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08/05/2011

Blue Marble Announces Featured Speakers for 2011 User Conference

Gardiner, Maine - Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com)is pleased to announce the featured speakers for the Third Annual Blue Marble User Conference on November 2nd, at the Grand Hyatt Denver, CO. The Third Annual Blue Marble User Conference will be a fun, educational day focused on Blue Marble software, geospatial data transformation, geomatics and highly accurate data challenges. This free conference will be followed by public training on Thursday November 3rd consisting of Blue Marble's renowned Applied Geodesy Training. It is our pleasure to invite you to share your recent experiences, discoveries, and innovations with the other Blue Marble users and industry experts. Attendees are asked to pre-register at http://www.bluemarblegeo.com/bmuc/index.php to guarantee a spot at this complimentary event.

Blue Marble's geospatial data manipulation and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas , mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations.

This year's Blue Marble User Conference will be held for the first time in Denver, Colorado. Featured speakers include industry leaders from Topcon, Merrick & Company, Raytheon, USGS and many more. With all that is happening in the industry, and in LiDAR, there is definitely a theme naturally occurring. This conference is sure to offer exciting presentations of best practices for sound GIS and survey data management. To view the current schedule of speakers visit the conference page at http://www.bluemarblegeo.com/bmuc/agenda.php. Join us for a full day on how to maximize your investment in Blue Marble software, or come see why so many consider Blue Marble software essential to their work.

For the first time in Colorado, Blue Marble will offer its popular Applied Geodesy Training course on Thursday November 3rd. The curriculum focuses on the basics of geodesy as applied to the Blue Marble Desktop and Geographic Calculator v7.6. Whether you're working with coordinate conversion, raster reprojection, or complex GIS data conversion knowing how to handle inevitable complex mapping issues that arise is key. Anyone attending the Third Annual User Conference will be offered a discount on the training, while the conference is free to attend.

"Colorado is a hot-bed of GIS activity and a natural fit for our user conference," stated Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham. "We are looking forward to bringing our users in the area and from away together to meet with our team in a hands-on, educational setting. We are also pleased to offer this at no cost to attendees hopefully helping out with tight budgets in a challenging economy."

About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, ME is a leading developer and provider of software products and services for highly accurate geospatial data conversion solutions. Blue Marble is known for their coordinate conversion expertise and is the developer of The Geographic Calculator and GeoCalc SDK. The company has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 18 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.

Contact Information:
Kris Berglund
Blue Marble Geographics
Gardiner, ME, USA
kb@bluemarblegeo.com
800-616-2725
+1(207) 582-6747