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Leica Geosystems Call for Papers for “Hexagon 2012” International Conference

26 January 2012

(Heerbrugg, 26 January 2012) - Leica Geosystems is seeking papers for its three (3) tracks at Hexagon 2012, 4-7 June 2012, at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Following the spectacular success of the inaugural Hexagon 2011 conference (June 2011, in Orlando, Florida), Hexagon 2012 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:

  • Trends in Mapping & Positioning for Government & Industry: TPS, GNSS and related solutions;
  • HDS/Laser Scanning;
  • Geospatial Solutions: airborne lidar and digital imaging solutions, together with Leica Geosystems’ sister company Z/I Imaging.

Combined, over 70 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 9, 2012 as follows: 

  • Trends in Mapping & Positioning for Government & Industry: Agnes Zeiner

            Agnes.Zeiner@leica-geosystems.com, +41 71 727 34 08 (Switzerland). 

  • HDS/Laser Scanning: Geoff Jacobs

            Geoff.Jacobs@leicaus.com; +1 925 790 2317 (California) 

  • Geospatial Solutions: Doug Flint

            Doug.Flint@leicaus.com, +1 978 692 8500 x222 (Massachusetts) .

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

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With close to 200 years of experience pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.

Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 3,800 employees in 33 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of Hexagon, Sweden.


Konrad Saal
Manager Communications
Leica Geosystems AG
CH-9435 Heerbrugg

Tel: +41 71 727 3131
E-Mail: konrad.saal@leica-geosystems.com