QUEBEC, Nov. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - The sixth edition of Geodiffusion, annual
conference on business intelligence and geospatial organized by KOREM in
partnership with Pitney Bowes MapInfo (NYSE: PBI) and Oracle Corporation
(NASDAQ: ORCL) will be held in Montreal from December 3 to 5. Under the theme
Planning, Acquisition and Integration: Moving Forward!, this year's program
will mainly focus on business intelligence and geospatial worldwide leaders'
products, data and solutions.
"We are proud to partner with the industry leaders PB MapInfo and Oracle
Corporation to offer a program that includes 30 conferences presented by
international level speakers. Geodiffusion 2007 represents a unique occasion
to keep informed and discuss about the most efficient ways to face the
challenges related to the planning, the acquisition and the integration of a
geospatial solution" declared Sebastien Vachon, President of KOREM and event
organizer. "It is no longer a secret that the integration of the "geospatial"
dimension leverages corporate systems and has become, nowadays, a necessity
for all organizations, whatever their industry segment. This conference
represents a unique chance for attendees to learn how their organization can
benefit from such solutions through case studies and presentations of the
implemented technologies," he added.
The 2007 keynote speakers Mike Hickey, President, PB Software (PB MapInfo
and Group 1 Software merger), Xavier Lopez, Director, Spatial and Location
Product Server Technologies, Oracle and David Sonnen, President, Integrated
Spatial Solutions Inc. will provide attendees with concrete information on hot
topics related to business intelligence and geospatial.
The event will also feature prominent speakers from Canada, United States
and Europe such as Jayant Sharma (Oracle Corporation), Allan Hagan (British
Telecommunications), Steve Lytle (Navteq) and Dr. Bob Ryerson (Kim Geomatics).
Geodiffusion's program focuses on industry leaders PB MapInfo and Oracle
technologies. Attendees will benefit from two whole days of conferences to
learn more about these two industry leaders' solutions with conferences such
as: Oracle Business Intelligence Suite, Introduction to Oracle Application
Server MapViewer, Integrating Maps and Geospatial Queries in Oracle BI EE
Dashboards, Oracle MapBuilder, Oracle Spatial Advanced Functionalities,
MapInfo Professional v.9.0, PB MapInfo Data Offering, Value Added Products for
MapInfo Professional, PB MapInfo Web-mapping Products, Site Selection with
MapInfo AnySite, Target Marketing With Psyte and MapInfo Target Pro and
Envinsa Geospatial Platform. Moreover, case study presentations will
demonstrate the success obtained following the implementation of geospatial
solutions integrating these two industry leaders' technologies.
Other topics will be covered by conferences such as: NAVTEQ Delivers
Expanded Content for Canada, Data Providers from Quebec, Geocoding Challenges,
Web-mapping Applications and Geospatial Technologies and the Media.
This international level conference is intended for decision makers and
C-level executives, integrators and IT managers, users and geospatial and
business intelligence experts in both the private and public sectors.
Among the conference activities: kick-off reception, dinner and social
evening, breakfast and luncheon meetings, hands-on lab and exhibit hall.
About Geodiffusion 2007
Organized in partnership with KOREM, Pitney Bowes MapInfo, Oracle,
NAVTEQ, ACXIOM, Mapping Solutions, Primus Geographics, Stopwatch Maps,
Directions Media and Geoconnexion, Geodiffusion 2007 is the undisputed annual
gathering for decision-makers, integrators, IT managers and users interested
by the information's geospatial dimension and its integration into information
technologies. This event is the occasion to open up to new ways of leveraging
corporate information to improve decision-making.
All information related to the conference activities, registration and
final program can be found on the event website at www.geodiffusion.com. For
more information about Geodiffusion 2007, please contact Anne-Andrée Morin at
the Geodiffusion secretariat at 418.647.1555 or toll free at 1.888.440.1MAP.
For further information:
For further information: Anne-Andrée Morin, Marketing and Communications
Agent, KOREM, (418) 647-1555, firstname.lastname@example.org