Trimble is to hold its International User Conference in November 5-7, 2007 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.

The theme of Trimble Dimensions 2007—Transform Your Business with the Connected Site provides insight into how surveying, engineering, construction, mapping and geospatial professionals can apply process integration, positioning and communication technologies to transform business operations.

Building a connected site allows businesses to incorporate seamless workflows to reduce rework and maximise productivity. With more than 200 sessions across multiple specialty tracks, the conference will focus on increasing productivity in the field and in the office.

“Trimble Dimensions provides an opportunity for organisations to significantly improve their productivity by learning to apply advanced positioning and information technology,” said Steven W. Berglund, president and CEO of Trimble.

“By integrating processes and building a connected site, engineers, surveyors and construction professionals can transform the way work is done.”

Attendees of Trimble Dimensions 2007 will:

Hear from industry visionaries who will discuss today’s hot issues and market trends

Participate in hands-on introductory and advanced product training

Attend technical breakout sessions on applying technology to real world problems to help organisations grow their business and maximise return on investment (ROI)

Hear from Trimble users focusing on the practical use of technology in surveying, aerial mapping, civil engineering, highway and heavy construction, site preparation, and construction vehicle fleet management, as well as other emerging applications

Network with worldwide peers to share ideal practices

The conference will also include a Partners Pavilion that will showcase the complete suite of Trimble construction, survey, engineering, aerial and mobile mapping, GIS and infrastructure solutions including products from Tripod Data Systems (TDS), Applanix, Pacific Crest, Apache, Quantm, XYZ Solutions, Meridian Systems and INPHO. Highlighted solutions and technologies include GPS; total stations; field computing and data collection; 3D scanning; pre-design construction planning; 3D visualization; construction project management; aerial mapping; wireless communications; data transfer; and field and office software applications.

Other technology providers who are Trimble partners will also participate in the conference to extend the conference’s range of products and applications.

A look back at Dimensions 2006

“Value is created by the integration and connection of multiple technologies. One product isn’t enough.” With that statement, Steven W. Berglund opened Dimensions 2006, Trimble’s second user conference after a six year hiatus.

Dimensions 2006 demonstrated Trimble’s strength in the engineering and construction industry with more than 2,000 registered attendees from over 47 countries. The conference theme, Building Your Connected Site, focused on applying technology to the needs faced daily by surveying, construction and civil engineering professionals.

According to attendees, Trimble Dimensions 2006 provided them significant value:

“Successful on all levels—technical, topical, collaborative, and social—Dimension 2006 surpassed last year’s event. Our firm’s attendees were educated by a wide selection of session topics, communicated directly with Trimble product managers and specialists, mingled and exchanged ideas with industry peers, and thoroughly enjoyed the events and festivities offered,” said Joe Paixao, Manager, Field Standards & Innovations, Focus Corporation, Canada.

“Trimble Dimensions 2006 was very well organized and executed. The program tracks were extremely informative, covering everything from the basics of using specific technology to in-depth project analyses. The number of interesting topics made it difficult to decide which sessions to attend. The session I especially enjoyed this year highlighted GPS applications at the Panama Canal,” said Sam Diaz, Chief Surveyor, Bechtel Corp., U.S.

“Trimble Dimensions 2006 made it possible for attendees to explore new market opportunities and tools that can extend the role of the surveyor today and into the future,” said Bart Dierickx, FLEPOS, Belgium.

“Seeing Trimble’s state-of-the-art products, technology and marketing approach at Dimensions 2006 was worthwhile and very significant for our future business,” said Ichiro Jonetsu, Team Leader, Environmental Measurement Instrument Team, Nikken Corporation, Japan.