AIXM/WXXM Conference

Tuesday, 2009-05-12
Thursday, 2009-05-14


The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will host the fourth annual Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (AIXM) Users Conference.  This year the conference will be the first Joint AIXM / Weather Information Exchange Model (WXXM) Conference - Integrating Information for the Future.  The conference will be held on May 12 -14, 2009 in Washington Metro Area The conference audience is intended to be AIXM and WXXM developers, and aeronautical information and aviation meteorological (MET) experts.


The general topic of the conference is AIXM and WXXM - Graphical Visualization and Common Situational Awareness. 

Sub Topics to be covered throughout the conference:

  1. Operational Perspectives
  2. Interoperability and Standards
  3. Applications (including digital Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) and weather applications)


Exhibits/demonstrations are especially welcome.  The exhibit space is free; exhibitors are responsible for the cost of any special requirements. The conference venue staff will help you meet your exhibition requirements. 


The conference will be held in the greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area at the HYATT Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202-US. There is a room block set aside for attendees, at government per diem rate, on a first come first served basis.  The final day to register for this room block is April 27th, 2009.  If you don't register by then you will be subject to prevailing hotel rates in the area. 

Contact Information:

Registration information is available at  If you register at the site you will receive a confirmation email from eric.large [at]

Please contact Eric Large at eric.large [at], (202) 314-1478; Edna Weitzman at edna.weitzman [at], (202) 314-1308; or Norm Wood at norm.wood [at], (202) 314-1135 for more information.  All of these numbers are in Washington, D. C.


Air Transportation Information Exchange Conference - (featuring AIXM, WXXM and FIXM")


The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and EUROCONTROL will host the Air Transportation Information Exchange Conference August 30 - September 1, 2011 at the NOAA Auditorium and Science Center in Silver Spring, MD. Exhibit days are August 30 - 31, 2011. The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum to discuss and exchange concepts and practices related to major global changes in aeronautical information (including exchange structures), information services, and other information sharing related topics to the rapidly growing Aeronautical Information Management community.  Organizations representing the global aviation government and industry community are invited to participate as in the coinciding exposition.  Exhibitors are encouraged to attend the conference sessions and network with attendees from around the globe.  For more information, visit: is no longer valid).


Seventh AR Standards Community Meeting - Atlanta, Georgia

Thursday, 2012-11-08
Friday, 2012-11-09

The community of people seeking to advance work towards open and interoperable AR will meet on November 8 and 9, 2012 and co-located with the International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR12) in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Those planning to participate in the AR Standards community meeting should review the documentation of the first meeting,  second meetingthird meetingfourth meetingfifth meeting and sixth meeting. Review of the past position papers and joining the mailing lists for the community are highly recommended.


ASPRS-PR's GeoTech: The Premiere Mid-Atlantic Imagery and Geospatial Conference

Tuesday, 2008-10-07
Wednesday, 2008-10-08

The Potomac Region of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS-PR) is pleased to announce the 15th annual GeoTech: The Premiere Mid-Atlantic Imagery and Geospatial Conference, exploring "Emerging Geospatial Technologies and Applications" on 7 and 8 October 2008. The 2-day event features 1 day of Workshops taught by experts, and 1 day of Technical sessions. Co-hosted by the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), GeoTech 2008 will be held at the NOAA's Auditorium and Science Center in Silver Spring, MD.

The GeoTech 2008 Conference will provide workshops covering LiDAR, 3-D Urban Modeling, GIS/Remote Sensing Integration, and Geodesy. The Technical Program will focus on Geospatial Data Acquisition, Geospatial Data Production and Distribution, and Emerging Geospatial Applications

ASPRS-PR will offer the Certification Examination Review Workshop for ASPRS Certification as a Certified Mapping Scientist and Certified Photogrammetrist.

Continuing Education Credits will be offered for those professionals requiring recertification.

During the Technical Session, an opportunity will be available to ask questions about the pending State of Virginia Photogrammetrist Licensing Requirements.

Representatives from the Geospatial industry will be on-hand to exhibit their latest tools and offerings.

Details, registration, and contact info is available at


MARK YOUR CALENDARS and see you at GeoTech 2008 in Silver Spring, MD


 Dave Szymanski  Dr. Barbara Eckstein
 President, Potomac Region  VP, Potomac Region
 GeoTech08 Conference Chair
 Dave_Szymanski [at]   beckstein [at]


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GI Norden 2011 in Turku

Wednesday, 2011-06-08
Thursday, 2011-06-09

GI Norden 2011 Conference is the 23rd annual Nordic GIS Conference. Come together with Scandinavian professionals and learn more about innovative ways of using geographic information and GIS technologies. The OGC's Steven Ramage will give the keynote address on day 2.  Jari Reini from NLS Finland, one of the OGC's Finnish members, has coordinated Session 4: "Interoperability Data and Open source workshop."