Attend the Virtual Conference

This collaborative event by WGIC members and partners will - discuss Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning trends, showcase GeoAI offerings, provide perspectives, and answer critical questions on how our community can get ready to embrace GeoAI.
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Program Agenda & Speakers

  • Day 1: 7 December 2020

    3:00 PM– 3:45 PM CET
    Session 1: GeoAI – The future of Geospatial workflows

    • Benoit Fredericque, Director of ProductManagement - Reality Modeling, Bentley Systems
    • Omar Maher, Director - Artificial Intelligence, Esri
    • Mladen Stojic, President, Hexagon Geospatial
    • Thomas Fansler, Chief Technology & Data Officer, Trimble

    3:45 PM– 4:30 PM CET
    Session 2: GeoAI – Evolving trends and business models in EO and Data business

    • Domenico Grandoni, Head of BigData and AI Competence, e-geos
    • Dr. Taegyun Jeon, CEO, SI Analytics
    • Emrah Eminoglu, Senior Safety and SecurityManager - Autonomous Driving Unit, TomTom​​​​​​​
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  • Day 2: 8 December 2020​​​​​​​

    3:00 PM– 3:45 PM CET
    Session 3: GeoAI – The trends in geospatial services

    • Gareth Bathers, Lead Consultant - Geospatial, Cyient
    • Alexis Smith, Chief Executive Officer, IMGeospatial
    • Dr. Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, ManagingDirector, Spatial Vision
    • Willy Govender, Chief Executive Officer, Data World​​​​​​​

    3:45 PM– 4:30 PM CET
    Session 4: Voice of the Community
    • Speakers - Pre-selected list of experts and participants from the attendees​​​​​​​
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  • ​​​​​​​Day 3: 9 December 2020

    3:00 PM – 3:45 PM CET 
    Session 5: AI Trends: WGIC Partner Panel 

    • Eduard Escalona, Market Development Innovation Officer, GSA
    • Greg Scott, Inter-Regional Advisor, UN-GGIM
    • Prof. Dr. GONG Ke, President, WFEO 
    • Moderator: Barbara Ryan, Advisor, WGIC

    3:45 PM– 4:30 PM CET
    Session 6: AI Trends: WGIC Partner Panel

    • Aidan Mercer, Marketing Director, bSI
    • Dr. Bastiaan Quast, Project Coordinator, ITU
    • Martin Schleicher, Chairman, NDS
    • Moderator: Barbara Ryan, Advisor, WGIC​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • World Geospatial Industry Council

    Organizer & Host

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