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.