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Prashant Shukle

Chair of the OGC Board of Directors ; Strategic Advisor
Global Geospatial Group
Participates in 1 Session

Prashant Shukle currently works with select, leading-edge, private sector companies in the advanced technology, geospatial and space sector. He facilitates strategic partnerships and mergers; positions his clients for private or public funding opportunities; provides lobbying and outreach services to government and large scale multi-national entities such as the United Nations and the World Bank; and, serves as a Board Director on international bodies.  Mr. Shukle also works at a national and international scale and also provides strategic advisory supports to national governments that are developing their geospatial and space capabilities.  His understanding of geopolitics and economics, and unique experience working at the highest political, governmental and private sector levels, gives him unique perspectives on the role of geospatial and space investments in the global economy.  

Mr. Shukle also served as the former Director-General of the Canada Centre of Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO), and Canada’s former Representative to the United Nations Global Group of Experts on Geospatial Information Management.  In these roles, Mr. Shukle played a critical national and leadership role in the policy design, governance implementation, organizational visioning and implementation of Canada’s geospatial and space and in-situ based earth observation capabilities.  He also was responsible for the legislative, policy and program design and implementation of Canada’s GeoConnections program, which provided CCMEO with national and international responsibility to envision and implement a leading-edge national spatial data infrastructure.  In this capacity, he provided visionary leadership which anticipated the convergence between space-based earth observation and monitoring capabilities, broadband and telecommunications, traditional GIS systems, and the emerging world of artificial intelligence and 3d visualisation.  He capped off his career by working on the successful launch of the Canada’s RadarSat Constellation Mission satellites.

Sessions in which Prashant Shukle participates

Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Prashant Shukle attends

Friday 4 March, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM EST - 10:00 AM EST | 1 hour

The Association of Canada Lands Surveyord (ACLS) has developed a certification model for hydrographers which, has been officially recognized by the IHO/FIG/ICA International Board of Standards and Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC) in April of 2016. The ACLS program is the second internationally recognized scheme in the world.   Certification for a hydrographic surveyor is desirable because: - Certification provides a formal...

Thursday 10 March, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:00 AM
10:00 AM EST - 12:00 PM EST | 2 hours

Taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts" is a crucial goal set forward under Goal 13 – Climate Action as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Climate action requires global efforts related to climate change mitigation – reducing the flow of heat-trapping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, or enhancing the "sinks" that accu...

11:00 AM
11:00 AM EST - 12:30 PM EST | 1 hour 30 minutes

Join this session to get the latest information on Maxar foundational products as well as demonstrations and round-table conversation with our subject matter experts. Please bring your questions if you're a current user, or come ready to experience the industry's best satellite imagery for the first time.