Our Future and the Role of Geospatial Knowledge Infrastructure

Location intelligence can play a role in addressing many of these issues, but only if we work together.

Geospatial Knowledge Infrastructure (GKI) is essential to facilitating such collaboration, in integrating geospatial concepts, technologies and information with societal and technological change as part of a much wider digital ecosystem.

Watch the panel discussion on Advancing the Role of Geospatial Knowledge Infrastructure here.

Data in the Digital Age – Geobuiz Summit

The summit attracts CEOs and Executives from the global Geospatial Industry, technology companies and start-ups, system integrators, solution providers, digital design and engineering; national geospatial agencies; investors and venture capitalists; incubation units; and consulting firms.

Digital Earth in a Transformed Society

What is a Digital Earth? According to the International Journal of Digital Earth, the term refers to “…a virtual representation of the planet, encompassing all its systems and forms, both natural environment and human societies, manifested as a multi-dimensional, multi-scale, multi-temporal, and multi-layer information facility.
“I believe we need a ‘Digital Earth’. A multi-resolution, three-dimensional representation of the planet, into which we can embed vast quantities of geo-referenced data” —Al Gore, 1998 (speech)

Global collaboration at the UN-GGIM 9th session

On 18-21 June, Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Executive Director – Strategic Consulting & International Relations joined global leaders in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the fourth United Nations Expert Consultations and Meetings on the Development of the Implementation Guide of the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF).

Implementing Change with Geospatial Information

On 18-21 June, Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Executive Director – Strategic Consulting & International Relations joined global leaders in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the fourth United Nations Expert Consultations and Meetings on the Development of the Implementation Guide of the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF).