Dr Giuseppe Conti, is CTO and EU project manager at Trilogis and CTO at Nively SA. Mr. Conti has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (cum laude) and a PhD in computer science-related disciplines from the faculty of Engineering of the University of Strathclyde (UK). In the past he has worked for OVE ARUP international engineering consultant. He has a 10+ yrs experience in International RTD projects (funded by NATO or EC in the FP5, FP6, FP7, ICT-PSP programs) in the domains of interactive enterprise systems, service oriented architectures, geographical web services, mobile applications, location-based services and smart city services. Dr Conti has several years’ long experience in the technical, operational, administrative management of large-scale EU-funded projects. Over the past few years only he has acted as Technical Manager and Operational Manager within several large-scale EC projects funded within the FP7 (i-Tour) and ICT-PSP programs (BRISEIDE, i-SCOPE, SUNSHINE) each in the range of hundreds of man months, with up to 20+ partner institutions and up to several million Euros of total budget. He is currently project manager of a number of large industrial projects in the domain of planning and environment. He is also the coordinator of the i-locate ICT-PSP pilot B project (www.i-locate.eu). Dr Conti has a sound technical background in geospatial domain and in the context of standardisation initiative. He has been member of the board of AMFM GIS Italian professional association and he currently member of Technical Committee of the Open Geospatial Consortium.