Partners

Strategic Partners

Geosa

Embarking on a visionary journey, the General Authority for Surveying and Geospatial Information (GEOSA) leads the charge in shaping the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's geospatial landscape. Renowned for its expertise in geodetic, topographic, and hydrographic surveys, alongside the adept management of the National Tide Gauge Network, GEOSA stands as a beacon of excellence in the field. At the core of GEOSA's transformative efforts is the National Geospatial Centre (NGC), serving as the epicentre for governing geospatial data across the Kingdom. The NGC meticulously disseminates this invaluable information through the National Geoportal Platform, emerging as the driving force behind the Kingdom's remarkable geospatial technology implementation and adoption. With a pivotal role in promoting the integrated use of geospatial information and technology, GEOSA's mission aligns seamlessly with the Kingdom's vision. With its ground-breaking initiatives and transformative approach, GEOSA stands as a testament to innovation and progress, propelling the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia towards a future defined by excellence in geospatial technology.

United States Census Bureau

The Census Bureau serves as the nation's leading provider of quality data about its people and economy. They have been headquartered in Suitland, Maryland since 1942. We are part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and overseen by the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA). They honor privacy, protect confidentiality, share our expertise globally, and conduct their work openly. UN Census are guided on this mission by their strong and capable workforce, the readiness to innovate, and their abiding commitment to its customers.

Strategic Sponsor

Esri

Esri, the global leader in GIS software and location intelligence, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations globally and in over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. Esri engineers the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics.

Corporate Sponsors

The Overture Maps Foundation

The Overture Maps Foundation is a collaborative effort to develop interoperable open map data to power mapping and location services worldwide. Under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation, the Overture Maps Foundation is open to companies of all sizes with a common interest in open map data.

Trimble

Trimble Geospatial solutions provide high-quality, productive workflows and information exchange, driving value for a global and diverse customer base of surveyors, engineering and GIS service companies, governments, utilities and transportation authorities. Trimble's innovative technologies include integrated sensors, field applications, real-time communications and office software for processing, modeling and data. Using Trimble solutions, organizations can capture the most accurate spatial data and transform it into intelligence to deliver increased productivity and improved decision-making. Whether enabling efficient use of natural resources or enhancing the performance and lifecycle of civil infrastructure, timely and reliable geospatial information is at the core of Trimble's solutions.

Associate Sponsors

Google

Google, founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, stands as a global technology giant headquartered in Mountain View, California. Initially renowned for its powerful search engine, Google has evolved into a multifaceted company under the umbrella of Alphabet Inc. Led by CEO Sundar Pichai, the company offers a diverse array of products and services, including online advertising, software solutions like Gmail and Google Drive, the Android operating system, and a range of hardware products. Google's mission is to organize and make the world's information universally accessible. Known for innovation and a vibrant corporate culture, Google continues to shape the digital landscape.

Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. They are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality, and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector, and mobility applications. Hexagon technologies are shaping production and people-related ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous - ensuring a scalable, sustainable future. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 22,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 4.3bn EUR.

Merkator

Merkator is a leading Geospatial Asset Management software & services provider for accelerating digital transformation and digital network twin. The proven Merkator's high-end product suites and services provide comprehensive solutions for Cities & Local Governments, Water Authorities, Telecom and Smart Grid Operators around the globe. Merkator customers count on us every day to better design & operate their network infrastructure and to ensure safer streets.

Oracle

Oracle is a cloud technology company that provides organizations around the world with computing infrastructure and software to help you innovate, unlock efficiencies and become more effective. Created the world's first - and only - autonomous database to help organize and secure their customers' data. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure offers higher performance, security, and cost savings. It is designed so businesses can move workloads easily from on-premises systems to the cloud, and between cloud and on-premises and other clouds. Oracle Cloud applications provide business leaders with modern applications that help them innovate, attain sustainable growth, and become more resilient. The work they do is not only transforming the world of business--it's helping defend governments, and advance scientific and medical research. From nonprofits to companies of all sizes, millions of people use their tools to streamline supply chains, make HR more human, quickly pivot to a new financial plan, and connect data and people around the world.

Co- Host

Kadaster

Kadaster is a non-departmental public body, operating under the political responsibility of the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. The Netherlands' Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency - in short Kadaster - collects and registers administrative and spatial data on property and the rights involved. This also goes for ships, aircraft and telecom networks. In doing so, Kadaster protects legal certainty. They are also responsible for national mapping and maintenance of the national reference coordinate system. Furthermore, they are an advisory body for land-use issues and national spatial data infrastructures. Kadaster information is available predominantly through online web services, including information on energy labels of houses and underground cables and pipelines. Main customer groups are civil-law notaries, local authorities, businesses, financial institutions and private individuals. Kadaster maintains the Key Registers Cadastre and Topography.

