Geo Connect Asia (GCA), the flagship geospatial and location intelligence industry trade show and conference for Southeast Asia, returns on 1-2 June 2022. It is expected to host more than 50 leading companies from around the world and attract 2,500 professional visitors and delegates.
Organised by Montgomery Asia, GCA 2022 will take place at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Geospatial & Location Intelligence Solutions for Asia – Underground, Land & Sea to Sky’.
GCA 2022 will be held alongside two complementary industry profiles – Digital Construction Asia (DCA) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Asia – and will comprise a virtual component on www.geoconnectasia.com where participants can schedule meetings, meet exhibitors and watch the live streaming conference online.
GCA is supported by over 60 trade organisations, associations and government agencies. Singapore’s Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Second Minister for Law, Edwin Tong SC, will deliver the opening address at the event. Colin Low, chief executive of Singapore Land Authority (SLA), will give the industry address.
The Geo Market Place at GCA 2022 will cover an area of over 1,200 sq m, showcasing geospatial technologies (e.g. Leica Geosystems part of Hexagon, Riegl, Trimble, 3D Target, Planet, etc), digital construction (e.g. Mogul, Screening Eagle, Vizzio, Omnidots, SoftwareONE, etc) and unmanned aerial vehicles (e.g. Wingtra, AECA, masterscan, MF Academy, Viscoy, etc).
With the theme ‘Imagination meets reality: placing geospatial solutions at the heart of decision-making’, the conference will facilitate knowledge and insights sharing among industry players to address some of the world’s leading challenges in the geospatial and location intelligence community.
More than 60 industry speakers, panellists and moderators will be present. Some of them include: Tim Stonor, architect and urban planner, Space Syntax; Nina Yang, vice president, Singapore Institute of Planners; John Whitehead, senior director of sales and distribution, APAC, Trimble; Kevin Weil, president of product and business, Planet; and Faheem Khan, president Asia, Hexagon Geosystems.
GCA 2022 is also curating three expert stage programmes, namely Digital Construction Asia Masterclass, UAV Asia and Digital Underground Connect. These programmes will act as deep-dive classes for participants to expand their knowledge on the latest geospatial challenges and solutions.
The show floor will further incorporate a theatre to facilitate a non-stop and free-to-attend series of Tech Talks on geospatial, digital construction and drone industry developments.
Thought leaders and industry experts in the geospatial sector will also be sharing insights, trends and challenges from around the region.
These ‘industry ambassadors’ include: Argoon Chuang, digital consulting lead, Asia, AECOM; Farizan d’Avezac de Moran, founding partner, GreenA Consultants; Gerry Ong, president, ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying & Geomatics; Jan Schoderer, sales director, APAC, Vexcel Imaging; John Whitehead, senior director of sales and distribution, APAC, Trimble; Lanita Idrus, publisher, The Asia Miner; Marcus Lim, head of strategic partnerships (APAC), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); Matt Benson, senior director, Think City; and Ng Siau Yong, director of geospatial data division and chief data officer, SLA.
Note: All Trade Link Media subscribers are entitled to 30% off the full conference rates (promo code: TLM30). The discount applies to main conference only (premium/standard).