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Thursday, October 11 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
LiDAR, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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As LiDAR becomes more accessible and easier to use, the next step is to use 3D to analyze current and future environments. Learn how using LiDAR and 3D datasets visualizations allow us to better understand our world.

  •  LiDAR for Conservation Mapping and 3D Modeling
    Sai Kumar Pinnepalli, CP GISP, Program Manager, IIC Technologies Inc., Columbia, MD
  • Taming Billions of LIDAR Points with OmniSci's GPU Database
    Veda Shankar, Senior Developer Advocate,OmniSci (formerly MapD), San Francisco, CA
    Michael Flaxman, Founder, Geodesign Technologies
  • Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) with ArcGIS
    Eric Wittner, Product Manager - 3D and Procedural Technology, Esri, Redlands, CA

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Caitlyn Meyer

Project Manager, GeoDecisions
Caitlyn executes projects for GeoDecisions®, Gannett Fleming’s enterprise geospatial IT division, managing requirements definition, system development life cycles, client interaction, stakeholder coordination, subcontractor oversight, and ongoing status reporting for key client... Read More →

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Michael Flaxman

Founder, Geodesign Technologies
Former MIT faculty and ESRI Industry Manager, now geospatial jack of all trades. Support a number of domestic and international clients in leveraging remote sensing, GIS and LIDAR to conduct suitability and risk assessments, as well as forward-oriented planning. Doctorate from Harvard... Read More →
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Saikumar Pinnepalli, CP, GISP

Program Manager, IIC Technologies Inc.
Have been in GIS since 1993 starting with AutoCAD and PC ArcINFO. Developed the skills during my Masters and built my skills in GIS implementation during my stay with ESRI India. Executed enterprise wide GIS jobs in Singapore, Malaysia and helped train more than 300 students as part... Read More →
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Veda Shankar

Senior Developer Advocate, OmniSci
Veda Shankar is a Senior Developer Advocate at OmniSci working actively to assist the user community to take advantage of OmniSci’s open source analytics platform. He is a customer oriented IT specialist with a unique combination of experience in product development, marketing and... Read More →
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Eric Wittner

Product Manager - 3D and Procedural Technology, Esri
Eric Wittner is one of Esri’s 3D Product Managers focused on Procedural Modeling, Geodesign, and Urban Planning. He works to expand public understanding of how Esri's products can support or enhance an organization’s workflows, and bring them success. Having spent six years as... Read More →

Thursday October 11, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
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