Trade Partner

Geospatial World Chamber of Commerce (GWCC)

Geospatial World Chamber of Commerce (GWCC), headquartered and registered in India, is a non-profit global organization. GWCC is promoted by 'Geospatial World' with a vision to promote trade and commerce globally in 'Geospatial and Space domains' as we all know that Geospatial knowledge serves as foundational infrastructure for sustainable socio-economic development and the same provides big boost to international trade and commerce. GWCC strives to facilitate dialogues on open trade and commerce at national, bilateral, regional, and multilateral levels and advocates towards developing level playing fields, and ease of doing business practices for commercial companies at global levels with an aim towards facilitating growth of trade and commerce of Indian geospatial industry and space industries with primary partner countries of India in the context of evolving geo-political world order.

Co-Sponsors

Cognizant

Cognizant Technology Solutions was founded in 1994 and operates in Teaneck, United States. The company engages in the sector 'Computer Consultancy & Facilities Management'. The industry belongs to the broader 'Information & Communication' sector which includes the production and distribution of information and cultural products, the provision of the means to transmit or distribute these products, as well as data, communications and information technology activities, the processing of data and other information service activities.

Fugro

Fugro is an integrated provider of geotechnical, survey and subsea services. The company specializes in earth and engineering data services, from project preparation through to data acquisition, processing, analysis and interpretation, reporting, and consulting. It assists clients with the design, construction, installation, repair and maintenance of offshore infrastructures. Fugro serves diverse services to varied operating environments. The company offers services to diverse markets including oil and gas, sustainable energy, building and infrastructure, mining, public sector, water sector, agriculture, and others. It has operational presence across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Fugro is headquartered in Leidschendam, the Netherlands.

RIEGL

RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning solutions. RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for almost 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths. RIEGL's core Smart-Waveform technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems. RIEGL's various 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing "Innovation in 3D" for the LiDAR industry. From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, as well as training and support, RIEGL maintains an out-standing history of reliability and support to their customers.

RMSI

RMSI is a global leader in geospatial and engineering solutions. These solutions address global issues of climate change, natural calamities, human habitation, food security, autonomous transportation, smart utilities and networks. It employs more than five thousand employees and functions from offices located in three different Indian cities - Noida, Hyderabad and Dehradun and five international subsidiaries, serving clients in more than twenty five nations and five continents across the globe.

RMSI's core competency lies in providing solutions across the entire geospatial value chain - from data creation, conversion, and enhancement to software development, modeling, analytics, and consulting. The ability to offer complete solutions, comprising data, software, and engineering under one roof, is a key differentiator for the company.

SATLANTIS

SATLANTIS is a Space Technology for Earth Observation & Universe Exploration Company; unique in the market for its specific characteristics of agility, spectral capture and VHR resolution image quality. To answer End-users' increasing demand of precise geo-requirements such as following irregular geometry on Earth, the Company provides reliable and innovative integrated satellite solutions built around its customizable High and Very High-Resolution optical payloads. SATLANTIS focuses on the language of light, translating it for End-users' needs, capturing critical spectral information through software, hardware and services for remote sensing applications. With strategic partners, SATLANTIS provides End-to-End solutions, by controlling its own optical channels embarked in agile small sensor buses, operated in intelligent missions that generate unique customer proprietary data.

Satsure

Established in 2017 and headquartered in Bengaluru, SatSure is a leading innovator in decision intelligence solutions, specializing in risk management and change detection. Their expertise combines Remote Sensing (RS) and Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence (ML/AI) to provide exceptional insights for informed decision-making. SatSure has become a market leader in less than five years, excelling in climate change mitigation, agriculture, and infrastructure. SatSure will launch a Low Earth Observation (LEO) satellite fleet by 2025 to revolutionize data-driven decision-making through its subsidiary, KaleidEO. SatSure's global presence spans India, parts of Africa, and South-East Asia, addressing diverse challenges. Driven by a vision for innovation and sustainability, we are reshaping industries to transform the world.

Synspective

Synspective provides one-stop solutions using satellite observation data to steadily move the world forward. Applying the results of the ImPACT program (led by the Government of Japan, Cabinet Office), Synspective is building a constellation of 30 high-frequency, high-resolution SAR satellites to provide data and solutions to government and commercial outfits.

Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra is a USD 6.5 billion company with 148,000+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 1250 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. They are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, blockchain, metaverse, quantum computing, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. They are the fastest growing brand in 'Brand Strength' and rated amongst the top 7 IT services brands globally. It also has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality, and real estate. The group's focus is on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, and driving positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders.

Thales Alenia Space

Drawing on over 40 years of experience and a unique combination of skills, expertise and cultures, Thales Alenia Space delivers cost-effective solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures. Governments and private industry alike count on Thales Alenia Space to design satellite-based systems that provide anytime, anywhere connections and positioning, monitor our planet, enhance management of its resources, and explore our Solar System and beyond. Thales Alenia Space sees space as a new horizon, helping to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth. A joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space also teams up with Telespazio to form the parent companies' Space Alliance, which offers a complete range of services.

Institutional Partners

EAASI

EAASI (European Association of Aerial Surveying Industries) is the only platform for regular contact and knowledge exchange within the Aerial Survey Industry in Europe. EAASI represents the industry members in front of other relevant associations and governmental agencies. We work together to promote the use of Aerial Survey data under high standards, quality, sustainability, safety and ethical business. More than 40 companies have joined EAASI (not-for-profit association) since it was founded in 2019, representing more than 80% of the Aerial Survey companies in Europe.

EARSC

EARSC, the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies, is a membership-based, not for profit organisation which coordinates and promotes the activities of European companies engaged in delivering Earth observation-derived geo-information services. EARSC represents this sector 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 & services.

Eurogeographics

EuroGeographics is an independent international not-for-profit organisation representing Europe's National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registration Authorities. We believe in a society empowered by the use of trusted geospatial services from these official national sources. Our strength lies in our extensive membership and we are proud to represent around 90% of the official bodies responsible for geodetic surveying, topographic mapping, cadastral surveys and land registration in geographical Europe. We deliver benefits for each regardless of the geographical, technical, political, organisational, linguistic and business parameters in which they work. EuroGeographics supports the public good by representing our members' interests, maintaining networks that help our members improve their capabilities and role, and by facilitating access to and use of our members' geospatial data and services. By providing a single point of contact, we enable government, business and citizens to benefit from their collective expertise, products and services.

EUROGI

EUROGI is an umbrella organisation operating in the European Geographic Information domain since 1994. Its membership base from 20 countries comprises national GI associations, industry and professional organisations and enterprises. EUROGI's vision is 'Location based information and technologies enabling the European digital society'. To fulfil this vision EUROGI will Facilitate value creation from location based Information for a sustainable, prosperous and cohesive Europe, Achieve this by working with its members and other stakeholders, in order to drive innovation and to support policy development, Represent users and providers of location based information and technologies from the European public, academic and private sector.

ISPRS

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is an international non-governmental organization that enhances international cooperation between the worldwide organizations with interests in the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences. Originally named International Society for Photogrammetry (ISP), it was established in 1910, and is the oldest international umbrella organization in its field, which may be summarized as addressing "information from imagery". ISPRS achieves its aims by: Advancing knowledge in the areas of interest of ISPRS by encouraging and facilitating research and development, scientific networking and inter-disciplinary activities. Facilitating education and training with particular emphasis in less-developed countries. Enhancing public recognition of the contributions of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences for the benefit of humankind and the sustainability of the environment.

Luxembourg Space Agency

The Luxembourg Space Agency was founded in 2018 with a mission to develop the space sector in Luxembourg by fostering new and existing companies, developing human resources, facilitating access to funding and supporting academic research. The agency implements the national space economic development strategy, manages national space research and development programs, and leads the SpaceResources.lu initiative. Furthermore, they represent Luxembourg within the European Space Agency and space-related programs of the European Union and the United Nations. The Agency focused on supporting a sustainable ecosystem for the space industry and offering a platform in Europe for commercial space development. One that connects billions of people, and allows us to understand what's happening on Earth just as it helps us to explore new frontiers.

Ocean Decade

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) (Ocean Decade) will stimulate ocean science and knowledge generation to reverse the decline of the state of the ocean system and catalyse new opportunities for sustainable development. The vision of the Ocean Decade is 'the science we need for the ocean we want'. The Ocean Decade provides a convening framework for scientists and stakeholders from diverse sectors to develop the scientific knowledge and the partnerships needed to accelerate and harness advances in ocean science to achieve a better understanding of the ocean system, and deliver science-based solutions to achieve the 2030 Agenda.

