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Agile 2015 Call for Participation

18th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science: “Geographic information Science as an enabler of smarter cities and communities” will be held on 9-12 June 2015 in Lisboa, Portugal.

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Keynote Speakers

URISA's GISCorps Volunteers Respond to the Call for Typhoon Pam

Twenty-two GISCorps volunteers responded to the call for Typhoon Pam, which devastated the island nation of Vanuatu on March 13, 2015. The Digital Humanitarian Network was activated by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and member organizations formed interdisciplinary teams to quickly monitor, process, and analyze incoming information from social media.

INSPIRE-Geospatial World Forum 2015 Brochure for Download

Comprehensive overview of what you can expect at the biggest geospatial collaboration platform of the year is now available in one booklet.

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ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform, 20-22 October 2015 - Lisbon, Portugal

The biggest ICT event in the EU calendar is back! Join us during ICT 2015 to network, follow interesting debates in the conference, hear the latest news on the new European Commission's policies and initiatives with regard to R&I in ICT, find information about funding opportunities and much more! See

ISDE Video Competition for Young people

The 9th International Symposium on Digital Earth - “Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet” will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from 5 – 9 October, 2015

Geomatics Indaba 2015 Call for Papers Update - 30 April Deadline

Geomatics Indaba 2015 is a fully inclusive geomatics sector conference, exhibition and training event, encompassing all levels of interested and relevant persons, organisations, government departments and agencies, municipalities, public and private companies, NGOs, universities and training organisations - from students to professionals; junior staff to executives, officials and leaders; in both the public and private sectors; from South Africa, Africa and abroad.

DATE: 11, 12 & 13 August 2015

ISDE 9th Symposium Call for Special Session and Workshop Abstracts by 17 April

Second Call for Abstracts and Special Sessions for the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth

DIGITAL EARTH 2015 - "Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet" – will be held in Halifax, NS, Canada from 5-9 October.

Call for participation: AFREF Data Holding and Analysis Centres

The African Geodetic Reference Frame (AFREF) Steering Committee calls for participation to solicit support in the establishment of Data Holding and Data Analysis Centres. AFREF is considered important for the sustainable development of Africa by providing a common reference system for mapping and production of geographic information.

MYGEOSS First Call For Innovative Apps in environmental and social domains

Context and challenge

US GAO report on NSDI implementation deficiencies

On the heals of the COGO NSDI report card (, GAO has released (another) report highlighting deficiencies in NSDI implementation : Geospatial Data: Progress needed on identifying expenditures, building and utilizing a data infrastructure, and reducing duplicative efforts

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