When compiling this group of predictions, I looked back on what I had tagged for 2011 as predictions going forward. Some of those are still on the list, others are new.
The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) invites submissions for the Atlas of Design, a new publication “dedicated to furthering the art and craft of cartography through inspirational examples.” The Atlas features full-color maps showcasing the most beautiful, intriguing, innovative cartography and thoughtful commentary accompanying the entries. All mapmakers are encouraged to offer their work for consideration.
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Penny Holland, Business Development Manager for Oce North America met with GISCafe’s Sanjay Gangal at Autodesk University 2011 in Las Vegas in December. She noted a much more positive response from attendees and exhibitors this year than in past recent years.
Exciting new technologies from BOXX Technologies were presented at Autodesk University 2011 in Las Vegas in December 2011. GISCafe’s Sanjay Gangal met with Shoaib Mohammad, VP Marketing for BOXX Technologies to talk about what the company offers.
Sanjay Gangal interviewed Marc Dulude, CEO of Rand Worldwide at Autodesk University 2011 in Las Vegas.
Good map depicted the Iowa Republican Caucuses and how each county voted in The New York Times. You can filter data by demographics, median income, other (such as college education), and who won in 2008.
On December 16, 2011, Soyuz launched the Pléiades 1a satellite from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), a new version of the satellite that flew in October. The Pléiades 1a was built by Astrium for the French space agency CNES.
In partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project, Autodesk has developed an interactive map displaying the cities around world that are trying to fight climate change as participants in the CDP Cities program.