The CalGIS LocationCon 2017 conference is rapidly approaching. Register before April 23 to qualify for early bird rates before registration prices increase – click here for more information about registration. It’s in Oakland California, May 22-24, 2017.
The room block at the Marriott is filling up. Reserve your room today at the discounted […]
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Last week, Esri hosted its 12th Annual International Developer Summit in Palm Springs.
For those who missed the event, the Plenary Sessions are now available online, which may provide some insights to where the company is going. In a nutshell, this event is […]
If you are a regular user of PostGIS, you probably already know that Paul Ramsey is its most well known champion. In a keynote he gave at Geomatiqué 2016 in Montreal, he provided some insights on where GIS is evolving.
He explained how GIS tends to lag about five years behind most other technologies. […]
The Seventh Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit is an annual one-day professional development and networking event presented […]
I’m passing this along from URISA. While our love of geospatial technology drives us in our professions to do many wonders for society, the URISA Leadership Academy offers a great opportunity to help us overcome that gap many of us might have in our education. Every organization needs that rare individual with the […]
Even as FOSS4G 2016 was ending in Bonn barely two weeks ago, organizers are busily preparing for FOSS4G 2017 in Boston next summer. Among many other things, a Kid’s Map Gallery is being planned, with prizes to be awarded at the closing session. Since many children will not be able to attend […]
What is ‘Big Data’? If we gathered all the digital data our civilization has collected from the beginning of time until the year 2000, it would be less than what we now create in a minute.
The dramatic rise of internet usage by phone and the use of other smart devices is something that Esri […]
Passing this along from SoCal URISA:
The California Chapters of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and the California Geographic Information Association (CGIA) are pleased to announce the 2016 CalGIS Undergraduate Student Competition!
The intent of the competition is to showcase the geospatial technology skills of U.S. undergraduate students. Competing students will create […]
Yesterday, the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) announced their 5th Annual Map Contest for 2016 themed, A Visible Change.
Per the Contest Summary,
“This year’s contest will require an entrant to utilize the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) to tell a story about change.
“Perhaps it will be about habitat loss, or maybe it will […]
Registration for the sixth annual LA Geospatial Summit is now open.
February 24, 2016 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Propel your geospatial career on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the annual one-day professional development and networking event presented by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute.
Learn how GIS is transforming the energy, […]