Program Schedule

Tracks/Themes 1
Governance, Policy and Legal Frameworks and Sustainable Financing for Enhancing National Geospatial Information Management Arrangements
2
Data and Standards for Enhanced National Geospatial Information Management
3
Enhancing Creativity and Innovation for Nationally Integrated Geospatial Information Management
4
Strengthening Capacities, Capabilities and Communications for Integrated Geospatial Information Management
5
Operationalizing the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework at the Country-level
6
Determining the Future Geospatial Information Ecosystem within the broader Digital Information Ecosystem
7
Integrated Geospatial Information Management for achieving National Development Priorities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
8
Integrated Geospatial Information, Earth Observations for Climate Resilience
9
Enabling Geospatial Knowledge, Innovation and Technology and the Academia, Private Sector and Industry
10
Generations, Diversity and Partnerships for Enhanced National Geospatial Information Management Arrangements

Monday, 10th October

Time (Hrs)

Activities

10:00 - 11:30

Special Event #1 - Geo-enabling the global village with Generation Z and Alpha

Side Event #1 - Indian Evolving Geospatial Ecosystem: Dialogue with Global Stakeholders

 

11:30 - 11:45

Tea/Coffee Break

11:45 - 13:15

Special Event #1 - Geo-enabling the global village with Generation Z and Alpha

Side Event #2 - Enabling the Geospatial Ecosystem – Policy considerations for the governments and industry in a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

 

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:00

Special Event #2: Geo-enabling the global village through the celebration of multi-faceted diversity and inclusion approaches

Side Event #3 - Bridging Academia and Industry in Geospatial Research, Education and Training

Side Event #4 - Matchmaking Forum for the Indian Geospatial Industry and National Government Agencies

16:00 - 16:30

Tea/Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00

Special Event #2: Geo-enabling the global village through the celebration of multi-faceted diversity and inclusion approaches

Side Event #3 - Bridging Academia and Industry in Geospatial Research, Education and Training

Side Event #4 - Matchmaking Forum for the Indian Geospatial Industry and National Government Agencies

18:30 - 21:00

Official Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 11th October

Time (Hrs)

Activities

09:30 - 11:00

Official Opening Ceremony

11:00 – 11:30

Tea/Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:15

Plenary Session #1: Enhancing sustainable development, environmental and climate resilience, and digital and technological innovation for the well-being of society, environment and economy

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:00

TP1A - Geospatial policy development at the country-level

TP2A - Integrated marine geospatial information for sustainable oceans, seas and coastal zones

TP3A - Innovative use of remotely sensed Earth observations

TP4A - Capability development for sustainability and resilience

TP5A - Regional cooperation for implementing the UN-IGIF

TP6A - Drivers for the future geospatial information ecosystem

TP8A - Geospatial solutions for climate challenges

TP9A - Effective communication for an enabling environment

TP10A - Celebrating diversity in geospatial information management

16:00 – 16:30

Tea/Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00

TP1B - Geospatial policy and legal frameworks for ALL

TP2B - Developing foundational data for the SDGs

TP3B - Innovative location-based services

TP4B - Strengthening capacities for sustainability and resilience

TP5B - Global cooperation for implementing the UN-IGIF

TP7B - Supporting national priorities and the SDGs

TP8B - Applications for climate adaptation

TP9B - Geospatial knowledge for an enabling environment

18:30 - 21:00

Official Congress Dinner

Wednesday, 12th October

Time (Hrs)

Activities

09:30 - 11:00

Special Session #1A: UN-IGIF for transformative evidence based policy development and decision making

Special Session #1B - The future geospatial information ecosystem

11:00 – 11:30

Tea/Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:15

Plenary Session #2: Enhancing sustainable development, environmental and climate resilience, and digital and technological innovation for the well-being of society, environment and economy

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:00

TP2C - Understanding and valuing standards for the SDGs

TP3C - Creativity and innovation in geospatial research and development

TP4C - Promoting the usefulness of geospatial information and profession

TP5C - Operationalizing the UN-IGIF at the country-level

TP6C - Data accessibility for the SDGs

TP7C - Supporting national priorities and the SDGs

TP8C - Pilots and tools for mitigating climate related impacts

TP9C - Towards an enabling environment

16:00 – 16:30

Tea/Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00

TP1D - Strategizing and implementing geospatial policy for ALL

TP3D - Innovative geospatial services, platforms and systems

TP4D - Communicating the value and significance of geospatial information effectively

TP5D - Operationalizing the UN-IGIF at the country-level

TP6D - Next steps in thinking spatially

TP7D - Measuring and monitoring for the SDGs - Case studies

TP8E - Operational framework for integrating marine geospatial information for sustainable oceans, seas and coastal zones

TP8D - Strategies and tools for urban and rural flood mitigation

TP10D - Effective partnerships

Thursday, 13th October

Time (Hrs)

Activities

09:30 - 11:00

Special Session #2A: UN-IGIF modernizing and transforming national geospatial information management arrangements

Special Session #2B: Making the difference - SDG Data Alliance, international collaboration and partnership

11:00 – 11:30

Tea/Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:15

Plenary Session #3: Enhancing sustainable development, environmental and climate resilience, and digital and technological innovation for the well-being of society, environment and economy

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:00

TP1E - Implementing and Resourcing for the IGIF

TP2E - Approaches for effective data integration

 

TP4E - Strengthening geospatial knowledge for sustainability

TP5E - Operationalizing the UN-IGIF according to national circumstances

TP6E - Decision support systems

TP7E - Sustainable water management and the 2030 Agenda

TP10G - Geospatial industry: Empowering UN systems programs and activities (coordinated by UN-GGIM Private Sector and UN Geospatial Networks)

TP10F - Advancing inter-regional collaboration (coordinated by regional committees of UN-GGIM)

TP10E - Effective multistakeholder partnerships

16:00 – 16:30

Tea/Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30

Official Closing Session

Friday, 14th October

Time (Hrs)

Activities

09:30 - 11:00

Eleventh Plenary Meeting of the Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP) [hosted by the Survey of India]

Meeting of the UNWGIC 2022 International Advisory Committee (by invitation)

Side Event #5 - Space-based geospatial activities in India: Applications of Space Technology in the User Ministries

11:00 - 11:30

Tea/Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:15

Eleventh Plenary Meeting of the Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP) [hosted by the Survey of India]

Meeting of the UNWGIC 2022 International Advisory Committee (by invitation)

Side Event #6 - The Importance of Land Administration for the Implementation of the SDGs

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 - 16:00

Eleventh Plenary Meeting of the Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP) [hosted by the Survey of India]

2022 meeting of the Expanded Bureau together with co-Chairs of functional groups (by invitation)

Side Event #7 - Transitioning from geospatial data to geospatial knowledge for enhanced national development – the Geospatial Knowledge Infrastructure (GKI)

16:00 - 16:30

Tea/Coffee Break

16:30 - 18:00

Eleventh Plenary Meeting of the Regional Committee of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management for Asia and the Pacific (UN-GGIM-AP) [hosted by the Survey of India]

2022 meeting of the Expanded Bureau together with co-Chairs of functional groups (by invitation)