Speakers

13 JANUARY

Plenary Session 1: Geospatial Industry, Public Policy and Leadership 08:30 - 9:30

Sanjay Kumar
Sanjay Kumar

CEO Geospatial Media
and World Geospatial Industry Council

Scott Pace

Executive Secretary
US National Space Council
USA

Jack Dangermond
Jack Dangermond

Founder and President
Esri Inc.
USA

Steve Berglund
Steve Berglund

President & CEO
Trimble
USA

Plenary Session 2: Realtime Analytics and the Location Economy 09:30 - 10:30

KANWAR CHADHA
Moderator KANWAR CHADHA

Executive Chairman
Binatone Global
Hubble Connected Founder
Angel Investor

Sunil Kumar

Co-founder and CEO
Ground Truth Inc

ANDY SRIUBAS
ANDY SRIUBAS

Chief Commercial Officer
OUTFRONT Media
USA

Arra G. Yerganian

Chief Brand Officer
Tivity Health

VIVEK SHARMA

Chief Strategy Officer
Brandscapes
Worldwide
USA

Rohan Verma
Rohan Verma

CEO
MapmyIndia

Plenary Session 3: Spatial Data Augmenting Realtime Geo-Intelligence 11:00 - 12:00

Moderator Robert Cardillo

CEO
Cardillo Group and Former Director
National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

Daniel Nevius
Keynote Address Daniel Nevius

Co-Founder & CEO
Analytical Space Inc.

Col Ali Al Shehhi
Col Ali Al Shehhi

Space Reconnaissance Centre
UAE

LT COL RAJ AGRAWAL

Deputy Chief Space Force Enhancement Division
USA

MASSIMO C COMPARINI
MASSIMO C COMPARINI

Chief Executive Officer
e-geos
Italy

JAMES CRAWFORD
JAMES CRAWFORD

Founder & CEO
Orbital Insight

Plenary Session 4: Integrated Geospatial Platform and Services: Towards a Digital Economy 12:00 - 13:00

Alessandro Annoni
Moderator Alessandro Annoni

Head, Digital Economy Unit
Joint Research Centre
European Commission

Timothy Petty
Keynote Address Timothy Petty

Assistant Secretary
Department of Interior

WILLIAM PRIEST
WILLIAM PRIEST

Cabinet Office
Digital Advisor
UK Government

DR. RON S. JARMIN

Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer
U.S. Census Bureau
USA

Boon Khai Tan
Boon Khai Tan

Chief Executive
Singapore Land Authority
Singapore

James Steiner
James Steiner

Vice President
Oracle

IVAN DELOATCH

Executive Director
Federal Geographic Data Committee
USA

GEOLOCATION

Location Data Platforms: Powering Anything Anywhere 14:30 - 15:30

DIPANSHU SHARMA
Moderator DIPANSHU SHARMA

Founder
Meditation.Live
USA

JAVIER DE LA TORRE
JAVIER DE LA TORRE

Founder and CSO
CARTO
USA

THOMAS WALLE

Co-Founder and CEO
Unacast

Manilo Allegra

CEO
Polaris Wireless Inc

Craig Hagopian

Founder and CEO
Chalk Digital

Brent Perez

Co-Founder and President
Safegraph

Location Adding Competitive Advantage to BI Platforms 15:30 - 16:30

Girish Joshi
Moderator Girish Joshi

Director – Americas
Geospatial Media

KARTIK CHANDRAYANA
KARTIK CHANDRAYANA

V.P Big Data Platform/Cloud- Salesforce
Founder- Twin Prime (Acquired by SFDC)

Mr Harsh Govind
Harsh Govind

Product Manager
Artificial Intelligence/Research, BING

GEOINTELLIGENCE

Data Fusion and Realtime Analytics - Part I 14:30 - 15:30

MARK REICHARDT
Moderator MARK REICHARDT

Director Strategic Opportunities OGC
Co-Chair
National Geospatial Advisory Committee

Frank X. Avila
Frank X. Avila

Director
Commercial GEOINT Discovery & Assessments Office
NGA

David Alexander
Dr. David J. Alexander

Senior Technologist for Resilience
Department of Homeland Security
USA

Patrick Cozzi
Patrick Cozzi

CEO
Cesium
USA

Carl Newman

Executive Officer (Deputy Director)
NOAA

Data Fusion and Realtime Analytics - Part II 15:30-16:30

MARK REICHARDT
Moderator MARK REICHARDT

Director Strategic Opportunities OGC
Co-Chair
National Geospatial Advisory Committee

Carl Newman
Andrew Brooks

Chief Data Scientist NGA

Carl Newman
Terrence Busch

DIA

Johnny
Johnny Truong

Vice President of Engineering
Spire

Todd Mostak
Todd Mostak

CEO
OmniSci

Plenary Session 5: Investors: Mentoring and Driving Geospatial Innovation 17:00 - 18:00

