Blue Marble Announces Featured Speakers for 2010 Users Conference

Gardiner, Maine – September 30th, 2010 – Blue Marble Geographics ( announced the agenda and featured speakers for the Second Annual Blue Marble Users Conference on October 28th at the conclusion of the GITA Oil and Gas conference, a zero cost, one-day conference that will help your team address the challenges of highly accurate mapping. The Blue Marble User Conference is open to all users of Blue Marble’s suite of data conversion solutions for the desktop or developer. Attendees are asked to pre-register at to guarantee a spot. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, government and military organizations.

The Blue Marble Users Conference is Thursday October 28th at the Hilton Houston Westchase Texas; if you have plans to be at the GITA Oil and Gas show which ends Wednesday the 27th, be sure to make some extra time available to spend with Blue Marble. Based on requests from customer feedback, this year the full day conference agenda is offering a choice of two tracks, one for software developer users and one for Desktop application users. Featured speakers include David Doyle of the National Geodetic Survey, Noel Zinn of Hydrometronics formerly of ExxonMobil, and Martin Rayson and Scott McCulloch of Shell. Hear success stories from other Blue Marble users of how they use Blue Marble daily to streamline workflows and overcome transformation challenges. Topics discussed will include: working with LiDAR data, current elements of the United States National Spatial Reference System, Earth-Centered Earth-Fixed, topocentric coordinates, and customizing and implementing Blue Marble tools into everyday workflows. View full conference details here:

“We are very excited about our second annual users conference,” stated Patrick Cunningham, Blue Marble’s President.  “We have packed the day long agenda full of great content from surveyors and GIS Analysts from Oil and Gas, Engineering and Governmental organizations.  Along with our new developer track, we believe we have generated an educational and exciting event for all of our users.”

About Blue Marble Geographics
Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a leading developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data. Blue Marble has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 17 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Learn more at