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Event News: Geo Week Conference Coming Early February

Geo Week merges AEC Next, SPAR 3D and Lidar Forum into one super conference and exhibition across 3D-CAD based engineering and design sectors.


Geo Week is a major conference coming up that combines multiple GIS and AEC industries at their technological intersections. Geo Week affectively merges AEC Next Technology Expo & Conference, International Lidar Mapping Forum, and SPAR 3D Expo & Conference to form one massive Geo Week conference.

Geo Week Details

Geo Week will take place 6 – 8 February 2022, in Denver, CO. The conference includes an impressive list of conference sessions and speakers with over 50 sessions and 125 speakers exploring content and best practices in 3D capture, working in the built environment, gaining ROI on BIM, defining what’s possible with LiDAR, and much more.

Presenters will be presenting leading organizations, including software giants like Autodesk, Esri, and Hexagon Geosystems. Other organizations with speakers include industry giants like GM (General Motors), The Beck Group, USGS, Draper, and NASA, among others.

Some featured sessions include:

Geo Week will have multiple tracks with content clearly identified as relevant to one or more of the audience groups feeding into Geo Week. The International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) audience has historically been comprised of precision measurement professionals in surveying and mapping who use airborne and terrestrial lidar and related remote sensing technologies. The AEC Next audience has historically been comprised of professionals in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) that use technologies such as reality capture, automation, AI, and XR to bid and manage projects and improve workflows. The SPAR 3D audience has historically been comprised of professionals who use 3D capture, scanning, visualization, and modeling technologies across a variety of verticals.

Geo Week

Geo Week is a super conference and expo merging AEC Next, SPAR 3D and Lidar Forum conferences into one combined event.

“We’ve witnessed the growing convergence between geospatial and the built world,” said Lee Corkhill, Group Event Director at Diversified Communications, organizer of Geo Week. “We believe the market is ready and eager for this next step of leveraging the confluence of technologies for improved collaboration, increased efficiency, and better outcomes. Much of the conference content and technology being showcased will reflect and support this increasing integration. At the same time, we recognize that individuals and organizations are at differing levels of adoption, and so there will be ample content that is more focused on what were traditional AEC Next, ILMF, and SPAR 3D topics.” 

Educational Resources

Geo Week will provide education, technology, and resources for professionals in industries including AEC, Asset & Facility Management, Disaster & Emergency Response, Earth Observation & Satellite Applications, Energy & Utilities, Infrastructure & Transportation, Land & Natural Resource Management, Mining & Aggregates, Surveying & Mapping, and Urban Planning & Smart Cities.

More than 80 companies have confirmed booths on the Exhibition Floor with additional companies being confirmed every week and more than 100 associations and media companies are signed on as supporters.

How To Register

Geo Week takes place February 6-8, 2022, with conference programming and exhibits Sunday, February 6 through Tuesday, February 8. Additional features of the programming are vendor-delivered Product Previews, Exhibition Theaters, workshops, and programming hosted by ASPRS, MAPPS, and USIBD. Visit for more information on attending or exhibiting. Register before December 10, 2021 for early bird rates. 

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