SPEAKERS

PLENARY SPEAKERS

ModeratorSTEFAN SCHWEINFEST, Director, Statistics Division, United Nations
Moderator
STEFAN SCHWEINFEST
Director
Statistics Division
United Nations
ModeratorDORINE BURMANJE, Chair of Executive Board, Kadaster, The Netherlands
Moderator
DORINE BURMANJE
Chair of Executive Board
Kadaster
The Netherlands
ModeratorSanjay Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Geospatial Media & Communications,
Moderator
Sanjay Kumar
Chief Executive Officer
Geospatial Media & Communications
ModeratorPaul Tullis, Independent Journalist, Author: The World Economy Runs on GPS,  USA,
Moderator
Paul Tullis
Independent Journalist
Author: The World Economy Runs on GPS
USA
Alain De Taeye, Board Member, TomTom, The Netherlands
Alain De Taeye Board Member
TomTom
The Netherlands
Malcolm Johnson, Deputy Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union, Switzerland
Malcolm Johnson Deputy Secretary-General
International Telecommunication Union
Switzerland
Mohamed Mezghani, Secretary General, International Association of Public Transport, Belgium
Mohamed Mezghani Secretary General
International Association of Public Transport
Belgium
Keynote AddressJACK DANGERMOND, President, Esri, Chairman, WGIC, USA
Keynote Address
JACK DANGERMOND
President, Esri
Chairman, WGIC
USA
Keynote AddressSTEVE BERGLUND, President and CEO, Trimble, USA
Keynote Address
STEVE BERGLUND
President and CEO
Trimble
USA
Keith Masback, Former President, USGIF, Owner & Principal Consultant, PLUM RUN LLC, USA
Keith Masback Former President, USGIF
Owner & Principal Consultant, PLUM RUN LLC
USA
Keynote AddressEde Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director of Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice, The World Bank, USA
Keynote Address
Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez
Senior Director of Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice
The World Bank
USA
Erik Oostwegel, Chief Executive Officer, Royal HaskoningDHV, The Netherlands
Erik Oostwegel Chief Executive Officer
Royal HaskoningDHV
The Netherlands
Dr. Virginia Burkett, Chief Scientist, Climate and Land Use Change, Geological Survey, USA
Dr. Virginia Burkett Chief Scientist, Climate and Land Use Change
Geological Survey
USA
Hon. BENITO OWUSU-BIO, Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana,
Hon. BENITO OWUSU-BIO Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources
Ghana
OLA ROLLEN, President and CEO, Hexagon, Sweden
OLA ROLLEN President and CEO
Hexagon
Sweden
Nadine Alameh, Chief Executive Officer, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), USA
Nadine Alameh Chief Executive Officer
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
USA
Mark Heine, CEO and Director Marine Division, Fugro, The Netherlands
Mark Heine CEO and Director Marine Division
Fugro
The Netherlands
Sybilla Dekker, Honorary Minister of State, Former Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, The Netherlands
Sybilla Dekker Honorary Minister of State
Former Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment
The Netherlands
PALOMA MERODIO GOMEZ, Vice President, INEGI, Mexico
PALOMA MERODIO GOMEZ Vice President
INEGI
Mexico
B.V.R. MOHAN REDDY, Executive Chairman, Cyient, India
B.V.R. MOHAN REDDY Executive Chairman
Cyient
India
DOMINIK ROZKRUT, President, Statistics Poland, Poland
DOMINIK ROZKRUT President
Statistics Poland
Poland
Frank Pauli, Chief Executive Officer, CycloMedia Technology, The Netherlands
Frank Pauli Chief Executive Officer
CycloMedia Technology
The Netherlands
Anantha Sayana, Chief Digital Officer, Larsen & Toubro, India
Anantha Sayana Chief Digital Officer
Larsen & Toubro
India
Simonetta Di Pippo, Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations
Simonetta Di Pippo Director
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
United Nations
Jeff Glueck, Chief Executive Officer, Foursquare, USA
Jeff Glueck Chief Executive Officer
Foursquare
USA
William Priest, Chief Executive, Geospatial Commission, Cabinet Office, United Kingdom
William Priest Chief Executive, Geospatial Commission
Cabinet Office
United Kingdom
Andreas Gerster, Vice President, Global Construction BIM-CIM, FARO, Germany
Andreas Gerster Vice President, Global Construction BIM-CIM
FARO
Germany
Ambassador Venu Rajamony, Indian Ambassador to The Netherlands,,
Ambassador Venu Rajamony Indian Ambassador to The Netherlands

Christopher De Preter, Chief Sales Officer, Hexagon Geospatial, Belgium
Christopher De Preter Chief Sales Officer
Hexagon Geospatial
Belgium
Lt. Gen. Girish Kumar, Surveyor General, Survey of India,
Lt. Gen. Girish Kumar Surveyor General
Survey of India

