Geospatial World Forum call for abstracts

By on 15 October, 2013

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The Geospatial World Forum will run from 5-9 May 2014 at the Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland, with the theme ‘geoSMART Planet: resources + infrastructure & you’.

With technological advancements, everything on the planet earth is gradually becoming smartly interconnected. These intelligent interconnections are bringing plethora of opportunities to the world – for every business, institution and individual. Forward-thinking leaders in business, government and civil society around the world are capturing the potential of such smarter systems to achieve economic growth, near-term efficiency, sustainable development and societal progress. The theme will address the ways geospatial technologies extend the ability to smartly harness spatial data that gives our leaders their competitive advantage in the era of “SMART” to overcome the complexity of the challenges that the world is facing.

The conference will delve into the various innovative and integrative systems supported by geospatial technologies for enabling better, efficient use of resources, organised development of infrastructure, and enabling the common person to live a smart and easy life.

The forum provides an excellent opportunity for geospatial users, policy-makers, technology providers, researchers, academics, and students to present technology trends, case studies, research work and technical papers to the global audience.

Abstracts are invited on the following topics or any other topic relevant to the geospatial industry:

  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Agriculture
  • Open Data
  • Disaster Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • 3D
  • Local Governance
  • Sensors
  • Earth Observation Systems

The submission deadline is 1st November, 2013. You can submit your abstract here.

More information on the forum is available at the official website, or by downloading the brochure [pdf].

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