INSPIRE and Geospatial World Forum announce joint 2015 Conference

During the INSPIRE 2014 conference in Aalborg, Denmark, INSPIRE and the Geospatial World Forum announced plans to co-host the 2015 INSPIRE  and Geospatial World Forum scheduled for 24 to 29 May 2015 in Lisbon, as directionsmag reported.

The theme of the 2015 joint conference will be Convergence: Policies + Practices + People (PPP) addressing the need for synergy between policy makers, technology providers and end users highlighting workflow in order to facilitate more informed decision making from stakeholders.

According to Sanjay Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Geospatial Media and Communications and organizer of Geospatial World Forum, “this partnership intends to facilitate and harness the value of geospatial towards improved living standard by converging policies, practices and people. Through combined efforts, both INSPIRE and Geospatial World Forum can create a strong case for Public-Private Partnership initiative, and serve as an excellent communication and outreach platform for INSPIRE not only at regional but global level as well.”