SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

Event Details

Date(s):15-19 April 2018 Venue:Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, 6000 West Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL, , United States Visit Website
SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

About the Event

Attend SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2018
SPIE Defense + Commercial SensingSPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing is the leading global event on sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies. Hear leading researchers speak about sensors, infrared technology, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, LIDAR, and more. Come learn about the latest technical advancements, find new business opportunities, and collaborate with others working on defense and commercial applications.

The conference features 2,000 papers presented by experts from organizations including the Air Force Research Lab; BAE Systems; NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center; CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida, and more.

Technologies include:

  • LiDAR
  • Radar
  • Hyperspectral imaging
  • Infrared sensors and systems
  • Lasers and systems
  • Imaging Sensors
  • Fiber Optic Sensors.

Applications include:

  • Defense and security
  • Agriculture and food safety
  • AR/VR
  • Robotics
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Avionics/aerospace
  • Cyber-Physical Systems / Internet of Things
  • Smart biomedical sensing
  • Manufacturing
  • Environmental monitoring.

Topical Track: Unmanned Autonomous Systems
Hear presentations on sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies research for unmanned autonomous systems (UAS) applications. Learn about the latest advancements that can be used to enhance air, ground, and underwater UAS such as LiDAR, infrared, multispectral and hyperspectral imaging, and more. The program features a wide variety of applicable technologies, including more than 70 papers and xx exhibitors.

Exhibition 17-19 April 2018
Researchers, engineers, product developers, and purchasers who specialize in optics and photonics should not miss this key technical exhibition. See 400 top suppliers displaying everything from components to the most advanced sensor systems:

  • Infrared sources, detectors, and systems
  • Optical components including specialized lenses and coatings
  • Chemical and biological sensing
  • High-speed imaging and sensing
  • High-precision optics manufacturing
  • LiDAR
  • Cameras and CCD components
  • Robotics
  • Displays
  • Law enforcement technology
  • Imaging components, equipment, and systems
  • Photonic sensors, spectroscopy, multi-spectral, hyperspectral
  • Fiber optic components, equipment, and systems
  • Fiber sensors
  • Lasers and other light sources, laser accessories, and laser systems.

The exhibition also includes free sessions providing valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for the latest industry insights. Topics in 2018 include:

  • LiDAR for autonomous vehicles
  • Non-automotive LiDAR
  • CMOS-based imaging
  • Cybersecurity
  • Quantum
  • Sensors for agriculture applications
  • Sensing for security and defense applications.

Don’t miss the presentation by Ray O. Johnson, Innovation for a Secure Future.

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