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October 4, 2013

International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2014 Advisory Board Announced


10 LiDAR Experts Named to Conference Board

SPAR 3D announced today the appointment of 10 members to the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) 2014 Advisory Board. “We are thrilled to have such knowledgeable and experienced LiDAR professionals on our Advisory Board,” said Lisa Murray, SPAR 3D Director. “We will work closely with them on programming and session development, including abstract vetting and approval.” ILMF will take place February 17-19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado, USA.

The International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2014 Advisory Board members are: 

  • Tim Blak, General Manager, Tulloch Mapping Solutions
  • Bill Emison, Senior Account Manager, GeoSpatial Solutions/Merrick & Company
  • Doug Flint, Business Development Executive, Flint Associates
  • Brent Gelhar, Technology Commercialization Consultant, Gelhar & Associates
  • Layton Hobbs, Vice President, Woolpert
  • Lewis Graham, President/CTO, GeoCue Group
  • Alastair MacDonald, Managing Director, TMS International Ltd
  • Dave Maune, Senior Remote Sensing Project Manager
  • Mike Renslow, Photogrammetrist/Owner, ASPRS
  • Charles Toth, Senior Research Scientist, Ohio State University

“Our advisory members are driving innovation in airborne, terrestrial and bathymetric LiDAR. They are uniquely qualified to help us design and shape the conference program because they understand first-hand the needs, challenges and wishes of users.” said Ms. Murray.

The technical conference papers at ILMF feature market leading expert speakers covering innovation and significant step changes in the market and an ever widening range of applications for a rapidly growing community of end users of mapping data. The supporting exhibition features more than 60 top hardware and software technology manufacturers and service providers showcasing the latest systems and applications.

About International LiDAR Mapping Forum

The International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) is a technical conference and exhibition focused on the use of airborne, terrestrial and bathymetric LiDAR and mobile mapping systems. ILMF spotlights the use of LiDAR to support transport, urban modeling, coastal zone mapping, land and natural resource management, utility asset management, 3D visualization, GIS and other applications. The event draws professionals from federal, state and local government and commercial enterprises who require the latest tools and information to improve mapping and imagery. For more information, visit

About SPAR 3D

SPAR 3D organizes conferences and provides news and information for professionals involved in 3D measurement and imaging technologies. Content– delivered in-person and online– gives practitioners tools and information to make better business decisions. SPAR 3D organizes SPAR Europe, European LiDAR Mapping Forum, SPAR International, International LiDAR Mapping Forum and SPAR Japan. SPAR 3D is wholly-owned by Diversified Business Communications. For more information, visit and

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