March 5, 2010

March 9: free workshop Civil 3D + LIDAR (Seattle)

Matt Miyamoto garnered great feedback for his AutoCAD Civil 3D and LIDAR presentation at AU 2009:
  • speaker’s knowledge = 9.3 out of 10
  • overall presentation = 8.7 out of 10
  • recommend the speaker = 95%
  • comments = “Outstanding job!” and “Well prepared presentation. This class was the best for content and presentation of material.”

To see what the excitement was about, join Matt in Seattle on March 9 at Ideate's downtown Authorized Training Center.

Connecting the Dots: Creating AutoCAD® Civil 3D® Surfaces with LIDAR Data
Technological improvements continue to increase the availability of LIDAR data. However, we have not always had access to the tools necessary for taking advantage of these large data sets. With potentially millions of points, Civil 3D now provides us with a tool that we can use to take advantage of LIDAR data for our designs. In this workshop, Matt reviews some of the issues associated with LIDAR data, and goes over the tools available in Civil 3D that allow you to manage your data more efficiently and reduce drawing file size. See how Civil 3D allows us to connect the dots, creating surface models that we can use to develop layouts for master plans, flood boundaries for mapping and drainage analysis, and preliminary site design for permitting and earthwork estimations.

Primary software: AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Presented by Matt Miyamoto, P.E., Infrastructure Solutions Application Specialist, licensed Civil Engineer in the state of Hawaii. Matt received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and has 7 years of private sector design experience which he applies in his role as an application specialist with Ideate, Inc. Miyamoto’s project experience includes residential and commercial site development, private and public sewer, water and drainage systems, harbors improvements, and roadway improvements. While in Hawaii, Matt was involved in multidisciplinary projects for City and County agencies, State Departments, the Army COE and private developers.

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