Underground infrastructure, such as utilities, tunnels, underground buildings and other facilities is critical to the operation of cities. It presents a particular data and interoperability challenge because its location and condition is normally hidden by soil, pavement and other structures. Particularly in inner cities and transport hubs, underground infrastructure tends to be very dense and accurate, three-dimensional geospatial information about the location, nature, condition and relationships of these assets is often limited.
This workshops explores how better understanding of the relationships between underground assets with above ground infrastructure can be used to minimize service breakdowns, improve asset utilisation and mitigate the impact of disasters and how a tangible Return on Investment from a digital representation of underground infrastructure can be achieved.
Sponsored by Ordnance Survey
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|09:30||- Registration / Coffee|
|10:00||- Welcome - Nigel Clifford, CEO Ordnance Survey|
|10:15||- Keynote - Alan Leidner Director, Center for Geospatial Innovation, Fund for the City of New York|
|10:45||- OGC underground CDS report - Andy Ryan, Ordnance Survey|
|11:30||- Utility provider perspective (TBC)|
|11:45||- Underground environment perspective - Dr. Katherine Royse, British Geological Survey (invited)|
|12:00||- Government perspective - Sarah Hayes, National Infrastructure Commission|
|12:15||- Geovation deep dig|
|13:30||- Research perspective (TBC)|
|13:45||- Project Iceberg|
|15:00||Breakout 2 [same topics as above to allow people to cover 2 topics]|
|16:30||- OGC utilities pilot - Denise McKenzie, OGC|
|16:45||- Wrap-up (including quick reports from breakout session),|
Senior Technical Product Manager, Ordnance Survey
British Geological Survey
Director, Center for Geospatial Innovation, Fund for the City of New York
Geovation and Challenge Manager, Ordnance Survey
National Infrastructure Commission
Director, Utility Survey Exchange Ltd
Head of Outreach