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Fourth Open Source GIS Conference - OSGIS 2012

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Conference Aims

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Date: 

04/09/2012 to 05/09/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 18/07/2012

Venue City: 

Nottingham

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Business School South, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham

Event Organisers: 

Nottingham Geospatial Institute
Open Source Geospatial Foundation UK Chapter (OSGeo UK)
ICA Commission on Open Source Geospatial Technologies (ICA ACI)
Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE)

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2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial Technology and Applications

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Date: 

15/08/2012 to 17/08/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 31/05/2012

Venue City: 

Rio De Janeiro

Venue: 

America Convention Centre

Event Organisers: 

GEOSPATIAL

Co-organisers: 

IBGE

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100th edition of the SDI-Newsletter Latin America/Caribbean

With the July 2012 issue of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) newsletter for Latin America and the Caribbean (SDI-LAC), it reaches its 100 edition!

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Thu, 12/07/2012 - 08:29
Thu, 07/12/2012

MapAction responds to floods in Paraguay

A MapAction team is responding to widespread and repeated flooding in western Paraguay attached to a United Nations’ assistance group. The worst floods for more than a decade began in April. They have left thousands of families in scattered rural communities in urgent need of

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Fri, 06/07/2012 - 08:49

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Fri, 07/06/2012

GIS Training Opportunity for Latin America Applicants

The Societal Impacts Committee of the GSDI Association will provide a free training opportunity for up to three candidates from Latin America to attend the ICLPST (International Center for Land Policy Studies and Training) training Seminar on Geographical Information Systems and Land Management in Taipei. The training seminar will begin on September 12, 2012 and conclude on September 25, 2012. Chinese Taipei is the sponsor of the training program that entrusts ICLPST to carry out the project.

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Mon, 02/07/2012 - 08:35
Mon, 07/02/2012

Cameroonian radio RTV reports on UN-SPIDER training

The Cameroonian radio channel RTV referred to the training that has been coordinated by UN-SPIDER on the use on for disaster management and emergency.
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Wed, 23/05/2012 - 09:45

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Wed, 05/23/2012

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UN-SPIDER participates in meeting of UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

More than 50 global geospatial experts got together in Amsterdam on 24th April 2012, including David Stevens representing UN-SPIDER, to discuss the “Future trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision”.

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Mon, 07/05/2012 - 09:22
Mon, 05/07/2012

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International Red Cross: GIS increasingly important in humanitarian mapping

Geographic information systems (GIS) become increasingly important to international humanitarian organizations such as the International Red Cross (ICRC), as René Saameli, the ICRC's GIS coordinator, explained in a recent interview.

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Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:51
Thu, 04/12/2012

GIS to revolutionise flood insurance

The insurance industry is recognising GIS as a powerful tool that will drive comprehensive business transformation.

An international geospatial expert Simon Thompson has been meeting Australia’s top insurers as the industry faces widespread reform following two years of severe flooding that has inundated large parts of the country and exposed extensive underinsurance and poor risk assessment processes.

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Mon, 26/03/2012 - 15:00

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Mon, 03/26/2012

Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck encourages secondary high school children of Thimphu to use modern geospatial tools

Her Royal Highness Princess Euphelma Choden Wangchuck inspired some secondary high school children from in and around Thimphu to learn about and understand climate change issues through interactive and fun-filled exercises using space technologies for practical day-to-day uses at a special youth event organised on 16 November 2011. Her Royal Highness has shown keen interest in this topic and was present throughout the morning’s session.

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Thu, 17/11/2011 - 18:19

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