Mark Doherty to participate in interactive discussions at the FutureGov Forum in Edmonton, AlbertaHUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 7, 2013 — (PRNewswire) — Intergraph® CTO Mark Doherty and senior government IT leaders from across Asia, Europe, Australia and Canada are gathering next week in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, for the FutureGov Forum to discuss challenges and solutions in the government sector. FutureGov enables participants to network with national and international peers and partake in industry discussions within three key streams: Transformation, Efficiency and Innovation.
Sticking with this year's track themes, Mark's roundtable discussion will address geographic information systems (GIS). Some topics in his discussion include: leveraging GIS for citizen engagement, mobile applications, business and technical challenges to achieving a common operating picture, and some hidden truths of open data. Mark will be joined by Mr. Laurence Millar, former Chief Information Officer of New Zealand and current Editor-at-large for FutureGov magazine, as co-host.
Long-standing partner of Intergraph and official sponsor and host of this year's FutureGov Forum, the City of Edmonton, will also be presenting at the event.
"Intergraph Canada is pleased to be able to support the FutureGov Forum and contribute to conversations with government leaders about the continuing challenges in the industry," said Rob Patten, Vice President for Intergraph Security, Government and Infrastructure, Canada. "We anticipate FutureGov being a significant event for Intergraph."
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation responsible for the SG&I U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data
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Stephanie Deemer, Executive Manager Public Relations/Government Relations