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October 12, 2023

Geo Week 2024: Where Innovation and Transformation Converge

What are the latest innovations that everyone will be talking about going into Geo Week 2024?

Geo Week 2024 is on the horizon, and the stage is set for a groundbreaking event that will spotlight the future of geospatial technology and its impact on industries across the board. As we prepare to embark on this exciting journey, it's essential to highlight some key conversation topics that will define our discussions.

Implementing generative AI into geospatial workflows

Artificial intelligence (AI), and specifically generative AI, is the talk of the broader tech world, with the buzzword breaking out of tech circles and into mainstream conversation. The geospatial and AEC industries are no strangers to these trends either, and discussions around the technology will be front-of-mind throughout the conference schedule at Geo Week 2024, including conversations about the usage of generative AI in AEC workflows around BIM models.

Of course, there will be other innovations in AI beyond generative discussed at this year’s show. The growth of AI in tech has been a boon for our industries in particular with the vast amounts of data being processed in these workflows. Speakers at Geo Week 2024 will share use cases and techniques they are using to cut down on project timelines and open up new potential capabilities with the help of all different implementations of AI.

Using technology to rebuild our infrastructure

Massive amounts of funding, in the United States and other places around the world, are currently being poured into infrastructure to ensure assets are safe and functioning for citizens. It’s incredibly important work, and a space that is changing significantly with technological innovations. Throughout the three days at Geo Week 2024, infrastructure will be a recurring topic of discussion, with looks at the industry from a number of different angles.

Speakers at the 2024 event will be discussing things like how inspections are being made safer and more efficient with the use of reality capture, how drones are being implemented more and more into the workflows, examples of using emerging technology to streamline projects, and more. With more funding available, many contractors and firms are looking for ways to efficiently spend that money to add the most to their work and what they offer their customers. Geo Week 2024 will have no shortage of ideas to do just that.

Piloting new technologies 

In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, businesses across various sectors are embracing innovation to gain a competitive edge. The geospatial and infrastructure industries are no exception, and Geo Week 2024 will provide invaluable insights into how to pilot and successfully integrate new technologies through several conference sessions that will focus on how to implement them strategically and with a favorable ROI.

The proliferation of cutting-edge technologies in geospatial and infrastructure workflows has created exciting opportunities - but they can come with risk, cost and other unexpected outcomes when piloting a new technology. To harness the full potential of these innovations, it's crucial to embark on a well-planned journey of technology adoption.

Geo Week 2024 will offer a platform for professionals to learn from industry leaders and gain insights into best practices for successful technology adoption. As we witness a wave of innovation in geospatial and infrastructure technologies, the ability to navigate this transformative landscape and implement new solutions effectively will be a defining factor in achieving long-term success.

Getting the most out of UAVs

As uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) have moved from an emerging technology to tools that are being adopted in a wide variety of applications, their potential to disrurpt and improve existing workflows is growing. The remarkable evolution of UAVs no longer a future prospect but a present reality, and Geo Week 2024 is dedicated to showcasing how UAVs are changing the game across various industries. UAVs have transcended their initial role and are now powerful tools for enhancing efficiency and delivering exceptional outcomes.

In a world where precision, speed, and data accuracy are paramount, UAVs have emerged as indispensable assets. As we witness the maturation of UAV technology and its integration into mainstream business operations, Geo Week 2024 offers a unique opportunity to learn, network, and engage with industry leaders and innovators. The sessions will provide a comprehensive understanding of how UAVs are elevating efficiency, accuracy, and performance across various sectors. Join us in uncovering the limitless possibilities of UAVs and their role in shaping the industries of tomorrow.

Addressing the workforce of the future

As we gather at Geo Week 2024 to explore the cutting-edge advancements in geospatial technology, we cannot overlook a critical aspect that underpins the industry's success – a skilled and future-ready workforce. The rapid evolution of lidar and geospatial technologies demands that we address the growing skills gap, and this issue will take center stage in several conference sessions. In the face of transformative innovations and the increasing reliance on lidar and geospatial data, it is imperative to equip the workforce with the right tools and knowledge.

These dedicated sessions aim to inspire, educate, and empower professionals to meet the industry's evolving demands and drive success for years to come. Join us as we delve into this crucial aspect of the geospatial landscape, equipping you with the insights and tools to navigate the future with confidence. Together, we can help to bridge the skills gap and build a stronger, more resilient geospatial workforce.

Geo Week 2024 promises to be an event where innovation and transformation converge, offering attendees a unique opportunity to learn, network, and engage with industry leaders, innovators, and experts. Stay tuned for insightful discussions, real-world case studies, and expert advice that will shape the future of the geospatial and infrastructure sectors. We look forward to seeing you there!

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