GeoSmart Asia’18 and Locate’18

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Since their inception, both GeoSmart Asia and Locate have provided a platform for dialogue and discussion on the application of geospatial technologies across the region. This new, collaborative event will deliver a far-reaching, dynamic, and powerful experience for its attendees. Come and be part of three days of insightful workshops, plenaries and thematic sessions, participatory experiences, social events, and an exhibition displaying state-of-the-art technologies. GeoSmart Asia’18 and Locate’18 aims to deliver a dynamic and powerful experience in the Asia-Pacific region by bringing geospatial leaders and experts together with industry innovators and technology providers from across the region and globally.

Theme: The Art, Science and Business of Geospatial
How do we define geospatial technology? Is it an art? A science? A business? There is an array of diverse views about it, and we need to better understand and leverage the various dimensions of geospatial technology to fully realise its benefits.

With the theme “The Art, Science, and Business of Geospatial,” GeoSmart Asia18 and Locate18 will present an informative, contemporary agenda that will highlight technology advancements, solution-centric applications, and the opportunities presented by business models. This confluence will pave the way for defining the future directions for geospatial industry and establish a geospatial culture across the region.

The conference will bring together the diverse stakeholders of the geospatial ecosystem for a holistic approach to industry growth.

Participant profile
Government Departments (policy makers and users)
Private end users
Data providers
Geospatial private companies
Non-government organisations, think tanks, industry bodies, etc.

Industry participation
Rapid technology evolution means that geospatial technology is offering innovative applications across a wide range of sectors and resulting in well-being of the nation and its people. Professionals from the below-mentioned categories along with policy makers, department heads, planners, managers, engineers, geospatial practitioners will come together to discuss the benefits of geospatial technologies.

Agriculture & agribusiness
Business Enterprises
Defense & Public Safety
Environment & Natural Resources
Health Services
Infrastructure & Construction
Land Information
Energy Surveying & Mapping
Urban Planning & Development
Utilities (electricity, water, telecom)
Location-Based Services

GeoSmart Asia’18 and Locate’18 Geospatial Conference programme

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