International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2017 Keynotes Announced

The organizers of International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2017 (ILMF), the world’s leading technical conference and expo covering the newest airborne, terrestrial and underwater LiDAR as well as emerging remote-sensing and data collection tools and technologies, announced the 2017 keynote line-up today. The event takes place February 13-15 in Denver Colorado. 


The keynoters are:

LARRY MAYER, Professor and Director, School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire
Keynote: Challenges of Mapping the Deep Ocean: If Only Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Worked in 10,000m of Water

TIMOTHY TRAINOR, Co-Chair, United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management; Chief of Geography Division, US Census Bureau
Keynote: Role of Technology and Geospatial Information Toward Achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals

ROY E WRIGHT, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, FEMA
Keynote: What FEMA Seeks from Geospatial Information: Risk Management, Risk Reduction

DR. ERIC E. POEHLER, Associate Professor of Classics and Co-Director, UMass Digital Humanities Initiative; University of Massachusetts Amherst
Keynote: Mapping Pompeii: New Discoveries with New Technologies

Keynote: Mapping Pompeii: New Discoveries with New Technologies

“We’re honored to have such a stellar lineup to kick off the ILMF conference,” said Lisa Murray, Event Director. “These keynotes demonstrate the incredible breadth of uses for LiDAR technology—from mapping the ocean floor to mapping the ancient city of Pompeii, to using LiDAR for global sustainable development and for risk management and reduction.” 

These leaders are among 60 aerial mapping experts at International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2017 who will share their knowledge at ILMF. Other sessions will cover topics including:

•Analyzing LiDAR for Decision-Making
•Bathymetry Lidar & Topobathy
•Coastal Monitoring
•Geiger-Mode Lidar (GML) and Single-Photon Lidar (SPL): What’s the Difference & Why Does it Matter?
•Landslide Detection & Mapping
•Multi-Sensor & Data Fusion
•New Developments In Mobile Mapping
•New Technologies
•Point Clouds: From Processing & Feature Extraction To Analysis & Management
•Topo-Bathy & Shoreline Mapping
•Unique Applications
•Updates from USGS

View the complete Conference Program here. 

Running alongside the conference is an exhibition featuring the world’s top providers of LiDAR and new and complementary solutions. See the exhibitor list here.  

“ILMF is the best opportunity of the year for mapping professionals to learn about the newest LiDAR solutions, raise their technical competence, network with other practitioners, and see the latest technology,” said Ms. Murray.

Early-bird registration ends January 31, 2016. Interested parties are encouraged to register early to save $175. Registration is available online here.

Website ILMF



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