Chris Fisher, PhD, Archaeologist and Professor of Anthropology at Colorado State University to Keynote at ILMF 2016

Fisher will discuss his use of airborne LiDAR in discovering ancient civilizations in Mesoamerica

January 20, 2016 (Portland, Maine) – Chris Fisher, PhD, Archaeologist and Professor of Anthropology at Colorado State University, will deliver the keynote " Pursuing Ancient Myths and Unveiling Lost Cultures with New Technologies " at International LiDAR Mapping Forum on Monday, February 22, 2016 in Denver. Dr. Fisher has conducted field work in several areas of the United States, Mexico, Portugal, and Albania and his work is supported by the National Science Foundation, National Geographic, and the Heinz Foundation, among other agencies.

In his Keynote, Dr. Fisher will discuss his expedition to Mesoamerica, where he followed the trail of remotely-located cultures that thrived thousands of years ago and then vanished. He'll describe what they discovered and the tools they used to uncover them, of which airborne LiDAR was a key technology. He'll share approaches used for intra-site and extra-site patterning, and for revealing a complete settlement pattern of an unexplored valley within the Mosquitia tropical wilderness of Honduras as well as latest work in Mexico, the risks involved and lessons learned.

Other sessions will cover topics including:

  • Single photon, FLASH and Geiger-mode LiDAR
  • Linear LiDAR technology
  • Topo-Bathymetry
  • Data fusion & processing technologies
  • Point clouds & automated feature extraction
  • Developments in data classification & GIS modeling
  • Forestry & vegetation monitoring
  • Game changing technologies on the horizon

View the complete Conference Program here. International LiDAR Mapping Forum will take place February 22-24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.


Early-bird registration ends January 31, 2016. Interested parties are encouraged to register early to save $165. Registration is available online here.

About International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF)
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. The 2016 edition of the annual event will be held February 22-24, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. For more information, visit ILMF is part of a network of events and media for the global geospatial market organized by Diversified Communications.

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