More than 3 000 Industry Leaders Think Forward at Hexagon 2012
5 June 2012
Leica Geosystems to host professionals from more than 70 countries, posting record-breaking attendance numbers.
(Heerbrugg, 5 June 2012) - Today Leica Geosystems welcomes customers and partners from around the world to Hexagon 2012, taking place from June 4-7 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. In its second annual international conference, Hexagon 2012 brings together the latest technologies and user communities from Leica Geosystems, Intergraph®, Hexagon Metrology and Novatel all in one location to provide attendees with an user experience of unprecedented scope and value.
Professionals from the mapping, positioning, surveying, engineering, construction, asset management, public safety and security, and geospatial solutions industries are taking part of Hexagon 2012 in record-breaking levels. According to the latest official report, attendance numbers are trending above 70% ahead of last year’s strong performance. The Geosystems track alone features more than 100 targeted breakout sessions tailored into three sub-tracks: “Trends in Mapping & Positioning for Government and Industry”, “HDS/Laser Scanning”, and “Geospatial Solutions”. Each incorporates hands-on training courses, previews of new technologies, interactive technical demonstrations and workshops, compelling customer testimonials from today’s thought leaders, and unlimited networking opportunities. All of the company’s latest solutions will be on display in a massive 42,000 sq.ft .TechPark.
Jürgen Dold, President, Hexagon Geosystems and Ken Mooyman, President, Hexagon Geosystems NAFTA will present the featured keynote address for the Geosystems track. The keynote will highlight how the latest innovations from Geosystems, combined with its customers' expertise and ingenuity, is positively influencing and changing our future. Furthermore, attendees will learn how Geosystems’ solutions interface with and leverage Intergraph®, MicroSurvey, and Metrology solutions for the benefit of end-users and their clients.
“Hexagon 2012 unites a broad base of customers and partners from all over the world. These next few days provide a unique opportunity to showcase the synergies across the entire Hexagon organization and learn from our customers first-hand how our integrated solutions are optimizing their workflows, resulting in a smarter approach to the planning and execution of projects. I am always inspired by their ingenuity“, said Mooyman.
For those who are unable to participate in the conference, Hexagon will stream President and CEO Ola Rollén’s keynote presentation, “Hexagon: Moving Businesses, Industries and the World Forward,” live on Tuesday, June 5th. Rollén will speak about Hexagon’s commitment to empowering customers with actionable information to proactively address tomorrow’s challenges today. He will be joined on stage by Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) President Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) President John Graham, Hexagon Metrology President Norbert Hanke and Hexagon Geosystems President Jürgen Dold, who will highlight stories describing how customers have employed Hexagon technologies to positively impact the global trends and changes facing the world today. The presentation will begin at 08:00 PDT at http://thinkforwardlive.hexagonconference.com/.
Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
With close to 200 years of experience pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.
Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 3,500 employees in 28 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon, Sweden.
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Leica Geosystems AG
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