OKM Dealer Summit 2024 in Charlotte, NC (USA)

June 06, 2024
Networking at OKM Dealer Summit

Community Collaboration

At the heart of the OKM Dealer Summit was a vibrant spirit of community collaboration. Participants gathered from diverse backgrounds, united by their shared passion for ground scanning technology. Networking sessions provided invaluable opportunities for attendees to connect with fellow enthusiasts, exchange ideas, and forge meaningful relationships. Whether discussing recent projects, sharing tips and tricks, or simply bonding over a shared interest, these interactions enriched the overall experience and fostered a sense of camaraderie among attendees. Everyone loves the website, finding it very informative and helpful in preparing for the summit.

Practical Mastery

Amidst the camaraderie, attendees delved into practical exercises designed to deepen their understanding of ground scanning technology. Guided by experienced instructors, participants engaged in hands-on activities that transcended theoretical learning. From setting up equipment to conducting mock scans and interpreting scan data, each exercise offered valuable insights into the particularities of ground scanning. Hands-on training sessions with the Fusion Light, eXp 6000 Professional, and Gepard GPR 3D detectors were particularly beneficial. Through trial and error, attendees gained confidence in their abilities and developed practical skills that would prove invaluable in their future endeavors.

Software Theory for the OKM Visualizer 3D Studio

I want to express my appreciation for the wonderful time I had with you and the OKM team at the Dealer Summit.

This experience exceeded all my expectations. I assumed the skill level at the Dealer Summit would be too advanced for me. However, the concepts were well explained and I have gained useful knowledge. I have been inspired to become a better dealer and exposed to the huge potential of OKM's technology.

I am proud to have the opportunity to represent you and OKM Americas. I am looking forward to the future and I am excited about the impact OKM Americas will have on many industries in the USA.

 

Joel Boddie, My Surveying Direct (OKM Dealer)

Expert Guidance, Real Results

Throughout the summit, attendees had the privilege of learning from experienced OKM users who generously shared their expertise and insights. Expert Frank Casser, with years of experience in the field, provided invaluable guidance on best practices, common challenges, and emerging trends in ground scanning technology. Emphasizing the importance of precision and methodology, the experts offered practical advice that resonated with participants, empowering them to approach their scanning projects with confidence and clarity. Whether discussing the nuances of data interpretation or sharing real-world success stories, these interactions left a lasting impact on attendees, inspiring them to push the boundaries of what was possible with OKM devices.

Training by OKM Expert Frank
Frank prepares the training for visitors
Vourvon in front of the pyramid

Device Diversity, Boundless Exploration

Central to the Dealer Summit was the impressive display of OKM detectors, showcasing the latest advancements in ground scanning technology. From the compact and versatile Fusion Light to the powerful eXp 6000 Professional and the efficient Gepard GPR 3D, attendees had the opportunity to explore a diverse range of devices, each with its unique features and capabilities. Interactive demonstrations and guided tutorials allowed participants to familiarize themselves with the functionality of each device, experiment with different scanning techniques, and gain hands-on experience in a controlled environment. Whether scanning for buried artifacts, prospecting for hidden treasures, or conducting geological surveys, attendees discovered the boundless potential of OKM detectors to unlock the secrets hidden beneath the earth's surface.

Exciting Applications and Interests

The summit buzzed with excitement as OKM presented the groundbreaking Allegheny Ground Scan Project, capturing the interest of every attendee. Allegheny Metallurgical, an American company specializing in coal mining and steel production, sought the expertise of OKM's Frank and Mark to address a crucial challenge. Seventy years ago, steel pipes were laid to extract natural gas in Volga, West Virginia, buried underground and now hindering coal mining operations. With OKM detectors and 3D ground scanners, the project team embarked on a mission to locate and seal these pipelines' wellheads without disruptive digging. The success of this endeavor not only demonstrated the practical application of OKM technology but also showcased its potential to revolutionize industrial operations.

Allegheny Metallurgical | A West Virginia-Based Metallurgical Coal Mining Company

Additionally, attendees were captivated by discussions around the diverse interests in ground scanning technology. From the allure of industrial applications to the excitement of prospecting for natural gold, the summit brought together enthusiasts with varied passions. Notably, Joanna Laznicka from FocusSpeed.com, an independent blogger, shared her unique insights, adding a valuable perspective to the event. The convergence of industry experts, technology enthusiasts, and independent voices underscored the summit's significance as a hub of innovation and collaboration.

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