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Closing Keynote at GSDI Conference

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The Closing Keynote for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Conference 2013 at UNECA, Ethiopia

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Closing Keynote at GSDI Conference

  1. 1. GSDI14/AfricaGIS What happened? Where to next?
  2. 2. Who am I? Executive Director Communications & Outreach Open Geospatial Consortium Australian Citizen UK Resident Global traveler
  3. 3. Government Commercial Research Academic
  4. 4. AfricaGIS/GSDI 14 – the stats • Over 500 participants • Over 120 papers & presentations • 50 countries • 20 keynotes • 100s of meetings • 1000s of great discussions and ideas • Many many new friends made
  5. 5. GSDI Council
  6. 6. Day 1 • Welcome - Minister INTERNATIONAL GEOSPATIAL ORGANISATIONS
  7. 7. Building a collective intelligence working together in new ways sharing data and knowledge Co-operation and collaboration Do something before it is too late
  8. 8. The Corporate Perspective
  9. 9. learning sharing new ideas
  10. 10. August 2011 Source: Mark Iliffe, PhD Candidate, University of Nottingham
  11. 11. September 2011 Source: Mark Iliffe, PhD Candidate, University of Nottingham
  12. 12. Source: Mark Iliffe, PhD Candidate, University of Nottingham
  13. 13. Day 2 - Corporate Perspectives - ESRI, Intergraph, Google - World bank - Economic Development
  14. 14. MOBILE & SENSORS Internet of things to give $10-15 trillion boost to global economy Source: General Electric
  15. 15. For video referenced from Mobile World Congress opening 2012 see link below Mobile Technology – Connecting the World http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cl7ccx8oBfw
  16. 16. Geospatial services need to consider: “the other end of the spectrum has customers who do not use laptops and computers. They use cell phones and tablets.” Ola Rollen, President and CEO, Hexagon AB
  17. 17. The future “living” 3D map must be extensible at every tier by every developer, not just GIS specialists - S. Lawler, Bing
  18. 18. Augmented Reality Graphics from Wikitude
  19. 19. United Nations Global Geographic Information Management Future Trends: 5 – 10 Year Vision • Key trends – Cloud computing – Linked data – Internet of Things – New data creation – Volunteered Geographic Information – Open Standards – Open Source – Legal and Policy – Data standards and policy – Coordination and collaboration – Skills and Training http://ggim.un.org/docs/meetings/3rd%20UNCE/U N-GGIM-Future-trends.pdf
  20. 20. Future Living on Earth understanding sustainability and prosperity building our collective intelligence transforming our response to change creating a regenerative economy
  21. 21. What will you do to help change the world?
  22. 22. Denise McKenzie, Executive Director Communication & Outreach Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) dmckenzie@opengeospatial.org + 44 (07) 581 118 189 Twitter @spatialred Thank you

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