16th - 18th September 2013: East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham
For what is thought to the first time ever, the heads of the five British Mapping and Charting agencies will come together to discuss the future of mapping
Intergraph announces the launch of the Intergraph Geospatial 2013 world tour.
Aerial mapping company Bluesky has launched a new service streaming 3D aerial photos via the Internet. The Stereo Web Map (SWM) allows high resolution aerial images to be viewed in 3D and enables users to take height measurements from the images and digitise 3D mapping, all online.
A number of events will be featured at GIS-Pro 2011: URISA’s 49th Annual Conference taking place November 1-4, 2011 in Indianapolis. An “All Things Geospatial” evening Ignite session, Lightning Talks, an OpenStreetMap Lab, Esri Technical Workshops and User Group Meeting, and a DevMeetUp are all on the program this year. In addition to full-day URISA Certified Workshops, peer presentations and invited speakers and panelists, URISA is also hosting a working group during the conference to develop the final tier of the Geospatial Technology Competency Model for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). This tier will establish the competencies needed for GIS managers.
Esri created and released a new, comprehensive map of the world's oceans and coastal areas. The Ocean Basemap is now available as a cached map service in ArcGIS Online. The first basemap of its kind, the Ocean Basemap is designed to support a variety of maritime GIS applications.
Longtime GIS educator David DiBiase joins Esri as the director of education within the company’s Industry Solutions division. He succeeds current director, Dr. Michael Gould, who is returning to Europe to manage Esri’s education programs in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
The Head Office of Geodesy and Cartography in Poland (GUGiK) is implementing an Esri-based solution to support compliance with the European Union’s Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE) Directive. The directive sets out a framework and timetable for implementing a pan-European spatial data infrastructure (SDI) to address multinational and multi-agency issues. GUGiK is the central state administration unit responsible for national policy related to geodesy and cartography.
Notes and Comments on the Composition of Terrestrial and Celestial Maps, recently republished by Esri Press, brings to light the work of Johann Heinrich Lambert, a man whose work constitutes the beginning of the modern period in mathematical cartography.