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

Thursday 29 April, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:15 PM
2:15 PM
Rob Martindale
Panelist
Colorado State
Utilities Program Manager
Jennifer Ross
Panelist
Public Service and Procu...
Alon Gat
Panelist
OUC at EY
Operations Lead
Gord Reynolds
Panelist
Infrastructure Ontario
VP, Commercial Advisory ...
Neil Brammall
Panelist
Utility Survey Exchange Ltd
CEO
Prashant Shukle
Moderator
Global Geospatial Group
President

Friday 30 April, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:00 PM
1:00 PM
Barbara Ryan
Speaker
WGIC
Executive Director
Prashant Shukle
Speaker
Global Geospatial Group
President