International LiDAR Mapping Forum Announces Call for Papers


The organizers of International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) have announced a call for papers for their 17th annual conference and exhibition, taking place in Denver on Feb. 13-15, 2017.

The call for papers invites any interested parties to submit abstracts by Sept. 1 on the following topics:

  • Data acquisition – airborne, mobile and bathymetric LiDAR;
  • Developments in LiDAR, including single photon, FLASH and Geiger-mode;
  • Comparisons of LiDAR technologies;
  • Applications/integration of LiDAR, photogrammetry, survey data and dense image matching;
  • LiDAR point clouds and large data sets, including automated feature extraction;
  • Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) developments and applications, as well as comparisons of manned aircraft vs. UAS;
  • Emerging technologies in remote sensing and mapping;
  • Data fusion and processing technologies;
  • Engineering collaboration systems and cloud-hosted data management;
  • Developments in point data classification and GIS modeling;
  • Mobile mapping and survey;
  • Systems integration; and
  • Industry issues.

The ILMF advisory board will review each abstract, and the final program will be announced in November. Case studies and recent project examples presented by owner/operators are encouraged.

Additional information and the abstract submission form can be accessed here.

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