Geo4SDGs

Opening RemarkMegha Datta, Director - Global Development Agenda, Geospatial Media and Communications, India
Opening RemarkMegha Datta Director - Global Development Agenda
Geospatial Media and Communications
India
Keynote & ModeratorGreg Scott, Inter Regional Advisor, Global Geospatial Information Management, United Nations
Keynote & ModeratorGreg Scott Inter Regional Advisor
Global Geospatial Information Management
United Nations
Kees de Zeeuw, Director,  Kadaster International, The Netherlands
Kees de Zeeuw Director
Kadaster International
The Netherlands
Anne Hale Miglarese, Founder & CEO, Radiant Earth Foundation, USA
Anne Hale Miglarese Founder & CEO
Radiant Earth Foundation
USA
ModeratorDr. Derek Clarke, Chief Director, National Geospatial Information, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, South Africa
ModeratorDr. Derek Clarke Chief Director
National Geospatial Information, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
South Africa
Noud Hooyman, Head Policy, Geo-information, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, The Netherlands
Noud Hooyman Head Policy, Geo-information
Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations
The Netherlands
Air Commodore Ahmed Saif Al-Badi, Head, National Survey Authority, Oman
Air Commodore Ahmed Saif Al-Badi Head
National Survey Authority
Oman
Carolyn Savoldelli, Platform Manager, Resource Watch, World Resources Institute (WRI), USA
Carolyn Savoldelli Platform Manager, Resource Watch
World Resources Institute (WRI)
USA
ModeratorWilly Govender, Chief Executive Officer, Data World, South Africa
ModeratorWilly Govender Chief Executive Officer
Data World
South Africa
Janusz Dygaszewicz, President, European Forum for Geography and Statistics,  Poland
Janusz Dygaszewicz President
European Forum for Geography and Statistics
Poland
Jake Garcia, Vice President for Data and Technology Strategy, Foundation Center, USA
Jake Garcia Vice President for Data and Technology Strategy
Foundation Center
USA
Kent Marten, Principal Product Manager, Maps and Spatial Analysis, Tableau Software, USA
Kent Marten Principal Product Manager, Maps and Spatial Analysis
Tableau Software
USA
Dr Adel Bolbol Fernandez, Business Development Manager | Advanced Analytics, Middle East & Africa, Esri Middle East & Africa, UAE
Dr Adel Bolbol Fernandez Business Development Manager | Advanced Analytics, Middle East & Africa
Esri Middle East & Africa
UAE
ModeratorBarbara Ryan, Policy Advisor, World Geospatial Industry Council, USA
ModeratorBarbara Ryan Policy Advisor
World Geospatial Industry Council
USA
Stephen Coulson, Head of Sustainable Initiatives Office, European Space Agency, Italy
Stephen Coulson Head of Sustainable Initiatives Office
European Space Agency
Italy
Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Director, Paris Office, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), France
Yoshiaki Kinoshita Director, Paris Office
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
France
Krystal Wilson, Director of Space Applications Programs, Secure World Foundation, USA
Krystal Wilson Director of Space Applications Programs
Secure World Foundation
USA
Doug Specht, Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Doug Specht Senior Lecturer
University of Westminster
United Kingdom
ModeratorAnusuya Datta, Executive Editor, Media & Public Relations, Geospatial Media and Communications, India
ModeratorAnusuya Datta Executive Editor, Media & Public Relations
Geospatial Media and Communications
India
Frank Pichel, Chief Programs Officer, Cadasta Foundation, USA
Frank Pichel Chief Programs Officer
Cadasta Foundation
USA
Andrew Wickless, Marketing Director, Land Administration, Trimble, USA
Andrew Wickless Marketing Director, Land Administration
Trimble
USA
Awadhesh Kumar Mishra, Deputy Director General - Field Operations Division (FOD), National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, Government of India
Awadhesh Kumar Mishra Deputy Director General - Field Operations Division (FOD)
National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)
Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation
Government of India
Pankaj Mishra, Deputy Director, Survey of India
Pankaj Mishra Deputy Director
Survey of India
ModeratorRahul Bansal, Deputy Director, Climate-KIC, United Kingdom
ModeratorRahul Bansal Deputy Director
Climate-KIC
United Kingdom
Leida Rijnhout, Member Steering Group, SDG Watch Europe, Belgium
Leida Rijnhout Member Steering Group
SDG Watch Europe
Belgium
Tobias Schmitz, Senior Advisor, Water Resources, Global Institute for Water,  Environment and Health, Switzerland
Tobias Schmitz Senior Advisor, Water Resources
Global Institute for Water
Environment and Health
Switzerland
Zach Ferdana, Geospatial Information Officer, The Nature Conservancy,  USA
Zach Ferdana Geospatial Information Officer
The Nature Conservancy
USA
Gopika Suresh, Research Scientist, Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy, Germany
Gopika Suresh Research Scientist
Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Germany
Takenori Sato, Director of Information Access Division, Geospatial Information Authority, Japan
Takenori Sato Director of Information Access Division
Geospatial Information Authority
Japan
Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger, Associate Professor, Clark University, USA
Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger Associate Professor
Clark University
USA
Melanie Eckle, Secretary of the Board, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap, Research Associate, Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology, Germany
Melanie Eckle Secretary of the Board
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap
Research Associate, Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology
Germany

