The 11th International Conference of Globema was held on 27-29 May in Warsaw. The leading theme of this year was: “Solutions for distribution and transmission network utilities and telecommunication operators on competitive markets”.
The Globema Conference was a place of meetings and an opportunity to exchange experiences between suppliers and users of GIS based solutions in such areas as energy and gas distribution, district heating, telecommunication and many more.
As in previous years, GE Energy Smallworld was the primary partner of the Conference. The list of other Conference partners and sponsors include: CADExpert, Oracle, Systemics Poland and Ubisense.
The conference was attended by over 150 people, with about 25 guests who came from the UK, USA, South Africa, Germany, Romania, Hungarian, Russian, Czech and Slovakia. Over 20 lectures were presented on plenary sessions and during two parallel tracks dedicated to solutions for utilities and communications. The presentations were delivered by users of Smallworld solutions, Globema staff members, partner companies and and by independent consultants.
The conference also featured an exhibion where five companies, including Globema, demonstrated their new products and solutions.
According to the conference participants, the most interesting lectures concerned IT solutions supporting management of modern energy netoworks. Attention was also focused on Software as a Service (SaaS) model for geospatial resource planning applications.