Strategic Sponsors


Esri, the global leader in GIS software and location intelligence,?helps?customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations globally and in over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East,?including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, and universities.?Esri has?regional offices, international distributors, and partners?providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. Esri engineers the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at?


Trimble Geospatial solutions provide high-quality, productive workflows and information exchange, driving value for a global and diverse customer base of surveyors, engineering and GIS service companies, governments, utilities and transportation authorities. Trimble's innovative technologies include integrated sensors, field applications, real-time communications and office software for processing, modeling and data. Using Trimble solutions, organizations can capture the most accurate spatial data and transform it into intelligence to deliver increased productivity and improved decision-making. Whether enabling efficient use of natural resources or enhancing the performance and lifecycle of civil infrastructure, timely and reliable geospatial information is at the core of Trimble's solutions.

Associate Sponsors


Cesium's open platform provides the foundations any software application needs to utilize 3D geospatial data: visualization, data pipelines, curated global 3D content, and analytics. Committed to openness and interoperability, Cesium powers solutions that create digital twins of the real world in industries such as AEC, aerospace, energy, commercial real estate, smart cities, autonomous driving, and defense.


Through our crowd of over 6500 local drone operators we collect high resolution drone data from over 130 countries. A collective movement pushing for progress. Globhe have a massive mission ahead. We save lives, fight climate change, and create a more sustainable future. And our solution is quite simple: Drone Data. Businesses, governments, organizations, and researchers all over the world use Globhe's high-resolution drone data to scale their operations, increase efficiency, and lower costs by gaining valuable insights before making decisions. High quality, timely drone data makes decision making easy, the future less blurry, risk mitigated in time and operations easier to plan.

Overture Maps Foundation

The Overture Maps Foundation is a collaborative effort to develop interoperable open map data to power mapping and location services worldwide. Under the umbrella of the Linux foundation, the Overture Maps Foundation is open to companies of all sizes with a common interest in open map data.


Synspective provides one-stop solutions using satellite observation data to steadily move the world forward. Applying the results of the ImPACT program (led by the Government of Japan, Cabinet Office), Synspective is building a constellation of 30 high-frequency, high-resolution SAR satellites to provide data and solutions to government and commercial outfits.



NextNav brings new dimensions to geolocation. NextNav Pinnacle uses highly accurate vertical positioning to transform location services so they reflect the 3D world around us. Our revolutionary TerraPoiNT system keeps critical infrastructure resilient with reliable Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) services in the absence of GPS. With carrier-grade dependability and a rapidly expanding nationwide service footprint, NextNav is driving a whole new ecosystem for geolocation applications and services.


RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, and unmanned laser scanning for various applications in surveying. RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for more than 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths. RIEGL's core "smart waveform" technologies provide pure digital LiDAR signal processing, unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.


UP42 is a developer platform and marketplace to build, run, and scale geospatial products. The platform opens up access to a variety of geospatial data and processing algorithms. UP42 brings together high-resolution satellite imagery, drone imagery, IoT data and more - serving as a marketplace for the exchange of geospatial data and processing algorithms. Developers and data scientists across all industries can access and supply ready-to-use data and processing blocks - in order to gain valuable geospatial insights and streamline their processes. The company was founded in Berlin in 2019 and is a subsidiary of Airbus Defence & Space.

Institutional Partners


The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international industry consortium of 426 companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface standards. OGC® Standards support interoperable solutions that "geo-enable" the Web, wireless and location-based services and mainstream IT. The standards empower technology developers to make complex spatial information and services accessible and useful with all kinds of applications.


USGIF is a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to promoting the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and developing a stronger GEOINT Community among government, industry, academia, professional organizations, and individuals who develop and apply GEOINT to address global security challenges. USGIF achieves its mission via its strategic pillars: Build the Community | Advance the Tradecraft | Accelerate Innovation.

Track Sponsors

EarthDaily Analytics

We are a satellite imaging company developing world-first technologies in data services, geoanalytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence. The insights we provide allow customers in multiple industries to track long-term trends, monitor change, and take guided, strategic actions to better serve their customers and fulfill their missions.
In 2022, EarthDaily Analytics will launch EarthDaily, the world's first earth observation system designed from the ground-up to produce scientific-quality, analytics-ready imagery of the entire earth every day. Early in 2019, EarthDaily Analytics acquired Geosys - bringing more than 30 years of experience in agricultural analysis of satellite and weather data. The team's global geo-information services range from crops monitoring and benchmarking for risk management, to precision farming and grain marketing support. Combining Geosys' services with the resolution, revisit, and data quality of the EarthDaily constellation will open the door to machine learning and AI opportunities never before seen in agriculture.
We're not only changing how people view the Earth, but also how people access that data.


The next evolution of Critigen, Locana offers expanded services and solutions that run the gamut of geospatial technologies, giving you a collaborative partner that caters to your unique business needs. By applying traditional geospatial knowledge to the broader technology world, we serve organizations of every size, industry, and geography. Take advantage of modern mapping and location intelligence to build a better business and a better world.