Arvo Kokkonen of NLS (Finland) takes over as Chairman of Arctic SDI

NLS of Finland logoFinland's Chairmanship of the Arctic Council started in May 2017. The National Land Survey of Finland participates in Arctic SDI (Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure ). The Directors General of the National Mapping Agencies of the member states of the Arctic Council (Finland, Iceland, Russia, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Canada and the United States) met in Porvoo on 1–2 June 2017.

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Dassault Systèmes joins OGC as a Principal Member

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is pleased to announce that Dassault Systèmes has joined the OGC as a Principal Member.

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EuroGeographics Messenger 2/2017 Published

The EuroGeographics Messenger 2/2017 newsletter has been published, a special edition with news from Extraordinary General Assembly.

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OGC is calling for sponsors for an innovative interoperability initiative, Testbed 14

On 23 May 2017, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has issued a call for sponsors for an innovative interoperability initiative, Testbed 14.

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FGDC hosting free 2017 ISO Metadata Summit 24 May

FGDC hosting free 2017 ISO Metadata Summit to improve geospatial data & services discovery. The FGDC is hosting a 2017 International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Metadata Summit May 24, 2017, from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM at USGS Headquarters in Reston, VA, to improve geospatial data and services discovery and use for federal and non-federal National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) stakeholders and users.

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EuroGeographics welcomes land registration authorities from Malta and Scotland as new members

EuroGeographicsLand registration authorities from Malta and Scotland are the latest organisations to become full members of international not-for-profit association, EuroGeographics.

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How to use Docker containers for the deployment of geospatial services

Deployment of spatial data infrastructures and/or geospatial services is a complicated task due to the orchestration of multiple applications.

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