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BeSpatial'22 Call for Presentations

November 28, 2021 12:01 AM | Sandra Crutcher (Administrator)
BeSpatial'22 Annual Program event, Executive presentations and EXPO
May 3-4, 2022
BeSpatial’22 is virtual!  (Registration Opening SOON!)

Be Spatial/ urisa ontario is inviting you to present at its 35th AGM (Annual General Meeting), program event and EXPO. The primary presenters for each session are offered one complimentary registration.

January 31, 2022, midnight - deadline for Intent to submit

February 14, 2022, midnight -  deadline for abstract submission(s)

We are Connected! Geospatial plays a pivotal role in providing the fundamental framework for governance, services, infrastructure management and, most importantly today, disaster and recovery management. We stand at the cusp of the 4th Industrial Revolution, which has immense potential to leverage communication and other technology platforms for business growth. 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 John 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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