International LiDAR Mapping Forum Announces 2019 Education Program

The program features technical sessions from nearly 50 geospatial professionals focusing on lidar and other emerging remote sensing technologies.

Denver, October 16, 2018 – The conference program for International LiDAR Mapping Forum, the premier event focusing on surveying and mapping technologies including airborne, mobile, and bathymetric lidar, as well as other emerging remote sensing technologies, has been announced. The highly anticipated program, organized by conference planners and an Advisory Board comprised of industry experts, is made up of keynote presentations, case studies, and panels. Nearly 50 speakers are lined up, who will provide geospatial professionals with the latest industry insights, experiences, and use cases. The full program can be viewed here.

“Lidar is now a disruptive commercial technology that continues to emerge rapidly, so our goal is to provide business case studies that demonstrate its amazing capabilities. We’ve put together a balanced agenda that provides excellent technical insights from a wide variety of industries” says Bill Emison, Conference Chair.

Combined with an international exhibition of the newest surveying and mapping technology from the world’s top vendors and numerous networking events, the expo and conference is critical for anyone who needs to stay on top of the latest technology and developments in the rapidly changing geospatial technology market. The 2019 edition of International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), produced by Diversified Communications, will take place from January 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency Denver in Denver Colorado. ILMF 2019 will take place as part of the inaugural edition of Geo Week along with the 2019 editions of MAPPS Winter Conference and ASPRS Annual Conference.

According to Lisa Murray, Group Director at Diversified Communications, “The response to the creation of Geo Week has been tremendous. The geospatial community has long been asking for events to come together and we listened. The powerful combination of ILMF, ASPRS, and MAPPS is about bringing the geospatial community together to strengthen its influence, provide top-notch education, and foster new business opportunities. For anyone involved in geospatial technologies, this is now a must-attend event.”

Registration for 2019 International LiDAR Mapping Forum and ASPRS Annual Conference is now open. Event organizers recommend registering early for the best price and to avoid lines onsite. To register, please visit:

About International LiDAR Mapping Forum
International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) is a technical conference & exhibition focused on airborne, terrestrial and underwater lidar as well as emerging remote-sensing and data collection tools and technology used for applications including Asset Management; Civil Infrastructure; Coastal Zone Mapping; Emergency Services & Disaster Response; Land and Natural Resource Management; and Urban Modeling. ILMF is part of a network of events and media for the global geospatial market organized by Diversified Communications, a leading organizer of conferences, trade shows and online media with 15 years in the geospatial arena, including Commercial UAV Expo Americas, Commercial UAV Europe, Commercial UAV News, International LiDAR Mapping Forum, SPAR 3D Expo & Conference,, AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference and AEC Next News. For more information, visit

About Geo Week
Geo Week is a multi-event collaboration including participation from MAPPS Winter Conference, International LiDAR Mapping Forum, and ASPRS Annual Conference to accomplish a year of geospatial business in just one week. Each of the three events will retain the distinct educational programs their respective attendees have come to rely upon for industry news and information as well as career development. Various conference pass options are available to allow attendees to take part in any or all programming and activities.  For more information regarding Geo Week, please visit

About Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. As producers of these market-leading products Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 14 industries including: food and beverage, healthcare, natural and organic, business management and technology. Established in 1949 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA with divisions and offices around the world, Diversified Communications remains a privately held, third generation, family-owned business. For more information, visit