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Thursday, June 26th, 2008

OGC Seeks Input on Next Version of Geography Markup Language – GML

PR — The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) is inviting the public to offer change requests for consideration by the OGC Technical Committee on a revision of the OpenGIS® Geography Markup Language (GML) Encoding Standard. GML defines a data encoding in XML for geographic data and a grammar to express models of such data using

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

2008 ESRI User Conference Features Keynote Address by Dr. Peter H. Raven

PR — The 2008 ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) will feature renowned botanist, environmentalist, biodiversity expert, and president of the Missouri Botanical Garden, Dr. Peter H. Raven. Raven will discuss the significance of biodiversity and the environment for sustaining our world.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

UK Pitt Review Published

PR – The Pitt Review published today reports that integrating geographic information and sharing data from the numerous organisations that have a role to play in flooding is critical.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Avineon Promotes Three Industry Veterans within its Geospatial Division

PR – Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of IT, geospatial, engineering and program management services, today announced three major promotions within its Geospatial Division.  Al Williamson has been named Director of Operations – Utilities, David Ridderikhoff has been appointed Director of Business Development – Geospatial Solutions, and Tom Finkhousen has been promoted to Project Manager. 

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

What Makes the Swedish Cadastral System so Special and Successful?

FIG Paper – This paper has been prepared for presentation at the FIG Working Week in Stockholm, Sweden 14-19 June 2008.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

UK Sustainable Development Selects Autodesk’s Collaborative Project Management Software

PR – A joint venture between three of Britain’s biggest developers, which accounts for one third of all homes developed in Britain, has selected Autodesk Buzzsaw to act as an information sharing platform. The Ironstone Developer Group (IDG) consortium of Barratt Homes, George Wimpey and Persimmon is developing England’s largest sustainable urban extension, Lawley Village,

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

GE Water Solutions Selected for Pakistan’s National Clean Water Initiative

PR – A visionary government program to provide clean drinking water throughout Pakistan will use GE ultrafiltration systems at over a thousand distribution sites. This initiative is expected to improve the lives of over one million people by providing them access to treated water that meets World Health Organization (WHO) standards.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Evergreen Solar Announces Offering of $300 Million of Senior Convertible Notes

PR – Evergreen Solar, Inc. announced today that it has filed a universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) pursuant to which it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior convertible notes due 2013 (the “notes”).

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

ESRI to Showcase a Complete Platform for Integrating Remotely Sensed Data at ISPRS 2008 Beijing

PR – ESRI will demonstrate how national mapping agencies; local government; and organizations responsible for natural and agricultural resources, conservation, planning, transportation, and other disciplines are making great improvements in their mapping operations with the ArcGIS platform at the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) conference being held July 3–11, 2008, in Beijing,

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

A Successful Event for STAR-APIC

PR – The STAR-APIC Event held on 12th June proved to be an interesting and rewarding day. Over 50 delegates attended the Event at Ordnance Survey’s office in Southampton and 70% rated the day as either ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’.