News from EUROGI Members – LATGIS: Invitation to Latvian Geospatial Information Technology Conference

Latvian GIS Association organizes Latvian Geospatial Information Technology Conference on December 8, 2017 at the Academic Center for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia. The aim of the conference is to create a common understanding of the geospatial information technology sector in Latvia, its challenges and development trends. This kind of conference in Latvia has not taken place for several years. Different area- specific themes and issues have been touched on a number of occasions during events organized by several organizations, but this is an opportunity for all stakeholders to exchange the latest information, to gain an insight into achievements of the field and to engage and to foster the development of geospatial information technology in their organization or company. Conference program includes presentations from both – local geospatial information policy creators and promoters and geospatial information technology developers. Achievements, current challenges, experience of foreign representatives and other relevant topics, including issues related to the opening of data and technology, will be presented at the conference. Detailed conference program will be published shortly. We advise you to follow up on the conference news on the homepage of the Latvian GIS Association Participation in the conference is free of […]

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News from EUROGI Members – LISA: LISA and GI Norden Conference, October 12, 2017

LISA organisation of GI in Iceland and GI Norden are organising a conference in Iceland on 12th of October 2017. The venue is Grand Hotel Reykjavík The objective of the conference is knowledge sharing/best practises on emergencies and to encourage the exchange of experience and information on successful examples of management and assessment of hazard, risk and climate changes. The main focus of the conference will be Environmental Risk Assessment; Flooding, monitoring and analysis; Climate Change; Environmental policy; Security and Public Safety; Spatial Data Infrastructure; New devises in mapping and monitoring: Smart mapping. The Conference Committee welcome users and researchers in the GI Sector to send in Proposals for Papers for the Conference.Call for Abstract deadline August 1 2017 Preliminary programme

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EARSC competition “European EO Product of the Year”

Following the great success of the EARSC EO Company of the year award, we decided in 2016 to launch a new award for the EO Product of the year. This attracted strong competition with the final award winner being “Rocket in your Pocket” by Jeobrowser. The award is open again for 2017 and you are invited to submit your entry which this year will focus on products supporting the SDGs. EARSC European EO product award for 2017 will recognise a product which will support the implementation of the SDGs at national, regional and/or local levels, and the monitoring and reporting against the global indicator framework. This is your opportunity to follow in the steps of previous award winners and benefit from the prestige of winning an EARSC​ ​award! More information at the following link

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