2017 Conference presentations and notes

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Conference group at OS head office

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Day 1 - Monday 3 July

Opening Remarks (PDF)
By Nigel Clifford - CEO, Ordnance Survey

Government Address: The Challenges we Face (PDF)
By Sir Mark Walport - Government Chief Scientific Adviser

How the brain makes maps (PDF)
Professor Kate Jeffery - Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, University College London
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The Inexorable Rise of the Machines: Digital Technology and Mapping (PDF)
By Sir Mark Walport - Government Chief Scientific Adviser
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National Security and Resilience (PDF)
By Professor John Louth - Director for Defence, Industries and Society, Royal United Services Institute
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Environmental Change, Resilience and Disaster Response (PDF)
By Rohan Richards - Principal Director, Ministry of Water, Land, Environment & Climate Change, Jamaica
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Environmental Change, Resilience and Disaster Response (PDF)
By Alan Mills - Preparedness Coordinator, MapAction
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Thirst for Data (PDF)
By Nick Chrissos - Head of Technology Innovation, Cisco, UK and Ireland
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Serving the Citizen: Cross-Governmental Integration
By Sarah Davidson - DG Communities, Scottish Government
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UN Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming our World (PDF)
By Stefan Schweinfest - Diector, United Nations, Statistics Division &
Greg Scott - Inter-regional Advisor, UN-GGIM, UN Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs
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Open Data, Innovation and the Economy
By Sir Nigel Shadbolt - Chairman and Co-founder, Open Data Institute, London
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Building a National Infrastructure for Growth when Choices are Running Out (PDF)
By Philip Graham - CEO, National Infrastructure Commission
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Case Study: 3D Geospatial Data Enables 5G Telecoms
By Miranda Sharp - Head of Innovation and Outreach, Ordnance Survey
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Passive Collection - Involuntary Crowd-Sourced Data (PDF)
By Professor Paul Longley - Professor of Geographic Information Science, University College London
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New Data, Services and Solutions required for Smart Nations in 2030:

Arvo Kokkonen (PDF) - Director General, National Land Survey of Finland
Ebisintei Awudu (PDF) - Surveyor General of the Federation, Federal Surveys of Nigeria
Colin Bray (PDF) - Chief Executive and Chief Survey Officer, Ordnance Survey Ireland

Day 2 - Tuesday 4 July

Presentations

Looking Out to the Future: How Geospatial Technologies will Change the Way we Think, Plan and Do (PDF)
By Charles Davies, Chief Technology Officer, TomTom
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The Increasing Choice in Data Collection to Mapping Agencies  (PDF)
By Professor John Mills, Professor of Geomatic Engineering , Newcastle University
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The Willing Volunteer - Incorporating Voluntary Data into National Databases (PDF)
By Professor Muki Haklay, Professor of Geographical Information Science, University College London
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The Growing Role of Geospatial Data Agencies (PDF)
By Steven Ramage, Head of External Relations, Group on Earth Observations
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The Value of Unified Addressing in a Smart Census (PDF)
By Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop, Chief, Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau
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Improving affectiveness - Automation and Machine Learning
Dr Kenji Takeda, Director, Azure for Research, Microsoft Research
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Autonomous Vehicles as a Case Study
Stephen Kyberd, Senior Platform and System Engineer, Oxford Robotics Group
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Geospatial Standards Enabling the Rise of Machines (PDF)
Mark Reichardt, President and CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium
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Serving the Citizen in a 3D Virtual State (PDF)
By Mr Tan Boon Khai, Chief Executive, Singapore Land Authority
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The Planet Moving Beneath Our Feet: GNSS
By Stuart Minchin, Chief of Environmental Geoscience Devision, Geoscience Australia
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The Growing Role of Geospatial Data Agencies (PDF)
By Andrew Crisp, Chief Executive, Land Information New Zealand
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The 2017 Hotine Lecture: Countries That Don't Exist (PDF)
By Nick Middleton, Geographer, Educator, Writer and TV Presenter

Day 3 - Wednesday 5 July

Presentations

Workshop 1 - Relevance, roles and outputs of the future MMGA in a digital economy. PDF
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Workshop 2 - Relevance, roles and outputs of the future MMGA in achieving sustainable development.
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Workshop 3 - Consider the key areas of transformation on the road ahead for NMGAs and the obstacles to change.
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Workshop 4  - What will be the relevance and benefit of a NSDI in 2027?
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Workshop 5 - Feeding the geospatial needs of a city in 2027 - what needs to change?
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The Future NMGAs in a Digital Economy (PDF)
By Kristian Moller, Director General, Agency for Data Supply and Efficiency, Denmark
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Mapping in a Changing World (PDF)
By Martin Lenk, Head of Geoinformation Department, Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy, Germany
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Trusting data in a fit for purpose world (PDF)
By Dorine Burmanje, Executive Board Chairman, Cadastre and Land Registry Agency and Mapping Agency, The Netherlands
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A leap of faith - How do smaller and developing nations gain the geospatial edge?
By Rolando Ocampo-Alcantar, Vice President National Institute of Statistics and Geography, Mexico
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Data underpinning Smart Cities
By Dr Li Pengde, Deputy Director General, National Administration of Surveying, mapping and Geoinformation of China
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Feeding the demand - Is there a professional gap?
By Diane Dumashie, Vice President, International Federation of Surveyors
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Conference close
By Nigel Clifford, Chief Executive Officer, Ordnance Survey
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