April 29, 2013—Glencoe, IL & Curitiba, Brazil: Directions Magazine and MundoGEO, the largest media and communications company in geospatial technology in Latin America, announce the completion of the Location Intelligence Brazil Conference agenda. LI Brazil will be held concurrently with the MundoGEO#Connect Latin America Conference in Sao Paulo on June 19.
LI Brazil will focus on the applications of geospatial technology for the business community of Brazil, one of the fastest growing markets for location-based information. Sessions will feature speakers from a variety of Brazilian geospatial technology companies and include topics on business intelligence solutions, analytics and predictive modeling, cloud computing, and location-based services.
"We’re excited to be offering such a comprehensive program that touches on so many important areas of location technology and enterprise computing," said Joe Francica, editor in chief of Directions Magazine.
"The collaboration between Directions Magazine and MundoGEO will bring tremendous benefit to the business community of Brazil and open more discussions for further investment in this technology, said Emerson Granemann, director and publisher of MundoGEO.
Attendees may attend either event on its own, or both together. Held in an exclusive venue in the Centro de Convenções Frei Caneca, a thriving business district, LI Brazil will include topics of value to senior management, C-level directors, as well as GIS analysts.
Here is the agenda:
8:45am - 9:00am Introduction to Event - Opening Remarks by Emerson Granemann & Joe Francica
9:00am - 10:00am Business Applications of GIS: Banking, Insurance, Retail, Real Estate, Transportation and Logistics
• Pedro Figoli, Geofusion
• Frederico Hohagen, Maplink
• Reinaldo Gregori, Cognatis
10:00am - 10:30 Break
10:30 am - 11:30 am Geospatial Cloud Computing: Applications of the GeoCloud; Architecture and Configuration of Solutions; and Business Models
• Deilson Silva, Esri/Imagem
• Fabio Andreotti, Google Brazil
• Hugo Amadeu, Sisgraph/Intergraph
11:30am - 12:30pm Big Data
• Vagner Sacrament, Cuia
• Trevor Taylor, OGC
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm - 3:00pm LBS Apps and Location-based Advertising and The Business of Mobile Location-based Marketing
• Rafael Siqueira, LBS Local/Apontador
• Fabio Nunes, Navita
• André Insardi, Meia Bandeirada
3:00pm - 4:00pm Integration with Business Intelligence Solutions; Analytics and Predictive Modeling; Cloud Computing
• Alex Alberto Cordon Kunze, CDS - Condominio de Soluções Corporartivas (NTC)
• Daniel Souza, Pitney Bowes
• Eduardo Francisco, GisBI/FGV
4:00pm - 4:30pm Break
4:30pm - 5:30pm Closing Session & Speaker Sponsored by Nokia
About Directions Media
Directions Media was founded in 1998 and published the first online magazine covering geospatial technology. Today Directions Media maintains several online publications and references including Directions Magazine, the All Points Blog and GeoSpatial Webinars. It is the leading source of information, news and commentary in the fields of geospatial and location-based technologies. Directions Media has offices in Huntsville, Alabama and Glencoe, Illinois. More information can be found at www.DirectionsMedia.net.
MundoGEO was founded in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil in 1998. The company’s mission is to connect the community in the geospatial sector through the magazine, Web portal, online courses, webinars, social nets and events, such as MundoGEO#Connect Latin America. This event is the largest in this sector in Latin America. Last edition had more than 3,350 participants from 27 countries, 120 speakers and more than 70 global brands in the fair. For more information: www.mundogeo.com.