Hyderabad, India: Geospatial Media and Communications is glad to announce the winners of this year’s Geospatial World Leadership Awards. The ceremony took place on January 23rd, at Geospatial World Forum 2017, in Hyderabad, India. Dr Johannes Riegl, Founder and CEO, RIEGL, has been felicitated with ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award. Johannes has made significant contributions in the fields of scientific research, education, technology innovation, product development, and entrepreneurial leadership. The award was presented by Dr. Swarna Subba Rao, Surveyor General, Survey of India.
Rolando Ocampo Alcántar, Vice President of Mexico’s INEGI, has won ‘Geospatial Ambassador of the Year’ award. Rolando also serves as the co-chair of UN-GGIM and the chair for the Regional Committee of UN on Global Geospatial Information Management for the Americas.
Other winners include:
• Solutions Company of the Year- Cyient
• Content Platform of the Year- Australian Geoscience Data Cube
• Professional Society of the Year- OSGeo
• Sustainable Development Agenda- UN-GGIM Secretariat
• Making a Difference- Jacqueline McGlade, Chief Scientist, Director, Science Division, UNEP, Kenya
Geospatial Media and Communications established the Geospatial World Leadership Awards to recognize and acknowledge geospatial leaders who have gone an extra mile and paved the way for our industry to follow.
About Geospatial World Forum
Geospatial World Forum is known as the only conference covering the entire spectrum of geospatial technologies, workflows, policies and practices in one global platform. Founded in Hyderabad in 2007, the conference has travelled to Amsterdam, Geneva, Lisbon and Rotterdam.
About Geospatial Media and Communications
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