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Hangzhou Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management

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The Secretariat of the United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) and the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASG) of China jointly convened the Global Geospatial Information Management Forum which was held at the Zhejiang Xizi Hotel from 24 to 25 May 2012 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

The Hangzhou Forum discussed priority issues for the regional implementation strategy of the GGIM initiative. The meeting was substantively supported by the Permanent Committee on GIS Infrastructure for Asia and the Pacific (PCGIAP) was held back to back with the PCGIAP Executive Board meeting. The Forum provided a platform for an exchange of views on the key policy and technology issues and the need for an improved regional cooperation in this field. The following were discussed during the meeting (i) the necessary institutional arrangements at national level with an emphasis on how to promote a greater coordination within the government; (ii) issues of data accuracy and quality given the emergence of the crowd sourcing, open street map and VGI; (iii) GNSS, GPS, and Geodetic systems related issues; and (iv) the preparation of a Statement of Ethics for the global geospatial community. Also discussed were the emerging trends in geospatial information technology.

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Annotated Agenda

Program Agenda

Information Note 

Presentation Materials 

Session 1: Future Trends in Geospatial Information Management

Future trends in geospatial information management the five to ten year vision, Dr Vanessa Lawrence CB, Co-Chair, GGIM

Session 2: Emerging Trends in Institutional Arrangements

Emerging Trends in Institutional Arrangements Europe - Finland, Mr. Arvo Kokkonen, Finland

Sharing of Geospatial Data within Hong Kong Government, Mr. Wong Chung Hang, Hong Kong, China

Session 3: Evolving a new Geodetic Positioning Framework

Geodesy and Geodetic Reference Frame, Mr. Shigeru Matsuzaka, Japan

Evolving a new Geodetic Positioning Framework An Australian Perspective, Mr. Gary Johnston, Australia

Session 4: Considerations of Data Quality Assurance Framework

Considerations of Data Quality Assurance Framework, Ms. Sue Gordon, New Zealand

Data Quality Control Crowd-Sourcing Geospatial Information, Prof Woosug Cho, Korea

Session 5: New Models in Data Sharing and Dissemination

Data Sharing and Dissemination The Philippine Geoportal Experience, Ms. Linda Papa, Philippines

New Models in Data Sharing and Dissemination, Mr. Peter ter Haar & Mr. Neil Ackroyd, UK

Session 6: Discussion on a Statement of Ethics on Global Geospatial Information

Statement of Ethics on Global Geospatial Information, Dr Paul Cheung, Director GGIM Secretariat




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