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.

9:00 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

Vision for VR/AR Technologies in the Large Enterprise

Track Name: 2018 Opening & Keynotes Session Date: Jun 5 2018 2:35 pm – 3:00 pm
Nathan Pettyjohn

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

VDC

Day 1
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Brian Laird

Not Your Everyday Projects

Greg Hale

Rapid Actionable Insight with Reality Capture and VR

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

Mining & Aggregates

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Mansour Alhumimidi

Hyperspectral and GPR Integrated With Photorealistic Models

101: Selecting 3D tech for reality capture

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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
Jeb Benson

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

Alan Frazier

Drone Cops: Law Enforcement use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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

Process, Power, Utilities

Day 1
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Renato Salvaleon
Michael Twohig

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

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

Intelligent Design for Collaborative Constructability

Full realization of digitization will entail wide-ranging components: integrating multiple sensors for capturing the environment in real time; increasingly complex data analytics; progressing from machine learning/computer vision to true AI...
David Wilson

Integrated Projects – A Vision for Future

Track Name: Thursday Keynote Session Date: Jun 7 2018 9:15 am – 10:00 am
Atul Khanzode

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

Civil Infrastructure

Day 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018
John Jurewicz

The Hidden Value of Mobile Scanning

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

Digital Historic Preservation

Day 1
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Davide Tanasi

Virtualizing World Heritage Sites in the Mediterranean Region

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

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.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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