The Evolution and Future Direction of the Open Data and Geospatial Information and Technology: How It Is Transforming the Way We Do Business and Make Decisions Every Day

15:10 - 16:30
Room 212, Shaw Centre

The session will begin with DG Prashant Shukle of Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO) providing opening remarks to highlight the role of CCMEO as the lead federal geospatial entity and the role of the Federal Geospatial Platform (FGP) in Canada’s Open Government initiative. This will be followed by a panel discussion (including a Q&A session). The discussion will be moderated by the DG Shukle, and the panel will be comprised of open data and geospatial policy leads from the federal government, provincial/territorial governments, private sector and academia.

Theme: Open track

Livestream: No

Open to media: Yes

Languages available: English, French

Event type: Panel


Jonathan Neufeld, Chief Executive Officer, TecTerra, Canada, Andrew Davidson, Head of Earth Observation, Agriculture and Agrifood Canada, Canada

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