Latin America Geospatial Forum

Dates: 8/15/2012 - 8/17/2012
Latin America Geospatial Forum 2012: Bringing Geospatial Knowledge at the Heart of Sustainable Development

Largest congregation of geospatial professionals, experts and leaders of the region to be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 15 - 17, 2012 to discuss on actionable knowledge for sustainable development Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Around 1000 experts and users of geospatial technologies will gather together at Sul America Convention Center from August 15 - 17, 2012 to discuss, deliberate and evolve ways to create actionable knowledge for sustainable development at Latin America Geospatial Forum. The conference is being organized by Geospatial Media and Communications, which is a leading geospatial media company. The Forum would be a Congregation for thought and discussion between experts from various fields like Environment, Land Administration, Energy, Mining and Exploration, Disaster Management and Governance with Geospatial specialists striving to make the development a sustainable one. It aims to bring the geospatial community into limelight with regards to mainstream development organizations. With the theme Actionable Knowledge for Sustainable Development the conference will focus on an integrated approach to sustainability that can create tangible benefits economically socially and environmentally. The forum will highlight the usage of geospatial technology in processes, organization and design, system regulation, and continuous learning approaches in complex organizational and multi-organizational systems that enabled simultaneous focus on and advancing of economic, social, and ecological outcomes. Geospatial technologies, because of their geospatial information dependent nature, provide the only way to look at these issues from a holistic viewpoint.

Many experts from different backgrounds and focus areas will present their views and opinions on how geospatial technologies are being used or have the potential for sustainable development. The technical agenda of the conference will include a host of other activities from Panel Discussions, Symposiums, Seminars, Workshops, and Technical Sessions to cover the various aspects of geospatial technology and its usage. The forum will also host an exhibition alongside where companies dealing with geospatial technologies will showcase the state-of-the-art equipments, software/hardware demos and the user segments will display the innovative usage they have put the technology to.
Organisers of Latin America Geospatial Forum encourage you to mark your calendars for the upcoming geospatial event and contribute to its success.

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Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Contact: Natalia Rodrigues

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