February 27, 2007 -- LIVERMORE, CA -- The inaugural Advanced Positioning Educational Exposition (APEX) educational conference on GPS, GIS, surveying and mapping solutions, will be held April 2-5, 2007 in Albuquerque. Due to federal budget delays, early registration for the conference has been extended to March 16.
This first conference is dedicated for federal users and is co-sponsored by Topcon Positioning Systems of Livermore, California,
and Holman's, Inc., a GSA contract holder.
The conference will include educational programs directly aimed at key federal agencies - land management, national resources
conservation, United States Geological Survey (USGS), among others - that use precise positioning surveying and construction instruments.
Jeff Bingaman, U.S. Senator from New Mexico, will be the featured speaker. Key speakers will include experts in the disciplines of GPS, GIS, surveying, robotic total stations, and reference networks. Speakers include representatives of the Bureau of Reclamation, Hewlett-Packard, the General Services Administration, and the Bureau of Land Management, as well as from the private sector.
Headquarters for the conference will be at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North. There is a registration fee of $275 for early
registration. After that date the fee will be $350.
About Topcon Positioning Systems
Topcon Positioning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of positioning equipment, offers the worlds leading selection of innovating precision GPS, GIS, laser, optical surveying, and machine control, agriculture, products, software, and applications. Topcon Corporation is traded on Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).
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