Over the last few years, there has been a dimensional shift in overall recognition and narratives about the power of geospatial and its value proposition for the society, the economy, and the environment. Geospatial infrastructure today comprises of spatial data infrastructure, positioning network, legal and policy frameworks, as well as the delivery of geospatial services across diverse sectors. It serves as the foundation of digital twin leading to greater demand for authoritative, accurate, updated and accessible data platforms. As many countries are moving towards national geospatial strategy, alignment with regional geospatial and wider data policies and frameworks could be an additional advantage.
The Regional Geospatial Infrastructure Forum aims to:
- Deliberate on requisites for strengthening national geospatial infrastructures
- Understand the technology requirements of countries and identify possible solutions
- Discuss the possible regional collaborations to address trans-boundary issues
- Identify global geospatial responses to regional challenges & opportunities
It will be a 3-hour interactive session featuring presentations, panel discussions and open-house discussion, bringing together regional participants from national geospatial agencies, industry leadership, and major user organizations.