Geospatial World: the World <i>Is</i> Geospatial

Communication Key Challenge for Near Future
In the vibrant city of San Francisco 1,250 professionals from 56 countries joined the 2005 edition of Intergraph’s user conference Geospatial World, held from 25th to 28th April. This year’s event drew more attendees then ever and provided many opportunities to look at the future of geospatial. More attendees every year – this means that the conference and technical programmes must appeal to visitors. And indeed, enthusiastic and dynamic conversations filled the whole of the Hilton Hotel during Geospatial World, a name that is itself almost becoming a trademark. Participants were able to update their knowledge by attending more than... (read more)
2005-07-14 12:00:00

Government Geospatial Bundle

Autodesk, Inc. (DC, USA) made available of a new government geospatial bundle that combines Autodesk’s powerful GIS products with Google Earth Pro. The bundle is called the Autodesk Government Geospatial Solution with Google Earth Pro, and is available on the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Schedule 70. The combined package enables both professional and technical users to create, manage, share and visualise an integrated data environment that combines highly accurate and precise geospatial data with the imaging and search capabilities from Google Earth Pro. Using the Autodesk Government Geospatial Solution with Google Earth Pro, government agencies can now make rich and... (read more)
2006-08-24 12:00:00

Geospatial Data Webinar

East View Cartographic is organising a webinar in which we will provide participants with tools needed to fully utilise geospatial data available. The event is to take place on Thursday 6th August, 12.00 - 1.00PM (CDT).     The data offered ranges from: paper and digital topographic maps; geological maps; Digital Elevation Models (DEM's); commercial satellite imagery.  These data sources enable professionals to solve problems from the very simple (a map for your personal or recreational use) to the very complex (a vector GIS dataset for your custom cartographic or analytical task).   During the seminar, EVC will also place... (read more)
2009-07-31 09:40:17

Geospatial Leaders Think Forward

Leica Geosystems, Switzerland, welcomes customers and partners from around the world to Hexagon 2012, taking place from 4 to 7 June 2012 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, USA. In its second annual international conference, Hexagon 2012 will be uniting the latest technologies and user communities from Leica Geosystems, Intergraph, Hexagon Metrology and Novatel in one venue to provide attendees with a user experience of unprecedented scope and value. Professionals from the mapping, positioning, surveying, engineering, construction, asset management, public safety and security, and geospatial solutions industries are taking part of Hexagon 2012 in record-breaking levels. According... (read more)
2012-06-06 09:04:38

Geospatial Goes Global

ASPRS Annual Conference
This year’s annual conference of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) took place from 7th to 11th March, with the theme ‘Geospatial Goes Global: From Your Neighbourhood to the Whole Planet’. Aimed at a wide variety of professionals, the conference included more than four hundred technical and special session presentations and at least seventy poster sessions. Chip Groat, director of the US Geological Survey (USGS), gave the opening keynote address. He discussed the Earth Summit process that is creating agreements amongst space-faring nations of the world to more effectively integrate their Earth observation programmes and exchange the... (read more)
2005-03-21 12:00:00

Geospatial Priorities Address

Zsolt Nagy, GISP, will draw on his current and previous experiences to speak on the directions and opportunities to identify, collaborate, and advance geospatial priorities during the Closing Plenary Session at GIS-Pro 2010: URISA's 48th Annual Conference for GIS Professionals in Orlando, USA. The conference is to take place from 28th September to 1st October. Zsolt Nagy is a Senior Project Manager with AECOM focused on advancing and marketing the company's GIS specialty practice. Prior to joining AECOM in 2009, Mr. Nagy was the State GIS Coordination Manager for the State of North Carolina. Zsolt conducted his first GIS project... (read more)
2010-08-10 10:06:13

India's Leapfrog Geospatial Industry

GIM international interviews Preetha Pulusani
An Indian geospatial magazine in April 2008 released a survey demonstrating how, although still adolescent, the Indian geospatial industry showed immense potential. The survey pegged the overall 2006-07 worth of the industry within India at Rs6830 million (USD139,50 million), with the services segment contributing 51%. Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Kapil Sibal was moved to declare that the industry would outperform the country's IT and telecoms boom. It's an enthusiasm shared by geospatial information systems expert Preetha Pulusani, who was appointed joint managing director of Indian multinational Rolta in March this year. We spoke to her about... (read more)
2009-01-12 02:20:40

High-Speed Geospatial Analytics

Geospatial technology and spatial data types from Esri will soon be integrated into the IBM Netezza analytics appliances. This will give federal agencies and customers in industries such as energy, retail, telecommunications, and health care the capability to query and geospatially analyse big datasets at very fast speeds. The new joint solution, scheduled for release in early 2012, will be demonstrated this week at the GEOINT 2011 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.   The demonstration is taking place in the IBM Netezza at booth 1007 to learn more and watch a demonstration. The solution will also be shown at IBM... (read more)
2011-10-17 10:53:09

Geospatial World in Hyderabad

The geospatial world gathered in Hyderabad, India, from January 18th to 21st at the Geospatial World Forum (GWF). With high-profile guests and delegates from all over the globe convening in the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, the old city of the Nizam rulers once again became a buzzing hub of geospatial business. More than 400 speakers addressed sixty thematic sessions, and close to 2,000 delegates filled the Hyderabad International Convention Center.   Last Frontier During the opening ceremony it was remarked that more than 80% of all data has a geographical reference, be it in the field of environment, biology... (read more)
2011-02-22 04:02:55

ESRI-based Geospatial Curricula

ESRI (CA, USA) and two of its partners, Digital Quest, Inc. (DQI) (MS, USA) and Berkeley Geo-Research Group (CA, USA) will combine efforts to expand the educational programs for the quickly growing geospatial workforce. DQI and Berkeley Geo-Research Group (BGRG) have created a series of geospatial workforce curricula under the general banner SPACESTARS. The educational packages are composed of professional GIS and remote sensing applications, targeted data and tailored lessons and classroom support materials. ESRI software, including ArcView, Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst, and relevant ESRI Press books provide the GIS foundation. (read more)
2005-03-10 12:00:00
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