The Pioneers of GPS and GIS to Take the Stage at Geospatial World Forum 2017

by | Nov 8, 2016

Noida, India “ Geospatial World Forum 2017, the global geospatial technology and business conference, which is scheduled to take place from January 23- 25, in Hyderabad India, will witness the geospatial industry moguls come together on one common platform.


As part of the agenda, Charlie Trimble, Founder of Trimble Inc., and Jack Dangermond, Founder, Esri Inc., will be delivering Visionary talks, during the event.


Founder of Trimble Inc. (previously know as Trimble Navigation), Charlie Trimble is a pioneer of the GPS industry. During 1980s, Charlie saw the potential of GPS technology and started working on developing. Today, Trimble is a pioneer in location and positioning technologies and has offerings for various commercial and scientific applications with a revenue of $2.3 billion.


Founded in 1969, by Jack Dangermond, Esri Inc. was originally a land-use consulting firm. His vision led Esri to bring GIS offering ARC/INFO in 1982 to ArcGIS that we see today. Jack's leadership and vision helped Esri combine the power of geography with business data, Esri technologies are currently used across 350,000 organizations worldwide “ including 75% of fortune 500 companies and more than 7000 colleges and universities.


Participants of Geospatial World Forum 2017 will get a chance to witness and meet these inspiring leaders in person. The visionary talks will be delivered on January 23, 2017, after the opening ceremony.


About Geospatial World Forum

Geospatial World Forum is known as the only conference covering the entire spectrum of geospatial technologies, workflows, policies and practices in one global platform. Founded in Hyderabad in 2007, the conference has travelled to Amsterdam, Geneva, Lisbon and Rotterdam. In 2017, GWF is coming back to Hyderabad, and being co-hosted by Survey of India and Indian Space Research Organization, giving it great governmental leverage and support. Scheduled from January 23- 25, 2017, the conference is expected to witness participation of 3000+ delegates from 100 countries. The event will be action packed with more than 30 thematic sessions and workshops with over 300 presentations.


About Geospatial Media

Geospatial Media and Communications is an internationally accredited organization, having committed itself to serve stakeholders of geospatial community and work towards opening new era of industrialization, while facilitating collaboration and demonstrating value and benefits of geospatial technology and information for governance, businesses and people.


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