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WGIC Blog

WGIC’s Blog section covers all the key developments from our members, innovative applications of geospatial technologies for global challenges, and more…

WGIC Selects The Hague Humanity Hub as its Home Base

May 9, 2022

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).

Where ethics and geospatial AI meet

March 1, 2022

A joint AI for Good panel discussion by WGIC and the ITU (in partnership with Politecnico Milano) explored how the geospatial industry could become a leading force in the discussions on ethics and AI.

Six Leading Blacks in Geospatial

February 26, 2022

As part of Black History Month in 2022 – WGIC’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee honors six Black Leaders who have made significant contributions to the geospatial sector.

What’s the scope of EO capabilities from space?

February 14, 2022

In their joint report ‘GHG Monitoring from Space’, the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Climate TRACE
and the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) show the current scope of Earth Observation capabilities from space.

Get Kids into Survey. Yes, you too!

February 4, 2022

Get Kids into Survey is a global recruitment campaign to help save the future of surveying. The project introduces and educates the younger generation on the world of surveying and encourages them to consider it as a possible career path.

SI Analytics on joining the WGIC

December 24, 2021

In its first year as a WGIC Member, SI Analytics has been actively following the proceedings, but, being a newcomer, ‘from a safe distance’. CEO and Founder Mr Taegyun Jeon shares his thoughts.

WGIC joins GEO as a Participating Organization

December 15, 2021

Along with the lnter-lslamic Network on Space Sciences and Technology (ISNET), the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) has joined The Group on Earth Observations (GEO).

Space and remote sensing news from Esri

December 9, 2021

The latest news on Skytec selecting Esri technology to power their precision conservation management application, and Orbital Insight’s Integration with the ArcGIS platform to streamline satellite and sensor imagery analysis.

AAM blogs on GIS software, better location intelligence and the SDGs

December 7, 2021

In his latest blog, AAM’s Steve Henderson explains how, in the slipstream of the COVID pandemic, the masses now recognize GIS in many services that benefit local communities from utility services and infrastructure maintenance, to emergency management and pandemic recovery.