Friday, August 8th, 2008
The 2008 ESRI International User Conference took place in San Diego, Calif., from August 4-8. This ever-growing event attracted close to 15,000 people this year, with the theme, “GIS: Geography in Action”. Sustainability was a strong theme in the plenary session as well as throughout the conference program.
Saturday, August 2nd, 2008
The 2008 GeoWeb Conference took place in Vancouver, BC, Canada from July 21-25. This growing event attracts an international audience of developers and technical managers with its strong focus on the underpinnings of the GeoWeb that has continued on from its start as GML Days.
Sunday, July 20th, 2008
AGIT / GI Forum 2008 is a major international symposia and exhibit held yearly in Austria at the University of Salzburg. It not only offers a successful dual Deutsche-English language format, but it manages to combine industry, government and education authorities into one action packed, three day program together with an exhibition. New technologies and
Sunday, July 13th, 2008
The annual Association for Geographic Information (AGI – UK) Conference will take place during September 2008. V1 Magazine interviewed Conference Chairman, Steven Feldman prior to the event to gain an understanding about this year’s event and what the GI community can expect from the event.
Sunday, June 15th, 2008
The 2008 Intergraph 2008 International Users’ Conference took place in Las Vegas, Nevada from June 2-5. More than 2,600 attendees gathered from more than 60 countries, making the event one of the largest ever. The theme of the event was “Experience the Power,” with strong connections to Intergraph’s power business, but also a connection to
Monday, June 9th, 2008
The 2008 Bentley Empowered (BE) Conference took place from May 28-30, in Baltimore, Maryland. The event drew roughly 2,000 registrants from 50 countries from many infrastructure disciplines, including roads, bridges, buildings, communications, water, architects, engineers, contractors and owner/operators. The theme of the event was "Sustaining Infrastructure," and the green theme permeated event preparations and is
Sunday, May 25th, 2008
The GI2008 Symposium took place recently in Dresden, Germany. The symposium brought together a wide range of public, private and educational people, all interested in the pursuit of geoinformation and geospatial applications for sustainability purposes. As an educational and capacity building event, GI2008 featured many unique cross-border applications. Vector1 Media editor Jeff Thurston attended the
Sunday, April 13th, 2008
Last week media were invited to Barcelona, Spain for the HP ‘Behind the Scenes’ event – A Celebration of 20 Years of Innovation and Leadership for Large Format in Barcelona. This was a unique event because it also included a tour of the HP facilities together with stops at other interesting locations in the City
Tuesday, February 19th, 2008
The International Trade Fair for Building and Construction Technology opened today in Berlin, Germany at the Messe Berlin conference grounds. With 810 exhibitors from 18 countries the conference was officially opened by German Minister for Traffic Construction and Urban Development , Wolfgang Tiefensee.
Saturday, October 27th, 2007
About 1200 participants from all over the world gathered in Moskau, Russia recently to celebrate the ICA’s 23rd International Cartography Congress (ICC). Countries from all over the world were represented, most of them members of the International Cartographic Association. A rough estimate would divide the participants into four cultural groups of equal size; ‘the Western’, ‘Russia and