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From the council
The first edition of WGIC Trailblazer Awards will celebrate exemplary leadership in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the geospatial ecosystem.
WGIC shifts its headquarters to The Hague Humanity Hub to support and strengthen The Hague ecosystem and connect with diverse actors working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
World Geospatial Industry Council releases a Report on Spatial Digital Twins – Trends and Opportunities
This report has involved research, global market scans, engagement with Subject Matter Experts, and an articulation of the value delivered by the Geospatial Industry to drive applications, adoption, and benefits from Digital Twins.
The assessment of the digital twin technology development level allows a clearer understanding of the challenges, trends, and capability and capacity for its deployment. Reliable insights on this help to better understand the challenges of this new technology to address them effectively. In brief, these are the aspects of the current spatial digital twin assessment covered in the World Geospatial Industry Council’s (WGIC) recently released policy report.
Just like the physical world is interconnected and globalized, digital twins enabled by spatial components will be interconnected and integrated into the world. In a nutshell, this is the vision of spatial digital twins that the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) envisages in its recent report.
Across the many DEI trends in the geospatial industry – a diverse workforce and a safe work environment are being focused on by WGIC Members.
A recent WGIC report Public-Private Geospatial Collaborations: Exploring Potential partnerships Models, examines the forces that are paving the way for the increased openness and adoption of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the geospatial industry.
Satellite imagery company Planet Labs Inc debuts on the The New York Stock Exchange as a public benefit corporation.
Engineering plays a key role in economic, social, and environmental dimensions of UNSDGs: Prof GONG Ke
In an exclusive interview, the World Federation of Engineering Organizations’ (WFEO) immediate past president Prof. Dr. GONG Ke discusses the value of engineering in global development, its role in achieving UNSDGs, and WFEO’s successful partnership with World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC).