GWF Announces Overture Maps Foundation as Corporate Sponsor

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The 15th edition of the Geospatial World Forum 2024, scheduled to take place in Rotterdam from May 13-16, is pleased to announce Overture Maps Foundation as a Corporate Sponsor.

Overture Maps Foundation is transforming current and future map products and services by seamlessly connecting diverse datasets, creating interoperable open map data, and simplifying the complexities of sourcing and curating high-quality, up-to-date map data.

With a focus on inclusivity, Overture integrates map data from various sources, including Overture Members, private and public sector organizations, and open data platforms.

The collaborative effort to develop interoperable open map data to power mapping and location services worldwide requires a visionary approach to defining and promoting the adoption of a universal, well-structured, and detailed documented data schema, fostering the development of an effortlessly navigable ecosystem of map data.

“We are thrilled to announce the partnership with Overture Maps Foundation as a corporate sponsor for the Geospatial World Forum 2024 in Rotterdam. This partnership aims to foster the development of dependable, user-friendly, and interoperable open map data, serving as a collective resource to enhance mapping services on a global scale,” said Annu Negi, Senior Vice-President, Geospatial World.

“Our goal at Overture is to construct open map database layers capable of accommodating a diverse range of spatial data,” said Marc Prioleau, Executive Director, Overture Maps Foundation. “We are pleased to be a corporate sponsor of the Geospatial World Forum, which brings together stakeholders from both the public and private sectors to enable greater sharing of information and ideas to reach our common goals.”

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