Dr Robert Barr, Visiting Professor at the University of Liverpool, Council Member of the Association for Geographic Information and Councillor for Warrington Borough Council, will present a lively debate on Open Data while Mark Workman of Leica Geosystems will explore laser scanning monitoring solutions. These sessions complement an already packed seminar programme which includes topics such as Building Information Modelling (BIM), the next generation of airborne sensors, education and training for GIS as well as geodata solutions for highways management.
The one day programme will kick off with a keynote from Bob McEwan, HP’s (Hewlett Packard) Presales Manager and Chief Technologist for UK and Ireland, who will regale the audience with technological insights from the past, complete with props, and his own inimitable look into the future. Other speakers include Dr Anne Kemp, Technical Director at Atkins, Chris Little an experienced trainer and educator as well as Andrew Blogg, Director at Digital Mapping & Survey. Brecht Lonneville of Gatewing, Peter Taylor of Spheron and Richard Groombrisge of GeoPlace will also present. The day’s proceedings will come to a close with a panel discussion led by Robin Waters, Editor of GIS Professional and Director of RSW Geomatics followed by a free to attend drinks reception.
GEO-North has also attracted support from some of the best known names from the world of geomatics and GIS including the Association for Geographic Information (AGI), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), UNIGIS UK and GIS247. Commercial supporters include platinum sponsors Phoenix and M&P Survey plus GeoPlace, Cadline, C.SCOPE, GEO Survey, Handheld, Carlson Software, Speedy Services, Spheron, South Survey, Mobile GIS Services and Z+F Laser UK. Other supporters include Applications in CADD (AiC), APR Services, Digital Mapping & Surveys (DM&S), First for Survey, Gateway, Leica Geosystems, Location-Source, SCCS and Zenith Survey Equipment.
Taking place, for the first time, on the 07 March 2013 at the Reebok Stadium, Bolton, UK, GEO-North offers the complete exhibition experience that makes the GEO-Events so popular. The event is completely free to attend and benefits to pre-registered visitors include free parking, refreshments including lunch and access to the onsite programme of informative, inspirational and stimulating seminars and debates.
Online registration has closed but visitors are free to attend and can register onsite. Online registration remains open for the GEO-South event which takes place on the 1-2 May 2013 at the Holiday Inn, Elstree.
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