GEO Business 2014 Show Highlights Innovative Conference

In just over seven weeks’ time on the 28-29 May 2014, the GEO Business 2014 exhibition and conference will open its doors at the Business Design Centre in London, UK. Not only will attendees be treated to a world class exhibition and see products and services first hand at the commercial workshop sessions, they also have the opportunity to hear what’s new and exciting in the fast moving geospatial industry at the innovative conference.


Hear from 49 industry experts presenting the latest commercial and technical issues facing the industry. Papers include:

Keynote Address

Neil Ackroyd, Acting Director General and Chief Executive, Ordnance Survey, UK

Keynote Address: Government BIM Strategy and it’s geomatic opportunity

David Philp, Head of BIM Implementation, Cabinet Office/ Mace Group, UK

Keynote Address: BIM Meets Geospatial – how the GEO Industry needs to collaborate more

Anne Kemp, Director BIM Strategy and Development, Atkins Limited, Chair AGI, Chair ICE BIM Action Group, Vice-Chair BIM4Infrastructure, UK

Flood Damage Economics Method (FDEM) GIS based flood economic assessment

Paul Hart, Principal GIS Consultant, Black & Veatch, UK

Smart Cities – Data, cities, the quantified self and virtual reality

Andrew Hudson-Smith, Director, The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UK

Sustainable Coastal Management: hydrographic techniques to support beach restoration

Don Ventura, Hydrographic Business Development Manager, Fugro Pelagos, USA

High-definition 3D-city maps

Victor Shenkar, CEO, GeoSim Systems Ltd, Israel

Strategy through to delivery - the sustainable management of a safe and efficient railway in Great Britain

Neil Strong, Sustainability Specialist (Land), Network Rail, UK

Small Unmanned Aerial Systems – this changes everything

Lewis Graham, President/ CTO, GeoCue Corporation, USA

Underground utility detection, verification and location: Specification PAS 128

John Robinson, Managing Director, Subscan Technology, UK

Leveraging the value of digital cartography in survey planning for offshore wind farms

Dipaneeta Das, GIS/CAD Specialist, Mainstream Renewable Power, UK

Local and regional spatial data infrastructures: Why should decision makers care?

Andrew Coote, Chief Executive, ConsultingWhere, UK

GIS with Google Glasses and other wearables

Jaak Laineste, CTO, Nutiteq, Estonia

Heathrow Airport: challenges and solutions for a mini-City

Giulio Pagan, Technical Architect, Autodesk, UK

The “game-ification” of GIS: simulating the real world

Gavin Duffy, Managing Director, RealSim, Ireland

Stand in the Stones – using laser scanning and CGI to create a new virtual experience at Stonehenge

Paul Bryan, Geospatial Imaging Manager, English Heritage, UK

For the full conference schedule including all the presentations, please visit


Register for the conference online before the 11th April 2014 to take advantage of the early bird delegate rate of only £150.  Register at Registration for the exhibition and commercial workshops is FREE of charge.


Running alongside the innovative conference is an international exhibition of more than 100 geospatial suppliers and over 80 commercial workshop sessions providing the visitor with the opportunity to see the latest releases first hand. For more information including a full exhibitor list and commercial workshop programme visit


Top up on your CPD (Continued Professional Development) and/or CCD (Continued Company Development) points by attending the GEO Business exhibition, workshops or conference.  AGI, RICS, ICES, TSA and RGS (RDS-IBG CPD Assessed) are all agreed that attendance will all count towards annual CPD points. Members of other associations should check with their professional bodies directly to see if CPD/CCD can be applied.



Published Monday, April 7th, 2014

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