Get to know the most voted ones in each category of MundoGEO#Connect’s Award

The largest event of geo-technology of Latin America will recognize the most outstanding people of the sector, and they will be known during the presentation of MundoGEO#Connect’s award, on June 15, starting at 6 p.m. Throughout January and February the community participated in the first phase, nominating the finalists. From March to May the last stage was accomplished, in which over 2 thousand people voted to choose who should win the award.

The stage for this award will be MundoGEO#Connect, event that will take place in São Paulo from June 14 to 16 and which will gather companies, institutions and professionals of the geo-processing sector that will be in direct contact with the last tendencies of the geospatial industry. Emerson Zanon Granemann, director and publisher of MundoGEO Group and promoter of the event, already foresees MundoGEO#Connect’s award for next year. “The election for the best professionals took place exclusively through the voting online. For MundoGEO#Connect 2012, we will enlarge the categories adding projects and researches that will be judged by specialists of the sector”, he explains.

The prize will be granted during MundoGEO#Connect’s event and will be open for all the people that are present in the event. Besides that, a technical programming with seminars, mini-courses, workshops and users’ meetings will take place, and there will also be a fair that will count on over 30 companies which are specialized in geo-technologies.

The admission to MundoGEO#Connect’s fair is free, and the accreditation can already be made online on the site. When accomplishing the accreditation online, the visitor will be able to get his/her admission card in the fair and avoid having to stand in lines. Furthermore, all the people who are registered to visit MundoGEO#Connect’s fair will receive, as courtesy, a subscription to the InfoGEO and InfoGNSS magazines, with innovations, releases, opinions and technical products on geo-processing, satellites images, GPS and cartography.

Get to know the three most voted ones, in alphabetical order, in each one of the categories of MundoGEO#Connect’s award:

Personality of the Decade in the Sector of Geo-technology

Gilberto Câmara, director of the National Institute of Space Researches (Inpe)
João Francisco Galera Monico, professor at São Paulo State University Júlio de Mesquita Filho (Unesp)
Luiz Paulo Souto Fortes, geosciences director at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Institution of Teaching and/or Researches of Larger Prominence
University of Science and Technology (FCT-Unesp)
National institute of Space Researches (Inpe)
Federal university of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

List of the most active Discussion

Abec-SP |
ArcGIS-Brazil |
GeographicList |

Best Blog of Geo-technology

Geoinformation Online |
Geo.Net |
Sadeck Geo-technologies |

Company of Geo-technology with the largest presence Online

Engemap | @ engemap
Image | @ imagem_oficial
Santiago & Cintra | @ santiagoecintra

Most Outstanding Marketing Professional

Fernando Schmiegelow, marketing director for Latin America & Caribbean in Sisgraph
Lúcio Muratori de Alencastro Graça, Image marketing director
Luiz Henrique Amoedo, marketing manager of the companies Santiago & Cintra Geo-technologies, Santiago & Cintra Consultoria and Geo Agri

In the final phase of the award, the community was also invited to nominate the best Brazilian companies of the geo-technology sector, in eight different categories. Get to know the most voted companies on the site.

Products and services fair
During every single day of MundoGEO#Connect the fair will be opened, providing free admission for all the participants, and it will count on the presence of the main companies from the geo-technology sector. The accreditation in advance can already be done on the site ( When accomplishing the accreditation online, the visitor will get his/her credential at the fair’s general office, what will prevent the participant from having to stand in lines and will allow him/her to enter the fair at the moment he/she arrives there.

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About MundoGEO#Connect
The largest event on geo-technology of the sector in Latin America will be held in June, from the 14th to the 16th, at Centro de Convenções Frei Caneca, in São Paulo. MundoGEO#Connect brings an innovative format that prioritizes the interactivity by gathering specialists in a timetable with several seminars, courses and parallel activities on subjects suggested by the internet surfers. The event is an accomplishment of MundoGEO Group and it is supported by IBGE, Embrapa Monitoramento through Satellite, the City hall of São Paulo and the Government of the State of São Paulo, through Emplasa. Having the theme “The future of the maps has come”, MundoGEO#Connect will count on a products and services fair with over 30 exhibitors, who represent the main worldwide trademarks of the sector, and the fair will be gathering more than 3 thousand people, among the visitors to the stands and participants attending lectures and debates.

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.