The International LiDAR Mapping Forum is a technical conference and exhibition focused on data acquisition, fusion, processing and point clouds for the aerial surveying and mapping used to support transport, urban modeling, coastal zone mapping, utility asset management, and more.


The event will be held:

Feb. 23-25, 2015
Denver, Colo.

The Latest Geospatial Technology Trends

ILMF is the premier conference for the latest geospatial technological developments, from innovations in photogrammetry to advances in aerial LiDAR systems. Explore an international exhibition of leading hardware and software suppliers showing their newest releases. Attend sessions where more than 60 experts will present best practices and case studies for cutting-edge technologies like:

  • Geiger-Mode LiDAR
  • Focal Plane Array (FPA) LiDAR
  • Mobile Mapping Systems (MMS)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Focus on UAVs

This year, ILMF features a UAV workshop and pavilion, where industry leaders discuss the current regulatory landscape and legal guidelines, UAVs versus aerial LiDAR, training and insurance considerations, and more. Additional program content will cover topics like “Does Camera Quality Matter in sUAS Photography?” and “LiDAR Scanning with Supplementary UAV Captured Images for Structural Inspections.”

Other Topics Covered Include:

  • Data Fusion
  • Extracting from Point Clouds
  • Managing Large Data Sets/Point Clouds
  • Airborne, Terrestrial and Bathymetric LiDAR
  • Coastal Zone, Defense and Floodplain LiDAR
  • Corridor and Utilities Mapping
  • Data Classification, GIS


Network with and gain valuable information from other precision-measurement and imaging professionals across disciplinary lines. Discuss best practices, share project experience, and benefit from the wealth of experience your peers can offer.

Attendance at ILMF 2015 is expected to exceed 800, and will include professionals from these organizations who have already registered:

  • American Transmission Co
  • BAE Systems
  • Ball Aerospace
  • BNSF Railway
  • Bonneville Power Administration
  • Devon Energy Corporation
  • Dewberry
  • NASA
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Woolpert

Discover what’s new and what’s next at ILMF 2015! Register now at