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GSDI 15 World Conference preparations are well advanced, with more than 150 abstracts and papers received and scheduled for delivery at the conference and 15 workshops, 11 excellent Keynote Speakers and more. Be there!


Esri and National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) Silver Sponsors for GSDI 15

esri logoEsri has joined GSDI 15 as a Silver Sponsor and will be offering a workshop on “A Platform for Building Safe and Resilient Communities.” When a disaster strikes, knowing what you need and how to find it can be the key factor that saves lives, resources, and critical infrastructure. Limited data sharing between departments and agencies can be disastrous in an emergency situation. The workshop will demonstrate how to minimize the impact of an emergency by connecting people to the data and resources they need. Participants will see how WebGIS can enable the sharing of critical information both within and across organizations, enabling effective and controlled collaboration – empowering everyone to make faster and better decisions.

NCSIST logoNCSIST is active in the development of an Intelligent Surveillance System (ISS), advancing the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) which connects sensors and other electronic devices through the Internet. Another focus includes the development of the Disaster Prevention and Relief System, a decision support system which includes a unified disaster framework, public resource management, and automatic, real-time public resource-disaster assignment. NCSIST’s work on mini-UAVs is being applied to disaster rescue and joint maneuvers of troops.

For more information, see GSDI 15 welcomes Esri and NCSIST as Silver Sponsors

The latest Keynote presenter to be announced is The latest to be announced is Dr Tso-Chien Pan, Executive Director and Professor at the Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management (ICRM) of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Dr Pan joins 10 other distinguished GSDI 15 Keynote Speakers announced previouisly. For more information visit New Keynote Speakers for GSDI 15 Conference announced.

GSDI are pleased to announce that five grants from the Group on Earth Observation (GEO) have also been awarded to participants from developing nations to attend GSDI 15 and present their papers. GSDI gratefully acknowledges GEO for this splendid support. For more information visit GSDI 15 to award GEO travel grants to developing country participants.

Register today here - http://gsdi15.org.tw/registration.

Download a presentation about GSDI and the GSDI 15 World Conference here (PDF).


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 The GSDI Association is an inclusive organization of academic and research institutions, government agencies, commercial firms, NGOs and individuals from around the world.

The purpose of the organization is to promote international cooperation and collaboration in support of local, national and international Spatial Data Infrastructure research, education, capacity building and implementation challenges, issues and good practice from around the globe that will allow nations to better address social, economic, and environmental issues of pressing importance.

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Our Vision is a world where everyone can readily discover, access and apply geographic information to improve their daily lives.

Our Purpose is to encourage international cooperation that stimulates the implementation and development of national, regional and local spatial data infrastructures.

Our Mission is to advance geo-information best practices, knowledge sharing and capacity building for the improved sharing and application of geographic information.