Smart Cities

ModeratorDean Angelides, Corporate Director, International/Alliances/ Partners, Esri, USA
ModeratorDean Angelides Corporate Director, International/Alliances/ Partners
Esri
USA
Ton de Vries, Senior Director, Business Development,  Bentley Systems,   The Netherlands
Ton de Vries Senior Director, Business Development
Bentley Systems
The Netherlands
Tan Boon Khai, Chief Executive, Singapore Land Authority, Singapore
Tan Boon Khai Chief Executive
Singapore Land Authority
Singapore
Konstantinos Champidis, Chief Digital Officer, City of Athens, Greece
Konstantinos Champidis Chief Digital Officer
City of Athens
Greece
Shantanu Goswami, Director, Platform & Technology Centre of Excellence, SAP, United Kingdom
Shantanu Goswami Director, Platform & Technology Centre of Excellence
SAP
United Kingdom
Chris Derksema, Sustainability Director, City of Sydney, Australia
Chris Derksema Sustainability Director
City of Sydney
Australia
Judith Neyer, Senior Expert, Energy Center, Urban Innovation Vienna, Austria
Judith Neyer Senior Expert, Energy Center
Urban Innovation Vienna
Austria
Bart De Lathouwer, President, Open Geospatial Consortium, Belgium
Bart De Lathouwer President
Open Geospatial Consortium
Belgium
Jakob Hirn, Chief Executive Officer, Build Informed, Austria
Jakob Hirn Chief Executive Officer
Build Informed
Austria
Fabian Maingain, Deputy Mayor, Smart City, City of Brussels, Belgium
Fabian Maingain Deputy Mayor, Smart City
City of Brussels
Belgium
Bartosz Bartoszewicz, Deputy Mayor, City of Gdynia, Poland
Bartosz Bartoszewicz Deputy Mayor
City of Gdynia
Poland
James Noakes, Assistant Mayor for Energy and Smart City, Liverpool City Council, United Kingdom
James Noakes Assistant Mayor for Energy and Smart City
Liverpool City Council
United Kingdom
ModeratorDr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Executive Director, Strategic Consulting, Spatial Vision, Australia
ModeratorDr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse Executive Director, Strategic Consulting
Spatial Vision
Australia
Rob Van Welsenaere, Business Manager, Benelux, Avineon, Belgium
Rob Van Welsenaere Business Manager, Benelux
Avineon
Belgium
Iain Langlands, GIS Manager, Glasgow City Council, United Kingdom
Iain Langlands GIS Manager
Glasgow City Council
United Kingdom
Jernej Vidmar, Chief Executive Officer, AgiliCity, Slovenia
Jernej Vidmar Chief Executive Officer
AgiliCity
Slovenia
Eric Jeansson, Geodata Strategist, City Planning Authority, City of Gothenburg, Sweden
Eric Jeansson Geodata Strategist
City Planning Authority
City of Gothenburg
Sweden
Magdalena Wilczek, Principal Consultant, Cyient, United Kingdom
Magdalena Wilczek Principal Consultant
Cyient
United Kingdom
ModeratorPallava Bagla, Science Editor, New Delhi Television (NDTV), India
ModeratorPallava Bagla Science Editor
New Delhi Television (NDTV)
India
Steffen Rasmussen, Head of Projects, Technical and Environmental Administration, City of Copenhagen, Denmark
Steffen Rasmussen Head of Projects, Technical and Environmental Administration
City of Copenhagen
Denmark
Jose Antonio Ondiviela, Western Europe Government / SmartCities Solutions Director  ,  Microsoft, Spain
Jose Antonio Ondiviela Western Europe Government / SmartCities Solutions Director
Microsoft
Spain
Mike von Wehrt, Director, Public Administration, Energy & Public Administration, Trimble, Finland
Mike von Wehrt Director, Public Administration, Energy & Public Administration
Trimble
Finland
Ingrid Elizabeth Haraldseid, Consultant Mobility Division, The Agency for Urban Environment, City of Oslo, Norway
Ingrid Elizabeth Haraldseid Consultant Mobility Division, The Agency for Urban Environment
City of Oslo
Norway
ModeratorIrene Tham, Tech Editor, The Straits Times, Singapore
ModeratorIrene Tham Tech Editor
The Straits Times
Singapore
Sameh Wahba, Director Urban & Territorial Development, Disaster Risk Management & Resilience, The World Bank,
Sameh Wahba Director Urban & Territorial Development, Disaster Risk Management & Resilience
The World Bank
Thomas Loser, CAD Engineer, ASTRID, Belgium
Thomas Loser CAD Engineer
ASTRID
Belgium
Maximilian Weber, Senior Vice President, EMEA, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure, Germany
Maximilian Weber Senior Vice President, EMEA
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
Germany
Dr. Maria Cecilia Paringit, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, De La Salle University-Manila, Philippines
Dr. Maria Cecilia Paringit Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, De La Salle University-Manila
Philippines
Michael Muhlhaus, Lead, Urban Strategy Playground, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Michael Muhlhaus Lead, Urban Strategy Playground
Technical University of Munich
Germany
Nils Seifert, Lead, Urban Strategy Playground, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Nils Seifert Lead, Urban Strategy Playground
Technical University of Munich
Germany
ModeratorDr Adel Bolbol Fernandez, Business Development Manager | Advanced Analytics, Middle East & Africa, Esri Middle East & Africa, UAE
ModeratorDr Adel Bolbol Fernandez Business Development Manager | Advanced Analytics, Middle East & Africa
Esri Middle East & Africa
UAE
Jene van der Heide, Senior Consultant, Strategy and Policy, Kadaster, The Netherlands
Jene van der Heide Senior Consultant, Strategy and Policy
Kadaster
The Netherlands
Eng. Abdulla Mohammed Al Khaddeim, Director of Engineering and Land Affairs Department, Fujairah Municipality, UAE
Eng. Abdulla Mohammed Al Khaddeim Director of Engineering and Land Affairs Department
Fujairah Municipality
UAE
Chris Barlow, Deputy General Manager, International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO), USA
Chris Barlow Deputy General Manager
International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)
USA

