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Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

INTERGEO 2011: Knowledge and Action for Planet Earth

The 17th Annual INTERGEO was held this past week in the historic city of Nuremberg, Germany. This event brought together 16,000 people from 80 countries, and delivered 140 presentations on a variety of topics to a conference audience in addition to presenting one of the largest trade show in the world, including the latest products and

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Geoinformatics Forum 2011 in Retrospect

The 5th Geoinformatics Forum (July 5-8 2011), co-located with the highly regarded annual German language conference on Applied Geoinformatics (AGIT), was once again organized by the Centre of Geoinformatics (Z_GIS) at the University of Salzburg, the Institute for GIScience at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the German University of Technology in Muscat, Oman.

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

2nd International GIS for Rail Summit – Paris, France

The 2nd International GIS for Rail Summit was recently held in Paris, France. This Esri organised event was sponsored by the International Union of Railways (UIC), a confederation of 197 worldwide members from 5 different continents. The event provided an opportunity for the participants to share interests, discuss issues and to learn about member initiatives

Monday, May 30th, 2011

WhereCamp EU 2011

WhereCamp EU 2001 was held in Berlin, Germany May 27-28 and was attended by an internaitonal audience that including a wide range of individuals involved in business, education and government geo-application development. Following previous WhereCamp approaches, the diverse and wide ranging topics for presentation were arranged and decided upon by attendees during each morning. The

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

ASPRS 77th Annual Conference – Milwaukee

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) 2011 Annual Conference was held May 1-5 at the Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with many and varied conference activities and an attendance of over 1,100.  There were 11 workshops held on the two days preceding the conference covering a wide array of topics including,

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Looking Back at CAPIGI 2011 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

CAPIGI 2011 took place in Amsterdam from 4th to 6th of April. The Community on Agricultural Policy Implementation and Geo-Information gathered for the 4th time, connecting people from governments, industry and research organisations, discussing the impact of geo-information in implementing agricultural policy. Sticking to its’ format that was invented in 2005, CAPIGI again was able to present

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

International Seminar on Land Administration and Management – Prishtine, Kosovo 2011

Several interesting presentations and discussions emerged from the conference and a summary list of observations and conclusions are presented. The event had 94 contributions from 34 organizations attending from 13 different European countries. A CD was produced containing 13 abstracts and presentation as well as 2 sessions with presentations, 2 technical/marketing presentations (Astrium and GIZ),

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

GIS For Airport Management – Orly, France

Airports around the world are faced with several significant challenges. As their sizes grow, the need for improved strategies and tools to manage spaces directly impacts the ability to generate revenue. The infrastructure required to support many buildings, runways and accessibility is also under pressure to increase efficiency. Meanwhile, energy, emergency and critical response functions

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Micro-satellites for Emergencies Monitoring and Response: London Conference

2013 will witness the appearance of a new 400 kg mini-satellite on orbit with small-size high resolution radar onboard, which will open new possibilities for operational detailed imagery of emergency situations. Radar small satellite has been developed at the British company SSTL since 2009, as Luis Gomes, SSTL RS Department Head, reported at the last

Friday, March 11th, 2011

“Basic Knowledge on SDI” – Training in Potsdam

Flying the flag of Geokomm academy – a training institution of the German geo-information industry association Geokomm, 24 highly motivated participants attended the training course “Basic Knowledge on Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)” held from the 28th of February to the 4th of March in Potsdam.

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