WGIC’s Horizons blog covers all the key developments from our members, innovative applications of geospatial technologies for global challenges, and more…
From the council
WGIC Executive Director Barbara Ryan was featured at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD).
WGIC Member Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, pledges to become a carbon and water neutral business by 2025. Cyient announced a holistic sustainability framework with its first sustainability report. By adopting the framework, Cyient ensures that the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) aspects are strengthened across the value chain with strong leadership commitment, collaborative partnership, and an empowered ecosystem enabling long-term sustainable value generation.
COVID-19 Pandemic, Geospatial Information, and Community Resilience, with worldwide contributions focused on COVID-19 pandemic, provides interdisciplinary analysis and multi-sectoral expertise on the use of geospatial information and location intelligence to support community resilience and authorities to manage pandemics.
In his latest blog, Oracle’s Juergen Lindner, senior vice president of global SaaS marketing, highlights a joint research project with finance expert Farnoosh Torabi to survey more than 9,000 consumers and business leaders across 14 countries on AI adoption.
WGIC member e-GEOS, , has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for the development of Pomerium, a project to protect the environmental and cultural heritage of the historic centre of Rome by means of satellites, drones and the 5G network.
Trimble announced the addition of a geotechnical portfolio to its geospatial automated monitoring portfolio through a collaboration with Worldsensing.
Recent Press Release
The Secretariat of WGIC Partner WFEO (World Federation of Engineering Organisations) announced that the call for nominations regarding WFEO 2021 Awards is now open for the WFEO Gree Women in Engineering Award, the WFEO Medal for Engineering Excellence and the WFEO Medal for Excellence in Engineering Education.