2017 URISA Exemplary Systems in Government Award Recipients Announced

URISA Is pleased to announce the recipients of 2017 Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) Awards. Since 1980, URISA's ESIG Awards have recognized extraordinary achievements in the use of geospatial information technology that have improved the delivery and quality of government services. The award competition is open to all public agencies at the federal, state/provincial, regional and local levels. Applications were submitted within Enterprise and Single Process System categories.

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2017 URISA Board Election Results Announced

URISA is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 URISA Board of Directors’ election. Kim McDonough will serve in the position of President-Elect and Lynn Dupont, Glenn O'Grady and Bryan Townsend will serve as Directors. They will all begin their three-year terms at the conclusion of GIS-Pro 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida this October.

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Contribute to Global Research Agenda for Geospatial Data Science

Research Data Alliance (RDA) is a global community-driven organisation launched and supported by the European Commission together with partners from other regions of the world. RDA has the goal of building the social and technical infrastructure to enable open sharing of research data across geographical boundaries and disciplines.

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Planners Can Earn Ample CM Credits At URISA Conferences

All professional planners who are members of the American Planning Association's professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), must engage in mandatory continuing education to maintain their certification. AICP members must earn a total of 32 CM credits (1 contact hour = 1 CM credit) within their two-year reporting period.

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Quality KEN Call for Papers: 2nd International Workshop on Spatial Data Quality

EuroGeographics is pleased to announce a call for papers for the 2nd International Workshop on Spatial Data Quality to be held in Malta on February 6th and 7th 2018. The EuroGeographics Quality Knowledge Exchange Network are organising this event in conjunction with EuroSDR, OGC and ISO.

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GSDI President Interview in GIM International and GSDI Column

GSDi's President, Dave Lovell, has an extensive interview on "Maximising the Benefit of Geospatial Information" in the August issue of GIM International magazine. Download the article here and visit the magazine website here https://www.gim-international.com/magazine. See also the GSDI monthly column for August in GIM International, available here as well.