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Parallel Session : Smart, Resilient and Sustainable Societies

"Bringing New Ideas to Plan Sustainable Societies"


This session is a collection of innovative approaches and new ideas to plan sustainable societies. Topics offer a window into new ideas and proven approaches in addressing the needs of sustainable societies. The session includes "Big Geospatial Data and Intelligent GIServices" that presents state-of-the-art technologies and capacity building strategies for conducting research, education, and practices on big geospatial data management, analytics, intelligent services. A presentation focuses on virtual reality-based experiments on crowd evacuation that applies to disaster planning and management. A presentation on drones for sustainable development presents case studies on the benefits of this growing technology and how it can contribute to the needs of the geospatial community.

  1. Presenters/Panellists:
    Mr. Peng Yue, Wuhan University
  2. Ms. Danielle Ziebelin, Universite Grenoble Alpes
  3. Mr. Liping Di, George Mason University
  4. Mr. Jianya Gong, Wuhan University
  5. Mr. Vincent Chuang Tao, Z ventures group
  6. Mr. Gong Jianhua, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS
  7. Ms. Caroline Gevaert, The World Bank
  8. Moderator:
    Mr. Tomaz Petek, Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia, Slovenia
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