DigitalGlobe CEO Jill Smith to Present at Map World Forum 2009

LONGMONT, Colo. & HYDERABAD, India—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 3, 2009— DigitalGlobe, a leading provider of high-resolution world imagery content, today announced that president and chief executive officer Jill Smith will present at Map World Forum in Hyderabad, India on February 10, 2009.

Within the session titled “Geospatial Technologies and Sustainable Development,” Smith will discuss how geospatial imaging provides a real world perspective on the earth’s historical and present day habitation. Through the power of high-resolution satellite imagery, it is possible to observe and monitor consumption of earth resources – an important tool and motivating factor behind the development and, ultimately, the improvement of environmental sustainability strategies. Smith will also discuss how today’s near real-time satellite imagery is poised to influence government policies for land and infrastructure development, natural resource management, urban emissions and erosion control in the future.


  Jill Smith, president and chief executive officer, DigitalGlobe, Inc.


Plenary Session 1: Geospatial Technologies and Sustainable Development


Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India


Tuesday, February 10, 2009; 14:30 -16:00 hrs

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Smith will be available for on-site media interviews; contact Ginger Lennon at Email Contact.

About DigitalGlobe

Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe ( is a leading global content provider of high-resolution world imagery solutions. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation and aerial network, our imagery solutions deliver real world perspective to governments, businesses, technology developers and humanitarian associations worldwide. The company’s imagery solutions consist of one of the world’s largest image libraries, growing at a rate of up to 1 million square kilometers per day and distributed and accessed through online search and retrieval, production ready image layers, development tool-kits for internet enabled applications and devices, and software solutions for integration with GIS products and services. DigitalGlobe currently operates the highest-resolution commercial satellite constellation with QuickBird and the first of two next-generation satellites, WorldView-1. The company plans to launch its second next-generation satellite, WorldView-2, in the third quarter of 2009.

DigitalGlobe is a registered trademark of DigitalGlobe.


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