The GSDI 15 World Conference preparations are well underway, with more than 150 abstracts and papers received and scheduled for delivery at the conference and more than a dozen workshops, 9 excellent Keynote Speakers and more. Be there!
The latest Keynote presenter to be announced is Dr Winnie Tang, Founder and Chairman of Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited, one of the international offices of Esri. Esri are one of the original founding members of the GSDI Association. Dr Tang will be speaking on 'Building Spatial Data Infrastructure for Smart City' and joins the 8 other world class Keynotes speakers already engaged. See the press release here (PDF) and the full announcement here.
Register today here - http://gsdi15.org.tw/registration.
"The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association - Advancing a Location Enabled World”
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.