Geospatial World Forum 2019 announces first 100 speakers

26 November 2018

Geospatial World Forum, the most talked about geospatial industry platform, has announced the first 100 speakers for its 11th edition, taking place from 2 to 4 April 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The impressive lineup includes C-level executives from the industry, government agencies, end-user organizations and research institutions. Some of the eminent personalities are Jack Dangermond, CEO of Esri; Ola Rollen, CEO of Hexagon; Steve Berglund, CEO of Trimble; Stefan Schweinfest, Director of United Nations Statistics Division; Prof. Marek Cała, Chairman of World Mining Congress; and a myriad of other big names from across the industry.

The lineup also features good number of end-user speakers, among others, include Sustainability Director at City of Sydney; Manager, Global Forestry and Pollution Enforcement at INTERPOL; Lead Data Scientist at Marks & Spencer; Head Geospatial Solutions, Corporate Underwriting at Munich Re; Head of Enterprise Innovation at Proximus; Strategic Advisor BIM at Schiphol Airport; and many others.

In total, the event will play host to 250+ speakers, who will speak across various thematic programs in the span of 3 days. Programs such as Geo4SDGs, Smart Cities, Construction & Engineering, Location Analytics & Business Intelligence and Geo4Environment are expected to be of key interests to the attendees.

About Geospatial World Forum
Geospatial World Forum is a collaborative and interactive platform, which demonstrates collective and shared vision of the global geospatial community. It is an annual gathering of 1500+ geospatial professionals and leaders representing the entire geospatial ecosystem – public policies, national mapping agencies, private sector enterprises, multilateral and development organizations, scientific and academic institutions, and above all end users from government, businesses, and citizen services.


Co-hosted by the Dutch Kadaster, the 2019 Forum will carry the theme ‘#geospatialbydefault – Empowering billions!’ to demonstrate geospatial technology as ubiquitous, pervasive, and ‘default’ in our daily lives. Some of the topics to be discussed includes sustainable development goals, smart cities, construction & engineering, location analytics & business intelligence, environment; and emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, big data, cloud, blockchain and others.

Website Geospatial World Forum

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