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    Agenda 2019

    MicroTek / Metropolitan State University of Denver

    This Pix4Dmapper Essentials workshop will introduce you to key Pix4Dmapper workflows. You will learn best practices for capturing RGB images and creating, managing, analyzing, and sharing 2D and 3D representations of reality. A series of hands-on exercises will demonstrate how to effectively work with the Pix4Dmapper solution.

    - Produce accurate 2D and 3D georeferenced representations of reality, including orthomosaics and 3D models
    - Acquire accurate measurements
    - Share your deliverables with stakeholders

    1) Introduction
    2) Multi-ray photogrammetry
    3) Collecting ground control points
    4) Planning a drone flight with the Pix4Dcapture mobile application
    5) Creating, processing, and measuring in a Pix4Dmapper Desktop project
    6) Creating, processing, and measuring in a Pix4Dmapper Cloud project
    7) Sharing Pix4Dmapper Desktop and Pix4Dmapper Cloud deliverables

    Get to meet other users and the minds behind Pix4D’s technology in a delicious breakfast before the workshop starts.

    MicroTek / Metropolitan State University of Denver

    This Pix4Dmapper Essentials workshop will introduce you to key Pix4Dmapper workflows. You will learn best practices for capturing RGB images and creating, managing, analyzing, and sharing 2D and 3D representations of reality. A series of hands-on exercises will demonstrate how to effectively work with the Pix4Dmapper solution.

    Present your digital ticket at the registration desk.

    Christoph Strecha
    CEO - Pix4D

    09:00 - 09:30 - Welcome - Christoph Strecha, CEO (Pix4D)

    09:30 - 09:50 - What Happens When We Get Real Automation? - Chris Anderson, CEO & Founder (3DR)

    10:00 - 10:30 - Product portfolio - Lorenzo Martelletti, Director of Strategy and Products (Pix4D)

    10:30 - 11:00 - Coffee break

    11:00 - 11:20 - Knowledge from images: Machine learning at Pix4D - Jeff Muller, Platform Development Director (Pix4D)

    11:20 - 11:40 - Pix4D new product 1 - Nathan Moore, Product Manager (Pix4D)

    11:40 - 12:00 - Pix4D new product 2 - Angad Singh, Technical Sales Engineer (Pix4D)

    12:00 - 13:00

    Lunch break

    Parallel sessions


    - Mining Reclamation and Drones: Integrating UAV technology and data products into an established regulatory framework - Leigh Simmons (Colorado Department of Natural Resources)

    - Structure from Motion for Civil Design & Engineering: How Pix4D and consumer grade sensors are advancing traditional land surveying - Jonathan Ellinger (S&F Land Services)

    - Aligning PPK Geotags to Local Vertical CRS Without Ground Control - Jack Wilcox (Wingtra)

    - Achieving and certifying survey-grade accuracy with the Phantom 4 RTK and Pix4D - Logan Campbell (Aerotas)



    - Drone Mapping of California wildfires: Prevention and Response - Gregory Crutsinger (Scholar Farms)

    - Data processing & Fixed Wing drones can change Disaster response - Darshan Divakaran (NCDOT)

    - Forensic Scene in Darkness with sUAS - Douglas Spotted Eagle (Sundance Media Group)

    - Innovating Humanitarian Response & Disaster Management through Drones - Hyun Choi (Altohelix)

    Parallel Sessions


    - Proof of concept: modeling buildings for architectural design - Dan Kemme (Dekker/perich/sabatini)

    - Rebuilding historic sites in 3D and augmented reality using drone imagery - Jim Casey (Freelancer)

    - Using Pix4D for REPI easement monitoring in the Mojave Desert - Philip Murray (Cardno)

    - Pix4D in archaeological sites in Latin America - Alvaro Ruiz (Coatzadrone)


    - Radiometry for multispectral analysis - Klaus Schneider-Zapp - Technical Lead (Pix4D)

    - Insights from the Drone Uses for Agriculture Roadshow - Trevor Witt (Kansas State University)

    - Effective Agronomic Scouting Methods - Andrew Newsum (Indigo)

    - Enabling Scale in Agriculture - Matt Isenbarger (AeroVironment)

    18:30 - 20:00


    Christina Gkintzou
    Technical Support Manager - Pix4D

    09:00 - 09:20 - Behind the scenes with the Pix4D Support Team - Christina Gkintzou, Technical Support Manager (Pix4D)

    09:20 - 09:40 - Unlocking Pix4Dmapper's Toolbox - Jeff Miller - Technical Trainer (Pix4D)

    09:40 - 10:00 - An introduction into thermal imaging - Klaus Schneider-Zapp, Technical Lead (Pix4D)

    Parallel Sessions


    - Thermal Considerations for Aerial Modeling - Randall Warnas (FLIR Systems)

    - Mapping the Pitch Dark Entrails of the Earth - Nicolas Rey (Flyability)

