GeoTalks 2024 Agenda

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

All sessions are scheduled in Eastern Standard Time. Attendees will have multiple opportunities to win licenses to Global Mapper and Geographic Calculator (winners must be present to collect their prizes).

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8:15 – 8:20  Welcome

Cíntia Miranda, Director of Marketing, and Meg Scribner, Marketing Assistant, Blue Marble Geographics

8:25 – 8:40 Closing the Book on Year Thirty & Looking Beyond

Patrick Cunningham, CEO, Blue Marble Geographics

8:45 – 9:15 Positioning the Optimal Flattened Site and Measuring the Effects on Terrain in Global Mapper Standard v25

Amanda Lind, Technical Content Writer, Blue Marble Geographics

9:20-9:50 Global Mapper’s Versatile Raster Analysis Tools: Application on Tailings Dam Break Analysis

Abdolvahid Mohammadian, Ph.D., Hydrotechnical Specialist, AtkinsRéalis, Canada

9:55 – 10:05 Global Mapper Standard Tip & Global Mapper License Raffle

Vincent Falardeau, Application Specialist, Blue Marble Geographics

10:10 – 10:40 Advanced Point Cloud Analysis in Global Mapper Pro

Jeff Hatzel, Product Manager, Blue Marble Geographics

10:45 – 11:15 Mapping Tree Density Using Lidar Data – A Tool for Wildfire Risk Assessment

Dwayne Tannant, Ph.D., P.Eng., FCIM, Professor University of British Columbia, Canada

11:20 – 11:30 Global Mapper Pro Tip & Global Mapper Pro License Raffle 

Gus Cooke, Application Specialist, Blue Marble Geographics

11:35 – 12:00 Blue Marble Educational Programs & Scholarship Award

David McKittrick, Outreach and Training Manager, and Gus Cooke, Application Specialist, Blue Marble Geographics

12:00 – 12:20 Lunch Break
12:25 – 13:00 Mine Rehabilitation Design in Environmentally Sensitive Areas

Brett Rhodes, Senior Closure Planning Engineer, Australia

13:05 – 13:35 Global Mapper Mobile for Field Data Collection, Cost Estimates, and Presentation

Yu-Ning Liu, Application Specialist, and Jenna Nelson, Application Specialist, Blue Marble Geographics

13:40 – 13:50 Global Mapper Mobile Pro Tip & Global Mapper Mobile Pro License Raffle

Jenna Nelson, Application Specialist, Blue Marble Geographics

13:55 – 14:25 Brave New Coordinates: The Next Generation of State Plane in the United States

Michael Dennis, Ph.D., P.E., PLS, Geodesist, NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey, United States

14:30 – 15:00 Geographic Calculator and GeoCalc Online: Latest Features and Developments

Scott Webber, Product Manager, Blue Marble Geographics

15:05 -15:15 Geographic Calculator Tip & Geographic Calculator License Raffle 

Yu-Ning Liu, Application Specialist, Blue Marble Geographics

15:20 – 15:30 Closing Remarks

Cíntia Miranda, Director of Marketing, and Meg Scribner, Marketing Assistant, Blue Marble Geographics

* Times and events are subject to change. Sessions are in Eastern Standard Time.

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