State GIS Conference arrives in Winston-Salem

State GIS Conference arrives in Winston-Salem

Trends and technology in Geographic Information Systems will take center stage this week at the North Carolina GIS Conference.

Hundreds of GIS professionals will descend on Winston-Salem for the event. The biennial conference features workshops and a reception on Tuesday, with presentations, exhibitors and opportunities to network Wednesday through Friday.

WithersRavenel will have two booths where we will highlight our GIS and Remote Sensing Capabilities with an emphasis on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

WithersRavenel will also lead two presentation sessions. At 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, Travis Howell will talk on “Moving Data Collection to the Air.” The presentation will highlight the use of UAS LiDAR technology to survey for the Raleigh Street Sidewalk Design Project in Siler City.

At 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, WR’s Bryce Gardner will deliver a presentation titled “Box of Rain.” His session will highlight our use of mobile technology to map stormwater systems around the state.

For more information on the conference, visit www.ncgisconference.com. We look forward to this popular event in Winston-Salem.