    - Solar Array Treeline Shade Model - John Plymale (Ewe AV)

    - Utilizing Reality Modeling to Improve Bridge Inspection Results - Barritt Lovelace (Collins Engineers)


    - Marrying Drones and VR/AR with Pix4D in the Classroom - Chris Strasbaugh (The Ohio State University)

    - Integrating Pix4D into College Accredited Classes - Mike Davis (Columbia Gorge Community College)

    - Teaching a New Workforce about Photogrammetric Fundamentals and UAS Data Collection Workflows
    Joseph Cerreta (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)

    - Preparing scholars to be ``UAV Career Ready`` - Jacquene Curlee (Kids Drone Zone)

    - Bridging a Skills Gap in UAS Data Collection and Analysis into an accredited Aviation and Aerospace Science program - Josh Noel (Metropolitan State University of Denver)

    12:30 - 13:30

    Lunch break

    Parallel Sessions


    - Image Acquisition Techniques and Relative Accuracy: How to Take Great Photos for Pix4D Processing
    Neal Carter (Kineticorp)

    - Innovative Techniques and Practical Workflows for 3D Visualization Projects - Mark Johnson (Visual Law Group)

    - A more accurate processing of crash scenes while saving valuable time - Andrew Klane (Forensic Mapping Solutions)

    - A silk purse from a sow's ear - Making an actionable 3D product of a major aircraft accident site from poor image acquisition - Bill English (NTSB)


    - Solving Civil Engineering and Surveying Challenges with UAS - Justin Jenkins (Ensign Engineering)

    - Complex Vertical Photogrammetry - Capturing Rockfaces in the Rocky Mountains for Geohazard Analysis - Jon Altschuld (Chinook Landscape Architecture)

    - How to model complex areas to produce low noise, high quality 3D Textured Meshes - Paul Aitken (DroneU)

    Parallel Sessions


    - A Pix4D toolset for automating 1mm accuracy. Use case: 15th century stone wall mapping - Ken Varner (Vaireco)

    - Collaborative mixed reality with Pix4D-generated 3D mesh models to create shared immersive experiences - Scott Aldridge (CDM Smith)

    - Digital Slope Hazard Mapping and Risk Assessment - Ian Thompson (Civil Geotechnical Consultants)



    - Large scale cliff face modelling - Will Heesterman (The Surveying Company)

    - Supporting Solid Waste Engineering with Pix4D and Aerial Drones - Sean Christian (Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts)

    - The Potential of UAS for enhancing/validating SLAMM model predictions of Sea Level Rise and Coastal Wetland Migration Pathways - Scott Graves (Southern Connecticut State University)

    South Tower, 999 18th St, Denver, CO 80202, USA

    The rayCloud editing tips & tricks workshop is intended to review suggested workflows for editing the dense point cloud with the intent of improving the 3D textured mesh, DSM and orthomosaic. We will review processing options for point cloud generation and strategies to produce cleaner point clouds, in addition, to clean up “noise” when necessary.

    - Better understand sources of point cloud noise within a Pix4D project
    - Review Keyboard Shortcuts to streamline data selection & rayCloud navigation
    - Review Point Cloud Classification steps, with focus on Ground and Road Surface classes
    - Practice Point Cloud editing with sample data

    1) Introduction
    2) Point Cloud Examples
    3) Data capture suggestions
    4) Processing Options review
    5) Point cloud classification
    6) Point cloud editing tools

    Featured speakers 2019

    Over two days a lineup of users mapped out their real-world experiences with Pix4D. Different applications, different industries, all fascinating.

    Will Heesterman

    Surveyor - The Surveying Company

    Nicolas Rey

    Lead Engineer - Flyability

    Jack Willcox

    Support Engineer - Wingtra

    Scott Aldridge

    Senior Manager - CDM Smith

    Chris Strasbaugh

    Digital Archivist - The Ohio State University

    Neal Carter

    Principal Engineer - Kineticorp

    Mark Johnson

    CEO - Visual Law Group

    Chris Anderson

    CEO & Founder - 3DR

    Andrew Klane

    Managing Partner - Forensic Mapping Solutions

    Joseph Cerreta

    Assistant Professor - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Mike Davis

    Professor - Columbia Gorge Community College

    Jon Altschuld

    Principal - Chinook Landscape Architecture

    Gregory Crutsinger

    Founder - Scholar Farms

    Barritt Lovelace

    Regional Manager - Collins Engineers

    Paul Aitken

    Founder - Drone U

    Jonathan Ellinger

    Remote Sensing Manager - S&F Land Services

    Ian Thompson

    Director - Civil Geotechnical Consultants

    Dan Kemme

    Principal - Dekker, Perich, Sabatini

    Bill English

    Senior Investigator - NTSB

    Scott Graves

    Professor - Southern Connecticut State University

    Our sponsors

    McNichols Civic Center Building


    144 W. Colfax Avenue
    Denver, CO 80202, USA