India: The availability of intelligence has been a battle winning factor in conflict from times immemorial. However, modern technology has changed the way in which intelligence is gathered and disseminated. Primitive methods have given way to modern, technologically sophisticated methods and the role of intelligence agencies has changed dramatically. Today, a force commander depends more heavily on his intelligence set up than ever before.
There is probably no greater weapon than accurate information in the form of GeoIntelligence. The battlespace is characterized by integrated information management. Rapid advancements in geospatial data collection, processing and analysis make Geointelligence a prerequisite in modern warfare. Understanding the need for equipping our forces with latest technology and equipment is the need of hour. The battlefield and the missions are constantly changing and therefore it is crucial that war-fighters have relevant geospatial data that can be rapidly configured to meet the ever-changing information needs
There have been a spate of incidents like Pathankot and Manipur ambush, where intelligence failure has resulted in avoidable casualties.
Geospatial Media & Communications along with Military Survey (GSGS), Indian Army, is organizing GeoIntelligence Asia 2016 conference from March 2-3, 2016, at Expo Centre, Greater Noida .With the Lt Gen MMS Rai AVSM, VSM, Vice Chief of Army Staff, Indian Army, as the Chief Guest, the conference will highlight the importance of Geospatial technologies for modern warfare. Dr Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Advisor to the Raksha Mantri and Lt Gen J S Matharu, DGIS will be delivering addresses during the Inaugural session. The plenary sessions will be chaired by Lt Gen Nitin Kohli, SO-in-C and Lt Gen Sanjiv Talwar, E-in-C.
Lt Gen Nirbhay Sharma, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, Governor of Mizoram will deliver the Field Marshall Manekshaw Memorial lecture
The conference will deliberate on innovative technologies and solutions for defense and internal security agencies. National Disaster Management Authority and the Border Security Force are also partners for the conference, which is dedicated to the highest level of knowledge exchange and networking with Asian defense and security forces focusing on perspectives and requirements of the decision makers who directly influence national security policy and procedures.
Geospatial Media and Communications is an Indian premier knowledge organisation working towards promotion of geospatial technologies for defence and internal security, apart from various areas of development for the community at large. We have been facilitating and promoting the use of geospatial technologies in India, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, US and Europe through our print and online publication and local, national, regional and international conferences for the past 17 years. GeoIntelligence Asia 2016 is the 10th edition of the conference For more details please visit www.geointelligenceasia.org