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Geospatial World Forum 2013 dates announced

Zandaam, The Netherlands: Geospatial Media and Communications announced the fifth edition of its flagship conference – Geospatial World Forum. The conference will be held from 13-16 May 2013 at Beurs-World Trade Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. With the theme Monetising Geospatial Value and Practices the conference aims to assess ways in which each geospatial stakeholder community, be it the government decision makers, end-users or technology developers/providers can extract the maximum utility and benefits out of their investments into geospatial infrastructure and carry forward the value created by this industry.

The conference will be an eclectic mix of plenary sessions, symposia, seminars, workshops and technology sessions revolving around key subjects relevant to the geospatial industry covering industry verticals such as Defence, Agriculture, Mining, Construction and Infrastructure, Telecom, Banking & Insurance. The conference will play a key role in bringing together all the components of the geospatial ecosystem to create an unparalleled platform for knowledge exchange. The presence of 400 speakers addressing over 50 thematic sessions, 1500 delegates from 85 countries will make it an all the more enriching experience. One of the key highlights of the conference will be the 2000 sq mtrs area of exhibition, where technology and service providers from different continents will showcase their products and services to the global user community.

On the occasion of the conference dates announcement Sanjay Kumar, CEO, Geospatial media and Communications said, “Geospatial World Forum has become a strong brand and we are pleased to experience a pull from our audience for the announcement of the next conference dates and venue. We are glad to host this important conference in The Netherlands once again, as we believe that the country has a lot to offer to the geospatial domain. We have chosen to deliberate upon monetisation of the evolved geospatial value and practices this year, since we believe that monetisation has become an important subject for both the technology/data suppliers and users alike. I welcome you to participate in this forum and extract the best of what we have to offer.”

Abstracts are invited on relevant topics, last date of submission being 15th October, 2012. Online submission can be done at www.geospatialworldforum.org.

Source: Geospatial World Forum