Geo4Environment

ModeratorHugo De Groof, Policy Officer, DG Environment, European Commission
Moderator
Hugo De Groof
Policy Officer
DG Environment
European Commission
Ana Isabel Moreno Monroy, Economist, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities, OECD, France
Ana Isabel Moreno Monroy Economist, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities
OECD
France
Yuchen Luo, International Sales Representative, SpaceWill, China
Yuchen Luo International Sales Representative
SpaceWill
China
Pierre Lacroix, Head of Unit, GRID-Geneva, UNEP, Switzerland
Pierre Lacroix Head of Unit, GRID-Geneva
UNEP
Switzerland
Anders Ekelund, Vice President - Airborne Bathymetric LiDAR, Hexagon, Sweden
Anders Ekelund Vice President - Airborne Bathymetric LiDAR
Hexagon
Sweden
ModeratorJohn Kedar, Director International Engagement, Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom
Moderator
John Kedar
Director International Engagement
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
Tim Boekhout van Solinge, Independent Criminological Researcher and Consultant, Forest Crime Consultancy, The Netherlands
Tim Boekhout van Solinge Independent Criminological Researcher and Consultant
Forest Crime Consultancy
The Netherlands
Dr Andrew Lemieux, Coordinator, Wildlife Crime Cluster, Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR), The Netherlands
Dr Andrew Lemieux Coordinator, Wildlife Crime Cluster
Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR)
The Netherlands
Davyth Stewart, Manager, Global Forestry and Pollution Enforcement, INTERPOL, France
Davyth Stewart Manager, Global Forestry and Pollution Enforcement
INTERPOL
France
ModeratorDr Vanessa Lawrence CB, Senior Strategic Global Geospatial Advisor, Governments and Inter-Governmental Organisations, United Kingdom
Moderator
Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB
Senior Strategic Global Geospatial Advisor
Governments and Inter-Governmental Organisations
United Kingdom
Hilmi Mohammed, Senior Coordinator and Technical Specialist for Shelter and Settlements, InterAction, USA
Hilmi Mohammed Senior Coordinator and Technical Specialist for Shelter and Settlements
InterAction
USA
Venus Chen, COO & Co-founder, GeoThings, Taiwan
Venus Chen COO & Co-founder
GeoThings
Taiwan
ModeratorMilan Konecny, Professor, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Moderator
Milan Konecny
Professor
Masaryk University
Czech Republic
Ionut Iosifescu Enescu, Technical Coordinator EnviDat, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Switzerland
Ionut Iosifescu Enescu Technical Coordinator EnviDat
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Switzerland
STEFAN JENSEN, Head of Data Governance Group, European Environment Agency, Denmark
STEFAN JENSEN Head of Data Governance Group
European Environment Agency
Denmark
Willemijn Simon van Leeuwen, Founder & CEO, GeoFort, The Netherlands
Willemijn Simon van Leeuwen Founder & CEO
GeoFort
The Netherlands
Dr. Subhash Ashutosh, Director General, Forest Survey of India, India
Dr. Subhash Ashutosh Director General
Forest Survey of India
India

