June 5-7, 2018 | Anaheim Convention Center | Anaheim, CA

2018 Conference Program

Tuesday, June 5

Pre-conference workshops & events

Product Previews

Brief vendor presentations on the latest product launches and innovations. A full schedule of companies and presentation times will be posted soon. Check back for more details.

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

opening & Keynotes

Day 1
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Welcome Address

Lisa Murray, Director, will welcome the crowd to the 2018 SPAR 3D Expo & Conference.
Lisa Murray

The Telescope of Tomorrow

Our ever changing view of the world around us is driven by our tools of observation. 400 years ago, the invention of the telescope fundamentally altered our perception of the...
Alexander Menzies

The Cognitive Facility – “Operating in the Future” or the Many Worlds Interpretation of Operations

The world is being digitized; completely and frequently. As a consequence, physical assets are becoming ever more tightly coupled with this digital information. Many different views exist on the definition...
Dave Truch

2D/3D Visualization with Digital Twin

Asset digitization and 2D/3D visualization is transforming business operations and enabling more efficient business planning, collaboration and reporting. By creating a digital twin of your assets you can bring these...
Baptiste Tripard

3:00-3:30 PM Networking break

VDC

Day 1
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Not Your Everyday Projects

Rapid Actionable Insight with Reality Capture and VR

Panel Discussion

Autonomous Technologies

welcome Happy Hour

Join friends and colleagues during the Welcome Happy Hour! Network with fellow expo attendees and connect with exhibitors one-on-one while enjoying beer and wine from the open bar.

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Wednesday, June 6

EXHIBITion open 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Keynote

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Creativity & Constructability in AEC

Innovative technology is shaping the future of design, but where design can truly make a difference is when human experience is at its core. Ken Sanders, FAIA, Managing Principal at...
Ken Sanders
Jack Dahlgren

10:00-10:30 AM Networking break – Exhibit HAll

AEC & VDC

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

xR Coming to Jobsite Near You… Very Soon!

Panel Discussion

Mining & Aggregates

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Hyperspectral and GPR Integrated With Photorealistic Models

Panel Discussion

101: Selecting 3D tech for reality capture

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Overcoming Critical Challenges on Fast Paced ‘Scan to BIM projects’

Panel Discussion

12:00-1:30 PM LUNCH – Exhibit HAll (AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE)

Industrial Facilities /Asset management

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

security, law enforcement, forensics

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Indoor 3D Mapping, Localization, and Navigation for First Responders

Drone Cops: Law Enforcement use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Panel Discussion

101:Should your 3d be in-housed or outsourced?

Considerations include:

  • COTS: popular tools; pros and cons
  • What are the real costs of modifying COTS to meet your needs
  • Outsourcing: what are the actual costs (capture, process, deliverables)

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Hosted by: SPAR 3D Advisory Board & Industry Experts

3:00-3:30 PM Networking break – Exhibit HAll

Surveying & Mapping

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Process, Power, Utilities

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Storm Damage Restoration: Collecting, Preparing, and Visualizing UAV Data

Scalable Integration of Geospatial Technologies for 3D Utility Locating and Mapping

Panel Discussion

101:Contracting – rfq tips and pitfalls to avoid

Considerations include:

  • The Standard Document
  • Clauses that you’ll want to include
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Anticipating for new technologies

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Hosted by: SPAR 3D Advisory Board & Industry Experts

Plaza Palooza Party

Join friends and colleagues for brews, bites, and beats at the official conference party in the outdoor garden plaza of the Anaheim Convention Center. Enjoy local craft beer, delicious food truck fare, and live music!

Space is limited for this ticketed event. Reserve your spot today by adding this to your registration.

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Thursday, June 7

EXHIBITion open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Keynote – What do AEC Tech leaders want from technology

Day 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Challenges of Change: Project 2020 and the Jobsite of the Future

Imagine the jobsite of the future – a fluid and dynamic intersection of technology, data-centric workflows, integrated supply chains, and a production manager focus resulting in improved performance for our...
David Wilson
Angie Ackroyd

Integrated Projects – A Vision for Future

What if every building and every piece of infrastructure truly worked? What if they were all designed not simply to fill a need but to enhance our way of life?...
Atul Khanzode

10:00-10:30 AM Networking break – Exhibit HAll

Civil Infrastructure

Day 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Hidden Value of Mobile Scanning

Panel Discussion

Attendees – Bring Your Challenges!

This is a comfortable, informal environment for you, the attendees, to ask questions and seek advice for solving challenges you’re having with 3D technologies. This can include queries regarding suggested tool selections for specific applications, how to find a service provider for your project…bring it on!

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Hosted by: SPAR 3D Advisory Board & Industry Experts

12:00-1:30 PM LUNCH – Exhibit HAll (AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE)

Industrial Facilities/Inspection

Day 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018

From Cloud to Crane – Laser Scanning for Modeling and Simulation

Panel Discussion

Digital Historic Preservation

Day 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Virtualizing World Heritage Sites in the Mediterranean Region

Panel Discussion

University Lightening Round

University Lightening Round:

Learn about latest technologies coming out of universities, in rapid-fire presentations. Purpose is to share latest work and identify partnership opportunities with academic and commercial potential.

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

3:00-4:00 PM Final Networking break – Exhibit HAll

Experts View into the Future

Day 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Experts View into the Future – What’s Ahead for 3D Technologies, and Impact on Technology Investments

Fireside chat with experts discussing realities and timeline for profitable and widespread use of AR/VR, AI/computer vision, autonomy and more.
Nathan Pettyjohn
Angie Ackroyd
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