Partners

Strategic Sponsor

Trimble

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit www.trimble.com.

Associate Sponsors

Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems is a software development company that supports the professional needs of those responsible for creating and managing the world’s infrastructure, including roadways, bridges, airports, skyscrapers, industrial and power plants as well as utility networks. Bentley is a global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure. Founded in 1984, Bentley has more than 3,000 colleagues in over 50 countries, more than $600 million in annual revenues, and since 2006 has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions. Recent acquisitions in reality modeling software are helping to bring real-world imagery to infrastructure projects by capturing, processing, or reusing existing site condition data with 3D imaging and point-cloud processing software.”

Oracle

Oracle is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. With more than 400,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading products give customers unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. For geospatial solutions Oracle offers a wide range of 2D and 3D Spatial capabilities based on OGC and ISO standards in database, middleware, big data, and cloud platforms. These technologies are used by numerous 3rd party tools, components and solutions as well as by Oracle's enterprise applications for on-premise and cloud deployment.

UrtheCast

UrtheCast Corp. is a Vancouver-based technology company that serves the rapidly evolving geospatial and geoanalytics markets with a wide range of information-rich products and services. The Company operates Earth Observation (EO) sensors in space, through its subsidiary Deimos Imaging, including two satellites, Deimos-1 and Deimos-2, to produce imagery data for partners and customers in multiple markets. Additionally, UrtheCast is developing and expects to launch two EO satellite constellations: the world's first fully-integrated constellation of sixteen multispectral optical and SAR satellites, called OptiSAR™, and an eight-satellite constellation designed to capture high-quality, medium-resolution optical imagery of the Earth’s entire landmass every day, called UrtheDaily™. These constellations are expected to revolutionize the monitoring of our planet with medium- and high-resolution, high-coverage and high-revisit imagery in all weather conditions.

Co-sponsors

Cyient

Cyient provides geospatial, engineering, manufacturing, network and operations management services to global industry leaders. With more than 14,000 employees in 21 countries, Cyient partners with clients to operate as part of their extended team, in ways that best suit their organization’s culture and requirements. As a leading provider of geospatial services, we at Cyient help transform, manage, and deliver geospatial data. We drive stakeholder satisfaction by combining leading GIS technology platforms and data services to improve the quality, analysis, and application of geospatial information.
Our services focus on system development for visualization and editing of geographic data, analysis of spatial relationships, and efficient spatial data management. Our Geospatial customers span across multiple industries such as Government, Utilities, Transportation, Telecom, Aerospace, Energy, Oil & Gas and Mining. Our service portfolio includes Photogrammetry, GIS, LiDAR, and Remote Sensing. We are technology agnostic, as we work with leading Geospatial solutions (ESRI, Hexagon, GE, Bentley, Oracle, Terrasolid etc.) to address the industry needs.
For more information, please visit www.cyient.com.
Follow news about the company at @Cyient.

Luciad

Luciad delivers geospatial software solutions that power the world’s mission critical operations. Our applications simplify the lives of developers and end users with advanced visual analytics that allow them to unlock the potential of real time location intelligence and create the foundations for next generation geospatial systems.
From safeguarding critical assets to creating the digital infrastructure for smart cities, we help users implement intuitive command and control systems. Our customers depend on Luciad for high performance visualization that allows them to implement scalable solutions.
Founded in 1999, Luciad serves clients worldwide through a network of subsidiaries and resellers in Europe, Asia and the Americas. In addition to thousands of users of Luciad applications, major systems integrators incorporate Luciad software in their own products. We work with leading organizations such as Airbus Defence and Space, Lufthansa Systems, NATO, Lockheed Martin and Thales.
“Connect, visualize, analyze, act” is both our method and our motto.

About C.E. Info Systems (MapmyIndia)

Headquartered in New Delhi with offices across India, MapmyIndia is an ISO & CMMI certified company founded in 1995. The company is India's leader in premium quality digital map data, APIs, GPS navigation, telematics, location-based SaaS and GIS Solutions.
With over 22 years of continuous efforts, MapmyIndia has pioneered the creation of digital maps in India - the most comprehensive, accurate, and continuously updated nationwide map dataset IP. The company has grown its prowess with cutting-edge location technology, specifically in the areas of Navigation, Tracking, IoT & Analytics to provide products, services & solutions to over 10 million end users – be it consumers, enterprises or the government.
MapmyIndia is focused on building a smarter and better future and packages its offerings to contribute to four broad themes – Smart Cars, Smart Businesses, Smart Governments, and Smart Consumers. Proud to be a true Make in India, Made for India and Truly Indian company and endeavours to power entire ecosystem with best-in-class maps and location, to leapfrog India to the forefront of the digital world.
Kindly visit us at www.mapmyindia.com

