Americas and Caribbean: Seminar on Geospatial Information for social, environmental and economic development

UN GGIM Americas logoThe Fourth Session of the United Nations Regional Committee on Global Geospatial Information Management for the Americas (UN-GGIM Americas, http://www.un-ggim-americas.org/) is being held April 3-5, 2017, under the framework of the "Seminar on Geospatial Information for the social, environmental and economic development of the countries of the Americas and the Caribbean" in Santiago, Chile.

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Caribbean: OECS Commission holds talks towards regional geographic data sharing strategy

OECS logoThe OECS Commission recently conducted a virtual Geographic Information Strategy or GIS Symposium which is part of plans towards a Regional Geographic Data Strategy. The virtual GIS symposium on Wednesday June 22nd 2016, is described as a pioneering initiative to lay the foundation for a fully developed regional data ecosystem.

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Argentina: XI IDERA Conference held

IDERA Argentina Conference2016On June 23-24, 2016, the XI IDERA Conference was held in the city of Neuquen. Over 350 representatives of public and private organizations attended.

The Spatial Data Infrastructure of Argentina (IDERA) is a geospatial information community that aims to promote the publication of data, products and services in an efficient and timely manner as a fundamental contribution to the democratization of access to information produced by the State and various stakeholders, and to support decision making in the various activities of the public, private, academic, non-governmental and civil society levels.

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Peru: Training Day in Cusco for regional government on SDI implementation

Peru SDI CuscoThe National Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology (ONGEI) of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM), in coordination with the Regional Government Cusco organized the Workshop Seminar: Spatial Data Infrastructure to support regional management and workshop Course: Induction the implementation of infrastructure from 20 to 22 May 2016 institutional spatial data.

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Argentina: XI IDERA Conference, 23-24 June 2016, Neuquen

Chile XI Jornadas IDERAOn 23 and 24 June, the XI IDERA Conference will be held in the city of Neuquen, Neuquen province. In this conference, organized by IDERA and the Government of the Province of Neuquen, knowledge and dissemination of spatial data infrastructures and the benefits that interoperability of geospatial information brings to society will be encouraged. In addition, the conference will further strengthen IDERA through the meeting of the Assembly.

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URISA’s 2016 Caribbean GIS Conference schedule online

caribbeanGISconference2016The 2016 URISA Caribbean GIS Conference is being held 5-8 September 2016 in Barbados. The Conference  is organized by a committee of Caribbean GIS experts, who dedicate considerable time and energy to developing an important educational program. 

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