Heerbrugg, Switzerland: Leica Geosystems announced that its customers and prospective users who register by May 2, 2011 for Hexagon 2011 Conference can save 60 percent over regular rates. In addition, session titles and speaker names for more than 50 timely presentations are now posted online for the mapping and positioning industry’s highly anticipated conference of 2011 – Hexagon 2011. The conference, which includes the major, new Geosystems @ Hexagon 2011 track, will be held in Orlando, Florida, during June 6 – 9.
The company has also made available information about planned presentations and descriptions of 17 hands-on training workshops. Presentations and hands-on training are specifically tailored for the mapping, positioning, surveying, engineering, construction, asset management, public safety and geospatial solutions industries. Prospective attendees can check out the live, searchable catalogue of sessions at . Site visitors can search by track, sub-track, focus area (for example, BIM, laser scanning, etc.), session type, and speaker to find presentations and workshops just suitable for their organisation.
Hexagon 2011 will also feature a large TechExpo and access to Intergraph and Hexagon Metrology tracks, as well as several social and networking events. Within the Geosystems @ Hexagon 2011 track, a sampling of presentations listed online includes these hot topics:
– How a survey department successfully networked for scan modelling partners at the 2010 Leica Geosystems HDS User Conference and achieved a fast start with HDS/Laser Scanning immediately afterwards;
– 4 ways to improve surveying workflow with Imaging;
– Scanning for BIM projects: latest tools and workflows included embedded TruView;
– RTN-101 – A user/implementer’s introduction to network corrected real-time GNSS;
– Best practices in disaster and risk management – an airborne mapping perspective;
– Providing “clash-checking” services in addition to scanning services for plant engineering clients;
– A user’s perspective: Maximizing the use of advanced survey equipment and software to drive personnel efficiency on a large civil project;
– How a survey firm leveraged HDS/Laser Scanning for transportation surveys to expand into new markets;
– Case Study: Monitoring the NY subway construction; and
– Points-to-BIM: a major contractor’s experience in using total station data, tape measurements and scan data for BIM updates during construction.