Prof. Dr. Roland Wagner

President of the Association for Geoinformatics, GeoIT and Navigation e.V.

Hinrich Claussen

Hinrich Claussen

Robert Bosch Car Multimedia GmbH, Hildesheim

GDF Developer

Product Manager at Robert Bosch Car Multimedia
Business Unit Commercial Vehicle

Mentor at Universities Hanover and Hildesheim and at MentorMe Berlin

Coach at GISMA Business School in Hannover

More than 20 Publications on Digital Mapping, Topography, Hydrography
Some dates:

1959 April 16th born in Köhlen, now Geestland

1977                      Graduation from High School in Bederkesa, now Geestland

1986                      Diploma in Geodesy, University of Hannover
Assistant Teacher at Institute for Cartography University of Hannover

1989                      Robert Bosch GmbH, R&D – standardization

From1993           Helped to build up Product division Digital Map

From 1997          Managed Product Development for Tele Atlas, now TomTom

2001                      Proxy and National Management Board Tele Atlas Germany

2005                      MBA from Purdue University, Indiana/USA and GISMA Business School

From 2005          Business Development and Marketing at Blaupunkt,
now Robert Bosch Car Multi Media GmbH

Andreas Wichmann

Research and Teaching Assistant, Technische Universität Berlin

Dr. Thomas T. Burgess

Chief Research Officer, GmbH

Till Krempel

Technischer Berater, CI Mobile Minds GmbH

Timothy Ellersiek

Timothy Ellersiek

Scientic Assistant,

Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology

University of Heidelberg

Patrick Mast


Peter Bunus

CEO of CyStellar

Jens Heinrich

Co-Founder & CEO of NAiSE GmbH

Richard Süselbeck

Richard Süselbeck

Principal Evangeliste, HERE Technologies

Sebastian Zickau

Researcher, Technical University of Berlin

Matthias Jöst

CEO Heidelberg Mobil GmbH

Ludovic Privat


Ludovic Privat is the CEO and co-founder of CROWDLOC, a French-German startup providing a B2B SaaS platform for affordable, low power location tracking. After a first career in Europe in Public Relations and marketing for consumer electronics and GPS companies (Navman, TomTom) he moved to the United States in 2006 where he launched the worldwide portal and Newsletter GPS Business News. Back in Europe in 2008 with GPS Business News, Ludovic founded in 2013 the ConnecteDriver conference. Since 2015 he is also the co-chair of the Geo IoT World conference. He advised a number of international startups in the field of connected cars & location-based services.

Andreas Dunsch

Co-Founder and CEO FlyNex GmbH

Justyna Redelkiewicz

Justyna Redelkiewicz

EU GNSS Agency (GSA)

Justyna Redelkiewicz is responsible for promoting Galileo, the European Satellite Navigation System, and its use in context-aware mobile applications. After a few years of work with global chipset manufacturers, she was behind the first Galileo-enabled smartphone launched in 2016, using the European technology for location-based services. Justyna is also in charge of the market and technology research at European GNSS Agency (GSA), managing publications of annual reports on satellite navigation use in various industries. Justyna holds a Master Degree in International Business from Poznan University of Economics and MBA from Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Prior to joining the GSA, she held business management responsibilities in the telecommunication and IT industries.