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ELISE webinar: Location Intelligence Technology trends and case studies in digital government

Published on: 19/08/2020 Last update: 12/05/2021 Event Archived

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How does Location Intelligence provide innovation opportunities for Digital government?

Location Intelligence is the process of deriving meaningful insight from geospatial data relationships — people, places or things — to solve particular challenges such as demographic or environmental analysis, asset tracking, and traffic planning. While the technology trends shaping Location Intelligence are maturing, innovation through Location Intelligence in Digital Government faces challenges but also reaps success.

Source: Gartner

In this webinar, the expert in Data-Driven Government Clémentine Valayer from Gartner Consulting and special guests Jarmo Suomisto from the City of Helsinki and Ricardo Vitorino from Ubiwhere speaking about the City of Guimarães share insight on:

  • Key concepts and definitions relating to Location Intelligence, GeoAI, Digital Twins of Government
  • Trends in digital government technology that shape Location Intelligence, with a view on their transformational potential and their maturity timeline
  • A series of case studies developing an analysis of the “intelligence” factor driving each innovation, and the variety and origin of data sources needed to feed this intelligence. Each case study provides insight in the projects’ key success factors and challenges. There are two cases presented:

Should you have any questions or interests concerning this topic, there will be an opportunity to participate in a Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

On 14 October 2020, during the 18th European Week of Regions and Cities, a Participatory Lab on Location Intelligence4Cities and Regionswill be organised at 11:30 CEST, in which the main results and findings from the webinar, including the feedback from the participants will be further discussed and additional practical examples and cases will be presented.


This webinar is part of a series of “Webinars” performed by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre under the ELISE ISA2 Action. The aim of these studies is to quickly engage with new topics of relevance to location interoperability, the digital transformation of government and socio-technical developments in this arena. 

The webinar will take place on the 17/09/2020 at 14:00 CEST (UTC+2).


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After the webinar you will be able to find here both the recording and the supporting slides of this webinar.

If you are interested in knowing more about ELISE Rapid Studies and Webinars you can find further information here.

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