4th UN-GGIM High Level Forum to focus on land administration, cadastres, land data needs

UN GGIM logoThe United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), in collaboration with the Government of Ethiopia and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), will host the Fourth High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management at UNECA’s Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 20-22 April 2016.

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2016 URISA Vanguard Cabinet Announced

URISA is pleased to announce the 2016 members of its Vanguard Cabinet.

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Expanding the SDI environment: comparing current spatial data infrastructure with emerging indoor location-based services

IJDE journalAuthor(s): David J. Coleman, Abbas Rajabifard & Kris W. Kolodziej
International Journal of Digital Earth, published online 4 January 2016 [not an open access journal]

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Data Accessibility (Organizational) Self-Assessment Tool: CODATA webinar

COINAtlanticThe Coastal and Ocean Information Network Atlantic (COINAtlantic) in Atlantic Canada has developed, in collaboration with Dr. Bertrum MacDonald of the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, a self-assessment tool for use by data-providing organizations to measure their effectiveness at providing access to their data.

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Event: Spatial data on the Web, 10 February 2016, Amersfoort, NL

SpatialDataWeb Conference 10Feb2016In the last two decades, location data has undergone many evolutions, due to, among other reasons, the development of the Web. Many initiatives, related to the theme of Spatial data on the Web, currently are underway. This event will discuss the latest state-of-the-art, from both a GIS perspective and that of the Web world. The organizers will bring together the Linked Data and GIS communities for a fruitful discussion of current and future steps to be taken.

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ISO/TC 211: 41st meeting resolutions & presentations from Standards in Action Workshop

ISOTC211The resolutions are available from the 41st ISO/TC 211 Geographic information/Geomatics meeting held in Sydney, Australia, 10-11 December, 2015. Presentations from the Standards in Action Workshop also can be accessed online.

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