Taylor Geospatial Institute

The Taylor Geospatial Institute is a comprehensive and holistic geospatial research community comprising eight outstanding research institutions in the St. Louis region and the Midwest. Led by Saint Louis University, TGI aims to be the nation's leading geospatial research collaborative and to establish the St. Louis region as a global center of geospatial excellence. TGI is harnessing the power of partnership with industry, government, and research institutions to develop geospatial science and adjacent fields, to cultivate talent for the geospatial workforce, and to enable positive impacts on some of the world's greatest challenges.

USGIF

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to promoting the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and developing a stronger GEOINT Community with government, industry, academia, professional organizations, and individuals who develop and apply geospatial intelligence to address national security challenges. USGIF achieves its mission through various programs and events and by building the community, advancing the tradecraft, and accelerating innovation.

DE&I Partners

African Women in GIS

African Women in GIS, also referred as AWIGIS is a community made up of African Women around the world who work, study or are enthusiastic about the Geospatial Industry and its related fields. The community aims to allow its members to be themselves, create, networks, gain mentors, get career advice, partake in geo-projects to improve their portfolio, access job opportunities as well as geo-course information and showcase their works to the world.

Evona

EVONA attracts and guides elite talent into the global space economy, evolving individuals and companies whose aspirations transform futures on and off Earth. As pioneers, they staff the space economy, propelling it to new heights. For employers, they headhunt transferable in-demand skills from outside the industry; demystifying the space sector to attract new talent, while helping nurture the skills within to provide us with the time to innovate, adapt, and shape the future of humanity. They specialize in geospatial, satellite communications, and space infrastructure helping the whole space ecosystem scale with the correct hires. For candidates, Evona provide access to some of the most exciting career opportunities in the universe. Working in this growing industry will provide both meaning to your work and opportunities to be on the cutting edge of innovation. Thought leaders in recruitment and passionate STEM ambassadors, EVONA's mission is to inspire people to find their place in this exciting and fast-growing industry. Addressing the candidate shortage now by investing in our future ensures a brighter one for everyone.

GeoChicas

GeoChicas are an international women's mapping community with members in more than 12 different countries. Their aim is for women to have a greater presence and participation in key OSM events, increase female participation and leadership, and work on mapping projects which benefit women. The main focus as a group is to help close the gender gap in the OSM community across participation, data creation and curation. GeoChicas have also been conducting research on gender participation within the OSM community. Their recent gender survey was conducted in order to better understand the different perspectives and experiences around the concept of gender in the OSM community and to analyse the role, representation and participation of women in OSM. Through this research we hope to find a way to close the gender gap within the community.

Northstar of GIS

NorthStar of GIS offers a comprehensive range of services aimed at advancing racial justice and equity within the realm of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As a nonprofit organization, the core offerings include consultancy services to guide organizations in implementing equitable geo-practices, mentorship programs and scholarships to increase Black representation in geo-fields, community engagement initiatives to address specific needs, research projects advocating for policy changes, and educational resources for wider awareness. Through their commitment to fostering diversity, they strive to ensure that geo-practices are mindful of intersecting systems of oppression, ultimately contributing to fair resource distribution and improving day-to-day life for all communities.

Program Partners

EMODnet

The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) (emodnet.eu) is a is a long-term, marine data initiative funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund as a long-term Marine Knowledge initiative of the European Commission (EC) Directorate-General Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE). EMODnet is a network of more than 120 organizations supported by the EU's integrated maritime policy and EMODnet works with data producers and providers, national and other marine data centres, existing marine data infrastructures and experts across Europe to process, harmonize and standardize marine data according to European and international standards and make that information freely available as interoperable data layers and data products.

International Hydrographic Organization

Established in 1921, the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) is an intergovernmental body with 98 Member States globally. Tasked with charting and measuring oceanic features, including seabed topography and currents, the IHO sets standards and coordinates national hydrographic offices. This information underpins diverse marine activities like navigation, scientific research, environmental protection, and the Blue Economy's development. The IHO's role becomes pivotal in harnessing data related to seabed topography and currents for projects like marine renewable energy. Additionally, hydrographic data aids industries like fishing and aquaculture in optimizing operations, while also providing baseline information to monitor and assess ongoing changes in the marine environment.

