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GSDI & IGS Global Newsletters - View Online

All GSDI & IGS Global Newsletters from the first issue (October 2011) to the present are now viewable online using the reader provided by ISSUU.

The system offers a download facility and full text, online searching of contents.

Report: National Mapping Authority Perspective: International Geospatial Standards

National Mapping Authority Perspective: International Geospatial Standards

Lead Authors: Gerardo Esparza, INEGI, Mexico, and Steven Ramage, Ordnance Survey International, Great Britain. Published July 2014.

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Joint INSPIRE and GWF 2015 Conference - Submissions Open

The 2015 INSPIRE Conference and Geospatial World Forum 2015 will be jointly organised on 25-29 May 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The joint conference theme "Convergence: Policies + Practices + Processes via PPP" aims to address the need for greater coordination among policy-makers, technology providers and users to benefit the industry, and to highlight geospatial workflows as an enabler for successful PPPs by facilitating more informed decision making among the stakeholders.

GSDI and IGS Global Newsletter Vol 4 No 7

News from the GSDI Association and the International Geospatial Society

Vol. 4, No. 7, 2014

This news in PDF format is available under or directly at

Pre-announcement: 1st IJSDIR Special Call for Geospatial Dataset Descriptions

The International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research (IJSDIR) has just made a pre-announcement for the 1st IJSDIR Special Call for Geospatial Dataset Descriptions.

SDI Regional Newsletter for August 2014

The GSDI SDI Regional Newsletter for August 2014, now covering all six regions of the globe, is now available at the GSDI Newsletter archive at You can also download it directly (PDF) from this link:

4th Session of UN Committee on GGIM in New York 6-8 August

The Fourth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) will be held from 6-8 August 2014 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Geospatial Intelligence Vital In Investigating Malaysia Flight MH17

Satellite images of the final moments as the Malaysian Plane was shot down on the Russia/Ukraine Border have been released.

2nd EUROGI imaGIne Conference - 2014 - 8-9 October in Berlin

Geographic Information: An Exciting Major Economic Growth Sector with Substantial Societal Impacts

According to a report published last year for Google, prepared by the British research company Oxera, the Geographic Information (GI) sector is estimated to be globally worth about $150 - 270 billion annually. This is approximately one third the size of the global aviation industry.

ICA to publish new professional journal

In the June ICA Newsletter, ICA President Bengt Rystedt announced launch of a new scientific newsletter by ICA from 2015. Here is an excerpt from his announcement in the Newsletter.

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