Geomatics Atlantic 2014 are pleased to announce that we have two confirmed keynote speakers for the upcoming conference:
Adam Klaptocz is Head of the Hardware and Mechanical Engineering team at SenseFly, a company specialized in drones based in Switzerland. SenseFly is involved with the assembly and marketing of autonomous mini-drones and related software solutions for civil professional applications such as accurate mapping of mining sites, quarries, forests, construction sites, crops, etc. Adam is also the President and co-founder of Drone Adventures, a non-profit organization with the goal of promoting the use of civilian drones in the Humanitarian, Conservation, Cultural and Search and Rescue sectors. Adam will discuss SenseFly‘s drones and latest technologies.
You can read more about Adam’s work the SenseFly and Drone Adventures websites.
Ed Parsons is the Geospatial Technologist of Google, with responsibility for evangelising Google’s mission to organise the world’s information using geography. In this role he maintains links with Universities, Research and Standards Organisations which are involved in the development of Geospatial Technology. Ed earned a Masters degree in Applied Remote Sensing from Cranfield Institute of Technology and holds a Honorary Doctorate in Science from Kingston University, London and is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Ed will give a talk on Google’s latest technology with respect to Geomatics.
You can read more about Ed’s work and events on his personal webpage.