GeoDiscover Alberta, in conjunction
with GeoConnections, is pleased to announce that registration to our 1st annual SDI
Summit is now open.
Being held in Calgary from September 17 to 19, 2014, this SDI Summit will
showcase the best Canada has to offer in the geospatial information field and
help foster the establishment of a network of spatial data infrastructures
- Building a Pan-Canadian SDI network
- The importance of geospatial data and information
to the Energy sector
- An overview of current Canadian spatial data
infrastructures (SDIs) governance models
- Focus on Standardization and Interoperability
- The Role of SDIs in Disaster Relief – Lessons
learned from the 2013 Alberta Flood
- A Geospatial Vision for the Future - Geospatial
sensors – the new Electronic skin
KEY NOTE SPEAKERS – Key note speakers are still being
finalized and will place Canada in a global SDI context; highlighting our
strengths and focusing on current and future opportunities for advancement. Updates
and Speaker Bios will be posted on our website as they are finalized.
TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A GREAT OPPORTUNITY – As this event coincides with the Open GeoSpatial
Consortium (OGC) annual meeting being held in Calgary from September 15th
to 19th, 2014, we are lucky enough to be able to take
advantage of this opportunity to hold a joint event with our two groups on Day
CONFERENCE COSTS – Attendance to the conference is FREE however
attendees will be expected to pay their own airfare, accommodations and any
meals outside those designated as conference events.
REGISTRATION – As space is limited, priority will be given to Canadian government employees - at national, provincial, territorial, and
municipal levels – who are involved in
establishing and promoting geospatial information sharing within their
organizations and beyond.
TO LEARN MORE or TO
REGISTER – Check out our website .