Location Analytics and Business Intelligence

ModeratorBert Klaassens, Senior Economic Advisor, Authority for Consumers and Markets, The Netherlands
ModeratorBert Klaassens Senior Economic Advisor
Authority for Consumers and Markets
The Netherlands
Neil Ackroyd, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom
Neil Ackroyd Interim Chief Executive Officer
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
Abigail Page, Product Development Manager, EuroGeographics, United Kingdom
Abigail Page Product Development Manager
EuroGeographics
United Kingdom
Reinhard Blasi, Market Development Officer, European GNSS Agency, Czech Republic
Reinhard Blasi Market Development Officer
European GNSS Agency
Czech Republic
Ng Siau Yong, Director, GeoSpatial and Data & Chief Data Officer, Singapore Land Authority, Singapore
Ng Siau Yong Director, GeoSpatial and Data & Chief Data Officer
Singapore Land Authority
Singapore
Simon Curtis, Head of Spatial Data Centre of Excellence, HERE Technologies, The Netherlands
Simon Curtis Head of Spatial Data Centre of Excellence
HERE Technologies
The Netherlands
ModeratorValrie Grant, Founder and Managing Director, GeoTechVision, Jamaica,
ModeratorValrie Grant Founder and Managing Director
GeoTechVision
Jamaica
Javier de la Torre, Chief Executive Officer, CARTO, USA
Javier de la Torre Chief Executive Officer
CARTO
USA
Terry McConnell, Global Director - Land Asset Integrity,  Fugro FV, The Netherlands
Terry McConnell Global Director - Land Asset Integrity
Fugro FV
The Netherlands
Remco Dolman, Chief Executive Officer, Spotzi, The Netherlands
Remco Dolman Chief Executive Officer
Spotzi
The Netherlands
ModeratorEric van Rees, Writer, SPAR3D, Spain
ModeratorEric van Rees Writer
SPAR3D
Spain
Jonas Ellehauge, Blockchain Expert | Frontend Developer, DHI GRAS, Denmark
Jonas Ellehauge Blockchain Expert | Frontend Developer
DHI GRAS
Denmark
ModeratorLucas Matney, Writer, TechCrunch, USA
ModeratorLucas Matney Writer
TechCrunch
USA
Siva Ravada, Senior Director, Software Development, Oracle, USA
Siva Ravada Senior Director, Software Development
Oracle
USA
Agendra Kumar, President, Esri India, India
Agendra Kumar President
Esri India
India
Susan Lange Smith, Senior Vice President, Aon Risk Solutions, USA
Susan Lange Smith Senior Vice President
Aon Risk Solutions
USA
Andreas Siebert, Head Geospatial Solutions, Corporate Underwriting, Munich Re, Germany
Andreas Siebert Head Geospatial Solutions, Corporate Underwriting
Munich Re
Germany
ModeratorChris Holmes, SVP, Product Architecture, Planet, USA
ModeratorChris Holmes SVP, Product Architecture
Planet
USA
Andy Williams, Head of Geospatial, Carter Jonas, United Kingdom
Andy Williams Head of Geospatial
Carter Jonas
United Kingdom
Joao Canais, Business Development Manager - Europe, Esri, The Netherlands
Joao Canais Business Development Manager - Europe
Esri
The Netherlands
Matt Wood, Vice President, Go-To-Market & Business Strategy, Capella Space, USA
Matt Wood Vice President, Go-To-Market & Business Strategy
Capella Space
USA

