About Steven Ramage

I have worked with location (often referred to as geospatial or geographic) tools, technologies and practitioners since the mid 90s. Most recently involved in working with and guiding national governments on issues, such as open data and open standards through engagement with the UN and the World Bank. I lead stakeholder engagement and external relations at the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) located at the WMO offices in Geneva advocating open EO data.

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Posted on September 26, 2017
“You’ll never walk alone” I attended the seventh session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM7) last month. It is my sixth year of involvement with UN-GGIM and with almost 400 delegates from circa 90 countries and international organizations active in the field of geospatial information management it was an amazing venue to learn and share ideas relating to geospatial policy and good practice.  Apart from the learning, it was a good reminder that we need strong leadership to guide national governments on global geospatial information management. Notably, there have been efforts by...