Robert Shaw of The Discovery Programme to Speak at SPAR Europe & European LiDAR Mapping Forum in November

The Discovery Programme's Senior Geo-Surveyor to Speak on "Ogham in 3D"

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Portland, Maine (PRWEB) September 24, 2013

SPAR Point Group announced today that Robert Shaw, Senior Geo-Surveyor, The Discovery Programme will deliver a presentation entitled “Ogham in 3D - Documenting the Ogham Alphabet Inscribed Stones of Ireland” at SPAR Europe 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference and European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF) taking place 11-13 November 2013 at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

“In this session, Mr. Shaw will outline how laser scanning technology is being used to document the ancient Ogham Stones, one of Ireland’s most remarkable national treasures,” said Linda McLaughlin, Conference Manager. “The session will add the element of history and will demonstrate how laser scanning technology is being applied to conserve and improve understanding of these archaic treasures.” Mr Shaw’s bio and full abstract can be found here.

Mr. Shaw is one of more than 75 experts presenting at SPAR Europe/ELMF. The 2013 program contains extensive conference programming and networking opportunities, as well as ample exhibit hall hours during which attendees can peruse the newest hardware and software solutions. Additionally, the events feature live data capture demonstrations, mobile mapping vehicles, roundtable dinner discussions, a university pavilion, technical seminars and user group meetings.

“The various elements of the program work together to ensure that the professionals who come to SPAR Europe/ELMF leave with the expert education, strategic connections and cutting-edge hardware and software solutions to reduce project costs, improve workflows, enhance safety, and produce higher quality deliverables,” said Lisa Murray, Director of SPAR Europe/ELMF.

Registration is available online now. Full conference, single-day and exhibits-only passes are offered. Group discounts are also available. Early registrants receive the best rates.

SPAR Europe and ELMF are taking place together for the first time in 2013, following SPAR Point Group’s acquisition of ELMF and its sister event, the International LiDAR Mapping Forum. The events had taken place separately since launching in 2010. Tracks are New Technologies; Civil Infrastructure; Land & Natural Resource Management; Process, Power & Utilities; Metrology: Discrete Manufacturing & Short-Range Scanning; Building & Architecture; Digital Cultural Preservation; and Forensics & Security Planning.

About SPAR Europe/European LiDAR Mapping Forum
SPAR Europe 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference and European LiDAR Mapping Forum bring together professionals from throughout Europe and beyond to discover the latest advances and technologies in 3D data capture, processing and delivery to drive efficiency, improve workflows, reduce project timelines, save money, improve safety and mitigate risk. In addition to robust conference programming, the events feature an exhibition full of hardware and software solutions and multiple networking events. Additional information is available on the conference website and on social media, including Twitter @SPAR_Events #SPARELMF.

About SPAR Point Group
SPAR Point Group organizes conferences and provides news and information for professionals involved in 3D imaging technologies. Content–delivered in-person and online–gives practitioners tools and information to make better business decisions. SPAR Point Group organizes SPAR Europe, European LiDAR Mapping Forum, SPAR International, International LiDAR Mapping Forum and SPAR Japan and publishes SPARPointGroup.com and SPARView. SPAR Point Group is wholly-owned by Diversified Business Communications, http://www.divbusiness.com.


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