Construction & Engineering

ModeratorGavin Schrock, Editor, xyHt, USA
ModeratorGavin Schrock Editor
xyHt
USA
Ron Bisio, Senior Vice President, Geospatial, Trimble, USA
Ron Bisio Senior Vice President, Geospatial
Trimble
USA
Jeffrey  Truijens, Information & Process Coordinator, Dura Vermeer, The Netherlands
Jeffrey Truijens Information & Process Coordinator
Dura Vermeer
The Netherlands
Lex Ransijn, Chief Executive Officer, VDCbase, The Netherlands
Lex Ransijn Chief Executive Officer
VDCbase
The Netherlands
Katherine Broder, President, Construction Tools Division, Hexagon, Switzerland
Katherine Broder President, Construction Tools Division
Hexagon
Switzerland
ModeratorAidan Mercer, Marketing Director, buildingSMART International, United Kingdom
ModeratorAidan Mercer Marketing Director
buildingSMART International
United Kingdom
Michael Gaunt, Senior Information Manager, Mott MacDonald, United Kingdom
Michael Gaunt Senior Information Manager
Mott MacDonald
United Kingdom
Maya Tryfona, Location BI Consultant, Tensing, The Netherlands
Maya Tryfona Location BI Consultant
Tensing
The Netherlands
Ewout Korpershoek, Executive Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions, Topcon Positioning Group, The Netherlands
Ewout Korpershoek Executive Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions
Topcon Positioning Group
The Netherlands
Ted Lamboo, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners, Bentley Systems, The Netherlands
Ted Lamboo Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners
Bentley Systems
The Netherlands
ModeratorJacqueline Meerkerk, Director, BIM Loket, The Netherlands
ModeratorJacqueline Meerkerk Director
BIM Loket
The Netherlands
Jantien Stoter, Professor, 3D Geoinformation, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Jantien Stoter Professor
3D Geoinformation, TU Delft
The Netherlands
Phil Langley, Director, Digital Delivery, Bryden Wood, United Kingdom
Phil Langley Director, Digital Delivery
Bryden Wood
United Kingdom
Feodor Mayow, Deputy Unit Manager, WSP Game Studio, Finland
Feodor Mayow Deputy Unit Manager
WSP Game Studio
Finland
Amol Ganesh Deshmukh, Geomatics Specialist, National Survey Authority, Sultanate of Oman
Amol Ganesh Deshmukh Geomatics Specialist
National Survey Authority
Sultanate of Oman
Johannes Rechenbach, Architect, Laser Scanning Architecture, Germany
Johannes Rechenbach Architect
Laser Scanning Architecture
Germany
ModeratorMaaike Beerepoot, BIM Program Manager, Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands
ModeratorMaaike Beerepoot BIM Program Manager
Rijkswaterstaat
The Netherlands
Jugal Makwana, Global Director, Digital Engineering and Automation, Royal HaskoningDHV, The Netherlands
Jugal Makwana Global Director, Digital Engineering and Automation
Royal HaskoningDHV
The Netherlands
Jaan Saar, Head of Digital Construction, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia
Jaan Saar Head of Digital Construction
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Estonia
Jim Van Rens, Senior Vice President, Riegl, USA
Jim Van Rens Senior Vice President
Riegl
USA
ModeratorRob van de Velde, Director, Geonovum, The Netherlands
ModeratorRob van de Velde Director
Geonovum
The Netherlands
ModeratorGeoff Zeiss, Principal, Between the Poles, Canada
ModeratorGeoff Zeiss Principal
Between the Poles
Canada
Alexander van Noort, Global Director, Land Site Charaterisation, Fugro, The Netherlands
Alexander van Noort Global Director, Land Site Charaterisation
Fugro
The Netherlands
Martin  Peersmann, Program Manager BRO, Keyregistry of the Subsurface of the Netherlands, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, The Netherlands
Martin Peersmann Program Manager BRO, Keyregistry of the Subsurface of the Netherlands
Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations
The Netherlands
Caroline Groot, Product Manager, Cable and Pipeline Information Centre (KLIC)</br>Kadaster, The Netherlands
Caroline Groot Product Manager, Cable and Pipeline Information Centre (KLIC)
Kadaster
The Netherlands
Henk Scholten, Chief Executive Officer, Geodan, The Netherlands
Henk Scholten Chief Executive Officer
Geodan
The Netherlands
Bart De Lathouwer, President, Open Geospatial Consortium, Belgium
Bart De Lathouwer President
Open Geospatial Consortium
Belgium
Tan Boon Khai, Chief Executive, Singapore Land Authority, Singapore
Tan Boon Khai Chief Executive
Singapore Land Authority
Singapore
FranÇois Robida, Deputy Director - Infrastructure & Digital Services, French Geological Agency (BRGM), France
FranÇois Robida Deputy Director - Infrastructure & Digital Services
French Geological Agency (BRGM)
France
Paul Janssen, Geo-standardisation Expert, Geonovum, The Netherlands
Paul Janssen Geo-standardisation Expert
Geonovum
The Netherlands
Raffaele Santulli, Infrastructure, Property and Equipment Maintenance Manager, ATAC SpA, Italy
Raffaele Santulli Infrastructure, Property and Equipment Maintenance Manager
ATAC SpA
Italy
Aonghus O'Keeffe, Associate, Roughan & O'Donovan, Ireland
Aonghus O'Keeffe Associate
Roughan & O'Donovan
Ireland
Alexander Worp, Strategic Advisor, BIM, Schiphol, The Netherlands
Alexander Worp Strategic Advisor, BIM
Schiphol
The Netherlands
Daniel Watson, Technical Solutions Manager, Thales UK, United Kingdom
Daniel Watson Technical Solutions Manager
Thales UK
United Kingdom
Thomas Groninger, Head of UAV Division, STRABAG, Germany
Thomas Groninger Head of UAV Division
STRABAG
Germany
Marnix van der Wolk, Senior Account Manager, FARO, The Netherlands
Marnix van der Wolk Senior Account Manager
FARO
The Netherlands

