Partners

GOLD SPONSOR

Faro

FARO is a global technology company that develops and markets computer-aided coordinate measurement devices and software. Portable equipment from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement and comparison of parts and compound structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, inventory documentation, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes. They are also employed to generate digital scans of historic sites. Worldwide, approximately 15,000 customers are operating more than 30,000 installations of FARO's systems.

SILVER SPONSORS

AAM

AAM is a leading spatial information technology provider. AAM offers spatial services across the African, Middle East, Asian, Australian and Pacific Regions. Offering all survey technologies (imagery, LiDAR, field) from any platform (satellite, aircraft, drone, ground) allows AAM to apply the most appropriate technology to every requirement. Surveys are executed with six decades of experience, combining international experience with local presence. AAM's GEOCIRRUS service delivers spatial data with the clarity required for instant project benefits. GEOCIRRUS encompasses data delivery / visualisation / analysis / interaction / incorporation, using client or hosted solutions to bring the power of spatial data to all project stakeholders.

Luciad

Luciad delivers geospatial software solutions that power the world’s mission critical operations. Our applications simplify the lives of developers and end users with advanced visual analytics that allow them to unlock the potential of real time location intelligence and create the foundations for next generation geospatial systems.

From safeguarding critical assets to creating the digital infrastructure for smart cities, we help users implement intuitive command and control systems. Our customers depend on Luciad for high performance visualization that allows them to implement scalable solutions.

Founded in 1999, Luciad serves clients worldwide through a network of subsidiaries and resellers. In addition to thousands of users of Luciad applications, major systems integrators incorporate Luciad software in their own products. We work with leading organizations such as Airbus Defence and Space, Lufthansa Systems, NATO, Lockheed Martin and Thales.

“Connect, visualize, analyze, act” is both our method and our motto.

CO-SPONSOR

Oracle

Oracle is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. With more than 400,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading products give customers unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. For geospatial solutions Oracle offers a wide range of 2D and 3D Spatial capabilities based on OGC and ISO standards in database, middleware, big data, and cloud platforms. These technologies are used by numerous 3rd party tools, components and solutions as well as by Oracle's enterprise applications for on-premise and cloud deployment.

GOVERNMENT PARTNERS

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) is responsible for the science, technology and innovation in, among others, space science, meteorology, remote sensing, astronautics, and cyber security in Malaysia. It is mandated to lead the National Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Agenda by exploring, developing and utilising STI to generate knowledge, create wealth and ensure societal wellbeing towards achieving a competitive, sustainable and inclusive high income economy.
The newly-formed Strategic Technology and S&T Application Division will be taking the lead in exploring new technology and industry sectors that can spur growth of S&T in the country. In such endeavour, continuous engagement and consultation with multiple stakeholders are essential for the Division to ensure STI agenda in Malaysia remains relevant and effective.
Key portfolios under the Ministry within geospatial domain includes National Space Agency (ANGKASA), Malaysian Meteorological Department (MMD), Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (ARSM), MIMOS Berhad and Astronautic Technology (M) Sendirian Berhad (ATSB).

Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia

As an eminent ministry in Malaysian Government, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) has a wide range of function in providing comprehensive and inclusive communication infrastructure, to develop a digital economy and strategically expand and broaden the delivery and dissemination of information. Its portfolios include communications, multimedia, broadcasting, information, personal data protection, media industry, postal, courier, mobile services, broadband, and others.
The Communication Technology Division under the Ministry will be the key player in geospatial domain in creating a policy environment that is strategic, responsive and innovative in promoting a dynamic and competitive communications industry. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commissions (MCMC), too, play important roles in ensuring conducive environment for development of the communications industry, and geospatial uptakes at micro level.

Water Supply Division

Water Supply Division (BBA) is a technical agency under the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA). BBA was formerly known as Water Supply Branch (WSB), Public Works Department, Ministry of Works Malaysia. In 2004, due to Malaysian Cabinets reshuffling, WSB was placed under Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications (KTAK). KTAK was further renamed to Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) in 2009.

STRATEGIC PARTNER

IPPF

The Independent Power Producers Forum (IPPF) is an international non-profit NGO composed of senior executives and decision-makers heading up firms with energy and power business commitments across Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. We are an active catalyst for positive change with a unique "fraternal" organizational atmosphere. We cover all key areas and sectors relating to power generation: Gas, Coal, Bio-Mass, Hydro, Wind, Solar, Nuclear, Geo-Thermal, Legal, Finance, Insurance, Security, Equipment, Infrastructure, Alternatives, Renewable and Sustainable Technologies, etc. The IPPF also leads the "New Energy" parade for Energy Efficiencies (EESCO's), Pollution Prevention (P2/E2), GHG Trading, Energy Security, Waste-to-Energy, Standby Power, Smart Grid, Distribution / Transmission, Restructuring.

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Singapore Land Authority

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is a statutory board with the Ministry of Law. Its mission is to optimise land resources for the social and economic development of Singapore. Apart from its roles in land management, regulation and the national land registration authority, SLA drives the development of geospatial information science and technology as the national geospatial agency. SLA currently spearheads the 3D mapping and modelling of the entire city state which would contribute to the development of Virtual Singapore, the authoritative 3D digital platform for geospatial collaboration that supports Singapore's Smart Nation initiative. Visit us at www.sla.gov.sg or find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SingaporeLandAuthority.

