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our mission


We are dedicated to providing the best value to our customers. Through continued meaningful real-world skills and hands-on training in Reality Capture, we believe you will be able to move your business forward.


Instruction levels


Beginner

Whether you need a refresher course in laser scanning or want to learn new skills in a specific area, these entry-level courses are designed for you.

Intermediate

Ready to take your laser scanning skills to the next level? These courses will get you there.

Advanced

Take it to the next level with advanced skills, tips, and tricks to move you ahead of the curve in your field with these more challenging courses.

One on One

You may have a particular project related issue you need to solve or a recurring situation you would like to conquer more efficiently. These one-on-one sessions are tailored to your specific needs.


Meet the Instructors


Mike Harvey

Michael has over 14 years of experience in the laser scanning field. As product manager for Leica Geosystems, he has created comprehensive training materials for laser scanning and guided numerous businesses to increased success.

Doug Schueneman

An extensive background in metrology and software product management and support across a broad range of industries has given Doug an in-depth understanding of how to find easy solutions to common challenges. Doug serves as 3DReshaper support and sales engineer in North America.

Karen Hughes

With a background in historic building preservation, Karen has 15 years of experience in laser scanning and post processing at sites around the world. Karen focuses on training in civil/survey, public safety and academia in addition to historic preservation.

Ken Jones

Ken Jones served as a criminalist in the Forensic Evidence Division of the Portland Police Bureau for more than 20 years before retiring in 2015. He remains an officer in the Portland Police Reserve Unit and is an adjunct professor of criminal justice for Portland Community College.

Matthew Mizell

Matthew is an expert in fine-tuning workflows and solving tough application challenges. As HDS technical support and training specialist for Leica Geosystems, Matthew has been training professionals in laser scanning for more than six years.

Jason Ellis

Jason has 20 years of experience in land surveying and civil engineering for roadway and site projects. He also worked as a terrestrial LiDAR service provider from 2011 until joining the Leica Mobile Mapping Team in January of 2016. Jason takes productivity-focused approach to his training and support efforts, helping customers minimize their hands-on time with large datasets.

Kriss Meyer

Kriss has been a technical support analyst and software trainer for Intergraph and now Leica Geosystems for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in commercial photogrammetry and for the past five years has been the lead support analyst and trainer for Leica’s UAS hardware and software solutions. Kriss is a certified commercial drone pilot.

2018


curriculum


MON

Oct 15th

FRI

Oct 19th

8am - 12pm

One on One

2018


curriculum


MON

Oct 15th

1pm - 5pm

Navigating Leica HDS

or

Basic and Rapid Scanning Principles

or

RTC360 Workflows

TUE

Oct 16th

8am - 12pm

3DReshaper Meshing Strategies

or

Mobile Mapping with Pegasus 2

or

Intro to Cyclone REGISTER 360

1pm - 5pm

Reporting Tools in 3DReshaper

or

Mobile Mapping with ProScan

or

RTC360 Workflows

WED

Oct 17th

8am - 12pm

Acquiring Control for Laser Scanning Projects

or

Registration Tips in Cyclone

or

Running a Successful Scanning Business and Return on Investment
(8AM - 10PM)

or

Utilizing the BLK360
(10AM - 12PM)

1pm - 5pm

Advanced Tips in Cyclone REGISTER 360

or

Topographic Workflows

or

Maximizing Point Clouds in IMS Map360

THU

Oct 18th

8am - 12pm

Maximizing CloudWorx

or

Reality Capture with Unmanned Aircraft Systems

or

Modeling Techniques

1pm - 5pm

Court Preparation and Presentation

or

Integrating Multiple Datasets

or

Utilizing UCS Tools in Cyclone

4pm - 5pm

Tour of Calibration Facility

FRI

Oct 19th

8am - 12pm

One on One

download schedule

PRICING


FLAT RATE

$120

per class

ONE ON ONE

$55

per hour

scholarships

Available by request on case by case basis.



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Special Rates


Class Bundles

Starting at 6 or more

Group Rates

Starting at 3 or more


things to know


Get credits for your classes

The HDSU program is fully accredited by the University of Arkansas, providing you with a certificate and college credits that can be applied toward a related degree program or continuing education requirements.

Benefit from hands-on training

All classes give you practical hands-on experience that you can apply in your day-to-day work, so you can reap the benefits immediately.

Grow your professional network

HDSU gives you a valuable opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with other professionals, enabling you to expand your horizons.

Meet the president

As part of the program, you’ll have the opportunity to meet Craig Martin, the president of Leica Geosystems NAFTA, along with other laser scanning experts and thought leaders.

Book early for maximum savings

HDSU will be held at the Leica Geosystems NAFTA headquarters in Norcross, GA, just outside of Atlanta. All participants are responsible for booking their own flights and accommodations, so be sure to book early for the best rates.

Lunch?

Lunch will be provided for classes on Tuesday - Thursday.

location

Join us at our NAFTA headquarter in Norcross, GA.



5051 Peachtree Corners Circle
Suite 250
Norcross, GA 30092