Commercialization and Democratization of Earth Observation

ModeratorCol. Ali Al Shehi, Commander, Space Reconnaissance Centre, UAE
ModeratorCol. Ali Al Shehi Commander
Space Reconnaissance Centre
UAE
Luis Gomes, Chief Technology Officer, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, United Kingdom
Luis Gomes Chief Technology Officer
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
United Kingdom
Brian O'Toole, President of Spaceflight Industries & CEO, BlackSky, USA
Brian O'Toole President of Spaceflight Industries & CEO
BlackSky
USA
Mark Boggett, Chief Executive Officer, Seraphim Capital, United Kingdom
Mark Boggett Chief Executive Officer
Seraphim Capital
United Kingdom
Payam Banazadeh, CEO and Founder, Capella Space, USA
Payam Banazadeh CEO and Founder
Capella Space
USA
ModeratorANANYA NARAIN, Manager - Research Programs, Geospatial Media and Communications BV, The Netherlands
ModeratorANANYA NARAIN Manager - Research Programs
Geospatial Media and Communications BV
The Netherlands
KeynoteMassimo Comparini, Chief Executive Officer, e-Geos, Italy
KeynoteMassimo Comparini Chief Executive Officer
e-Geos
Italy
KeynoteMax Craglia, Team Leader, Digital Economy, Joint Research Centre, European Commission,
KeynoteMax Craglia Team Leader, Digital Economy
Joint Research Centre
European Commission
Geoff Sawyer, Secretary General, European Association of Remote Sensing Companies, Belgium
Geoff Sawyer Secretary General
European Association of Remote Sensing Companies
Belgium
Agnieszka Lukaszczyk, Senior Director for EU Affairs, Planet, Belgium
Agnieszka Lukaszczyk Senior Director for EU Affairs
Planet
Belgium
KeynoteShawana Johnson, President, Global Marketing Insights, USA
KeynoteShawana Johnson President
Global Marketing Insights
USA
ModeratorMyrna James Yoo, Managing Editor, Apogeo Spatial, USA
ModeratorMyrna James Yoo Managing Editor
Apogeo Spatial
USA
Dr. Samantha Lavender, Managing Director, Pixalytics Ltd, United Kingdom
Dr. Samantha Lavender Managing Director
Pixalytics Ltd
United Kingdom
Mr. Rani Hellerman, Vice-President, International Business, RBC Signals, USA
Mr. Rani Hellerman Vice-President, International Business
RBC Signals
USA
ALEXIS HANNAH SMITH, CEO and Founder, IMGeospatial, United Kingdom
ALEXIS HANNAH SMITH CEO and Founder
IMGeospatial
United Kingdom
ModeratorDavid Yanofsky, Editor, Things, Quartz, USA
ModeratorDavid Yanofsky Editor, Things
Quartz
USA
KeynoteMaurice Borgeaud, Head of Science Applications and Climate Department, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, European Space Agency
KeynoteMaurice Borgeaud Head of Science Applications and Climate Department
Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes
European Space Agency
Chadi Jabbour, Project Manager - SDIs' Socioeconomic Impacts, OpenIG/University of Montpellier, France
Chadi Jabbour Project Manager - SDIs' Socioeconomic Impacts
OpenIG/University of Montpellier
France
William Ricard, Manager, PwC Space Practice, Paris
William Ricard Manager
PwC Space Practice
Paris
Dr. Wei Sun, Director of International Marketing, Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology (21AT), China
Dr. Wei Sun Director of International Marketing
Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology (21AT)
China
Moderator & KeynoteVictor Rijkaart, Director Consulting Services, Government (Space), CGI Nederland BV, The Netherlands
Moderator & KeynoteVictor Rijkaart Director Consulting Services
Government (Space), CGI Nederland BV
The Netherlands
Georgios Technitis, Head Geo Data Modelling and Vice-President - Information Technology, Swiss Re Management Ltd, Switzerland
Georgios Technitis Head Geo Data Modelling and Vice-President - Information Technology
Swiss Re Management Ltd
Switzerland
Steven Krekels, Manager- Remote Sensing, VITO, Belgium
Steven Krekels Manager- Remote Sensing
VITO
Belgium
Bart Tuyteleers, VP Sales, COWI, Denmark
Bart Tuyteleers VP Sales
COWI
Denmark
KeynoteFlorentyna Smith, Project Manager, AZO Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany
KeynoteFlorentyna Smith Project Manager
AZO Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen
Germany
Thomas Beer, Copernicus Policy Coordinator, Copernicus Space Office, European Space Agency (ESA)
Thomas Beer Copernicus Policy Coordinator
Copernicus Space Office
European Space Agency (ESA)
Jean-Michel Darroy, Vice-President, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Intelligence, Airbus Defence & Space, France
Jean-Michel Darroy Vice-President, Head of Strategic Partnerships
Intelligence, Airbus Defence & Space
France
Steve Lee, CEO, Stevenson Astrosat, United Kingdom
Steve Lee CEO
Stevenson Astrosat
United Kingdom
Doris Klein, Scientific Advisor, German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), German Aerospace Centre
Doris Klein Scientific Advisor
German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD)
German Aerospace Centre
Rodrigo Almeida, Pre-Sales Engineer, Planet, Germany
Rodrigo Almeida Pre-Sales Engineer
Planet
Germany
Moderator & KeynoteBora Beran, Director of Product Management, Descartes Labs, USA
Moderator & KeynoteBora Beran Director of Product Management
Descartes Labs
USA
Frank Hogervorst, Consultant, Government (Space), CGI Nederland BV, The Netherlands
Frank Hogervorst Consultant
Government (Space), CGI Nederland BV
The Netherlands
Jeroen Waanders, Advisor Innovation, WDO Delta, The Netherlands
Jeroen Waanders Advisor Innovation
WDO Delta
The Netherlands

Data Science Summit

Moderator & Lead SpeakerGeorge Percivall, CTO & Chief Engineer, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), USA
Moderator & Lead SpeakerGeorge Percivall CTO & Chief Engineer
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
USA
Christian Heipke, Professor, Photogrammetry and GeoInformation, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany
Christian Heipke Professor
Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
Leibniz University of Hannover
Germany
Linda Ochwada, Geo/Data Scientist, Supper & Supper, Germany
Linda Ochwada Geo/Data Scientist
Supper & Supper
Germany
Dr. Patrick Vetter, Head of Data Science, Supper & Supper, Germany
Dr. Patrick Vetter Head of Data Science
Supper & Supper
Germany
Matthew Pennells, Digital Transformation BD Manager, Esri, UAE
Matthew Pennells Digital Transformation BD Manager
Esri
UAE
Kumar Navulur, Sr. Director, Strategic Business Development, DigitalGlobe, USA
Kumar Navulur Sr. Director, Strategic Business Development
DigitalGlobe
USA
ModeratorAthina Trakas, Director Regional Services, Open Geospatial Consortium, Germany
ModeratorAthina Trakas Director Regional Services
Open Geospatial Consortium
Germany
Weigang Yan, Senior Data Scientist, Cambridge City Council, United Kingdom
Weigang Yan Senior Data Scientist
Cambridge City Council
United Kingdom
ModeratorRamana Mallysetty, Chief Technology Officer, Eos Digital, USA
ModeratorRamana Mallysetty Chief Technology Officer
Eos Digital
USA
Erwin Folmer, Product Owner Data Platform, Kadaster, The Netherlands
Erwin Folmer Product Owner Data Platform
Kadaster
The Netherlands
Adrian Badi, Senior Data Analyst, Business Intelligence, William Demant, Denmark
Adrian Badi Senior Data Analyst, Business Intelligence
William Demant
Denmark
Ipsit Dash, Senior Consultant, Government (Space), CGI Nederland, The Netherlands
Ipsit Dash Senior Consultant, Government (Space)
CGI Nederland
The Netherlands

