Toronto, Canada – Optech Incorporated, the leading manufacturer of advanced lidar survey instruments, is gearing up to host its first Innovative Lidar Solutions Conference (ILSC) from June 24-26, 2009 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel Suites & Conference Centre.

Attendees at ILSC 2009 will be participating in discussions on specific issues surrounding lidar data collection, measurement and analysis, and will share their real solutions to real survey problems. ILSC 2009 will provide a greater understanding of how lidar tools and systems can be optimized to take advantage of their full potential. Through extensive presentations and direct interaction with other professionals, this conference will provide an opportunity for lidar users to expand their vision of applying these tools. In addition to stationary and mobile lidar scanners, many other technologies are emerging, so a broad range of advanced concepts will be showcased.

“Optech Incorporated was the original pioneer in developing lidar technologies, and continues to drive the leading edge of new instrumentation and techniques,” said Brent Gelhar, Vice President, Sales and Product Strategy. “That’s why we have organized this conference – we understand the importance of facilitating a greater interchange of ideas, ideas that open new avenues to innovative lidar solutions.”


About Optech
Optech is the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced laser-based survey instruments. We offer client-driven lidar solutions in airborne terrestrial mapping, airborne laser bathymetry, laser imaging, mine cavity monitoring and industrial process control, as well as space-qualified sensors for orbital operations and planetary exploration.
www.optech.ca