Co- organizer

Welcoming Address

On behalf of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography of Mexico (INEGI) and Geospatial Media and Communications, I am pleased to welcome you to the Latin America Geospatial Forum which will be held from November 6 to 8, 2018 in Mexico City at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel.

Geospatial information impacts society and the economy while playing a crucial role in planning, monitoring, management, analysis, decision-making and improving overall productivity and efficiency.

About Conference

Latin America Geospatial Forum is the largest and most prestigious regional conference on geospatial information and technologies. Throughout the years, it has succeeded in consistently attracting the world's brightest minds in the field, and has presented opportunities for the conference attendees to learn about the geospatial industry's most important issues through first-hand interactions with peer experts, and emerging and established companies.

1000 + Participants
300 + Organizations
40 + Countries
160 + Speakers


The objective of the joint execution of
"50th Anniversary of Geographic Activity and the Environment in Mexico"
and "Latin America Geospatial Forum 2018" is to:

Celebrate 50 years of Geographic Activity and the Environment in Mexico and support the scientific and technological capacity

Discuss how technology will advance and transform the generation, dissemination and application of scientific and technological knowledge in the field of statistical and geographic information

Provide a platform to meet and network with regional leaders, experts, and think tanks from the geospatial domain, representatives of various strategic sectors of the country, National System of Statistical and Geographical Information from Latin America and the Caribbean

Platform for experts from the public and private sector to come together to inspire, inform, and educate them on the best strategies and practices for organizations' success


Mainstreaming Geospatial Information

Geospatial Value and Impact on Economy and Society

Public-Private Partnership for Economic Growth


Geospatial Information: Conduit to SDGs Success

Integrating Statistical and Geographical Information for Better Latin America

Geo-Statistical Information for Territorial Management

Construction and Engineering

Geo-information: Climate change and natural disasters

Geo-ICT for Smart Cities

Disruptive Technology Trends Transforming the Future


Employability & Career Opportunities

Who will attend

The conference will bring together diverse stakeholders of the geospatial ecosystem to discuss industry growth.

Participants profile

  • Government departments (policy makers and users)
  • Private end users
  • Data providers
  • Geospatial private companies Academia
  • Non-government organizations, think tanks, industry bodies, etc.

Industry participation

Rapid technology evolution means that geospatial technology is offering innovative applications across a wide range of sectors and result in well-being of the nation and its people. Professionals from the below-mentioned categories along with policy makers, department heads, planners, managers, engineers, and geospatial practitioners will come together to discuss the benefits of geospatial technologies.

  • Surveying & Mapping
  • Public Safety
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Health Services
  • ICT
  • Infrastructure & construction
  • Land Information
  • Energy
  • Transportation Urban Planning & Development
  • Municipalities
  • Agriculture & agribusiness Business Enterprises


Government Partners
Supporting Organizations
Principal Government partner
Co- organizer