To benefit society by promoting the development and realization of Digital Earth
Geospatial World Forum (GWF), the premier annual gathering of geospatial professionals has been held physically and virtually in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from Oct 20-22, 2021.
With the theme of "Geospatial Infrastructure and Digital Twin: Empowering the Circular Economy", the conference had interactions around AEC and Digital Cities, Location and Business Intelligence, Sustainable Development Goals and Circular Economy, Defense and Internal Security, Space Infrastructure and Geospatial Value Chain, Disaster Management, Telecommunications, Artificial Intelligence, and Automation, Autonomous Vehicles, and Digital Twin.
A closing panel moderated by Sanjay Kumar, CEO, Geospatial World, discussed the way forward for the stakeholders of the geospatial ecosystem. In his address, Kumar said that the theme of GWF 2021 talks about innovation to impact. “Geospatial Infrastructure and Digital Twin together enhance the value proposition of our work and contributions in the form of applications and solutions. Thus increasing productivity, compliance, efficiency, and transparency are pillars of the circular economy.”
During the conference, GWF 2021 award ceremony was held to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the geospatial domain. Dr. Alessandro Annoni, President of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), and Prof. Josef Stroble (ISDE Council member) served as members of the award jury committee. These awards are a tribute to the ongoing efforts towards building a better, more sustainable future through the use of cutting-edge geospatial technology.