ILMF 2017 Keynotes Announced

ILMF 2017 which takes place in Denver February 13 – 15 has announced an outstanding group of keynote speakers:

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

“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.”

Combine this with over 60 papers and ILMF 2017 is a must attend event if you are involved with 3D laser mapping.

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