Blue Marble to Host Dual User Conferences in 2014; Announces “Call for Papers”

April 21, 2014
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Hallowell, Maine — April 15, 2014 — Blue Marble Geographics ( is pleased to announce its upcoming User Conference events and invite the global user community to participate in this year’s “Call for Papers”. Blue Marble will be hosting two User Conferences. The first event will be held at the Delta Bow Valley Hotel on September 8, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The second User Conference will be held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel onOctober 30, 2014 in Houston, Texas, United States. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations.

The Blue Marble User Conference (BMUC) has a proven track record and is a great opportunity to learn about new mapping technologies and software features that streamline data workflows and maximize software investments. BMUC is a great place for networking with industry professionals and providing the Blue Marble Team with feedback so they may continue to deliver high quality, customer driven software solutions. Blue Marble has decided to offer two User Conferences this year due to the success and turnout of last year’s event. BMUC 2014 promises to be bigger and better with brand new presenters, demo’s on new software tips and tricks, software trivia, prizes and more!

Calgary is a new BMUC destination for Blue Marble, specifically chosen due to the uniqueness and size of the user community throughout Alberta. In the past few years Blue Marble has conducted several public and on-site training events in Calgary, with each of the public events reaching maximum user capacity. . This is an opportunity for Blue Marble Geographics to give back and sincerely thank its community of users throughout all of Western Canada.

Similarly, the 2014 Blue Marble User Conference in Houston will again be held in conjunction with GITA’s Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference & Exhibition, providing conference attendees with the opportunity to network and learn new practices from a variety of industry professionals. The topics of discussion will range from data analysis and pipeline planning, to LiDAR data processing. The Blue Marble Team will also demonstrate the latest features and functionality found within Global Mapper and the Geographic Calculator 2014. This will be a great opportunity to join the Blue Marble Team and learn how to maximize your investment when using Blue Marble Software. Come visit with us and see why so many consider Blue Marble software essential to their daily work.

“We are once again looking forward to meeting with our users and prospective users,” stated Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham. “They deserve an exciting and educational event and we are happy to bring that to them once again at a low cost.”

Attendees are asked to pre-register to guarantee a spot during each event. For more information or to register please visit Blue Marble at You can also learn more about submitting an abstract and GITA’s, Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference & Exhibition and obtain information on Global Mapper Software Training.

About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Hallowell, Maine is a leading developer and provider of software products and services for highly accurate geospatial data conversion solutions. Blue Marble is known for their coordinate conversion and file format expertise and is the developer of The Geographic Calculator, GeoCalc SDK, Global Mapper, Global Energy Mapper, and Global Mapper SDK. The company has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over twenty years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.