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Leica Geosystems Call for Papers for “HxGN LIVE 2013” International Conference

8 February 2013

(Heerbrugg,Switzerland, 8 February 2013) - Leica Geosystems is seeking presentations for its sessions at HxGN LIVE 2013, formerly known as “Hexagon Conference”, to be held 3-6 June 2013, at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Following the spectacular success of last year’s Hexagon 2012 conference, HxGN LIVE 2013 will again feature a global gathering of users and experts from all parts of Hexagon AB, including Leica Geosystems, Intergraph®, Z/I Imaging, ERDAS, and Hexagon Metrology. More than 3,000 attendees are expected. 

The Geosystems track includes three sub-tracks:

  • Surveying, Infrastructure, Construction and Mining, including dedicated sessions for GIS;
  • HDS/Laser Scanning;
  • Geospatial Solutions: airborne & mobile LiDAR, digital imaging solutions, and 3D visualization from Leica Geosystems and Z/I Imaging.

Combined, over 100 presentations are expected in the Geosystems track alone, incorporating compelling user testimonials, reports on industry trends, new technology previews, interactive technical demonstrations, training classes, and more.

Paper Submittal Guidelines
A number of speaking opportunities are available and conference registration fees are waived for speakers. Submittals should be approximately 150 words in length and reflect topics of interest and value to fellow attendees. 

Those interested in presenting should submit abstracts by April 5, 2013 as follows: 

Surveying, Infrastructure, Construction and Mining: Alexander Zweyer
            Alexander.Zweyer@leica-geosystems.com +41 71 727 4016 (Switzerland) 

HDS/Laser Scanning: Geoff Jacobs
            Geoff.Jacobs@leica-geosystems.com +1 925 790 2317 (California) 

Geospatial Solutions: Doug Flint
            Doug.Flint@leica-geosystems.com +1 978 692 8500 x222 (Massachusetts).

For more conference information and to register, please visit http://www.hexagonconference.com .

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for nearly 200 years, Leica Geosystems is the industry leader in measurement and information technologies. We create complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for innovative product and solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as surveying and engineering, building and heavy construction, safety and security, and power and plant trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.

Leica Geosystems is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.


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