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USIBD LOA Certification Course Will Be Online in 2017

The USIBD’s Level of Accuracy Certification training course will be offered online in 2017. They are partnering with CD-BIM.com, who will be hosting this version of the training course covering Version 2.0 of the document. The training will provide an overview … Continue reading

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Lidar Training

This website, hosted by the U.S. Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center is offering six online Lidar technology training tutorials. They have also identified a number of online resources. It appears to be open to the public at no charge. … 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 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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Chris Hopkinson – Lidar Pioneer

Chris Hokinson, seen above shared this interesting article on his current use of lidar to better understand the the Northern Canadian landscape. Chris is one of the hands on, airborne lidar research pioneers. Research chair Chris Hopkinson has been surveying … Continue reading

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White House to Promote UAS Industry

This is really big news. According to a White House press release dated August 2, 2016, “Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is announcing new steps, sustained by public and private support, to promote the … Continue reading

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3D Seminar – Earn CEU – Win VR Headset

Technology has greatly changed the design and construction industry. The tools available to the project team to convey ideas, record existing conditions, and accurately install materials have changed the way we do business. This presentation will cover three of these … Continue reading

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Free Building Documentation Workshop

FARO and the USIBD are teaming to present a series of free building documentation workshops around the U.S. They will take place in Seattle, Nashville, Dallas and Denver during July and August. The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) is … Continue reading

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NSF NEON Lidar Workshop – Free

I hope you are reading this. The NSF is sponsoring a free course on the use of lidar. Your course fee, room and some meals will be paid. Transportation to Boise, ID is not covered. This 3-day course taught by … Continue reading

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