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Hexagon to host experts, industry leaders at HXGN live resiliency series

By Eric Van Rees - 28th May 2021 - 08:01

Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division is hosting the HxGN LIVE Resiliency Series, a free virtual event focused on helping critical service providers achieve greater resiliency in operations.

The four-day event, happening June 8, 10, 15 and 17, will bring together experts and leaders from public safety, infrastructure, government, transportation and defence to discuss and learn how to adapt to disruption and overcome challenges. Attendees will have the opportunity to see and hear how peers from around the world are applying digital technologies and leveraging data-driven insights for planning and operations.

Speakers include leaders from world-renowned organisations, such as Microsoft, Airbus Defence and Space, IDC Government Insights, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Open Geospatial Consortium, Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority, EPB and many more. Topics include building trust and transparency in policing, the use of artificial intelligence in public safety, the role of utilities in smart cities, achieving autonomous railways, how data can help reduce traffic fatalities, managing micro-mobility in cites, rapid mapping for defence and women in technology.

The event will kick-off with Steven Cost, president of Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division, delivering a keynote presentation, where he will share stories of resiliency, explore emerging trends and unveil Hexagon’s new technology for smart cities collaboration.

“We are living in turbulent times,” said Cost. “Our essential service providers are facing unprecedented challenges, heightening the need for resiliency. This event will bring together industry experts, thought leaders and change makers to share their expertise and experience to inspire and encourage others when it’s needed most.”

The HxGN LIVE Resiliency Series will feature expert sessions, panel discussions, one-on-one interviews and more. Sessions are available in English and German and will be broadcast across multiple times zones to suit attendees around the world. The flexible format allows registrants to join on the days they want for the sessions they choose.

HxGNS Live Resiliency Series

To view the agenda and register for the HxGN LIVE Resiliency Series, click here.

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