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] alum.rit.edu||beckstein [at] surfbest.net|
beckstein [at] surfbest.net ()
Seattle, WA, USA
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."
Many OGC members will be present at the 7th International 3DGeoInfo Conference co-organized by the Geomatics Department – Laval University and the GEOIDE Network. 3DGeoInfo will be held in the beautiful city of Quebec, Canada in May 2012. 3DGeoInfo is part of an important joint event called Global Geospatial Conference 2012. (including GSDI World Conference, GEOIDE Annual Scientific Conference, Canadian Geomatics Conference). 3D GeoInfo 2012 is recognized as an official event of ISPRS.3DGeoInfo aims at bringing together international state-of-the-art research and facilitating the dialogue on emerging topics in the field of 3D geo-information. The conference offers an interdisciplinary forum in the fields of 3D data collection and modelling; reconstruction and methods for 3D representation; data management for maintenance of 3D geo information or 3D data analysis and visualization. We sincerely welcome you to take part of this activity in sharing with us your expertise and passion about 3D data and technologies.
Fiera di Brescia
At this meeting, Italian members of the Open Geospatial Consortium will discuss the proposed constitution for an Italian Forum for the OGC. The workshop is public and will be held during the ASITA Conference in Brescia, Italy. It will provide an opportunity to discuss Italian experiences with interoperability and open standards, and it aims to outline the benefits of being a member of the Open Geospatial Consortium and the importance of a National Forum.
The meeting has been organized under the patronage of AMFM, the italian association for GIS.
The URL is http://www.asita.it/
The program is here:
At Map Asia 2010 & ISG 2010, Steven Ramage, Executive Director, Marketing and Communications, The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), Norway will conduct a workshop titled "Standards and Interoperability":
Most organizations that could benefit from geospatial information don't yet benefit because spatial information has been locked in non-standard systems, or “stove pipes”. A committent to interoperability and to standards unlocks this foundational information type. However, with geospatial data and processing as well as with other kinds of data and processing, it is clear that while technical interoperability is necessary, it is not sufficient. Therefore, the use of standards and interoperable architectures are secondary to an understanding of a given business process and how geospatial data and services and by extension standards can best be used. The workshop will explore the return on investment, requirements and solutions for integration of geospatial standards and interoperability strategies into government and commercial business processes.
This workshop has become “INSPIRE in the global dimension”, a track organized on behalf of the EuroGEOSS project for the INSPIRE Conference in Krakow, Poland. For further Information, see the INSPIRE 2010 conference website.
Access to good quality data around real estate portfolios is increasingly important and responses to the question “Do you know what you own?” are increasingly uncomfortable.
Large and diverse portfolios comprising a range of property types and managed by local business units using a range of systems presents a number of genuine challenges for consolidated reporting and benchmarking.
Standardisation at industry level is a large part of the solution and this free event will bring together those who share this problem with those who are solving it.