HEERBRUGG, SWITZERLAND — Leica Geosystems’ High-Definition Surveying (HDS) Worldwide User Conference will participate in this new format, offering attendees an unprecedented variety of sessions, hands-on training, networking, and new business opportunities. Also, the Hexagon Airborne Sensor business is inviting the customers of Leica Geosystems and Z/I Imaging to join the Hexagon 2011 Conference.

According to Juergen Dold, CEO of Leica Geosystems: “the HDS and Geospatial Solutions user conferences are well known amongst our customers. Now, also our partners in the surveying, mapping, and positioning technologies business can expect an exciting program under the Hexagon roof called ‘Trends in Mapping & Positioning for Government and Industry.’”

Hexagon AB, a global provider of 3D solutions to design, measure, and position objects and to process and present data, will host its inaugural international conference, Hexagon 2011, June 6-9 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Fla. Hexagon 2011 will bring together the latest technologies and user communities from Leica Geosystems, Z/I Imaging, Intergraph, as well as Hexagon’s Metrology and Technology divisions, in one location to provide attendees with a user experience of unprecedented scope and value.

Hexagon 2011 will feature more than 200 targeted break-out sessions and hands-on training courses tailored by tracks, previews of new technologies, interactive technical demonstrations and workshops, and compelling customer testimonials. Additionally, the conference’s agenda includes insightful keynote presentations on industry and corporate trends as well as unlimited networking opportunities.

Employing the theme “Building a Smarter World”, Hexagon 2011 emphasizes the ways in which Leica Geosystems and its sister companies empower organizations to build a smarter world through industry-specific technologies that make processes and infrastructures better, safer, and smarter. More than 3,000 attendees are expected to attend Hexagon 2011.

For more information, visit www.hexagonconference.com.