Friday, April 29th, 2011
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
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),
Monday, April 18th, 2011
The Geospatial Information Technology Association’s 2011 Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions (GIS) Conference took place in Dallas, Texas from April 10-13, with an event theme, “Intelligent Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future.” At this 34th annual event, the rapid pace of technology and the evolution of conference outreach were major points of discussion.
Sunday, March 27th, 2011
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
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
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.
Sunday, February 13th, 2011
imagina 2011 was held in Monaco February 1-3, 2011. The annual event is oriented toward 3D simulation and visualization. This year it included 1680 delegates from 44 countries around the world together with a large contingent of journalists writing on topics ranging from entertainment to 3D graphics to visualization of the urban landscape.
Monday, January 24th, 2011
The Geospatial World Forum took place this past week in Hyderabad, India, drawing an international crowd of geospatial technology leaders. This is the third bi-annual event in a series, although the word mapping has been replaced with the word geospatial for this year’s installment. The conference drew a high-level international audience, with CEO-level participation from
Sunday, January 9th, 2011
The second GeoDesign Summit took place in Redlands, Calif. from Jan. 6-7, 2011. This year’s gathering opened the event up to all those that were interested, and drew a strong crowd of roughly 600 attendees from a cross-section of disciplines. While the event still favored well-connected representatives from academia, architecture, engineering, landscape architecture and planning,
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
The GEOQINETIQ GEOMATICS GOLD MEDAL PRIZE was held successfully at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel; Towers, Abuja – Nigeria on the 25th November 2010. The occasion was held under the theme “Geomatics and the Opportunities it presents for our Nation’s Development” and was graced by the august presence of the Chairman of the