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FOSS4G PDX Conference: Geospatial Technological Innovation and Diversity are Thriving

AppGeo’s Michael Terner believes the FOSS4G conference “serves as a bellwether for the overall health of technological diversity in the geospatial industry.” In 2014, he suggests, the industry is thriving.

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Is GIS Splitting?

Web Map Solutions' Matt Sheehan suggested last month that the GIS industry is splitting. But apparently he was not sure since he put a question mark at the end of the blog post title. So, is the GIS world splitting?

GIS Education News Weekly: Central Wyoming College, NJ Sexual Assaults on Campus, Delaware Tech

New Geo Program in Wyoming Central Wyoming College, industry partner Mowrey Seismic, the Riverton Economic Development Association and the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services will partner over the next three years to use more than $200,000 to train...Read more

GIS Government Weekly News: Chicago Open Data Scripts, Crime Mapping, Chinese World Land Use Data

City of Chicago Launches OpenData ETL Utility Kit The City of Chicago’s Department of Innovation and Technology released the OpenData ETL Utility Kit at the Code for America Summit this morning. The ETL Utility Toolkit will give cities the same tools Chicago...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: OSGIS Presentations, GeoWeek Events, Assistantships

OSGIS Presentations Available All recordings from the September 2-3 OSGIS 2014 event, part of Geo For All are now available online.  The theme was “Building up Open Access, Open Education and Open Data for Open Science.” I don't see any index to the presentations...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: USC Spatial Treasure Hunt, Maps Engine Lite, Chico State Geography

USC Spatial Treasure Hunt This year marked the first USC GeoScavenge, a Welcome Week event created by the Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) housed in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. During the Aug. 22 event, students used smartphones...Read more

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