1Spatial announces inaugural conference

1Spatial announces inaugural conference


Cambridge, UK, 15 January 2007 – 1Spatial (formerly known as Laser-Scan) has announced that the inaugural 1Spatial Conference will take place on 2nd-3rd May 2007 at the Ordnance Survey Great Britain Business Centre, Southampton, UK.

The 1Spatial Conference will be this year’s premier event on the transformation, management and quality control of spatial data. Based around the theme of ‘Fitness For Purpose’, the conference will: Explore the efficient use and reuse of spatial data within and across organisations: Discuss effective data sharing; Stimulate debate for delegates involved in establishing spatial data infrastructures; Engage delegates with presentations, demonstrations, workshops and real-world case studies; Provide delegates with an insight into all aspects of spatial data management and current best practices.

The conference will also host the first 1Spatial Community meeting. The 1Spatial Community is the global partner network of like-minded organisations committed to redefining spatial data through quality, standards and interoperability. It consists of Industry, Channel, Integration and Strategic Partners. These range from organisations with domain expertise and applications for public sector like GDC in the UK and Spatial Technology AB in Sweden through to global data providers like Tele Atlas and industry giants like Oracle.

1Spatial has announced keynote sessions from David Schell, (CEO and Chairman of the Board, Open Geospatial Consortium) and Gary Lang, (VP Engineering, Infrastructure Solutions Division, Autodesk and Director OSGeo Foundation). With other key industry presentations from Oracle and Ordnance Survey Great Britain, it promises to be an authoritative event in this year’s spatial data calendar.

– About 1Spatial
1Spatial is a leader in the management, transformation and quality control of spatial data. Its customers include prestigious organisations around the world in fields such as Defence, National Mapping Agencies, Government and Utilities. 1Spatial’s solutions are designed around the full Oracle technology stack including Oracle Spatial. For more info visit: www.1spatial.com