Leica Geosystems’ User Conferences for Laser Scanning and Airborne Sensing Expand to Become Hexagon 2011 International Conference

Expansion to provide conference attendees unprecedented levels of value and scope. To register, visit www.hexagonconference.com

(Norcross, GA., 10 February 2011) Leica Geosystems’ High-Definition Surveying (HDS™) Worldwide User Conference and Airborne Sensor (ABS) User Conference will participate in this new format, offering attendees an unprecedented variety of sessions, hands-on training, networking and new business opportunities under the Hexagon 2011 umbrella.

According to Ken Mooyman, President of Leica Geosystems, NAFTA, “In addition to tracks in HDS™ and Geospatial Solutions, we will inaugurate an eagerly awaited program for users of surveying, construction, mapping, and positioning technologies called “Trends in Mapping & Positioning for Government and Industry”. Our objective with this track is to educate conference attendees on trends and technologies that will fundamentally impact the way we do business in years to come”

Hexagon AB, leading, global provider of 3D solutions to design, measure and position objects and to process and present data, will host its inaugural international conference, Hexagon 2011, 6-9 June at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA. Hexagon 2011 will bring together the latest technologies and user communities from Intergraph®, as well as Hexagon’s Metrology, Geosystems and Technology divisions, in one location to provide attendees with a user experience of unprecedented scope and value.

Hexagon 2011 will feature more than 200 targeted break-out sessions tailored by tracks, incorporating hands-on training courses, previews of new technologies, interactive technical demonstrations and workshops, and compelling customer testimonials. Additionally, the Hexagon 2011 agenda offers insightful keynote presentations on industry and corporate trends as well as unlimited networking opportunities.

“The fusing of conferences into one unified Hexagon 2011 conference underscores Hexagon’s steadfast dedication to its global customers and to delivering a conference of exceptional quality and value,” says Ola Rollén, President and CEO of Hexagon AB. “Every effort is being made to ensure that we exceed the expectations of our attendees, whom we thank for their continued support and encouragement.”

Employing the theme “Building a Smarter World,” Hexagon 2011 emphasizes the ways in which Hexagon empowers organizations to build a smarter world through industry-specific technologies that make processes and infrastructures better, safer and smarter. More than 3,000 attendees are expected to attend Hexagon 2011.

To register and to learn more about Leica Geosystems @ Hexagon 2011 visit: www.hexagonconference.com

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With close to 200 years of 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 Group, Sweden.