February 10-12, 2025  |  Colorado Convention Center   |  Denver, CO, USA

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The Intersection of Geospatial + the Built World

Geo Week is proud to partner with USIBD. This partnership provides networking, technical training, and technology for professionals in building documentation and for professionals working in related fields.

What is USIBD?

The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) is the first U.S. membership organization to focus specifically on supporting the Building Documentation Industry. The USIBD is committed to being the leading resource for all stakeholder groups with an interest in Building Documentation. As such, the USIBD strives to provide its members with a network of support and information, embracing industry professionals throughout the U.S. and Internationally.

Who are USIBD members?

USIBD members include all stakeholders in Building Documentation, including building owners, building operators, architects, engineers, surveyors, service providers, contractors, real estate professionals, project managers, BIM/CAD managers, GPS specialists, GIS specialists, imaging specialists, heritage professionals and historic preservationists, reality capture specialists, CAD/model specialists, programmers, professors, students and more.

What are the USIBD’s activities at Geo Week 2024? 

As the USIBD continues to strive for equal comparison data in the reality capture industry, it will be hosting an event to compare terrestrial and SLAM based scanners at Geo Week 2024. 

 The first floor of the convention center is the subject for a mock LOD200 project that will be evaluated in Revit. USIBD will document the scans, the workflow, and cost of ownership for each unit for a full 1 to 1 comparison of products on the market.

Results will be presented on Tuesday, February 13 from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM in the Exhibit Hall Theater.

USIBD Programming Agenda at-a-glance:

Monday, February 13 – Hardware

Experience Reality Capture tech in action as leading laser scanner manufacturers scan the Exhibit Floor. 

Tuesday, February 14 – Software

Processing and visualization of manufacturers’ scanned data by leading software vendors. USIBD will also engage participants in a fun, exciting contest with prizes to be announced on the following day.

Wednesday, February 15 – Normalize to specs and compare

Data is normalized to USIBD specifications for side-by-side comparisons. At 11:00am – 12:30pm in the Exhibit Hall Theater, during a special session, USIBD will present the data and announce the winners of the contest. 

John Russo

“The USIBD is excited to participate in Geo Week. In 2024, we will welcome the leading scanner manufacturers to participate in our first-ever LIVE event to compare normalized data from an assortment of mobile scanners using various developers’ solutions. You be the judge of which solutions are best for your projects.”


John Russo

AIA, President, USIBD

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