Singapore Land Authority (SLA)

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. SLA manages some 11,000 hectares of State land and about 2,600 State properties, which have largely been tenanted out for a variety of uses. It also manages land sales, leases, acquisitions and allocation, developing and marketing land-related information, and maintaining the national land information database through digitised land information services. Being the national land registration authority for property transactions, SLA issues and guarantees land titles in Singapore. It also manages and maintains the national land survey system, where boundaries or legal limits of properties are defined, based on a coordinated cadastre survey system. The use of geospatial information is also spearheaded by SLA through a national collaborative environment where geospatial data, policies and technologies are established and defined, thereby fostering innovation, knowledge and value creation for the Government, enterprises and community.

The Centre for Policy Research and Analysis (CPRA)

The Centre for Policy Research and Analysis (CPRA) specializes in studying the development history, prospects, urbanization, urban development, population, and environmental issues of the capital city. Established at the behest of the city's governor, CPRA conducts rigorous research and analysis to provide valuable insights and recommendations for informed decision-making, contributing to sustainable urban development and improved quality of life for residents.

The Defence Horizon Journal

The Defence Horizon Journal is a nonpartisan professional and academic journal. Defense Horizon Journal, looking for unbiased, dispassionate, evidence and science-based articles that are legible to a general audience, not aimed toward a narrow group of experts. They are not looking at the world as it is supposed to be but rather as it is. Consequently, They prioritise logic-based assessments while rejecting ideology and streamlined utopias.

Woolpert

Woolpert is one of the best premier architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm in the world, provides innovative enterprise information management, surveying, mapping, GIS, and remote sensing services. They offer consulting services to multiple industries such as Aviation, Education, Energy, Maritime, Government & Transportation.

Media Partners

Big Nieuws

Dutch language magazine BIGnieuws is published 8 times a year, digitally and in print. It is a magazine with a practical approach, aimed at the Construction, Infra and Geo-ICT professional. BIGnieuws reports current events, interviews experienced users and other stakeholders from education, government and the Netherlands business world. BIGnieuws is sent in controlled circulation to professionals in the Netherlands and Flanders who work in construction, infrastructure and Geo-ICT.

Geofumadas

Since 2007 Geofumadas has been a site dedicated to the promotion of Information Technologies, with a priority focus on geomatics and its linkage of the entire CAD / GIS / BIM / Digital Twins / Smart Cities spectrum.

Geoinformatics

GeoInformatics is a 100% free online platform for the international surveying, mapping and GIS industry. Recognizing the integrated nature of the geospatial information industry, GeoInformatics presents thought provoking and useful information. With our daily updated website www.geoinformatics.com and our bi-weekly newsletter (send out to over 30,000 professionals world-wide!), GeoInformatics has a leading position in this market place for many years to come.

GeoMedia

GeoMedia, the Italian magazine for geomatics, is published bimonthly, acting as a window of Italian innovation in the complex framework of World Geospatial competition in the activities relating to the acquisition, processing, querying, analysis, presentation, dissemination, management and use of geo-data and geo-information. With specialized focus and report on subjects such as surveying, environment, mapping, GNSS systems, GIS, Earth Observation, Geospatial Data, BIM, UAV and 3D technologies. The printed version has a readership of about 5.000, made of public administration and governmental organizations, GI professionals, small, medium and global businesses, with distribution on major exhibitions, conferences and events like the Technology for All (tech4all.it).

Maritime Fairtrade

Maritime Fairtrade, dedicated to transforming the maritime industry in Asia, champions education and awareness as catalysts for positive change. Serving as a collaborative platform, it advocates ethical business practices and transparency to benefit society. The organization, through insightful editorials and stories, illuminates key issues within the maritime sector, promoting informed decision-making. Committed to empowering individuals, Maritime Fairtrade stands at the forefront of reshaping the industry, striving for positive influence, and exemplifying a commitment to ethical standards that contribute to a more transparent and responsible business environment.

Uncrewed Systems Technology Magazine

Uncrewed Systems Technology magazine focuses entirely on the innovative engineering that's successfully pushing boundaries on land, at sea, in flight and even through the universe. The magazine is unique - the first ever publication to focus entirely on providing independent coverage of the engineering at the heart of uncrewed vehicles.

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Geospatial World

Following its mission of "Making a Difference through Geospatial Knowledge in the World Economy and Society", Geospatial World is an open, diverse, inclusive, collaborative and humane organization that has pursued thought leadership, policy advocacy, technology evangelism for the past 24 years. An integral part of the geospatial ecosystem, Geospatial World will continue to work as a knowledge organization, advancing knowledge for sustainability.