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ILMF Abstract Deadline Nears

August 29, 2011
The deadline for submitting a paper for presentation at the next International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) is September 7, 2011. 

The deadline for submitting a paper for presentation at the next International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) is September 7, 2011.

ILMF will be held in Denver, Colo., January 23-25, 2012. Authors are requested to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words by visiting www.lidarmap.org/conference/submit_papers.aspx.

The following topics should act as a guideline for those wishing to submit an abstract:
  • Data Acquisition - Airborne LiDAR – Acquisition systems, imagery and complementary sensors and best practices

  • Data Acquisition - Bathymetric LiDAR – Acquisition and imaging systems and best practices for the flood plain, coastal and estuarine/river bathymetry sectors

  • Data Fusion & Processing Technologies – Geospatial data capture, processing, analysis, management, archiving and retrieval; improving operational excellence; processing mobile imagery

  • Developments in GIS & Data modelling – 3D visualization, integration with photo-imagery, urban modelling; remote access and processing of LiDAR data

  • Industry Issues – Federal and individual State initiatives; operating and GIS standards, quality and productivity issues; recruitment/training issues

  • Mobile Mapping & Survey – Vehicle-based high speed mapping systems; operational practices and data management

  • Recent Project Examples – LiDAR customers and service providers reporting on experiences in all areas of LiDAR and Mobile Mapping, on commercial and State – funded projects

  • Systems Integration – Technology advances in data capture, data processing and improved operations efficiency

  • Trends in Technology Development – New developments, applications, operational practises and emerging markets
ILMF 2012 will also feature more than 50 leading companies in this rapidly growing global market showcasing new LIDAR products and a wide range of new technologies and services. Exhibitors include LIDAR and complementary sensor manufacturers, survey service companies, data processing, GIS and management specialists and the latest mobile mapping vehicles. A full list of exhibitors can be found at www.lidarmap.org/exhibition/.

For more information, visit www.lidarmap.org.