Prashant Shukle

President
Global Geospatial Group
Participates in 2 items

Mr. Shukle is a recognized and highly respected global geospatial leader. He is currently President of the Global Geospatial Group, a bespoke consulting firm that provides strategy and advisory services to public and private sector organizations in Canada and internationally, who are eager to embrace geospatial and earth observation capabilities, to understand the evolving economic trends in this industry and to leverage opportunities in global markets that align with their mission. A visionary, Mr. Shukle established the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation and served as its first Director-General. With an exceptional career focused on results, he envisioned and delivered the Canadian Federal Geospatial Platform; revitalized Satellite Ground Stations as potential data and innovation hubs; delivered extensive data design, management and dissemination work to support the launch of the RadarSat Constellation Mission; negotiated partnerships and new revenue generating contracts with private sector partners; and research partnerships with Universities. He delivered some of the Government of Canada’s earliest successes on Open Data and has led efforts to modernize national mapping in Canada through renewed foundational mapping and revitalization of Canada’s National Air Photo Archives. Recent accomplishments focused on establishing a new approach to flood mapping in Canada, and providing direct geospatial leadership and advice to federal, provincial and territorial ministers of public safety and emergency management. Mr. Shukle advocates tirelessly on the importance of Open Data, international geospatial and data standards, and Canadian participation in global bodies such as the United Nations, the Group on Earth Observation, the Open Geospatial Consortium, and the World Geospatial Industry Council.

Sessions in which Prashant Shukle participates

Tuesday June 18, 2019

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:40 AM
9:40 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
Jonathan Murphy
Moderator
GoGeomatics Canada
Managing Director
Nadine Alameh
Participant
Open Geospatial Consorti...
CEO
Keith Masback
Participant
U.S. Department of Inter...
Chair
Prashant Shukle
Participant
Global Geospatial Group
President