers and Systems
    • Sensors and Systems for Space
    • Imagery and Pattern Analysis
    • Long-range Imaging
    • Millimeter Wave Imaging
    • Next-Generation Sensors and Systems
    • Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality
    • Hyperspectral Imaging
    • Information and Systems Networks
    • UV through LWIR Optics
    • Geospatial Informatics
    • 3D Imaging
    • Optical, Thermo-Electric & Mechanical Cryocoolers

    Topical Tracks, highlighting hot, emerging topics

    Cyber-Physical Systems / Internet of Things
    Unmanned Autonomous Systems

    Proceedings of SPIE

    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.

    Sign up for email updates about the SPIE Defense + Security program

    Co-located with Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging