May 6, 2008 New Delhi, India: GIS Development is pleased to announce Speck Systems as a Corporate Partner for the upcoming Map World Forum. Speck Systems Ltd. is a pioneer in the field of geospatial technology and applications in India. They offer a range of comprehensive geospatial solutions in land administration, defence, urban planning and management, utilities, natural resources management, rural development and disaster management. Map World Forum, the biennial conference is scheduled for February 10 – 13, 2009 at Hyderabad, India. The theme for the upcoming Forum is “Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Planet Earth.”
K. C. M. Kumar, Managing Director, Speck Systems expressed his pleasure at joining the Forum by stating, “It is our privilege to be associated with the prestigious Map World Forum as its Corporate Partner. Speck is committed to promote geo-spatial technology and offer indigenous solutions, which touches the lives of every individual. The Map World Forum, aimed at building a global platform for geospatial industry, is indeed an ideal platform for Speck to interact, promote and share relevant and purposeful technology with geo-spatial community experts.”
Welcoming the collaboration, Sanjay Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, GIS Development said, “We are very pleased to welcome Speck Systems on board. With this collaboration, we are sure to provide Speck Systems with a unique opportunity to reach out to a global audience with their company message. Speck Systems has made tremendous contribution to the development of geospatial technologies in India. We are confident that platforms such as Map World Forum will prove as an ideal media for companies to market their services and for participants to develop a broader perspective on the application and usage of geospatial technologies.”
Map World Forum is set to be a global confluence of geospatial thought. It will attract nearly 2500 professionals from across the geospatial domain. In addition, with the focus on using Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Planet Earth, the forum will also see an audience from fields like Environment, Wildlife, Climate Change as well as Transportation, Tele-communication, Energy, Housing and the like. The Forum has already gained support from Department of Science and Technology, Government of India as the Principal Government Partner and Rolta India as the Principal Industry Partner. ERDAS Inc. had earlier joined as a Corporate Partner too. It also has support from GIM International, ASM newsletter and Directions magazine as the media partners and FIG, ISPRS, GITA and OGC as Affiliate Partners.