HUNTSVILLE, Ala., October 31, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) today announced that Chief Technology Officer Peter Batty will present a keynote address at the ninth annual International Conference of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI-9) in Santiago, Chile on Tuesday, November 7, 2006.
Batty will address the role of geospatial technology and standards in reducing poverty and enabling sustainable development. By sharing examples of best practices from around the globe, he will illustrate the advantages of a cohesive, interoperable, and sustainable spatial data infrastructure. Batty will also explore hurdles to establishing an effective, multi-organization system, and the ways in which these technologies can be leveraged to promote growth and prosperity for cities, towns, regions and countries.
According to Batty, “Intergraph technologies provide the foundation for multi-agency collaboration across cities, regions and countries, thereby creating a landscape conducive to information sharing. Intergraph is committed to promoting an interoperable, open data infrastructure and is proud to partner with organizations across the globe to develop standards for interoperability that will help to advance societies and promote prosperity.”
Intergraph, and Sisgraph, a leading distributor of geospatial solutions, utilities and communications network management tools, and emergency incident and records management software, are both platinum sponsors of GSDI-9, which runs from November 3-11, 2006. During the conference, Intergraph, along with Sisgraph and partner VGL, will showcase solutions that empower users to create, manage, integrate and distribute spatial information for data infrastructures, public works and transportation, enterprise management and distribution, and public safety.
Also during the conference, on Wednesday, November 8, Intergraph experts will share the latest information in spatial information management through a workshop titled “Spatial Technology Infrastructure Theory and Practice.” Additionally, Dr. Ignacio Guerrero, executive vice president of Technology for Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure will join with Sisgraph and other industry leaders in a session that examines the collaboration to develop worldwide standards in interoperability.
For more information about Intergraph’s geospatial technologies, visit booths 7 and 8, or visit
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) is a leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the Company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
With more than 25 years working with technological innovations, SISGRAPH is constantly evolving with new challenges presented by the market, and focusing on customers’ demands. Combining Intergraph’s software and technology with our service capabilities, support, consulting and training in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sisgraph is the main distributor for geospatial solutions, utilities & communications network management and emergency incident & records management.
VGL (www.vgl.cl) is a company with more than 12 years in the Chilean market, dedicated to providing computational solutions that incorporate visual information. In Chile we are representatives of Intergraph products for the areas of Mapping & Geospatial Solutions and Process & Building. We work with more than 30 professionals of high level qualifications in the different solutions and products that we represent. Among other experiences we have been selected to provide geospatial solutions to important government institutions and public utility companies.
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