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First International GECCo Event Held in Vietnam

Thursday, December 11th 2014

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), in partnership with the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER), conducted its first international Geospatially Enabling Community Collaboration (GECCo) event in...

Mr. Yousif Malik Certified as GISP

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014

 (December 1, 2014) – On November 25, 2014 Mr. Yousif Malik received certification as a GIS Professional (GISP) by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI). The certification recognizes a Geographic Information Systems Professional who has met the minimum standards for ethical conduct and...

Autodesk Makes Design Software Free to Schools Worldwide

Monday, December 1st 2014

Design Software Leader Expands Reach of Free Education Offering to Prepare an Industry-ready Workforce Fulfilling its promise to expand access to its professional design software in education, Autodesk, Inc. has made its industry-leading design, engineering and...

GeoDecisions Captures GIS Day with Video, Blogs, Firsthand Student Experiences

Wednesday, November 26th 2014

GeoDecisions, an information technology (IT) company specializing in geospatial solutions, celebrated geographic information system (GIS) Day on Nov. 19, 2014, through on-site career, project, and Esri® platform discussions in academic settings. With a strong presence during central Pennsylvania...

WIU Librarian’s Updated GIS Project Tracks Thanksgiving Foods

Friday, November 21st 2014

Nov 20, 2014 - What do Thanksgiving foods and geographic information systems (GIS) have in common? They are both components of the updated "Where Does Thanksgiving Dinner Grow?" project created by Linda Zellmer, government and data services librarian at Western Illinois University...

Over 2000 People Attend GIS Day in Brisbane

Friday, November 21st 2014

On Wednesday GIS People hosted Australia’s largest GIS conference for this year – Brisbane GIS Day. With so much to see and do, visitors started arriving at QUT even before 9am, when the day officially opened. Throughout the day, there was a constant flow of business leaders, professionals,...

LizardTech Updates Educational Licensing Program in Time for GIS Day

Wednesday, November 19th 2014

Program includes GeoExpress 9, Express Server 9, GeoGofer, and LiDAR Compressor LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing digital content, is celebrating GIS Day by offering its complete product line to the students and faculty of higher education institutions...

FOSS4G NA 2015 Call For Papers Deadline Today

Monday, November 17th 2014

FOSS4G North America will be hosted from March 9th to 12th, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, California. This gorgeous venue is close to the San Francisco Airport and offers many quiet places to sit down and talk with friends and colleagues in addition to the great session...

Geography Awareness Week Explores Future of Food

Monday, November 17th 2014

National Geographic’s Yearly Awareness Program Features Online Activities, Learning Opportunities and Live Events November 13, 2014 - Next week, the National Geographic Society will invite the world to celebrate Geography Awareness Week, Nov. 16-22. Established by presidential proclamation in...

New Book Showcases Use of Space Imagery for Parks and Protected Areas

Friday, November 14th 2014

Uniting satellite imagery with nature photography, conservation stories, and quotes from some of today’s leading park executives and conservationists, the book illuminates the contributions of remote sensing towards addressing the many conservation themes of the World Parks Congress. The book is...

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