Belgium, Leuven – Luciad today announces its 2016 User Conference, the premier event for geospatial professionals and developers from the Aviation, Defence, Maritime, Safety & Security and Utilities & Logistics sectors on September 28th & 29th at Square – the Brussels Meeting Centre.
Over 200 geospatial professionals will come together for two days of presentations and innovation, as well as for a special social event at the historic Belgian Comic Book Museum. Luciad will deliver dedicated tracks for geospatial commercial professionals and developers for Luciad Certified Partners.
Commercial professionals will be able to network with their peers and have the opportunity to gain from the experience of speakers working at the cutting edge of the geospatial industry, such as Alexis Letulier of the European Satellite Centre, Anne-Mieke Vandamme of the University of Leuven and Bart De Lathouwer, Director of Interoperability Programs at Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The sessions announced so far include talks on geospatial situational awareness at SATCEN, tracking the Ebola virus and open standards development and interoperability.
Developers will be able to hear from some of the geospatial industry’s leading software development experts including Christoph Krüger, Lead Architect at Lufthansa and Frank Suykens, Luciad’s Chief Technology Officer. Topics will include intelligence gathering and aeronautical messaging systems.
Joining the speakers will be major industry companies, including Airbus Defence & Space, Special Operations Solutions, the European Satellite Centre and Dassault, sharing their views on the latest innovations in geospatial applications and technology. The conference is also sponsored by key geospatial and technology innovators, including Oracle, Unifly, DigitalGlobe and Barco with more set to be announced.
Registration for the 2016 Luciad User conference is now open and full details can be found at luciad.com/luc2016. Queries from those interested in attending can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or directed to +32 (0) 16 23 95 91.
Luciad provides software solutions for building state of the art situational awareness systems. Luciad’s mission is to provide best-of-class visualisation, data fusion, and advanced data processing and analysis software to help its customers turn superior situational awareness to their strategic competitive advantage. Luciad’s clients include leading military, defence and security organisations, as well as market leaders in aviation, maritime, earth observation and logistics.