Exploring the Evolution of Geo Intelligence - Esri User Conference 2013

Content is king! That was the main message from the Esri UK annual conference in London – a buzzy event with four breakout streams and 17 partners exhibiting. Robin Waters reports. The Esri UK conference was held at the Novotel in Hammersmith on 21 May. Around a thousand Esri customers attended as well as nearly all of the 250 or so Esri UK staff. That is a big conference for GIS in the UK. And the customers came for free – perhaps that is the secret to a successful conference in austere times? It is the first time I have... (read more)
2016-12-22 01:13:09

Lighting up the Enterprise - Esri User Conference 2016

May saw Esri UK’s biggest yet user conference. Held in the QEII conference centre in Westminster, the event attracted over 3,000 preregistrations drawn by the opportunity to attend a choice of 60 individual sessions spread over seven tracks from keynote presentations, special interest groups and workshops. Launching the event under the banner “Lighting up the Enterprise”, Esri UK MD Stuart Bonthrone spoke on change driven by the technology of GIS. Robust websites, rich libraries of content are all helping to personalise information for users. We are seeing the consumerisation of IT. The challenge, said Bonthrone, is to spatially enable the... (read more)
2016-12-23 12:37:40

INSPIRE 2017 Conference to Include High-level Speakers

The INSPIRE 2017 Conference is about to start – on 4-5 September in Kehl, Germany – and 6-8 September the activities are moving to the Strasbour (France) Convention & Exhibition Centre. A broad range of plenary speakers include Strasbourg Mayor Mr Roland Ries and State Secretary, Ministry of the Interior of the Federal Republic of Germany Mr Hans-Georg Engelke will be the first ones in the programme. Regional representatives Mr. Peter Hauk and Mr. Nicolas Hulot follow – as do Directors General Mr Daniel Calleja (DG Environment, European Commission) and Roberto Viola (DG Connect). There’s still time to register online.... (read more)
2017-08-28 04:17:51

Speakers for AGI’s Annual Conference #GeoCom17 Lining Up

The Association for Geographic Information (AGI) has published the headline speakers who’ll be providing insights at this year’s annual conference, #GeoCom17, putting the focus firmly on the role of location intelligence in today’s fast-paced world. The first speakers announced are Javier de la Torre, Dr Helen Ferrier, Mark Bew MBE, Tom Smith and Charlotte Jee. GeoCom will be held on 26th October 2017 at the RGS-IBG, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR. ‘Smart Geospatial’ is the theme for this year’s event, which will be a highlight for members (and non-members) of the AGI. It brings together thought leaders, forward-thinking individuals... (read more)
2017-08-16 03:41:12

Potential of Connected Data Hailed at the GeoPlace Annual Conference

Speaking at GeoPlace’s annual conference on Thursday 11th May 2017, Eddie Copeland, Director of Government Innovation at NESTA, hailed the potential of connected data to provide more targeted and effective services. Presenting to over 340 address, street and geographic information experts from councils, Copeland said address and street data were absolutely central to the future of local government, to local public services and to the communities where we live and work. Local government has a problem of fragmentation – the jigsaw problem where every team, every organisation has got their little piece of the data puzzle but no one can... (read more)
2017-06-22 10:08:02

Esri Brings Operational Intelligence to 2017 DistribuTECH Conference

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics technology, today announced its participation at the 2017 DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, to be held 31st January to 2nd February at the San Diego Convention Center. DistribuTECH is the utility industry’s annual electric power transmission and distribution conference. Esri experts will be on-site to demonstrate the ways GIS helps utilities improve operational intelligence. Esri and its partner network will host a complimentary reception for the geospatial community on Tuesday 31st January. Who: Bill Meehan, Esri Utility Solutions What: Presentation Series, Room 24A Where: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 When: 31st January – 2nd... (read more)
2017-02-01 03:01:05

Teledyne Optech Presents Tools for GIS at Esri Eastern Africa Conference

Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that it will show its latest surveying and mapping solutions to professionals in Africa’s growing GIS industry at the Esri Eastern Africa User Conference taking place from 7-9 October in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Applications like infrastructure management and engineering surveys all benefit from the Optech Galaxy, a compact and highly innovative airborne lidar system that collects dense and accurate spatial data over extremely wide areas. Galaxy makes it significantly easier to deliver complete and consistent data in rugged and mountainous terrain, where its PulseTRAK and SwathTRAK technologies remove blind zones and keep the laser... (read more)
2017-01-13 02:57:12

A Time of Creation and Change - UN-GGIM 7th Conference

At the beginning of August 2017, the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) (the official United Nations consultative mechanism on global geospatial information management) hosted its seventh annual session at the UN Headquarters in New York. Despite it not being as well publicised as other UN conferences, the event outcomes were nothing less than ground-breaking. Before going into detail about the conference, it’s important to note that the recent achievements in New York were based on many years of hard work. Consensus and agenda building required bringing together geospatial users within various UN divisions, stakeholders from UN Member... (read more)
2017-09-11 04:52:22

INSPIRE 2017: Digital Europe Thinking out of the Box

From 4 to 8 September 2017 in Kehl, Germany, and Strasbourg, France, the INSPIRE Conference 2017 will be the place to meet and discuss the progress reached so far in the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive and to examine new opportunities and possibilities for accelerating the implementation of the INSPIRE Directive by 2020. During the Conference, representatives of the public and private sector will elaborate how to ‘INSPIRE a digital Europe: Thinking out of the box’, to manage the challenges in the implementation and to learn from the achievements of the neighbours! Professionals working in a public or a private... (read more)
2017-07-27 01:55:03

GIS4SmartGrid 2018

GIS4SmartGrid 2018 Next-generation Geographical Information Systems to support smarter grid applications 3-Day Conference, Exhibition and Networking Forum 20-22 November 2018 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands The premier GIS4SmartGrid 2018 conference, exhibition and networking forum takes place 20-22 November 2018 in Amsterdam. This end-user driven, implementation focused forum draws together 120+ GIS implementation leaders and system specialists from across the European power grid sector. This conference is being launched at a pivotal time for electrical network operators, with advancements in GIS systems forming a key part of utilities’ evolving smart-grid development. Over three days, 16+ TSOs and DSOs will share case studies... (read more)
2018-08-21 01:06:26
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