Join Directions Magazine India for this webinar, which will focus on the market potential for geographic information systems in India. The session will include presentations from two highly respected members of the GIS community in India, and will be moderated by Directions Magazine India's executive editor, Maneesh Prasad.
Dr. Vandana Sharma is the Deputy Director General & Head of the Remote Sensing and GIS Division at the National Informatics Center, and has played a leadership role in many of the large scale GIS projects in India, while working closely with the Planning Commission and various ministries in the central and state government.
Dr. Mukund Rao serves as Member-Secretary of the National GIS Interim Core Group, where he is presentedly involved in buiding the vision of National GIS for India. He has vast experience in GIS and EO Solutions business development/consulting and has been engaged in implementing large GIS projects in India, the Middle East and the Asia/Pacific region, as well as in the U.S.
In addition to addressing the current status of the Asian/Indian geospatial market, it will also include a question and answer period for the audience, as well as a brief overview of Directions Magazine India magazine and webinar sponsorship opportunities.
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