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22-25 September 2014

Hotel Hilton, Mexico Reforma
Mexico City



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Latin America is a very heterogeneous continent. This heterogeneity is evident within the countries, in socio-economic and cultural terms as well as with respect to production potential and agricultural structure. Taking the theme forward to the extremely complex and heterogeneous agriculture sector in Latin America region, the program shall focus on the use of geospatial technologies for agriculture, its challenges and problems in current agricultural scenario of Mexico, also exploring opportunities of new applications, systems, processes and business models to meet the needs of the Latin America’s ever-increasing demand

G-powered & IT solutions for:
1. Agriculture Crop production, estimation and yield forecasting
2. Agriculture modelling: cropping systems simulation model, land utilisation model, irrigation scheduling model, etc.
3. Agriculture Disaster & Risk management assessment
4. Agro-meteorology

Objectives • To understand current geospatial domain’s path and bring awareness to the agricultural stakeholders on global platform
• To exchange of ideas and sharing of knowledge and skills pertaining to the domain and provide an explicit platform for networking opportunities
• To strengthen and connect geospatial communities all over the world with the strategies taken to cater global challenges
• Exchange of skills and knowledge on new forms of applications and technology by sharing latest success stories and challenges
• Bring together decision makers to discuss and deliberate the sustainable contribution of geospatial intelligence


  • Chair & Opening Speaker : Mark Noort, Editor-Agriculture, Geospatial Media and Communications and Director HCP International, The Netherlands  [Abstract] [Presentation]
  • Patricia Ornelas Ruiz, Chief Director, SIAP, Mexico [Presentation]
  • Victor M. Rodríguez M., Doctor of Science in Earth Sciences / Geosciences Environmental INIFAP, Mexico [Presentation]
  • E.P.J. (Elies) Lemkes-Straver, Managing Director, ZLTO, The Netherlands  [Abstract] [Presentation]
  • Kai Sonder, Head GIS Unit, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre, CIMMYT, Texcoco, Mexico  [Presentation]
  • Félix Audirac MBET, BCSE, Commercial Director, CartoData, Mexico
  • Maurício Braga Meira,Gerente Regional para América Latina, BlackBridge, Mexico


Latin America Geospatial Forum Secretariat
Geospatial Media and Comunicação Ltda
Av.13 Maio, N 23 Salas 2238- 2240, CEP 20031-007,Rio de Janeiro, Brasil