Hexagon 2011 International Conference: Stage Set for the Industry's Event of the Year

Geosystems@Hexagon 2011 Track to Showcase Leading-Edge Measurement Technologies

(Norcross, GA, 7 June 2011) Leica Geosystems today welcomes customers and partners from around the world to Hexagon 2011, taking place from June 6 -9 at the Orlando World Center Marriot Resort in Orlando, Florida. In its inaugural year, Hexagon 2011 brings together the latest technologies and user communities from Leica Geosystems, Z/I Imaging, as well as Intergraph®, and Hexagon Metrology in one location to provide attendees with an user experience of unprecedented scope and value.

Jürgen Dold, President, Hexagon Geosystems, and Ken Mooyman, President, Hexagon Geosystems NAFTA, will present the featured keynote address for the Geosystems@Hexagon 2011 track. Titled "Advancing Earth’s Infrastructure with Measurement Technologies", the keynote provides an overview of how the portfolio of Leica Geosystems and Z/I Imaging solutions, combined with its customers’ expertise and ingenuity, address many of today’s key global challenges and associated macro-trends. Furthermore, attendees will learn how Geosystems solutions interface with and leverage Intergraph and Metrology solutions for the benefit of end users and their clients.

"Hexagon 2011 unites a broad base of customers and partners from all over the world. These next few days provide an unique opportunity to showcase the synergies across various industries and the importance of measurement technologies in helping our customers meet some of the greatest challenges facing mankind today" said Mooyman.

The Geosystems@Hexagon 2011 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"  incorporating 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 products will be on display in a massive 24,000 sq. ft. TechExpo.

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. To learn more, visit www.hexagonconference.com 

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
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.