Jack Dangermond introduces WGIC at the 8th Session of UN-GGIM

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ESRI President, Jack Dangermond announced the launch of the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) at the 8th Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, United Nations Headquarters, New York, on August 1, 2018.

Propelled by Sanjay Kumar, Founder and CEO of Geospatial Media & Communications, leading companies representing the entire ecosystem of the geospatial industry have co-founded World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) with the intent to strengthen the contribution of the geospatial industry in global economy and society. It aims to facilitate exchange of knowledge within the industry, create larger business opportunities for the industry, represent business interest and share its perspectives and support development of enabling policies through policy advocacy and dialogue with relevant bodies.

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