Advancing the geospatial ecosystem

Author: WGIC Secretariat

‘Internships are more like dating’ 

March 8, 2023

WGIC and academia uncover the power of collaborative strategies to make geospatial workforce future-ready during “Geospatial Education and Market Needs” session at Geo Week 2023

Geo Week features sold-out exhibit floor and 2,500+ registrants

February 8, 2023

As a strategic partner at Geo Week 2023, the leading geospatial and built world technology expo and conference to take place in Denver next week, WGIC will exhibit at the event, organize industry-relevant sessions and a meeting of WGIC members.

WGIC brings the collective voice of global geospatial industry to the Conference of Parties (COP): Barbara Ryan

December 21, 2022

In this interview, the World Geospatial Industry Council’s Executive Director, Barbara Ryan, shared the details of WGIC’s participation in this year’s Conference of Parties (COP27). She highlighted the role of WGIC and its members in addressing the climate action at the two key venues, the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) and Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM), and elaborated on the key outcomes from both events.

Time is ripe for Indian enterprises to embrace geospatial ESG

December 16, 2022

This rising interest, to determine environmental risk and financial materiality, coincides with improvements in satellite technology, geospatial tools and machine learning is spurring the development and interest in Geospatial ESG.

Climate Action – WGIC Gains Global Recognition, Launches Africa Project

December 9, 2022

After bagging the prestigious 2021 Prince Talal International Prize for Human Development for its collaborative work on the significance of geospatial and Earth observation solutions in climate action, WGIC pledges to advance its commitment and launches “Leveraging Commercial Geospatial Capabilities for Climate Action in Africa Project” at COP27.