MundoGEO#Connect’s fair of products and services has free admission for professionals from the sector

Counting on more than 30 exhibitors, the fair of products and services that will take place during MundoGEO#Connect will present innovations and releases from the geo-technology sector. From June 14 to June 16, in São Paulo, Brazil, about 3 thousand people will be participating in the several activities promoted by the event, which will also comprehend mini-courses, seminars, workshops and users’ meetings.

According to Emerson Zanon Granemann, director of MundoGEO’s group and promoter of the event, it is the economical moment for Latin America, and particularly for Brazil, due to the fact that the geo-technologies market has been impelling a lot in the area. “The global companies of geomatics have been enlarging their sales more and more in the continent. Some already state that the sales in the area have been bending recently due to investments in the infrastructure required by geospatial solutions”, reports Mr. Granemann.

The admission to MundoGEO#Connect’s fair is free, and the accreditation can already be done online through the site ( When the accreditation is done online, the visitor will receive the fair’s badge when he/she gets to the fair. This will prevent the waiting in lines so that the participant can get in as soon as he/she arrives.

The fair will be open for visits from June 14 through June 16, from 10:00a.m to 7 p.m. daily. “The main Brazilian companies from the geo-technology sector will be present at MundoGEO#Connect’s exhibition”, states Eduardo Freitas, technical coordinator of the event. “They are companies from the sector of satellites images, geo-processing, cartography, among others, and they will be showing the most updated technologies to the visitors”, he adds.

The Frei Caneca Conventions Center, place where the event will be held, has easy access. It is close to the subway and to Paulista Avenue, it is provided with the parking lot of Frei Caneca Shopping mall and it also counts on a food court and several hotels located nearby.

The Brazilian companies which have already confirmed their presence at MundoGEO#Connect’s Fair are: Santiago & Cintra Consultoria, Furtado & Schmidt, Santiago & Cintra Geo-Tecnologias, AstriumGeo, Leica Geosystems, Geocenter, Geomax, Manfra, Geomat, Digibase, Inovação, Engemap, Engesat, Orbisat, Embraer, Alezi Teodolini, Logica, Telespazio, Tecnosat, AMS Kepler, Base, Sisgraph, CPE, Allcomp, Fototerra, Absolut, Space Imaging, Threetek, Laser Tech and Sight GPS.

The following trademarks will be present in the fair: 3D Laser Mapping, Applanix, Ashtech, AstriumGeo, Charpointer, CHC, DigitalGlobe, Erdas, Garmin, Geodetic, GeoEye, Geoscanners, Global Mapper, Hexagon, Hi-Target, Infoterra, Intergraph, Javad, Kolida, LFM, Lizardtech, MapInfo, Navteq, Nikon, PCI Geomatics, Pentax, Radarsat, RapidEye, Riegl, Safe Software, Sokkia, South, Spectra Precision, SuperGeo, Tele Atlas, TerraSAR, Terrasolid, Topcon, Trimble, Zoller+Frohlich, among others.

Event: MundoGEO#Connect-The future of the maps has arrived!
Place: Centro de Convenções Frei Caneca
Address: Rua Frei Caneca, 596 – 5º Andar – Consolação – São Paulo – SP – Brazil
Date: June 14 to June 16, 2011
Time: from 9:00a.m to 6 p.m (seminars and courses) and from 10:00a.m. to 7p.m. (fair)
Information: / @ mundogeo / 55(11) 4063 8848 / 55(41) 3338 7789

About MundoGEO Connect 2011 event in São Paulo, Brazil

MundoGEO Group is promoting MundoGEO#Connect event in São Paulo in June. The expectation is to receive more than 3.000 professionals in MundoGEO#Connect event, among specialists, decision makers, data producers, application developers, content providers and users of geoinformation in general. The event is internationally supported by GIM, Directionsmag, V1, ISPRS and GITA. The fair of the event has already confirmed the presence of the main Brazilian companies, including the local distributors of Spot, Digital lobe, RapidEye, Hexagon, Trimble, Google, Topcon, Erdas, Logica, MapInfo, Radarsat, Spectra, Garmin, Navteq among others.

There will be seven seminars, two courses, many workshops and other events happening simultaneously. According to Emerson Zanon Granemann, director and founder of MundoGEO Group and coordinator of the event, “The contents of the presentations and debates are based on a great research that was made in the geospatial community. All the presentations will be interactive, allowing people to participate live or by internet. Live updates from the conference discussion panels will be broadcasted on Twitter and delivered through a webinar plataform”.

The geo-technology subjects of the presentations are: Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI), Data Quality, 3D Mapping, Remote Sensing, Photogrametry, Radar and Laser, GIS, Land Surveying, Geoweb, GNSS and LBS. The subjects of the application areas bring the economic growth of Brazil nowadays concerning infrastructure/utilities, civil defense, disasters response, mining, oil and gas, environment, sustainability, agribusiness, forestry and federal, state and local government.

About MundoGEO Group

The MundoGEO Group was founded in 1998, with the main goal of connecting users and producers of geospatial information, producing high quality content through magazines, portals and events. The Group maintain MundoGEO Web Portal, InfoGPS Web Portal about Geomatic and LBS, besides InfoGEO magazine, focused on remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and InfoGNSS magazine, about land surveying and cartography. Along with international institutions, the Group participates in Galileo Information Centre and Encore Project. The Group promotes in many cities in Brazil conferences, fairs and a lot of seminars in Sao Paulo andwebinars, besides the annual MundoGEO#Connect, the main event of the sector in Latin America.

MundoGEO Portal is a leader in visitors in Latin America, Portugal and Spain, and is one of the four most accessed portals of the world in geomatic area. The Portal produces content in three languages – Portuguese, English and Spanish. MundoGEO and InfoGPS Web Portals have a lot of channels, more than 120.000 unique visitors monthly and 40.000 registered professionals. The web platform publishes daily news, articles, blogs, videos and events agenda, with conexion to the main social networks. The portal has more than 4.000 followers in Twitter and Facebook.