ZUPPA – Pioneers in GEO4IR Big Data Acquisition with Drones & Geo IoT Solutions

ZUPPA is among the pioneers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution of GEO4IR.
ZUPPA creates and delivers geo-spatial centric products and services. iLOC, a unique GEO IoT device Geo Locates data across a range of sensors and transfers location data to the cloud for monitoring solar farms, green/poly houses, logistics, warehousing, weather stations and a range of growing applications . Zuppa also builds Survey/Mapping Drones for highly accurate large area land surveys in mining , infrastructure projects and crop monitoring, to name a few . Zuppa facilitates geo-located Big Data acquisition through IoT and Drones and overcomes a key bottleneck for Big Data Analytics. Big Data processing capabilities are being scaled concurrently as well.

supporting organization

Singapore Land Authority

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is a statutory board with the Ministry of Law. Its mission is to optimise land resources for the social and economic development of Singapore. Apart from its roles in land management, regulation and the national land registration authority, SLA drives the development of geospatial information science and technology as the national geospatial agency. SLA currently spearheads the 3D mapping and modelling of the entire city state which would contribute to the development of Virtual Singapore, the authoritative 3D digital platform for geospatial collaboration that supports Singapore's Smart Nation initiative. Visit us at www.sla.gov.sg or find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SingaporeLandAuthority.

IIEG

IIEG Jalisco is the first and only Subnational Information System in Mexico. Developed under supervision and design by The Nation Statistical and Geographical Information System (SNIEG) created between 2013 – 2014. The governor of Jalisco State merged the three specialized agencies in charge of all the production and distribution of statics and geographic information by separate as individual office.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recognizes the IIEG Jalisco as a good practice and model to replicate and this success model has been presented in Paris France, Washington D.C., Lima Peru and different conferences around Mexico and Latin America.
IIEG Jalisco es el primer y único Subsistema de Información Estadística y Geográfica en México. Desarrollado y diseñado bajo la supervisión del Sistema Nacional de Información Estadística y Geográfica (SNIEG) creado entre 2013 – 2014 por el Gobernador de Jalisco quién fusionó tres agencias especializadas a cargo de la producción y distribución de la información en un solo instituto.
La Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económicos (OECD) reconoce al IIEG Jalisco como una buena práctica y modelo de réplica y presentó este modelo exitoso en Paris Francia, Washington D.C., Lima Perú y diferentes foros en México y Latinoamérica.

Knowledge Partners

UNIGIS

The UNIGIS International Association (www.unigis.net) is the world's premier distance education initiative offering masters and diploma/certificate programmes in Geoinformatics and GIScience. As a global network of universities (https://unigis.net/unigis-institutions) UNIGIS is dedicated to enhance the competence of GIS professionals worldwide! The main goal of UNIGIS programmes is to equip students with profound and extensive knowledge, insights, skills and expertise in the field of Geoinformatics; to establish learning in a scientific context; and to support students in their career development. UNIGIS Study Programmes are focussed on life-long learning, part-time study by in-service professionals and advancing careers in Geoinformatics through continuing education.

CRCSI

Australia New Zealand, Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) is an international research and development centre set up in 2003 under the Australian Government Business Cooperative Research Centres Programme. It is a collaborative research centre who push the frontiers of spatial science with our partners: federal and state government agencies, universities, over 50 companies and international organisations. The CRCSI central focus is developing a research infrastructure that delivers commercially applicable end-user [impact] outcomes. The three application research themes – Positioning, Rapid Spatial Analytics, and Spatial Infrastructure – are supported by four key program areas : Agriculture, Natural Resources and Climate Change through creation of a biomass and carbon monitoring system for high resolution and high frequency application on farms and through improved environmental monitoring; Defence by adapting the capabilities of CRCSI's research portfolio; Built Environment to build new tools to support sustainable built infrastructure development and Health by helping agencies to spatially enable their clinical databases. CRCSI also perform commissioned research projects (consultancy) for key clients.

Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG)

Symbiosis International University is internationally well known for its name in the field of education. Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG) is one of the constituent Institutes of the Symbiosis International University. SIG was established in the year 2004 with aims to creating a potent reserve of experts in the field Geoinformatics to meet the future challenges across the globe.
SIG’s two years M.Sc & M.Tech Geoinformatics has been designed by eminent scientists, technologists, Industrialists and academia of national and international repute. It has already earned reputation of a pioneering quality Geoinformatics curriculum & research, which caters for the futuristic industry requirements in India & Globe.

Professional Society Partners

International Cartographic Association

The aim of the International Cartographic Association is to promote the discipline and profession of cartography internationally. It offers its expertise and knowledge of technical developments to other organizations via events, meetings, workshops, and publications such as the International Journal of Cartography. With its Commissions and Working Groups it concentrates it activities on wide range of topics that nearly cover the whole discipline. Since being founded in 1959, ICA has worked with national and international governmental and commercial bodies, and with other international societies, to achieve its aims. ICA is member of ICSU and of the UNGGIM Geospatial Societies.

EARSC

EARSC, the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies is a membership-based non profit organisation which coordinates and promotes activities of European companies engaged in delivering Earth Observation geo-information services. EARSC's key goal is to promote the industry and to help to develop the market for EO services. EARSC is representing EO providers of geo-information services in its broadest sense creating a network between industry, decision makers and users and covering the full EO value chain from data acquisition through processing, fusion, analysis to final geo-information products and services. EARSC currently has around 100 members and the network contains all the leading European suppliers of EO data and value-added products as well as many small and micro-enterprises.

ISPRS

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.

The five Technical Commissions are responsible for scientific work of the Society. Each of the Commissions is entrusted for a four year term to an Ordinary Member. Each Commission is responsible to organize an International Symposium in 2018. The Symposia will take place in Beijing (China), Riva del Garda (Italy), Delft (Netherlands), Karlsruhe (Germany), Hyderabad (India). More at www.isprs.org.

Media Partners

Geospatial World

Geospatial World is a popular publication, well acclaimed and most referred by global geospatial industry, policy and user community, research and academia alike. The print and online publications provide insight and analysis of technology trends, applications and business dynamics of GIS, remote sensing, GNSS, Surveying & Mapping, BIM, LiDAR and several upcoming technologies. The #1 media has 50,000+ global print readership, 250,000+ unique online visitors, 65,000+ subscribers to its newsletters and 32,000+ social media followers.

GeoConnexion

GeoConnexion International and GeoConnexion UK bring you the latest news and stories plus reports from geotechnology industries in UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Asia. Coverage of topics such as 3D Visualisation, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Cloud, Mobile Mapping, Navigation with emphases on healthcare, public safety, retail, the environment, utilities, surveying, LBS, transport/ logistics, telecommunications and more.

To view the magazines: http://www.geoconnexion.com/publications/
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IUeMag

It’s true, that what we feed our brains with is what grooms us and eventually the society. Inspiration Unlimited eMagazine is a venture that is an All Positive, No Gossips Media Platform, The No.1 inspirational eMagazine that brings Inspirational News & Stories from around the globe from various dimensions & strata of society. In a nutshell it's A delight for entrepreneurs, A vision for writers, A feast for energy seekers, A visionary platform for journalists, A pat on the back for those who struggle, A hope for readers of today & the strongest base for the future of a well-wired & positively inspired society.

GEO4SDGs Partner

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is an intergovernmental organization working to improve the availability, access and use of Earth observations (EO) for the benefit of society. GEO strives to actively improve and coordinate global EO systems and promote broad, open data sharing. GEO’s 105 Members countries and 115 Participating Organizations work together to develop and implement projects and initiatives that solve global problems. In addition to the 60+ Work Programme activities being implemented under GEO, the GEO community is creating a Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) and has already made available over 400 million data and information resources via www.geoportal.org.

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Geospatial Media and Communications

Geospatial Media and Communications is an internationally accredited organization, having committed itself to serve stakeholders of geospatial community and work towards opening new era of industrialization, while facilitating collaboration and demonstrating value and benefits of geospatial technology and information for governance, businesses and people. It has been exclusively dedicated to promote and facilitate growth of geospatial industry and connect the same with major economic industry domains worldwide, especially in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Middle East since 1997. Headquartered in India, it has localized presence in United Arab Emirates, Brazil, South Africa, Malaysia, The Netherlands and United States of America.