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03/20/2019

Blue Marble Hosting its First Free Online Geo-Conference GeoTalks on March 21

Hallowell, Maine - March 20, 2019 ï¿ Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is hosting the first Blue Marble GeoTalks, an online gathering of geospatial enthusiasts who share a common interest in Blue Marble's technology. Scheduled for March 21, this free virtual geo-conference will offer a mix of Blue Marble product updates and news, software tips and tricks, and engaging presentations from the National Geodetic Survey, BSP Engineers Inc., MFBI Technologies, and LiDARUSA.

The Blue Marble GeoTalks speakers and presentations include:

Dan Martin, The National Geodetic Survey (https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/)
Presentation: Preparing for Change: New Coordinates Coming in 2022

Anthony Beach, BSP Engineers, Inc (http://www.bspengineers.com/)
Presentation: Using UAS Technology in Combination with Global Mapper and the LiDAR Module

Michael Frings, MFBI Technologies (http://www.mfbi.de/)
Presentation: Optimal Positioning of Advertising Poles in Topographically Challenging Environments

Daniel Fagerman, LiDARUSA (https://www.lidarusa.com/)
Presentation: Scanning the Past: A Look at the Ancient Mayan Pyramid at Uxmal

"GeoTalks is an expansion of our Blue Marble User Conferences (BMUC), which we conduct at different locations around the world," said Patrick Cunningham, President of Blue Marble Geographics. "This year, we're excited to offer the same quality presentations from professionals in the industry for free and to a broader online audience. Going 'virtual' with this event is consistent with our mission to offer affordable and accessible products to our customers around the world."

For more information about Blue Marble GeoTalks, and to register, visit: https://bluemarblegeo.com/bmuc/index.php

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About Blue Marble Geographics: Since the early 1990s, Blue Marble Geographics has been a pioneer in the development of powerful and innovative geospatial software. Widely regarded for its expertise in coordinate conversion and file format support, Blue Marbleï¿s products include Geographic Calculator, the paradigm for highly accurate spatial data conversion and advanced projection management; Global Mapper, a fully-functional and affordable GIS application; and the Global Mapper LiDAR Module, a suite of powerful point cloud processing tools.

Contact Information:
Chelsea Ellis
Blue Marble Geographics
Hallowell, ME, USA
chelseae@bluemarblegeo.com
800-616-2725
+1(207) 622-4622