The European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF), which runs from Dec. 4-5. 2012 in Salzburg, Austria, has announced that Lawrie Jordan, director of imagery at Esri will be giving this year’s keynote presentation.

Jordan’s keynote speech will provide a vision for the fast-paced LIDAR industry. Focusing on how organizations can take their remotely sensed data to create intelligent 3D images for use in the cloud and augmented reality, his presentation will address the challenges facing the industry as well as potential GIS solutions.

As well as working as Esri’s Director of Imagery, Jordan acts as special assistant to Jack Dangermond, president of Esri, serving as an advocate for successful applications of all forms of imagery within the GIS enterprise, including environmental, civil, defense and intelligence community solutions. He has also been an adviser to numerous government organizations on current and future trends involving imagery and satellite programs.

Full details about of Lawrie Jordan’s keynote presentation and an abstract are available at: www.lidarmap.org/ELMF. Please note, early bird rates are still available for the ELMF conference, for delegates that register online by Oct. 10, 2012.