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March 12, 2013

Optech announces keynotes for ILSC 2013

TORONTO—This week Optech announced the keynotes who will speak at Imaging and Lidar Solutions Conference, ILSC 2013, the company’s annual conference.

The first keynote address will be delivered by Brian Doody, chief executive officer of Teledyne DALSA, Inc. Doody will illustrate how the combination of Optech and Teledyne DALSA’s technology and expertise will bring new benefits to the industry, and how Optech fits into the future of digital imaging within the company. He will also discuss trends in image sensor technology within the remote sensing industry, including consumer-grade versus professional-grade sensors, factory photogrammetry and key markets for high-performance digital imaging.

Lawrie Jordan, director of Imagery for Esri, will deliver the second keynote address. A leader in the field of image processing and remote sensing, Jordan has advised numerous government organizations on current and future trends in imagery and satellite programs. Jordan’s presentation will focus on how remote sensing with imagery and lidar is making GIS real-time, moving it beyond traditional mapping and analysis to enable dynamic operations and support.

The conference is slated to bring together leaders of the industry to share their insights, bringing their unique perspective on the trends affecting today’s users of lidar and camera technology. It will be held from June 25 through 27 at the Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale, Canada.

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