Irlogi 2017 Webinar Series

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WELCOME TO THE FIRST IRLOGI LUNCHTIME WEBINAR SERIES

with the kind support of GeoDirectory
IRLOGI will be holding the first of a series of lunch time webinars on topics of interest to its members and to the wider GI community.  

Webinar Title “Drones – State of Play, Trends and Geographic Information”

The presenters will deal with both contextual issues such as the current control environment, training and various technical issues.  A vision of where drone technology and usage will go in the near future will also be outlined.

Join us tomorrow at 1pm by joining the GoToWebinar, provided with the kind support of GeoDirectory http://bit.ly/2rPRZQ2

The Speakers 
JONATHAN BYRNE – Dr Jonathan Byrne is a computer vision researcher working for Intel on the Movidius Myriad computer vision chip. The chip runs the vision system / collision detection system of all DJI drones.
Previously he worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the Urban Modelling Group where he worked with city scale LIDAR data and developed techniques for using low cost drones for aerial mapping.
He has worked on several aerial mapping projects for Irish rail, the OPW and private enterprises. He has 25 years of programming experience and is currently developing a compact format to allow 3D mapping on embedded systems.
 
GARRETT FINDLAY – Garrett Findlay has over 25 years’ experience as an ICT Professional, including 10 years in the role of ICT Manager in Fáilte Ireland.  He now divides his time between project management, cyber security and flying drones for data capture and creative projects.  He is the founder of Skyquest, a Naas based company specialising in drone services.

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