US: Trimble recently held its 5th international users conference – Trimble Dimensions 2010, in Las Vegas, US. The conference theme—Converge, Connect and Collaborate—provided insight into how the convergence of technologies can redefine the way professionals connect and collaborate to achieve success.
The conference explored the use of technology in a wide range of applications including surveying, engineering, construction, mapping, GIS, geospatial, utilities and mobile resource management. Bryn Fosburgh, Trimble Vice President, said, “It is truly a unique conference focused on how advanced technology solutions are transforming the way work is done.”
According to the company’s press release, there were more than 2,900 registered attendees from 67 countries around the world. They had the opportunity to network with key industry leaders, build partnerships, develop new contacts, discuss opportunities and discover how to overcome obstacles in today’s competitive business environment. With more than 400 sessions across multiple specialty tracks, the conference focused on increasing productivity in the field and the office by revolutionising work processes.
The conference included an off-site demonstration and training area, plus a Partner Pavilion that showcased the complete suite of Trimble construction, survey, engineering, mining, aerial and mobile mapping, GIS, utilities, infrastructure, mobile computing, forestry and agriculture solutions, including products from Accubid, Applanix, Meridian Systems, Pacific Crest, QuickPen and Spectra Precision.