Hear leading research on sensors, infrared technology, laser systems, spectral imaging, radar, LIDAR, and more.
Come to Baltimore to see the latest technical advancements, find new business opportunities, and collaborate with other experts working on materials, components, systems and analytics for defense and commercial applications in sensing and imaging.
The conference features 2,000 papers presented by experts from organizations including the Air Force Research Lab, BAE Systems, FLIR, Johns Hopkins University, NIST, University of Maryland, and more. Plus 2019 plenary speakers from the U.S. Army Research Lab and the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies.
One program, 4 tracks, and 45 conferences highlight the meeting’s core technology areas while addressing a wide range of applications.
Materials and Devices
This track includes topics such as IR materials, image sensors, photon counting, energy harvesting, and quantum technologies. The applications include wearables, unmanned autonomous vehicles, and cybersecurity.
Imaging and Analytics
This track addresses topics such as spectral imaging, computational image processing, metrology, and 3D imaging. Papers include applications in big data, deep learning, machine vision, target detection, and security.
Advanced Sensing and Imaging
This track includes topics such as fiber optic sensors, radar, laser radar, IR technologies and thermal imaging. Application areas include security and defense, infrastructure systems, and the oil/gas industry.
Next Generation Sensor Systems and Applications
This track highlights cutting-edge research focused on emerging technologies for specific applications such as autonomous systems, CBRNE, agriculture and food safety, and more.
Exhibition 16-18 April 2019
Researchers, engineers, product developers, and purchasers who specialize in optics and photonics should not miss this key technical exhibition. See 375 top suppliers displaying everything from components to the most advanced sensor systems.