MEET THE ADVOCATES

0900 – 0930 hrs | European Geospatial Business Outlook Report

Anamika Das

Vice President – Outreach & Business Development
Geospatial Media and Communications

0930 – 1030 hrs | Trends and Drivers – Technology, Industry, Value, Content

Moderator
Ulla Kronborg Mazzoli

Chief Advisor
Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency
Denmark

Alexis Smith

CEO and Founder
IMGeospatial
United Kingdom

Andreas Gerster

Vice President
BIM/CIM and Product Design
FARO, Germany

Geoff Sawyer

Secretary General
EARSC
Belgium

Reinhard Blasi

Market Development Officer
European GNSS Agency
Czech Republic

1100 – 1200 hrs | Transformation of NMA: Towards Enabling Entrepreneurial Environment

Moderator
Rob van de Velde

Director
Geonovum
The Netherlands

Ingrid Vanden Berghe

Administrator General
National Geographic Institute
Belgium

Knut Arne Gjertsen

Deputy Director General
Norwegian Mapping Authority
Norway

John Kedar

Director International Engagement
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom

François Robida

Deputy Director - Infrastructure & Digital Services
French Geological Agency (BRGM), France

Martin Salzmann

Senior Strategy Advisor
Kadaster
The Netherlands

1200 – 1300 hrs | Commercialization and Consumerization of Geospatial Knowledge Platform and Products

Moderator
Abigail Page

Chair
Association of Geographic Information (AGI)
United Kingdom

Arnout Desmet

Vice President, Maps
TomTom
Belgium

Maria Cabello

European Projects Director
Tracasa
Spain

Stephen Coulson

Head of Sustainable Initiatives Office
European Space Agency
Italy

Ed Parsons

Geospatial Technologist
Google
United Kingdom

Massimo Craglia

Team Leader, Digital Economy
Joint Research Centre
European Commission

1400 – 1500 hrs | Integrated Solution Platforms

Moderator
Athina Trakas

Director, Regional Services - Europe, Central Asia, Africa
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)
Germany

John Renard

President EMEA and BU Head
Cyient
United Kingdom

Dr. Simon Musaeus

Senior Vice President, Mapping
COWI
Denmark

Tobias Wentzler

Business Development Manager
DJI
Germany

1500 – 1600 hrs | User Perspective: Integration in Workflow and Enterprise-Wide Implementation

Stefan Jensen

Head of Data Governance Group
European Environment Agency
Denmark

Jan Sonck

Head of Enterprise Innovation
Proximus
Belgium

Maaike Beerepoot

BIM Program Manager
Rijkswaterstaat
The Netherlands

Tyler Dahlberg

Geo Data Scientist
Booking.com
The Netherlands

1630 – 1730 hrs | Scalability of Innovation: Moving Beyond

Moderator
Hugo De Groof

Policy Officer
DG Environment
European Commission

Massimo Claudio Comparini

Chief Executive Officer
e-GEOS
Italy

Manfred Krischke

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
CloudEO
Germany

Agnieszka Lukaszczyk

EU Policy Director
Planet
The Netherlands

Alex Wrottesley

Head
Geovation
United Kingdom