User Group Meetings
User Group Meetings are a wonderful chance for Conference attendees to meet with various exhibitors' in a more intimate setting. The User Group Meetings for the ASPRS 2012 Annual Conference will be held on Monday, March 19th and Tuesday, March 20th, 2012.
The User Group Meetings are half-day sessions, either 8:00 am until 12:00 noon or 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm and include a discussion or presentation from the exhibiting company about their new products, software or innovations. This is a Don't Miss opportunity to meet with various companies and ask important specific questions you may have regarding their products.
Plan ahead and make time to attend the User Group Meetings at the ASPRS 2012 Annual Conference! See the meeting descriptions and schedule below. All User Group Meetings will be held in the Sacramento Convention Center.
Monday, March 19, 2012
8:00 am until 12:00 noon
KLT Associates, Inc.
1:00 pm until 5:00 pm
New Tech Services, Inc.
New Tech Services, Inc. specializes in the Sales of pre-owned Aerial Survey/Mapping equipment. NTS also markets a Photo Mission Planning Tool to calculate the amount of images needed anywhere, accurately and cost efficient. All data can be exported to most FMS. New in version 8.1: download Maps directly from Google into TopoFlight with selectable resolution. TopoFlight Navigator is the Flight Management System. Visit: www.nts-info.com and www.TopoFlight.com for more info. Please contact: Tony at
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
8:00 am until 12:00 noon
The future of SOCET SET is here! Learn how to build and complete photogrammetric workflows in SOCET GXP v4.0. The intuitive Microsoft Office Fluent user interface organizes the workspace and simplifies rigorous tasks. New functionality offers automated 3-D site and city modeling; advanced visualization and terrain editing (TIN and Grid, including LIDAR point clouds)); and automated server-side ortho processing. In addition, see the new tool that everyone is talking about — GXP Xplorer — for efficient data management and visualization.
The Esri User Group meeting, at the ASPRS 2012 Annual Conference, is a gathering of remotely sensed data and imagery users and those who are interested in best practices for remotely sensed data, imagery and GIS. Highlights will include presentations on the future direction of the ArcGIS system for remote sensing professionals, Esri technology demonstrations, and time for user questions and answers.
Geographic Resource Solutions
Please stop by the GRS Land Cover Mapping User’s Group to discuss the GRS Densitometer and techniques for using point-transect sampling for estimating vegetation cover, fuels, and ground conditions. Discussions will include applying these field techniques to collect ground truth and accuracy assessment data for land cover mapping. We will also share techniques for site selection and field logistics for collecting ground truth and accuracy assessment data over very large areas.
Intergraph, Leica Geosystems and ERDAS
Together, Intergraph, Leica Geosystems and ERDAS and provide leading hardware and software tools to support the complete geospatial information lifecycle - accurately capturing high-quality imagery, providing photogrammetry and remote sensing data analysis, and managing and delivering data to transform vector, raster and terrain information into fully integrated geospatial solutions.
Intergraph, Leica Geosystems and ERDAS and are wholly owned subsidiaries of Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of precision measurement technology.
Inpho and eCognition fans, join us for the latest developments in software for transforming images into geo-information. Highlights include image matching for high-quality point clouds, new strategies for point cloud filtering and tiling, innovative approaches to combining 2D raster and vector data with statistical attributes derived from 3D point clouds, and state-of-the-art machine learning to supplement object classification rule sets.
1:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Solve your most challenging hyperspectral and environmental measurement problems at the ASD User Group. This meeting will include an instructional presentation at 1:30 and 3:30. Each presentation is followed by an open workshop to discuss your specific applications.
Experience the industry-standard FieldSpec line of rugged, portable spectroradiometers and talk with our product experts to learn why these powerful instruments are unparalleled in providing high-quality field results…and why ASD is the top choice for remote sensing and environmental sciences researchers.
Exelis Visual Information Solutions
Please join the ENVI team for the ENVI User Group Meeting at ASPRS. This session will feature presentations by image analysis and GIS professionals who will demonstrate how they use ENVI to solve real world problems. In addition, you will learn latest advances from the ENVI development team, including new features and updates on the ENVI product roadmap.
Please join us for our combined GeoCue, QCoherent Spring User Group Meeting. During this session, we will not only update you on the latest GeoCue workflow integration solutions but also provide an overview of LIDAR Production tools from initial data processing through data dissemination and on to exploitation in an ArcGIS environment. In addition to updates on GeoCue and LP360, we will have a special focus on the complete integration of LIDAR data management from processing through distribution to end users via web tools.
Join the technical experts and business leaders from Microsoft’s UltraCam product group along with business partners in this half day presentation for an opportunity to learn firsthand about the company’s latest aerial mapping sensor and software product advancements as well as the latest business developments. Prizes will be raffled, refreshments will be served, and seating will be limited so be sure to arrive early.
This workshop will provide information on Optech's latest efforts in hardware and software development. Focused presentations on new camera hardware releases and ALTM upgrade packages will be conducted, as well as a user training session featuring Optech’s all-new flight management system, Optech FMS.
Topcon Positioning Systems
Increasing Production and Improving Workflows with 3D Mobile Mapping
Join us as we present how Topcon Mobile mapping hardware and software tools can improve data workflows and increase production. Our session will include presentations and demonstrations focusing on workflows that can easily manage and manipulate geospatial information for a variety of applications. Through the integration of 360° images and high density point cloud, we get a superior dataset for feature recognition and data extraction. Come explore the latest developments in mobile mapping technology and how it can keep you on the cutting edge!