Conferences

Geospatial Media and Communications Pvt. Ltd. (Formerly GIS Development Pvt. Ltd.) organizes regional and international conferences and exhibitions in the field of geospatial sciences, technologies and applications every year. Each of these conferences is a regional hotspot for technical discussions, deliberations and consensus building. The conferences function as a means of convergence of various stakeholders of the geospatial community with end users of geospatial information. Each of the Conference is designed to address the various challenges and highlights opportunity available at various levels along with displaying the technological advancements through the exhibition.

Mark Your Calendar !

13 - 14 November 2014, Hotel Sheraton Av. Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

During the last two years, Geospatial Media & Communications with the support of Board of Geographic Service(DSG) Brasilian Army(EB), has organised two very successful conferences, Geointelligence Latin America, which have attracted the best experts in the field, creating opportunities for conference attendees to learn about geospatial's most important issues through first-hand interactions with peers. Acknowledging the crucial role of geospatial technology in the field of strategic decisions, GeoIntelligence Brasil 2014, a dedicated two day event is being organised with an exclusive focus on defense, maritime and internal security issues as related to Latin America, with special emphasis on Brasil. Though Brasil is fortunate not to have any serious concerns regarding security threats from countries in its neighbourhood, issues related to security and environment protection of the Amazon region and its maritime assets are of grave importance. There is also the problem of narcotics trade and the looming sceptre of terrorism, particularly with the scheduled mega events in the next few years. This conference and exhibition will be the perfect platform for exchanging knowledge and showcasing the latest geospatial technologies available for intelligent decision making.

19 - 20 November, 2014

24 - 25 November, 2014, Muscat, Oman

To deal with the urgent need of bringing together the geospatial user and technology community on a common platform, Geospatial Media and Communications is organising the Oman Geospatial Expo 2013. Akin to our hugely successful expo events in Dubai, Geospatial Media and Communications takes extreme pleasure in inviting you to the world class geospatial technology showcase, the Oman Geospatial Expo in the development hub of Muscat. The event will offer an adequate opportunity for the participants to meet and interact with their existing and potential users and inform them about the latest developments, solutions and services. The two-day Oman Geospatial Expo will serve as a catalyst to connect existing customers and future prospects with key vendors in the region. The exhibition will offer latest and state-of-the-art facilities for national and international organisations representing government agencies, academia, user community and the industry to display their achievements and offerings. The event shall aim to be the networking hub in the region and assist in strengthening existing and creating new relationships between users and producers of geospatial products and services.
http://omangeospatialexpo.org/

25 - 27 November, 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia
Asia Geospatial Forum (Formerly known as Map Asia) had revealed effective solutions on various concerns of Geospatial Technology in the Asia Pacific region; it has matured as a conference and is now widely recognised as one of the most important geospatial industry event in Asia Pacific. Geospatial Media and Communications (Formerly GIS Development) is resolute to take Asia Geospatial Forum to a privileged level in order to have its recognition as one of the largest Asian Geospatial Industry Event and the conference is in its way forward to achieve the desired objective.
http://www.asiageospatialforum.org

9 - 10 December, 2014 , Lagos, Nigeria
From the year 2006, Africa Geospatial Forum (Formerly known as Map Africa) conference has evolved tremendously with time, encompassing and deliberating on various application areas and emerging geospatial technologies for serving the same. The conference aims to look into many aspects of the geospatial technology in building the continent and highlight the significant role that geospatial hold in serving the various building blocks of a nation/continent. The conference intends to provide a unique forum for like-minded people to discuss on the latest offerings of geospatial technologies and how it contributes for social, economic and political development of Africa.
http://www.africageospatialforum.org

10 - 12 February, 2015 HICC, Hyderabad, India
India Geospatial Forum ( Formerly known as Map India), one of the oldest geospatial conferences in India has seen diversified technology update, knowledge transfers, resource investigations, policy advocacy, achievements and successes. Since the year 1998, India Geospatial Conference has seen new dimensions and great heights to achieve the role of pioneers in circulating geospatial advocacy and knowledge in the country.
www.indiageospatialforum.org


15 – 17 February, 2015 Hotel Al Bustan Rotana, Dubai

Middle East Geospatial Forum (Formerly known as Map Middle East) is an international platform designed for building networks to enable g-lateral ties in the Middle East region for geospatial community which aims to look into many aspects of this technology by bringing in the geospatial experts from across the length and breadth of the region.
www.megf.org

3 - 4 March, 2015 Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, Ghana

Ghana Geospatial Forum aims to bring together professionals, service providers, researchers, technology users, policy makers and representatives from the industry and chalk out the ways and means required for the further expansion and growth of geospatial technology in Ghana.
http://ghgeospatialforum.org

22 - 23 April, 2015

http://www.geogrid.org

25 - 29 May 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Over the years, Geospatial World Forum has matured as a conference and is now widely recognised as one of the most important geospatial industry event worldwide. The conference attracts key leaders from industry, academia and policy making organisations. There is no better place to learn about the latest industry developments and policy trends than Geospatial World Forum.
http://www.geospatialworldforum.org



GeoIntelligence Latin America is an initiative that aims to examine the programmes and systems that are transforming military and homeland security strategies throughout Latin America. It will focus on how GIS, GPS, imagery, 3D visualization, and spatial data contribute to mission success. The conference offers an unparalleled balance of substantive information with ample time for networking and socialising. It constitutes of interactive sessions bringing military, security officials, government, industry and consultants together to a platform to discuss and deliberate on significant and vibrant role of GIS in field of defence and homeland security and put their thinking caps together in order to discover numerous advanced ways to protect and maintain the nation's security with existing and upcoming geospatial technologies.
http://geointla.org/



GeoIntelligenceIndia 2013, the seventh edition of the annual defence and internal security conference, is dedicated to the highest level of information exchange and networking within the Asian defence and security sector. It will focus on the perspectives and requirements of the decision makers who directly influence national security policy and procedures. The conference aims to bring together some of the most influential speakers and delegates from India and international defence and security establishment and industry. The conference will offer adequate opportunity for information sharing along with ample time for networking.
http://geointelligenceindia.org/






Malaysia Geospatial Forum, previously known as Map Malaysia, was initiated in 2006. The conference has travelled to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Sabah and Melaka with average attendance of 350 delegates from across the country. The conference offers unique value proposition by reaching out to the wide-ranging industry stakeholders, i.e: various sectors of government departments, research Institutes, technology providers, academic Institutions, civil societies and end users.
http://www.malaysiageospatialforum.org/



The Latin America Geospatial Forum is the Annual Latin American Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial Information, Technology and Applications. The conference would highlight the need for firmly placing 'geospatial knowledge' at the heart of economic and development agenda of the nation. Latin America Geospatial Forum is an initiative that would provide a well-needed regional forum in Latin America for geospatial cooperation within Latin America and beyond the region.
http://lagf.org