Leader's Forum

Date:13th May, 2013
Hall: Diamond 1
Time: 1600-1730 hrs


OPENING SESSION SPEAKERS
Hon’ble AlhajiI A.B. Inusah
Fuseini
Minister for Lands and Natural Resources
Ghana
Sybilla Dekker
Former Minister of Housing
Spatial Planning and Environment
The Netherlands
Drs. Th A J Burmanje (Dorine)
Chair Executive Board
Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency
The Netherlands
Steven W. Berglund
President and CEO
Trimble
USA
Kees De Zeeuw
Director
Kadaster International
The Netherlands
Sanjay Kumar
Chief Executive Officer
Geospatial Media and Communications
India

Date:14th May, 2013
Hall: Rotterdam
Time: 0900 1100 hrs



PLENARY 1 - Business Directions of Geospatial Industry
CHAIRPERSON
Barbara Ryan
Secretariat Director
Group on Earth
Observations (GEO)
Switzerland
Bio
Ray O'Connor
President & CEO
Topcon Positioning System
USA
Bio
Ted Lamboo
Senior Vice President - Civil and
Geospatial Global Operations
Bentley Systems
The Netherlands
Bio | Abstract | Presentation
Stephen Wood
Vice President
Analysis Center
DigitalGlobe
USA
Bio | Abstract | Presentation
Amar Hanspal
Vice President - IPG Product Group
Autodesk
USA
Bio | Presentation
Ramon Bartolome Pastor
Vice President and General Manager - Large-Format Printing Business
Hewlett Packard
Spain
Bio | Presentation

Date:14th May, 2013
Hall: Rotterdam
Time: 1330 – 1515 hrs


PLENARY 2 - Collaborative Geospatial Strategy for National Development Goals
CHAIRPERSON
Prof Josef Strobl
Director
Department of GeoInformatics
University of Salzburg
Austria
Bio
GUEST ADDRESS
Saskia J. Stuiveling
President
Court of Audit
The Netherlands
Bio | Presentation
Siebe Riedstra
Secretary General
Ministry of Infrastructure &
Environment
The Netherlands
Bio | Abstract
Dr. Li Pengde
Deputy Director General
National Administration of Surveying
Mapping and Geoinformation
China
Bio | Abstract | Presentation
Ola Rollen
President and CEO
Hexagon
United Kingdom
Bio | Abstract
Dr. Vanessa Lawrance CB
Director General & Chief
Executive
Ordnance Survey of Great Britain
United Kingdom
Bio | Abstract
Maria Betti
Director
Joint Research Center
IES Institute for Environment and Sustainability
European Commission
Italy
Bio | Abstract | Presentation

Date:14th May, 2013
Hall: Rotterdam
Time: 1630 -1800 hrs



PLENARY 3 - Convergence: Transforming Business Processes and Workflows?
CHAIRPERSON
Ingrid Vanden Berghe
Director General
National Geographic Institute
Belgium
Bio
Steven Hagan
Senior Vice President
Server Technologies
Oracle Corporation
USA
Bio | Presentation
Christopher Tucker
Founder
MapStory Foundation
USA
Bio | Presentation