IGRSM

IGRSM, formerly known as Malaysian Remote Sensing Society (MRSS), was formed in July, 1995. Its overall objective is to support and facilitate development of geospatial and remote sensing technologies in the country. Since its formation, IGRSM has embarked in several activities aimed towards further promoting the use of the technology, strengthening government-private sector interaction, encouraging more publications of R&D results and keeping members duly informed of geospatial and remote sensing activities within and outside the country.

JUPEM

JUPEM as an eminent organisation in providing outstanding survey and mapping services as well as high quality geographic information in accordance with established geospatial data management towards fulfilling the nation's vision via first-rate system, competent human resource and conducive working environment. Since its foundation, JUPEM has embarked into various restructuring programs and modernization process in order to improve its services and products offered. This effort continues even in the era of satellite technology.

NAMRIA

NAMRIA is mandated to provide the public with mapmaking services and to act as the central mapping agency, depository, and distribution facility for natural resources data in the form of maps, charts, texts, and statistics.
NAMRIA's vision is to become a center of excellence, building a geospatially-empowered Philippines by 2020. Its mission is to provide accurate, timely and accessible topographic maps, nautical charts and other geospatial products and services.

GISTDA

In order to enhance the utilization in remote sensing and GIS, Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization) : GISTDA was established on November 3, 2000 as a public organization which assumes all responsibilities and activities for space technology and geo-informatics applications. The THailand Earth Observation Satellite (THEOS) is the first operational earth observation satellite of Thailand. The THEOS program was developed by GISTDA, EADS Astrium, the prime contractor, initiated work on the satellite in 2004.
On October 1, 2008, THEOS was successfully launched by Dnepr launcher from Yasny, Russian Federation. Today, GISTDA is developing a worldwide network of distributors to allow the users to use and access to all GISTDA products.

ANGKASA

The National Space Agency, Malaysia (ANGKASA) is an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia. It is mandated to develop the country's potential in the space sector to support the development of the new economy, generate knowledge and strengthen the national security infrastructure. It envisions to harness space as a platform for knowledge generation, wealth creation and societal well-being. Towards this vision, ANGKASA has actively involved in various projects locally and internationally, namely, in space technology, space applications and space sciences.

KNOWLEDGE PARTNER

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Geospatial Information Science Research Centre (GISRC), Universiti Putra Malaysia focused on three research fields which are Geospatial Information System, Remote Sensing and Numerical Modeling. After 12 years in existence, GISRC is well known as one of the highly productive laboratories in Universiti Putra Malaysia, as well as the leading spatial centre in Malaysia. GISRC has actively participated in various government and industry initiatives, including National Committee on Mapping and Spatial Data chaired by JUPEM; User Expert Group in the formulation of Razaksat II; training for Malaysian Centre for Geographic Data Infrastructure coordinated by MaCGDI; representation in the National Committee of GeoSpatial Data Standards coordinated by SIRIM; participation in research programs organized by the Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (ARSM); and many others.

MEDIA PARTNERS

Geospatial World

Geospatial World is a popular publication, well acclaimed and most referred by global geospatial industry, policy and user community, research and academia alike. The print and online publications provide insight and analysis of technology trends, applications and business dynamics of GIS, remote sensing, GNSS, Surveying & Mapping, BIM, LiDAR and several upcoming technologies. The #1 media has 50,000+ global print readership, 250,000+ unique online visitors, 65,000+ subscribers to its newsletters and 32,000+ social media followers.

Geoawesomeness

Geoawesomeness is a blog about geospatial technology and everything awesome around it. We are passionate about the connection between location and the technology and are on a mission to build a geospatial knowledge community. We are a team living on 5 continents, with different backgrounds, from very different cultures and with that diversity in the globalized world we always try to keep our own, local perspective. Together, we hope to make a positive difference.

Malaysia SME

The MALAYSIA SME® media group, established in 2005, is the country's first and only, all-encompassing media organization focusing specifically on SMEs, both within Malaysia and across all regions. With our staple of business newspaper and business events, we are visibly the leading media corporation serving SME business Malaysia. The MALAYSIA SME® business newspaper, a fortnightly publication, boasts an audited circulation of 50,000 copies. Beyond just a publishing house, we continue to bridge and support the growth of the SME community through various channels, such as via our regular business networking and seminar series, as well as hosting the country's largest annual SME networking event the MALAYSIA SME® Congress. The Congress provides continuous source of inspiration for entrepreneurs. In a nutshell, MALAYSIA SME® is all about SMEs.

Asian Data Science

Capturing and analyzing big data from a variety of sources – Internet of Things (IoT), internal databases, spreadsheets, social media, audio and videos – allow organizations to drive profits, increase productivity, create new business models, and make faster and more precise decisions.
Asian Data Science is choc-a-block with big data and AI thought leadership articles from Malaysia, as well as other parts of Asia and the world. It is also full of case studies that explore how organizations harnessed the value of data in an assortment of industries, from telecommunications and aviation, to banking, healthcare and retail.

GISCafe

GISCafe is an online magazine offering GIS and geospatial professionals complete GIS product catalog listings, technical papers, GIS news, CEO interviews, multimedia presentations, press releases, event postings, job placement and more. Each GISWeekly Review delivers to its readers news concerning the latest developments in the GIS industry, in a readable newsletter format with feature stories and news bytes. GISCafe receives more than 75,000 unique visitors and its daily newsletter has more than 40,000 subscribers. Subscribe to the daily newsletter at GISCafe.Com.