Conference Interviews: Bentley Year In Infrastructure 2015 - London, UK

YII2015 interviewsWe interview several personnel at the annual Bentley Year In Infrastructure event held in London, UK. Questions regarding software, services, concepts and new infrastructure applications from around the globe were asked. The event includes the annual Be Inspired Awards from across the infrastructure lifecycle sectors, including innovations from world-class projects across the globe. In the 1st of a two-part series we presented from some of the projects and the awards.

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LiDAR Processing Short Course – Combining 3D Laser Scanning with Geological Research

tls outcrop Following up on the joint field trip to the Peloponnese in Greece this spring, the GIScience Group, welcomed Lisa Bingham and Andreas Habel, two scientists from the University of Stavanger, Department of Petroleum Engineering, for a two-day workshop (Dec 9 and 10, 2015) on LiDAR processing. The main objective of the LiDAR workshop was to teach Heidelberg’s 3D geoprocessing methods and to discuss new procedures for using terrestrial LiDAR 3D point cloud data in geological research. Read More

Conference Report: Bentley Year In Infrastructure 2015 - London, UK

image YII2015The annual Bentley Year In Infrastructure event was held in London, UK from November 3-5, 2015. This flagship conference includes the annual Be Inspired Awards from across the infrastructure lifecycle sectors, including innovations from world-class projects across the globe. In the 1st of a two-part series we take a look at the presenters from some of these projects and the awards. In addition, Bentley Systems presented new product announcements, software updates and the event include several presentations from various leading software providers and companies related to these infrastructure directions. 

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Gateway to Maps for Europe Takes Centre Stage at European Commission

maps europeNational Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities have demonstrated how their maps and land information can help the European Commission to achieve the EU’s priorities. The two-week Maps for Europe event in Brussels focused on the use of geospatial data to better understand information related to people and places. It was organised by EuroGeographics, the membership association for European National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities in collaboration with Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, under the patronage of European Commissioner Marianne Thyssen.

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SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 in Japan - Disruptive Innovation And New Technologies

siggraph asia 2015The Kobe Convention Center was bustling with activity last week as it played host to Asia’s premier graphics, animation, art and technology event. Held from 2 to 5 November 2015, the 8th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference and Exhibition brought together over 7,000 computer graphics professionals, technologists, researchers, enthusiasts and trade visitors hailing from 49 countries across the globe.

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