Technology event in Orlando
First publishedon www.WorldHighways.com
Leica Geosystems has opened its Hexagon 2011 technology event, which is running from 7-9 June. Located in the Orlando World Center Marriot Resort in Orlando, Florida, Hexagon 2011 brings together the latest technologies and user communities from Leica Geosystems, Z/I Imaging, as well as Intergraph, and Hexagon Metrology. Juergen Dold, President, Hexagon Geosystems, and Ken Mooyman, President, Hexagon Geosystems NAFTA, will present the featured keynote address for the Geosystems at Hexagon 2011 track. Titled "Advancing Earth's Infrastructure with Measurement Technologies", the keynote provides an overview of how the portfolio of Leica Geosystems and Z/I Imaging solutions, combined with its customers' expertise, address key global challenges and associated macro-trends.
Attendees can learn how Geosystems solutions interface with and leverage Intergraph and Metrology solutions. "Hexagon 2011 unites a broad base of customers and partners from all over the world. These next few days provide an unique opportunity to showcase the synergies across various industries and the importance of measurement technologies in helping our customers meet some of the greatest challenges facing mankind today" said Mooyman.
The Geosystems at Hexagon 2011 track alone features more than 100 targeted breakout sessions tailored into three sub-tracks - "Trends in Mapping & Positioning for Government and Industry", "HDS/Laser Scanning", and "Geospatial Solutions" incorporating hands-on training courses, previews of new technologies, interactive technical demonstrations and workshops, compelling customer testimonials from today's thought leaders and unlimited networking opportunities.
Employing the theme "Building a Smarter World," Hexagon 2011 emphasizes the ways in which Hexagon empowers organizations to build a smarter world through industry-specific technologies that make processes and infrastructures better, safer and smarter.