Leica Geosystems to Host Professionals From More Than 70 Countries, Posting Record-Breaking Attendance Numbers

(Norcross, GA, 5 June 2011) Today Leica Geosystems welcomes customers and partners from around the world to Hexagon 2012, taking place from June 4-7 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. In its second annual international conference, Hexagon 2012 brings together the latest technologies and user communities from Leica Geosystems, Intergraph, Hexagon Metrology and Novatel all in one location to provide attendees with an user experience of unprecedented scope and value.

Professionals from the mapping, positioning, surveying, engineering, construction, asset management, public safety and security, and geospatial solutions industries are taking part of Hexagon 2012 in record-breaking levels. According to the latest official report, attendance numbers are trending above 70% ahead of last years strong performance. The Geosystems 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. Each incorporates hands-on training courses, previews of new technologies, interactive technical demonstrations and workshops, compelling customer testimonials from todays thought leaders, and unlimited networking opportunities. All of the companys lastest solutions will be on display in a massive 42,000 sq.ft .TechPark

Jergen Dold, President, Hexagon Geosystems and Ken Mooyman, President, Hexagon Geosystems NAFTA will present the featured keynote address for the Geosystems track. The keynote will highlight how the latest innovations from Geosystems, combined with its customers’ expertise and ingenuity, is positively influencing and changing our future. Furthermore, attendees will learn how Geosystems solutions interface with and leverage Intergraph, MicroSurvey, and Metrology solutions for the benefit of end-users and their clients.

Hexagon 2012 unites a broad base of customers and partners from all over the world. These next few days provide a unique opportunity to showcase the synergies across the entire Hexagon organization and learn from our customers first-hand how our integrated solutions are optimizing their workflows, resulting in a smarter approach to the planning and execution of projects. I am always inspired by their ingenuity, said Mooyman.

For those who are unable to participate in the conference, Hexagon will stream President and CEO Ola Rollns keynote presentation, Hexagon: Moving Businesses, Industries and the World Forward, live on Tuesday, June 5th. Rolln will speak about Hexagons commitment to empowering customers with actionable information to proactively address tomorrows challenges today. He will be joined on stage by Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) President Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) President John Graham, Hexagon Metrology President Norbert Hanke and Hexagon Geosystems President Juergen Dold, who will highlight stories describing how customers have employed Hexagon technologies to positively impact the global trends and changes facing the world today. The presentation will begin at 08:00 PDT at http://thinkforwardlive.hexagonconference.com.