UK: Geospatial professionals have an exciting new week to look forward to next year. The Esri UK Annual Conference and the GEO Business Event (incorporating the GeoDATA Forum) will be scheduled to take place on successive days in May 2020 promoting a brand new initiative – London Geospatial Week.
London Geospatial Week will be a week of events showcasing the best and most innovative geospatial solutions., reflecting the rapid growth of the geospatial industry. Centered around the Esri UK Annual Conference on 19th May and the GEO Business and GEO Data events running concurrently on 20th and 21st May, London Geospatial Week will aim to demonstrate the significant value that geospatial technology delivers to both private and public sectors.
Over the coming months further announcements are anticipated, adding value to London Geospatial Week, including educational and CPD events, expanding on its vision: ‘Sharing Innovation – Connecting Industry’.
Stuart Bonthrone, Esri UK’s Managing Director feels strongly that this event will provide inspiration for the future, “Given the consistent and significant growth in our industry, this is the perfect time to launch London Geospatial Week. We are excited by the potential to bring the wider Geospatial Industry together in a week of events that will showcase the art of the possible, share best practice and provide inspiration for the future.”
Caroline Hobden, Event Director for GEO Business and the GeoDATA Forum, believes the London Geospatial Week will be well received by industry with both events likely to attract more visitors. She comments, “We are delighted to be cooperating with Esri UK to benefit the geospatial industry. This is an exciting development for both organisations and we fully support the joint vision, Sharing Innovation – Connecting Industry.’