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Chinese Translation of August 2014 Regional Newsletter Available

The Chinese translation of the Asia-Pacific section of the GSDI SDI Regional Newsletter for August 2014 is now available for dowload at this link:

Geospatial and Engineering International Conference - Discounts Offered until 4 September

The United States is just 2 percent of the land area of the Earth, 4 percent of the world's population, and 27 percent of the global economy.

Shouldn't you look to expand into the global market?

Assessing the Socio-economic Impacts and Value of “Open” Geospatial Information Workshop

The workshop on "Assessing the Socio-economic Impacts and Value of “Open” Geospatial Information" will be held on October 28-29, 2014, a George Washington University, Washington DC.

The objectives of this workshop are to examine the consequences of the changing technology, data, and policy landscape, evaluate the emerging new data-driven paradigms, and advance the state -of-the-art methodologies to measure the resulting socioeconomic impacts.

1st Annual Pan-Canadian SDI Summit 2014

GeoDiscover Alberta, in conjunction with GeoConnections, is pleased to announce that registration to the 1st annual Pan-Canadian Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Summit is now open. Being held in Calgary from September 17 to 19, 2014, this SDI Summ

PositionIT publishes GSDI 14 Conference Paper

The August issue of PositionIT magazine has published the GSDI 14 Conference paper "Mapping small scale irrigation farms utilizing GIS technology in North West Province, South Africa" by Lobina Palamuleni from North West University.

See the full article here:

European regional SDI INSPIRE issues Call for Facilitators – Thematic Clusters

All infrastructures, and INSPIRE is no exception, require maintenance and evolution if they want to remain relevant to their goals and stakeholders. The experience gained during the development of the Technical Guidelines (e.g.

National Geospatial Advisory Committee: The Shape of Geo to Come

News from the blog of Butch Lazorchak:

Joint International Conference in Toronto, October 2014

The Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modelling and Applications will be held from 6-8 October 2014 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre, Toronto, Canada’

Keynote Speakers

European Commission encourages re-use of Public Sector Information

On 17 July, the European Commission published guidelines to help EU Member States benefit from the revised Directive on the re-use of public sector information (PSI Directive). These guidelines explain for example how to give access to weather data, traffic data, property asset data and maps.

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.

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