SilviLaser 2017



October 10 - 12, 2017  *  Blacksburg, Virginia
Program - Schedule

The following is an overview of the schedule. For more details download the program: SilviLaser2017_Program.pdf (15 MB - updated 10/06/2017)


Pre-conference Workshops on Monday
8:30 - 4:00 Workshop #1 - Generating area-based forest inventories using the LTK software for ArcGIS
Workshop #2 - Full-waveform workshop
6:00 – 8:00 Welcome Reception
Tuesday Overview
8:30-9:20 Opening Remarks & Keynote
9:20-9:30 Move to Sessions
9:30-10:30 Location 1:
1. Forest Assessment & Monitoring (FAM): Human Impacts

Location 2:
2. Individual Trees & Crowns
10:30-11:00 Coffee & Posters
11:00-12.30 Location 1:
3. FAM: Resource Mapping

Location 2:
4. Individual Trees & Crowns
Noon-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:20 Keynote 2
2:20-2:30 Move to Sessions
2:30-3:45 Location 1:
5. FAM: Biomass

Location 2:
6. Individual Trees: Destructive Sampling
3:45-4:00 Coffee & Posters
4:00-5:30 Location 1:
7. Forest Ecosystem Assessment

Location 2:
8. End Users / User Segment / Operational Issues
Wednesday Overview
8:30-9:20 Daily Remarks & Keynote 3
9:20-9:30 Move to Sessions
9:30-10:30 Location 1:
9. Products and Systems

Location 2:
10. FAM: Fusion Approaches
10:30-11:00 Coffee & Posters
11:00-12.30 Location 1:
11. Global Systems, Datasets, and Applications

Location 2:
12. Innovation in Models and Algorithms
Noon-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2.30 Location 1:
13. Waveform Applications

Location 2:
14. Emerging Technologies
2:30-2:40 Move to Sessions
2:40-3:40 Location 1:
15. Forest Ecosystem Assessment: Fire 1

Location 2:
16. Emerging Technologies: Tree Species
3:40 Adjourn for Social
Thursday Overview
8:30-9:20 Keynote 4
9:20-9:30 Move to Sessions
9:30-10:45 Location 1:
17. Examining Uncertainty

Location 2:
18. UAV Applications
10-45-11:00 Coffee & Posters
11:00-12.00 Location 1:
19. FAM

Location 2:
20. FAM: Canopy Gaps/Foliar Density/Transmittance
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2.10 Keynote 5
2:10-2:20 Move to Sessions
2:20-3.35 Location 1:
21. Lidar for Forest Ecosystem Modeling: Fire 2

Location 2:
22. FAM: Biomass and Carbon
3:35-4:40 Closeout Meeting & Adjourn

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