EuroGeographics focuses on policy participation with new appointment

EuroGeographicsEuroGeographics has appointed an international relations expert to enable Europe’s National Mapping, Cadastral and Land Registry Authorities to contribute to policy initiatives and legislation.

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The Geoscape Sydney dataset Now Available

With the backdrop of the Locate17 conference in Sydney, PSMA Australia officially launched Geoscape and released the highly-anticipated Sydney dataset on 5 April 2017.

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OGC appoints Dr. Luis Bermudez to head OGC Innovation Program

Continuing Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®)’s leadership in advancing geospatial information, OGC is pleased to announce Dr. Luis Bermudez as the new Executive Director of OGC’s Innovation Program (previously the Interoperability Program).

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GSDI Members Speaking at Digital Earth 10-Locate17 Conference in Sydney

Dr. Gabor Remetey-Fülöpp, of the Hungarian Association for Geo-information (GSDI Association Members) and special representative of the GSDI Association to CEOS and GEO, is keynote speaker and chair of Stream 8 - Virtual Globes - at the Digital Earth Symposium 10 and Locate17 Confernece being held this week in Sydney, Australia.

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OGC requests public comment on proposed GeoRSS Community Standard by 27 April

First available in 2006, GeoRSS is a simple, yet powerful, approach for geo-enabling RSS/Atom feeds - that is, tagging them with location information. GeoRSS standardizes the way in which ‘where’ is encoded in feeds, so that applications can request, aggregate, share, and map geographic information from across the web. GeoRSS is extensible and upwardly-compatible with more sophisticated formats like the OGC Geography Markup Language (GML).

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An Invitation from Jack Dangermond to Share Your Work 

I would like to extend my personal invitation to you to attend this summer's Esri User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego (July 10–14). We are already busy planning this event, and my sense is it will not only be our biggest but also our most interesting UC ever.

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