The Where of It All...



Wednesday, November 2, 2016
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. CDT

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Location information is an expected part of today’s geographic and economic environment.  The ability to streamline address and location information is being harnessed worldwide.  This session will explore creative approaches to addressing and location information beyond what we think of in terms of traditional addressing.

  • Streamline GIS and Location Applications
    Xinhang Shen, President, NAC Geographic Products Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
  • The World Addressed with 3 Words
    Giles Rhys Jones, CMO, what3words, London, United Kingdom


Xinhang Shen

Invited Speaker

Founder and CEO of NAC Geographic Products Inc. since 1995, inventor of Natural Area Coding System which is to unify all representations of locations and areas: addresses, postcodes, area codes, location coordinates, etc with most efficient, language independent and coverage complete codes. In the study of GPS measurement, I have ... Read More

Giles Rhys Jones

Invited Speaker

Giles is on a mission to change the world with 3 simple words. what3words is a multi-award location reference system that has divided the world into 57 trillion 3mx3m square each addressed with 3 words. Read More