British Embassy to Host Laser Scanning Forum in Chile

Nottingham, UK, 25 February 2014 – The British Embassy in Chile will play host to a showcase of the latest developments and technical innovations in laser scanning. Organised through UK Trade and Investment the free to attend forum will feature demonstrations of the leading laser scanning monitoring system SiteMonitor as well as the worlds first truly mobile, hand held, rapid laser mapping system ZEB1. With support from UK based 3D Laser Mapping and SiteMonitor Systems as well as local surveying specialists GEOCOM the one day event will take place on the 25th March 2014 in Santiago.

Mr Carlos Escudero, co-founder of Santiago based GEOCOM commented, Surveying, geotechnical measurements and geodesy are thriving industries in Chile and the recent advancements in laser scanning and monitoring are of huge interest to the mining, exploration, construction and mapping communities.
This event will provide a marvellous opportunity for anyone with an interest in laser scanning to get hands on with some of the most advanced solutions currently on the market.

Dr Graham Hunter, Executive Chairman and founder of 3D Laser Mapping added, With support from UK Trade and Investment and GEOCOM it has been possible to organise this event bringing the very latest innovations in laser scanning to Chile. For the British Embassy to host such an event is an enormous honour.

The Laser Scanning Forum will feature a number of presentations from senior representative of the participating companies 3D Laser Mapping, SiteMonitor Systems and GEOCOM, system demonstrations and networking opportunities.
The morning sessions will focus on laser scanning for slope stability monitoring while the afternoon presentations will showcase new surveying techniques for underground mapping. Delegates are invited to attend either morning or afternoon sessions or both.

Participation in the Laser Scanning Forum, being held on the 25th March
2014 at the British Embassy in Santiago, is by invitation only. For further information or to request an invitation please contact Scott Bennett by email at or Roberto Eltit at


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Notes for Editors

3D Laser Mapping is a global developer of laser scanning solutions for sectors such as mapping, mining and manufacturing. 3D Laser Mapping specialises in integrating laser scanning hardware with their own software and peripherals to create solutions at the cutting edge of technology. Through a worldwide network of distributors 3D Laser Mapping is able to provide frontline support and service for a growing international client base.

SiteMonitor Systems was formed to bring the SiteMonitor4D solution to market. With over 10 years experience integrating laser scanning systems into the mining environment, SiteMonitor Systems staff are uniquely placed to ensure the performance and reliability systems installed in some of the most remote and inhospitable environments around the world.

GEOCOM with almost 30 years of experience is the leading company in Chile in providing advanced solutions for field surveying and is 3D Laser Mapping
s Chilean representative for its range of high tech laser scanning solutions.

UK Trade and Investment is a UK Government department working with businesses, such as 3D Laser Mapping, based in the United Kingdom to ensure their success in international markets.