Inaugural Advanced Positioning Educational Exposition (APEX) Educational Conference Announced

December 13, 2006
 The inaugural Advanced Positioning Educational Exposition (APEX) educational conference on GPS, GIS, surveying and mapping solutions, will be held April 2-5, 2007 in Albuquerque.


 LIVERMORE, CA -- The inaugural Advanced Positioning Educational Exposition (APEX) educational conference on GPS, GIS, surveying and mapping solutions, will be held April 2-5, 2007 in Albuquerque.

This first conference is dedicated for federal users and is co-sponsored by Topcon Positioning Systems of Livermore, California, and Holman’s, Inc., a GSA contract holder.

The conference will include educational programs directly aimed at key federal agencies – land management, national resources conservation, United States Geological Survey (USGS), among others – that use precise positioning surveying and construction instruments.

Key speakers will include experts in the disciplines of GPS, GIS, surveying, robotic total stations, and reference networks. Speakers include representatives of the USGS, Hewlett-Packard, the General Services Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Bureau of Land Management, as well as from the private sector.

Headquarters for the conference will be at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North. There is a registration fee of $275 for early registration (before Feb. 28, 2007). After that date the fee will be $350.

Online registration will be available after January 1, 2007 at www.topconapex.com.


About Topcon Positioning Systems

Topcon Positioning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of positioning equipment, offers the world’s leading selection of innovating precision GPS, GIS, laser, optical surveying, and machine control, products, software, and applications. Topcon Corporation is traded on Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).