Technology Tracks

ModeratorAlessandro Annoni, Head, Digital Economy, Joint Research Centre, European Commission
ModeratorAlessandro Annoni Head, Digital Economy
Joint Research Centre
European Commission
Henk Scholten, Chief Executive Officer, Geodan, The Netherlands
Henk Scholten Chief Executive Officer
Geodan
The Netherlands
Wouter Brokx, President, IMAGEM, The Netherlands
Wouter Brokx President
IMAGEM
The Netherlands
Prof Dr Dieter Fritsch, Research Professor and Professor Emeritus, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Prof Dr Dieter Fritsch Research Professor and Professor Emeritus
University of Stuttgart
Germany
ModeratorHugh Mangan, General Manager, Business & Marketing, Ordnance Survey Ireland, Ireland
ModeratorHugh Mangan General Manager, Business & Marketing
Ordnance Survey Ireland
Ireland
Josef Strobl, Head, Department of Geoinformatics, Salzburg University, Austria
Josef Strobl Head, Department of Geoinformatics
Salzburg University
Austria
Jurgen MOSSGRABER, Head of Research Group, Architecture and Information Systems, Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany
Jurgen MOSSGRABER Head of Research Group, Architecture and Information Systems
Fraunhofer IOSB
Germany
Pavel Yalovol, VP Digital and Geo Solutions, Intetics, Ukraine
Pavel Yalovol VP Digital and Geo Solutions
Intetics
Ukraine
ModeratorTim Trainor, Consultant | Former Chief Geospatial Scientist, U.S. Census Bureau, USA
ModeratorTim Trainor Consultant | Former Chief Geospatial Scientist
U.S. Census Bureau
USA
Dr Enrico Paringit, Executive Director, Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), Philippines
Dr Enrico Paringit Executive Director
Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD)
Philippines
Hongmian Gong, Professor, Hunter College of City University of New York, USA
Hongmian Gong Professor
Hunter College of City University of New York
USA
Wassilios Kazakos, Head of Business Development, Disy Informationssysteme GmbH, Germany
Wassilios Kazakos Head of Business Development
Disy Informationssysteme GmbH
Germany
Ronald van Coevorden, Advanced Solutions Manager EMEA, Trimble, The Netherlands
Ronald van Coevorden Advanced Solutions Manager EMEA
Trimble
The Netherlands
Dr. Ing. Bas Boom, Head of Data Analytics, CycloMedia Technology, The Netherlands
Dr. Ing. Bas Boom Head of Data Analytics
CycloMedia Technology
The Netherlands
Oscar Garcia, Sales Engineer (Application Engineer), FARO, Spain
Oscar Garcia Sales Engineer (Application Engineer)
FARO
Spain
Katerina Mekhlis, Chief Executive Officer, NeoCityLab, The Netherlands
Katerina Mekhlis Chief Executive Officer
NeoCityLab
The Netherlands
Dr. Rico Richter, Researcher, Hasso Plattner Institute, Founder, Point Cloud Technology, Germany
Dr. Rico Richter Researcher, Hasso Plattner Institute
Founder, Point Cloud Technology
Germany

Panel on Growing Role of Geospatial Data Agencies in the Digital Economy

Colin Bray, Chief Executive Officer, Ordnance Survey Ireland, Ireland
Colin Bray Chief Executive Officer
Ordnance Survey Ireland
Ireland
Kristian MØller, Director General, Danish Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency, Denmark
Kristian MØller Director General
Danish Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency
Denmark
David Henderson, Managing Director, Ordnance Survey Great Britain, United Kingdom
David Henderson Managing Director
Ordnance Survey Great Britain
United Kingdom
Martin Salzmann, Strategy Lead,  Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency, The Netherlands
Martin Salzmann Strategy Lead
Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency
The Netherlands
Amalia Velasco Martín-Varés, International Affairs Coordinator, Directorate General for Cadastre, Spain
Amalia Velasco Martín-Varés International Affairs Coordinator
Directorate General for Cadastre
Spain
Andreas Hadjiraftis, Chief Lands Officer, Department of Lands and Surveys, Cyprus
Andreas Hadjiraftis Chief Lands Officer
Department of Lands and Surveys
Cyprus