Noida, India: In order to recognise and encourage innovations and excellence, brought forward by geospatial technology developers, professionals, end users and policy makers, Geospatial World – Your Geospatial Industry Magazine, will confer awards and recognitions during Geospatial World Forum 2012 in Amsterdam on April 24, 2012. The awardees will be selected by an international panel of judges.
Nominations for the awards are encouraged from all geospatial and allied projects for the following categories:
– Geospatial Excellence Awards – It will conferred for exemplary usage of geospatial tools in various fields (Governance, Infrastructure, Public safety, Utilities, Design and Engineering, Environment, Agriculture, Mining and Exploration, Transportation management, Business Intelligence, Insurance, Disaster Management)
– Geospatial Technology Innovation Awards – It will be conferred for innovations and developments in various segments of geospatial technology like remote sensing, photogrammetry, LiDAR, 3D modelling, cartography, Web GIS, mobile mapping, enterprise GIS, topographic surveying instruments and GIS ready imagery.
– Geospatial Policies and Programs Awards – It will be conferred to policy makers and implementers whose work directly impacts in development of geospatial science, technology and business may submit their nominations for this category.
About the awards, Sanjay Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Geospatial Media and Communications, said, “The global geospatial industry has become an important contributing factor to the world economy. Such growth in the global geospatial industry is driven by innovations by the technology users. These awards are a medium to felicitate the pioneers and encourage newer innovations and best practices in the industry that would lead to further growth of geospatial technologies.”
Nominations are invited in the above categories and can be submitted by 15th January 2012.Submissions can also be done online at https://awards.geospatialmedia.net/.