Early Bird rate until March 15!
We are excited to announce the venue with topics on Smart Initiatives - the role of the geospatial and information community in shaping and enabling the transformation to SMART!
Two full days of sessions are planned to address the importance of geospatial and information, at all levels, to the successful realization of the Smart City. The approach will provide opportunities for GIS professionals and practitioners to showcase their initiatives to their peers as well as management and executives levels.
Date: May 1 & 2, 2019
Location: The Bayview Golf and Country Club
25 Fairway Heights Drive, Thornhill, ON L3T 3X1
Who Should Attend?
The intended audience for this 2 day event includes public and private sector with participants from the federal, provincial, regional and municipal levels, IT leaders, GIS professionals and practitioners, , economic development professionals, city managers, CAO’s, CFO’s, mayors, reeves, wardens, chairs and senior staff – from large, small, rural and first nations municipalities. Other key stakeholders include community activists and visionaries from the private and not-for-profit sectors.
The topics are of interest to various levels - executives, management, technical and across disciplines. There are many diverse cross-discipline initiatives underway in areas such as planning and development, transportation, infrastructure, environment, open data, open government, data applications and tools (LiDAR, BIM, data collection sensors), monitoring, managing and analyzing everything spatial. Central to these initiatives is access to spatial information and analysis that is up-to-date and easily available to facilitate collaboration and achieve the efficiencies that a smarter city envisions.
BeSpatial / BeSmart'19 Executive Forum - May 2nd Panel Topics:
Visit: Executive Forum Details
- Legal and Political Challenges in Data Collection and Access
- Data Analytics, Open Data and Smart Business Decisions
- Community Broadband and Economic Development
- Public-Private Partnership (P3), Challenges and Opportunities
- Benchmarking Leading Practices in Service Delivery, Canadian Smart Cities Challenge
- Building Smart Cities and Communities of the Future
Watch for more details coming soon about the BeSmart'19 Executive Forum and from experts in the geospatial and information community that have been drawn together to discuss various aspects of information management, Smart Cities and the global move to open!
Keynote(s), Presentations, Panels, Workshops, Exhibits and Showcases
The Geospatial and Information community is actively engaged in many diverse building block initiatives that are supporting and shaping SMART initiatives. A broader understanding of the significance of these spatial initiatives within an organization is required to realize the benefits from this potential and enable a smarter city. The presentations will speak to the critical role that the geospatial and information community plays in the evolution of the smart city, communities and their environments.