New Delhi, India: In recent times many organisations and professionals have adopted and accepted the usage of ‘Geospatial’ as an all encompassing terminology. Hence, in order to maintain pace with the changing world, GIS Development has renamed its very successful ‘Map World Forum’ as as ‘Geospatial World Forum.’ With the new name, the company aims to expand the scope and outreach of the technology and also to provide a complete definition to this ever growing industry. The company said that it will continue to put together its endeavours to develop awareness campaigns advocacy programmes and business development platforms for geospatial world through the conference.
Sanjay Kumar, CEO, GIS Development, said, “We have created an identity amongst various stakeholders of this community worldwide. Renaming our successful conference Map World Forum to Geospatial World Forum has been done keeping in mind the larger interest of this industry and project the term ‘Geospatial’ which more appropriate, encompassing and is widely accepted to represent our community.”
Geospatial World Forum provides a unique and innovative platform to define dimensions and give directions to the geospatial industry. The conference facilitates meaningful discussion and dialogue between various stakeholders associated with geospatial industry including mapping agencies, geospatial companies, academic institutions, policy makers and most importantly large user organisations. The geospatial extravaganza is well represented by professionals from different user segments belonging to a wide spectrum of geospatial applications including utilities, land administration, petroleum and mining, rural, e-governance to name a few.
The participants include the stakeholders in geospatial industry around the world comprising of scientists, trainers, technology developers, application and solution providers, users and professionals and media agencies and above all, students- the future of the domain. Geospatial World Forum offers a unique in-depth learning environment on different aspects of geospatial technology. The huge exhibition provides an opportunity to the delegates to keep themselves abreast of latest products being showcased.
Geospatial World Forum 2011 is scheduled from 18 – 21 January, 2011 at Hyderabad, India.