GSDI 15 welcomes Dr. Yinhai Wang to keynote on Smart Transportation

The 15th Global Spatial Data Infrastructure World Conference (GSDI 15) is pleased to add Dr. Yinhai Wang to the conference keynote speaker line-up. Each GSDI Association World Conference brings together engaging speakers and specialists together to explore the challenges and innovations related to increasing access to and use of geospatial data. The overall theme of GSDI 15, set for 29 November to 2 December, 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan, is “Spatial Enablement in the Smart Homeland.” It will focus on three principle sectors – Smart Disaster Prevention, Smart Transportation, and Smart Cities.

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One month left until GSDI 15 - Workshop Registrations Open!

Online registration is now open for the 20 Workshops scheduled to be delivered at the GSDI 15 World Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, 29 November to 2 December. All workshops are free to attend!

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Pror Ian Masser receives GSDI Global Citizen Award

Ian MasserEmeritus Professor Ian Masser received the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Global Citizen Award in 2016, only the fourth time this award has been made since the founding of GSDI. “This is the greatest moment in my life,” Masser said, “I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard the news.”

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GSDI 15 welcomes Dr Tso-Chien Pan to Keynote on Disaster Management

The 15th Global Spatial Data Infrastructure World Conference (GSDI 15) is pleased to now have Dr Tso-Chien Pan, Executive Director and Professor at the Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management (ICRM) of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, on board as a keynote speaker, rounding out GSDI 15’s focus on disaster management.

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GSDI 15 welcomes Esri and NCSIST as Silver Sponsors

The 15th Global Spatial Data Infrastructure World Conference (GSDI 15) is thrilled to welcome Esri, the global leader in GIS technology, and the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST), Taiwan’s top military and civilian science and technology research institute, as Silver Sponsors.

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Esri offering GSDI 15 workshop on “Platform for Building Safe and Resilient Communities”

Esri has joined 15th Global Spatial Data Infrastructure World Conference (GSDI 15) as a Silver Sponsor and will be offering a workshop on “A Platform for Building Safe and Resilient Communities.”

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GSDI 15 to award GEO travel grants to developing country participants

The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Association is pleased to announce that the Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO, http://www.earthobservations.org/) is generously providing financial support in the form of travel grants to SDI implementers from developing countries to participate in the 15th GSDI World Conference (GSDI 15), in Taipei, 29 November to 2 December 2016.

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