Category Archives: Education

Cambodian Lidar Initiative is Rewriting History

Dr. Damian Evans, an Australian archaeologist, is the architect of the Cambodian Archaeological Lidar Initiative (Cali) and a research fellow at Siem Reap’s École Française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO). In 2012 and 2015 The Cambodian Archaeological Lidar Initiative scanned the jungles of … Continue reading

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Leica Announces HDS University

If you have not been able to attend HxGN Live to take advantage of the  training classes then this may be the answer. Leica Geosystems has announced the launch of HDS University, a new hands-on educational opportunity for professionals looking … Continue reading

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Introduction to Lidar – Online Training

NOAA’s Office of Coastal Management Digital Coast is offering a free, online training course entitled, “Introduction to Lidar.” It’s an 80 minute tutorial including the following  topics: Define lidar Select types of elevation data for specific coastal applications Describe how … Continue reading

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USIBD Cornerstone Report Announced

The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) announced the opening today of the attached survey to support our eighth Cornerstone Report™, focused on General Contracting. The survey applies to all those who are associated with the industry of documenting buildings. … Continue reading

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Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute Call for Abstracts

We encourage you to submit a presentation abstract to a Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI) conference by the Sep 14 deadline.  The call for abstracts is at, and the conference will be held Aug 6-9, 2017, in Phoenix, AZ.  It’s called the … Continue reading

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ASPRS Announces Call for Abstracts

The ASPRS has just announced a Call for Abstracts for IGTF 2017 to be held in Baltimore, MD March 13 – 17, 2017. They are seeking premier presentation and workshop submissions dealing with ASPRS core disciplines and their application in … Continue reading

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USIBD Announces Keynote Speaker

The USIBD has just announced that the  BIM Facilities Manager for NASA’s Langley Research Center (LaRC), Errol Plata, will provide the keynote as part of the welcome reception for the 2016 Symposium. Mr. Plata works on the Center Operations Directorate’s … Continue reading

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ILMF 2017 Call for Papers

The organizers of the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) have announced a Call for Papers for the 2017 event which will take place in Denver, Colorado, USA, February 13-15, 2017. The Call for Papers invites any interested parties to submit … Continue reading

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sUAS Consumer Guide

Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University have created a free, 50 page sUAS consumer guide for novice users. They examined 12 popular consumer multirotor sUAS platforms, reviewing key areas of critical importance to users. These investigation areas, essential to understanding suitability … Continue reading

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USIBD 2016 Symposium

The USIBD is hosting their 2nd Annual Symposium, “Discovering the Built Environment” in Atlanta, GA October 16 and 17. The event features a day and a half with professionals in building documentation, for a series of quick-fire presentations, and a … Continue reading

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