URISA Joins the NextGen911 NOW Coalition

URISA is pleased to announce it has joined the NG911 NOW Coalition and its other partner organizations around a unified goal of deploying Next Generation 911 (NG911) services by the end of 2020.

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Molly Schar Named First NSGIC Executive Director

NSGIC Adds Resource to Increase Coordination Among States and Strengthen Spatial Data Infrastructure Advocacy

FOREST HILL, MD, June 15, 2016 – The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) has announced that Molly Schar will join the organization as its first executive director. Schar, an established nonprofit executive with significant leadership experience growing organizational programs and revenue, will take the post on June 20.

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USA: Reminder, nominations due May 6th for Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

doug nebertThis award recognizes an individual or a team representing Federal, State, Tribal, regional, and (or) local government, academia, or non­profit and professional organization that has developed an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability used by multiple organizations that furthers the vision of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The award honors Doug D. Nebert who was a respected colleague, technical visionary, and recognized national leader in the establishment of spatial data infrastructures (SDI).

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USA: FGDC accepting nominations for Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

doug nebertThis award recognizes an individual or a team representing Federal, State, Tribal, regional, and (or) local government, academia, or non­profit and professional organization that has developed an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability used by multiple organizations that furthers the vision of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The award honors Doug D. Nebert who was a respected colleague, technical visionary, and recognized national leader in the establishment of spatial data infrastructures (SDI).

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USA: Department of Transportation launches National Transit Map Initiative

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched an initiative to create a National Transit Map, which is a critical missing element in the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.

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Canada: Findings of Canadian Geomatics Environmental Scan and Value Study now available for download

NRCan logoThe final reports on the findings of the Canadian Geomatics Environmental Scan and Value Study are now available for download.

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