The event MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica in 2012, the largest gathering of geotechnology industry in Latin America, held May 29 thru 31 at the Frei Caneca Convention Center in Sao Paulo (SP), is selecting success stories in the area of geospatial information sharing. The selected projects will be part of lectures and debates programming of the event. Click here to submit your work.
The authors of the chosen stories are invited to participate as speakers in the seminars and forums at MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica, presenting their work to an audience made up by users, technicians and decision makers of the geotechnology industry. Find out the complete event program.
In 2011, more than 100 speakers and debaters were part of MundoGEO#Connect program, which took place from June 14 thru 16. Representatives of private companies, public institutions and nongovernmental organizations were there. Here's everything that happened in MundoGEO#Connect 2011 and downloadable files of the lectures in pdf format.
"Since its very beginning, MundoGEO#Connect aims to be a collaborative event," said Eduardo Freitas, technical coordinator. "We have done online surveys to define the format, themes and topics of the event, and now we have opened an opportunity for the community to submit their success stories," he concludes.
Those interested in submitting a story to MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica in 2012 have until February 10 to send their sum-up and curriculum. The approved stories will be released on February 24, at the MundoGEO portal and site of the event.
> Registration for the event is already open. Click here to check the options for the courses, seminars and forums. Free admission to the expo.
MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica 2012 counts with the sponsor of:
Santiago & Cintra Geo-tecnologias, that represents Trimble, Topcon, Faro and Optech;
Furtado Schmidt, that represents Garmin, Nikon and Spectra Precision;
Hexagon, one of the most important groups in the metrology sector, and Leica Geosystems, Erdas, Intergraph and Sisgraph detainer;
Alezi Teodolini, that represents Ashtech and Datageosis.
MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica 2012
Where: Frei Caneca Convetion Center, Sao Paulo. Click here to see it on the map.
Date: May 29 thru 31
About MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica
MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica 2012 is the largest annual event in the area of geotechnology and geospatial solutions and will take place between May 29 and 31 at the Frei Caneca Convention Center in Sao Paulo (SP). With the theme "Sharing information for a better world", the expectation is to bring together 10,000 people in the field, between participants in the seminars, forums and courses, the expo visitors and people connected via webinar and social networks. The event is a creation of MundoGEO, with the support from IBGE, Emplasa, Sao Paulo City Hall, Embrapa Satellite Monitoring, Ministry of Defense of Geographical Service, among others. The event features several courses, seminars and forums, plus a marketplace with more than 70 global brands such as Google, Trimble, Hexagon, Erdas, DigitalGlobe, Leica, RapidEye, Astrium, GeoMax, Topcon, among others. Internationally, the event has the support of OGC, ISPRS, GITA, Directions Magazine, GIM International, V1 Magazine, Professional Surveyor and Geo Connexion. The first edition of MundoGEO#Connect took place between June 14 and 16 of 2011 in Sao Paulo (SP), bringing together over 7500 people.
MundoGEO, sponsor of the MundoGEO#Connect LatinAmerica event, is a communication company that since its founding in 1998, has a mission to connect and integrate the community of geomatics and geospatial solutions in Latin America. For that, it uses MundoGEO magazine and the internet through social networks, webinars and MundoGEO portal in Portuguese, Spanish and English. All these activities are part of more than 100 thousand professionals, positioning the company as a leader in Latin America and one of the world's leading companies in this sector.