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BeSpatial'23 Call for Presentations is now open!

November 16, 2022 12:01 AM | Sandra Crutcher (Administrator)

BeSpatial'23 Annual Program event, Executive presentations and EXPO to be held May 2-3, 2023. BeSpatial’23 is virtual! 

The Theme is BeCreative

“Creativity is intelligence having fun”
“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way”
​​ “Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought”

Day 1 – Geospatial Creativity in Real Places 
Day 2 – Creative Ways to Tackle Business Problems with Geospatial Data and Technology

Be Spatial is inviting you to present at its 36th AGM (Annual General Meeting), program event and EXPO. The primary presenters for each session are offered one complimentary registration.

Your Intent to Present must be  emailed to Wendy and intents will be received up until - February 11 , 2023 at midnight .

February 14, 2023 midnight is the deadline for abstract submission(s) - all abstracts to be considered must be  submitted online 

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Geospatial applications use of spatial and not spatial data
  • Extracting value from data through increased access and legal compliance.
  • Business applications using Open Data.
  • 5G and IoT.
  • Data access technologies and business growth.
  • Ideas for eliminating the geospatial divide through cooperation and collaboration.
  • Multi stake-holder cooperation models.
  • Challenges and opportunities in public-private partnerships.
  • How to improve executive understanding of the business value of geospatial? What works and what doesn’t?
  • How to address geospatial illiteracy in a business environment?
  • How to prepare for the next wave of geospatial technologies?
  • How prepare for a new type of jobs which will require new skills and a high degree of adaptability.
Contact Wendy by email asap with your Intention to present.

Abstract Submission - Please complete the online form.

Note: abstracts will be posted online in the program highlights area as approved.  

The preliminary agenda with designated speakers and presentation times will be posted post February 28.

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