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URISA GISCorps Committee Newsletter for November

This has been an extremely busy and fruitful quarter for URISA's GISCorps and its amazing volunteers! We have been engaged in nine new projects, completed two missions and are processing new requests on a regular basis. The total number of projects is now at 154 with over 530 volunteers deployed to over 50 countries around the world.

INFOTÉR 5 Conference on 6-7 November 2014, Balatonfüred, Hungary

The Hungarian IT Pro Society Association and the ICT Association of Hungary held the INFOTÉR 5 (IT Pro Society) Conference at the Anna Grand Hotel in Balatonfüred from 6-7 November 2014. This latest instalment in the conference series was the fifth such event for ICT in the government and NGO sectors, as well as enterprises with a stake in building an ICT society. This year's event was special as it took place at the start of a new government term and EU budget period.

GSDI SDI Regional Newsletter for November 2014 Published

The GSDI SDI Regional Newsletter for November 2014 is now available at the GSDI Newsletter archive at: You can also download it directly (PDF) from this link:

GEO-XI Week - AfriGEOSS Side Event in Geneva, 12 November

One of the side events during GEO-XI week in Geneva, that is open to all, is the AfriGEOSS & Capacity Building Side Event: Interconnecting needs, capabilities and resources for Africa to be held on Wednesday, 12 November 2014, from 0830 to 1745 in Salle B of the WMO building, where GEO-XI week is being hosted.

Organizers include:

2015 INSPIRE-GWF Conference Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended

INSPIRE Geospatial World Forum 2015 Conference - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS!

Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this exciting collaboration!

DGI 2015 Update - Benchmarking Report Published

The team behind Worldwide Business Research’s DGI conference have just created an insightful benchmarking report.

Download the report here to see the results:

Geospatial Advancement Canada Conference Update

The Geospatial Advancement Canada Conference will be held 3-5 March 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Visit the conference website here:

The agenda includes:

Locate15 Conference 2015 - Call for Presenters

Location technologies, services and data are all about inspiring us to reach new levels of understanding - about our organisations, where we live, the planet, or about ourselves. Inspiration comes from making new connections based on location information, solving social, political and economic problems, and sheer innovation and imagination in applying location technologies.

MundoGEO/GeoSUR webinar: European Location Framework (ELF) project Webinar 31 October

MundoGEO and GeoSUR Program ( invite you to join this webinar about the European Location Framework project.

Date: Friday, October 31, 2014

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT


Call for Papers - Esri UC 2015 - Deadline 31 October!

Papers Matter!  Why? Because of You.

You are GIS. Your work matters. From the software developer to the GIS manager, from the forester to the school teacher, we are looking for presentation concepts for the 2015 Esri UC.

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