USA – Pictometry International Corp. has selected RIT student Eugenie Song as the recipient of the Dr. Robert W. Loss Jr. Scholarship.
Song is a senior interning at RIT’s Center of Imaging Science. As the recipient of the Loss Scholarship, she with travel to San Antonio this month to attend Pictometry FutureView 2008, a conference dedicated to oblique aerial imaging technology. Special guest speaker for this year’s event is Don Cooke, Chief Scientist for Tele Atlas. The three-day conference features new innovations in oblique imagery as well as training events hosted by ESRI, NENA and IAAO.
“Pictometry is proud to offer this opportunity in memory of Dr. Loss,” said Pictometry’s Chief Marketing Officer Dante Pennacchia. “Bob Loss was a strong proponent of education and was passionately supportive of Pictometry. This opportunity gives a local student a rare opportunity to preview new innovations and interact with engineers and experts in the field.”
FutureView takes place Oct. 27-29 at the Marriott Rivercenter.