Speaker Bio & Abstract

Anders Sandin CIO & Director
The Swedish Mapping, Cadastral & Land Registration Authority
Sweden

BiographyAnders Sandin is managing the Geodata Division within Lantmteriet. This involves managing the cooperation between Lantmteriet as the main government body and the Swedish municipalities at the local level. The division also has the overall responsibility of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSDI and the contribution to the Swedish implementation of INSPIRE. Mr. Sandin is an advisor to the chairman of the Swedish Geodata Advisory Board. Mr Sandin has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Gvle.

On an international level Mr. Sandin has been representing Sweden and Lantmteriet in the establishment of the United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM): Europe. He has also been engaged in the work with UN-GGIM since 2013 on a global level, and as member of the Working Group on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters since it was established. He has also been engaged in the work with Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF) and he is now one of the co-chairs in the UN-GGIM High Level Group IGIF.