360918 Kevin Pomfret

Friday, 29 March 2019: 9:15 AM
Auditorium (AAAS Building)
Kevin Pomfret, The Centre for Spatial Law and Policy, Tysons, VA

Mr. Pomfret is the founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy. and a corporate partner at the Williams Mullen law firm He is recognized as a leading authority on the legal and policy issues that impact the collection, use, storage and distribution of geospatial information, such as licensing, privacy and data protection, data quality and liability and regulatory matters. He has presented to committees of the United Nations and the U.S. House of Representatives and a member of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management Working Group on Legal and Policy Frameworks for Geospatial Information Management. He has conducted training workshops on geospatial legal and policy issues across the globe and is the author of the UN-GGIM Compendium on the Licensing of Geospatial Information. Mr. Pomfret began his career as a satellite imagery analyst with the National Photographic Interpretation Center. In that capacity he helped to develop imagery collection strategies and identify requirements for future collection systems.
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