Autodesk is a world leader in design technologies that allow our customers to experience their ideas before they are real. Autodesk is not just active in the construction, engineering, manufacturing and even in games & entertainment industries - a majority of local government (municipal) organizations in Europe are users of Autodesk's software that include various GIS-related solutions. The growing role of GIS in mainstream business, and the role of alliance and local partner networks places Autodesk in a unique position to foster integration of planning and design disciplines to support, for instance, the successful implementation of INSPIRE by playing a central role in the organization of meta-data. More information is available on the Autodesk website.
Cyclomedia is the leader in large-scale, systematic visualizations. CycloMedia specializes in large-scale systematic visualizations. Unique, patented recording and processing systems produce high resolution, full sphere, geo-referenced panoramas (Cycloramas) from a human perspective. Complete cities, states and countries are visualized from public roads. CycloMedia's customers all have the need to quickly visualize their environments and are active with or in the public space. Cycloramas give an instant view of their surroundings and their assets. Users are municipalities, states, financial institutions, construction and utilities companies, real-estate agencies and organizations for homeland security & defense. Using Cycloramas significantly improves efficiency and quality of service. More information is available on the Cyclomedia website.
ESRI, a founding member of the GSDI Association, has been dedicated to the building and use of geographic information systems (GIS) for more than 35 years. As the world leader in GIS with over 1.5 million users, ESRI offers innovative solutions for Spatial Data Infrastructure development allowing the creation, visualization, analysis, and presentation of information for better decision making. ESRI's open, standards-based, and interoperable GIS platform provides the foundation for modernizing production cartography, building essential data sets and geoweb services, and deploying metadata catalogs. ESRI GIS solutions allow highly diverse sectors to get the geographic advantage. To learn more, please visit the ESRI website.
EuroGeographics is the association of more than 50 national mapping and cadastral agencies from more than 40 European countries. It provides a forum for sharing information and best practices and platform for creating pan-European harmonised datasets. It is a powerful partner for European policy decision-makers and institutions, a reliable provider of authoritative geographic information for civil protection, risk management, enterprise, transport, housing, regional development and much more. The Association is a member of GSDI and is playing an active part in creating the Implementing Rules and specifications for INSPIRE. More information about the association is available on the EuroGeographics website.
The primary role of Kadaster is to maintain records on land registration. It is the legal entity for finding out who owns what and how much of it. Records are also kept for ships, aircrafts and subterranean networks and it serves as the National Mapping Agency for managing key topographic data. Through its data services, Kadaster fulfils a pivotal role in the area of real estate and geographic information in the Netherlands. Clients include notary publics, the real estate sector, financial institutions, government (ministries, water boards, municipalities and provinces), and private individuals. Kadaster is closely involved in influencing data policy. To learn more, please visit the Kadaster website.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. To learn more, please visit the Google website.
INTERGRAPH is a leading, global provider of geospatially-powered solutions to the defense and intelligence, public safety, government, transportation, photogrammetry, utilities and communications industries. Intergraph has focused on innovation in geospatial management since the existence of GIS. As a principle member of OGC, GSDI and many associated organizations on a country level throughout the world, Intergraph leads the software industry. Intergraph SG&I contributes to key European projects related to SDI (Spatial Data Infrastructure) and has developed SDI expertise based on participation in the INSPIRE process. Reference projects on Inspire and SDI in Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic showcase this exceptional expertise. To learn more, please visit the Intergraph website.
TNO is applying scientific knowledge with the aim of strengthening the innovative power of industry and government. Developing, integrating and applying knowledge: it's the combination that differentiates us from other knowledge institutions. By encouraging the effective interplay of knowledge areas, we generate creative and practicable innovations: new products, services and processes, fully customized for business and government. TNO investigates how space and the built environment in a densely populated country like the Netherlands can best be organized, used and managed, and how the natural mineral resources in the subsurface can best be put to use. To learn more, please visit the TNO website.
At the interface between the spatial environment and information services, Grontmij is the specialist. With a team of more than hundred fifty Geo-ICT professionals in the Netherlands as well as in Denmark, we work on a wide range of solutions, both standard and customized. A good customer relationship is the basis for our projects. Our ambition is to have a leading position in the Geo-ICT field. Since a long time, Grontmij is an innovative and reliable Geo-ICT partner. Grontmij guarantees the realisation of successful information systems, making sure that your success is ours! Our unique combination of sector knowledge and Geo-ICT will help you getting ahead faster with Grontmij. Experience the difference yourself! More information? Please visit the Grontmij website.
To learn more about IMAGEM, please visit the IMAGEM website.
To learn more about IPO, please visit the IPO website.
Safe Software powers the flow of spatial data with its software platform, FME. The recognized standard in spatial ETL (extract, transform and load), FME is the only complete solution for data conversion. It delivers the most extensive format support for data translation and integration, and provides unlimited flexibility in data model transformation and data distribution. FME is used by thousands of customers worldwide in a variety of industries including government, utilities, and petroleum. Designed for true data interoperability, FME unleashes spatial data so people can use it where, when, and how they want to. For more information about Safe Software, please visit the Safe Software website.
Invitation to Further Sponsors
GSDI 11 will be the premier international and global forum in 2009 for interacting with international constituencies of administrators, policymakers, scientists, users, politicians, developers, service providers, students and professionals in geo-information and spatial data infrastructure. Large numbers of geospatial professionals and experts from all sectors are expected to participate.
Therefore, companies and agencies offering geospatial products and services or general information and communication technology (ICT) products and services (local, European and international) are invited to sponsor GSDI 11. In return you will gain exposure through distributed conference materials and the web site and be provided with the opportunity to come into direct contact with your target groups by means of a stand at the Expo. The Expo is the central meeting point where you can demonstrate and show your solutions, products and services to conference participants.
To become a sponsor of GSDI 11, consult the Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus and the Exposition Floor Plan (pdf) or (jpg)