Mr. Dermot Barry
Director Public Safety : Microsoft Inc.
Dermot Barry is the Microsoft Worldwide Managing Director for Public Safety. His background is predominantly in Emergency Management. Prior to joining Microsoft his role was as the Director of Strategic Services with the South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission with responsibility for emergency service IT, Communications, risk management, emergency management and strategic planning.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Arnold Bregt
Professor Geo-information Science : Wageningen University
Arnold Bregt (1959) has a Doctors (1992) degree from Wageningen University. From 1983 until 1989 he was head of the Department of Applied Information Science and Statistics at the Netherlands Soil Survey Institute in Wageningen.
Mrs. Victoria Stanley
Project Officer : World Bank
Victoria Stanley is a Senior Project Officer at the World Bank. She has worked at the World Bank since 1998 and for the last seven years has worked in the Europe and Central Asia Region on land administration and management projects. In the course of her work at the World Bank, Ms. Stanley has worked on IT systems development and implementation.
Mr. Paul van der Molen
Director : Kadaster International
Professor Cadastre and land administration : Institute for Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation, Twente University of Technology
Since 2000 Mr. Paul van der Molen holds the chair of cadastre and land administration at the International Institute for Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation ITC (a Faculty of Twente University of Technology).
Colonel Robert Boots
Colonel RnlAF Ministry of Defence, Netherlands
Col Boots joined the Royal Netherlands Airforce in 1975. After more than 10 years working in several assignments in air defence, he started working in the IT branche of the NL Mod. He specialized in Command and control systems, but also worked in the fields of human resource and logistics. He currently works on innovation programs in crisis- and disaster management within civil military collaboration.
Mrs. Dorine Burmanje
Chair Executive Board Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency
Dorine Burmanje is Chair Executive Board of Cadastre, and responsible for strategy, marketing, finance and communications. Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency collects information about registered properties in the Netherlands and about topography.
Mr. George Eftychidis
R&D Manager Algosystems SA
George Eftychidis is the head of the R&D department of Algosystems SA. The last two decades he participated and coordinated in numerous National and European R&D projects dealing with IT contribution to operational solutions aiming to support mitigation of natural hazards, risk, emergency and crisis management.
Mr. Javier Hernandez-Ros
Head of unit, Access to Information, Information Society and Media DG European Commission
Since June 2002 Mr. Hernandez-Ros is Head of the "Access to Information " unit, coordinating the EU Digital libraries initiative and promoting legal initiatives to support the development of the digital content industry, notably the "directive for re-use of public sector information".
Prof. Dr. Eng. Roberto Mugavero
Professor Action Planning for Homeland Security Faculty of Engineering - University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Professor of Action Planning for Homeland Security at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata"- Faculty of Engineering, Scientific Coordinator of Master of Science "Protection from CBRN Events" at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata".
Mrs. Dr. Jolyne Sanjak
Managing Director Millennium Challenge Cooperation
Dr. Sanjak is Managing Director for Technical Support, Department of Compact Implementation at the Millennium Challenge Corporation. She leads teams covering a range of topics such as agriculture, land tenure, finance, private sector development, monitoring and evaluation and fiscal accountability.
Dr. Ir. Hans van Leeuwen
Sr. Advisor Geospatial capabilities in Support of the European security policy in External Action Joint Research Center of the European Commission
Mr van Leeuwen is employed as Sr. advisor at the Joint Research Center of the European Commission in Italy to disclose the potential functions of geospatial technology in support the European security policy in External Action.