Sunday, October 25th, 2009
The HP – Press Event 2009 was recently held in Barcelona, Spain. The two-day event included a tour of the Institute of Advanced Architecture (Iaac) in the center of the city accompanied by formal presentations from members of the HP Research Print facilities in nearby San Cugat together with a tour and presentations at those
Sunday, October 18th, 2009
Bentley held its annual infrastructure best practices and awards ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina from Oct. 12-14. This year’s invite-only Be Inspired seminar and awards event highlighted the best work of Bentley software customers from 6 continents and 21 countries in disciplines ranging from the design of bridges, buildings and plants to cadastre and land
Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
This topic was addressed in a workshop called “Putting complexity to work – supporting the Practitioners” organised by The abaci Partnership on 24 September 2009 as part of the European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS 2009) held at the University of Warwick, UK. The Workshop explored novel approaches for dealing with the complex spatial realities
Sunday, October 11th, 2009
The sixth-annual Location Intelligence Conference took place in Westminster, Colorado from Oct. 5-7, with more than 250 people in attendance and a show floor that showcased 25 companies. The focus of this event, sponsored and produced by Directions Magazine, is largely on the business consumers of geospatial technologies and data, highlighting the trends that extend
Monday, September 28th, 2009
INTERGEO was held in Karlsruhe, Germany last week under sunny skies allowing for the 15,000 in attendance to participate in both indoor and outdoor displays of the latest geospatial technologies developed by international manufacturer’s from 30 countries. At 25,000 square meters, INTERGEO remains one of the largest geospatial events on the planet.
Friday, September 4th, 2009
The 3rd successful Central Asia GIS Conference was concluded by conference chairs Akylbek Chymyrov and Josef Strobl from the Austria-Central Asia Centre for GIScience on August 28 at the University of Construction, Transportation and Architecture in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. The two-day conference program brought together speakers from Central Asian countries with their counterparts from Central
Saturday, July 25th, 2009
The 2009 ESRI International User Conference took place in San Diego, Calif., from July 13-17. This year’s event attracted more than 12,000 people this year, with the theme, “GIS: Designing Our Future”. Sustainability was again a strong theme in the plenary session as well as throughout the conference program.
Sunday, July 12th, 2009
The annual Geoinformatics Forum Salzburg (GI Forum 2009) was held at University Salzburg in Austria July 7 – 10. About 1000 people attended the English speaking event which is combined with the Deutsche language AGIT 2009 event. GI Forum is a GIScience focused event with a strong educational component and AGIT is oriented around applications
Thursday, June 25th, 2009
In Part II of ‘Beneath the Surfaces: The Hidden Elegance in Parametric Design’ architect Don Chong continues to discuss the fuss over ‘parametric design’ and ‘computational design’, based on his observations at the Bentley SmartGeometry conference in San Francisco recently. His attention turns to design data and the development of design tools in real-time.
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
So, what’s the fuss over all of this ‘parametric design’ or ‘computational design’, you ask? Or, really, isn’t the honeymoon over for yet another provocative shape and how to apply efficient facets of a beautiful surface onto a new building? Better yet, shouldn’t there be more to ‘parametric design’ in the overall design process –