Media Advisory: ImageTree features fourth Idea Leadership speaker Joel Campbell

April 09, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Who: Joel Campbell
Geospatial industry imagery expert, GeoEye, Inc. (

~20 years' geospatial industry experience, including:
-Definiens, Inc.: VP/GM
-EarthData International (now Furgro EarthData):
SVP, corporate sales
-ESRI: director, U.S. sales; manager, Washington, D.C., regional office

What: Live presentation about technology enhancements and their impact on the forest industry, followed by Q&A.

Campbell will address:
-How MapQuest, Google Earth and Microsoft Virtual Earth have changed the landscape for forestry capabilities

-How growth of personal navigation devices and the need for more data might lead to better forest management

-The spatial literacy of media

-Emerging capabilities—from oblique imaging systems, UAVs, 3D model building and spatially referenced street level video—and the possibilities they present

-The evolution of digital-image-processing technology

-The effects of technology evolution on remote-sensing standards

This is the fourth in the ImageTree Idea Leadership Series, created to promote innovative ideas for the preservation and management of forested environments.

2.5 SAF Certified Forester credits are available for participating in the live event.

When: Thursday, April 30, 2009. 9:00 A.M. EDT

In person at ImageTree headquarters (seating limited)
The United Center
1085 Van Voorhis Rd., Suite 390
Morgantown, W.V.

On the Web
Virtual attendees can see the presentation live via Webinar and participate in a post-presentation Q&A by Webinar or phone.

How: To pre-register (at least 24 hours before event) for the Webinar, go to:

Once registration is complete, you will receive an e-mail containing a link and log-in password for the Webinar. Use this teleconference PIN to join audio: 1.888.272.7337, ID #5264008.

For more info: Jessica Rollins 304.599.4260 ext 204

Media Contact: For ImageTree Rick Sacks,, 973.467.8728.