On October 25th and 26th the 2016 edition of the Graduate School Course in Geomatics was held at the Aalto University. The topic of this year's edition was “Perspectives of 3D: from georeferencing of mobile measuring systems to registration and interpretation of point clouds”. GeoNumerics is proud to have provided one of the two lecturers, Dr. Ismael Colomina who covered “Trajectory determination for mobile mapping systems”. Adjunct Prof. Boris Jutzi (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany) covered the second day lectures with the topic “Active-optical sensing: state of the art and challenges”.
The Graduate School Course on Geomatics is a prestigious, two-day annual academic event organized since 1998 by Prof. Henrik Haggren and currently also by Prof. Petri Rönnholm. It is attended by Msc and PhD students as well as by geospatial professionals. The course covers the broad range of geomatics disciplines with emphasis on recent results. It is taught by international experts on their respective fields.
Aalto University (Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland) was founded in 2010 as Helsinki University of Technology, the Helsinki School of Economics and the University of Art and Design Helsinki were merged. The main campus is located in Otaniemi. It has six schools with more than 20 000 students and 4 500 employees, over 400 of whom are professors.
GeoNumerics (Castelldefels, Catalonia, Spain) is a research and development (R&D) intensive SME company specialised in geomatics and accurate navigation. The company licenses software, provides R&D services and participates in the institutional markets of advanced R&D projects. In recent times, among other, GeoNumerics has made innovative contributions to the application of unmanned aircraft, Galileo satellite navigation and inertial navigation to remote sensing and mapping.