International geo-conference programme announced

May 3rd, 2018, Published in Articles: PositionIT

International geospatial trade fair and conference InterGEO is kicking off its 2018 event with the launch of its conference programme. Themed “Geoinformation – the DNA of digitalisation”, this year’s event focuses on the digital transformation of business and society. From 16 to 18 October 2018, the conference in Frankfurt, Germany will contextualise key developments and scenarios for a geoinformation-based digital future.

Over the course of three days, the spotlight will be placed on the products, solutions, know-how, innovations and visions behind geoinformation in the era of digitalisation. The key focus of this year’s conference is on digitalisation in the context of geoinformation, smart cities and villages, virtual and augmented reality, UAV applications, career opportunities and recruitment.

Hosted by DVW (the German Society for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management), the event will have some 130 speakers. DVW president Prof. Hansjörg Kutterer will be talking about “Opportunities and challenges for the geo-industry in the era of digital transformation”. Prof. Jürgen Döldner from the Hasso Plattner Institute will be examining artificial intelligence applications and virtual and augmented reality. A further keynote speech by Ron Bisio from Trimble will look at building information modelling and geoinformation for infrastructure planning. For more information visit

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