ROCHESTER, NY – June 15, 2009 – Pictometry International Corp. welcomes Shoreh Elhami as the featured speaker at FutureView 2009. This year’s event will take place at the Hilton at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Oct. 18-21.
Elhami is the co-founder of URISA’s GISCorps, a volunteer program developed to help communities in need with GIS-related support. Throughout her 20-year GIS career she has received numerous local, state and national awards. Elhami is a former university GIS educator who has served on numerous boards and committees including URISA’s Board of Directors, National Research Council’s Mapping Science Committee, as well as the Committee on Land Parcel Databases and several Census advisory committees. She is presently the GIS Director of Delaware County, Ohio.
Elhami will open the FutureView international user conference addressing geospatial experts and Pictometry users in the fields of public safety, assessment and GIS.
Pictometry’s FutureView conference features interactive sessions presented by industry experts, engineers and Pictometry technology users. This year’s event will also feature free preconference credit courses to attendees including a seven-hour NENA (National Emergency Number Association) course and an IAAO (International Association of Assessment Officers) course for assessors. A free pre-conference ESRI course for GIS professionals is also available to attendees. To learn more about FutureView, visit www.pictometry.com.
Pictometry International Corp. is a leading provider of geo-referenced, aerial image libraries and related software. Pictometry has captured over 50 million digital aerial images in over 600 counties in the United States covering over 70 percent of the United States population. Using its proprietary imaging process, Pictometry® captures geo-referenced, high-resolution oblique (at an angle, producing a 3-D like view) and orthogonal (straight down) Intelligent Images®, within which structures and land features can be measured. Pictometry customizes and markets these technologies for government and commercial applications, offering non-traditional software solutions to aerial imaging needs. Pictometry’s imagery and software enables users to “See Everywhere, Measure Anything, Plan Everything”® using a patented digital information system. Pictometry has its headquarters in Rochester, NY and an office in Europe. Pictometry is a second order visualization tool that does not produce authoritative or definitive information (surveying) from its digital, aerial images. For more information on Pictometry, visit www.pictometry.com.
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