NIGEL CLIFFORD
Moderator NIGEL CLIFFORD

Operating Partner
Marlin Equity Partners
UK

Rainer Sternfeld
Rainer Sternfeld

Venture Partner
SuperAngel

Ashu Pande
Ashu Pande

Vice President - Product and Market Development
Fabric

Peter Rabley
Peter Rabley

Venture Partner
Omidyar Network

14 JANUARY

Plenary Session 6: Geospatial and Building Information Modelling: Driving Digitilization of Construction and Engineering Industry 08:30 - 09:30

NADINE ALAMEH
Moderator NADINE ALAMEH

CEO
Open Geospatial Consortium
USA

Ray O'Connor
Ray O'Connor

CEO
Topcon Positioning Systems

Bhupinder-Singh
Bhupinder Singh

Chief Product Officer
Bentley Systems
USA

Lisa Cole
Lisa Cole

Vice President - Corporate Marketing
FARO Technologies

Johannes Riegl
Johannes Riegl

President
Riegl
USA

Lisa Campbell
Lisa Campbell

CMO and SVP – Business Strategy and Marketing
Autodesk

Plenary Session 7: Business Models of Space Economy: Where is the Money? 09:30 - 10:30

Anusuya Datta
Moderator Anusuya Datta

Executive Editor
Geospatial Media

Kevin O'Connell
Keynote Address Kevin O'Connell

Director - Office of Space Commerce
US Department of Commerce
USA

Payam Banazadeh

CEO & Founder
Capella Space
USA

John Serafini

CEO
HawkEye360
USA

Max Polyakov

Founder & CEO
EOS Data Analytics
USA

Ron Lopez

President & Managing Director
Astroscale U.S. Inc.
USA

GEOBIM

Digital Twin and Liveable Cities 11:00-11:40

Renil Paramel
Renil Paramel

Strategy of Things

Jon Walton
Jon Walton

CIO county of San Mateo

Sameer Sharma
Sameer Sharma

Global GM (Cities & Transportation) for IOT Solutions
Intel

Sanjeet Pandit

Senior director of business development and head of Smart Cities
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

What's next in Digital Twins and BIM? 11:40-12:00

Igor Starkov
Igor Starkov

CEO
Ecodomus
Inc. USA

Alexandre Pestov
Alexandre Pestov

CEO and Co-founder
vGIS
Canada

GEOBIM Integration: Future of Digital Construction 12:00-12:40

Amr Raafat
Amr Raafat

Vice President
Virtual Design and Construction
Windover Construction USA

Sean Henry
Sean Henry

Chief Geospatial Integration Engineer
Bechtel Corporation
USA

NEW SPACE

Miniaturisation and Innovation in Sensors 11:00 - 11:45

Dr Stewart Walker
Moderator Dr Stewart Walker

Managing Editor
Lidar Magazine

Anthony Baker

CEO
SatelliteVu
United Kingdom

Chris Charles McCormick

Chairman & Founder
PlanetiQ

Stéphane Germain

President & CEO
GHGSat
CANADA

Lightening Talk 11:45 - 12:00

Michael Jones

Senior Executive and Advisor
Niantic
USA

Advancements in Data Processing and Transmission 12:00 - 12:35

Myrna
Moderator Myrna James Yoo

Managing Editor
Apogeo Spatial

SHAYN HAWTHORNE
SHAYN HAWTHORNE

Senior Manager
Amazon Web Services
USA

CHRISTOPHER RICHINS
CHRISTOPHER RICHINS

Co-Founder & CEO
RBC Signals
USA

BARRY A. MATSUMORI

CEO
BridgeComm, Inc
USA

Analytics – Handling all these Yotabytes 12:35 - 13:00

JAMES SLIFIERZ

CEO
SkyWatch Space Applications
Canada

Corentin Guillo

Founder and CEO
Bird.i
UK

Dr Frank de Morsier

CTO and co-founder
Picterra

Plenary Panel 8: Mapping in The Age of Autonomy 14:30 - 15:15

Ed Parsons
Moderator Ed Parsons

Geospatial Technologist
Google

Miguel Amor

Chief Marketing Officer
Hexagon Positioning Intelligence

James Wu
James Wu

Co-Founder and CEO
Deep Map

Steve Milton

Co-Founder and CPO
Moove.ai
USA

GANESH PATTABIRAMAN

Co-Founder and CEO
NextNav
USA

Plenary Panel 9: The Big Debate: Data Protection and Privacy Conundrum – Who and How Much? 15:15 - 16:15

Sanjay Kumar
Moderator Sanjay Kumar

CEO Geospatial Media
and World Geospatial Industry Council

LEA SHANLEY
LEA SHANLEY, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow
Nelson Institute
University of Wisconsin-Madison USA

Dr. Michael Tischler

Director
National Geospatial Program (NGP)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
USA

Kevin Pomfret
Kevin Pomfret

Director
Spatial Law Institute

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ROB VAN DE VELDE

Director
Geonovum
The Netherlands

DEAN ANGELIDES

Corporate Director International
Esri
USA