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Norwegian Minister: Proprietary Formats No Longer Acceptable in Communication with Government Tatle, June 29, 2005--On presenting his new plan for information technology in Norway - "eNorge 2009 - the digital leap", Norwegian Minister of Modernization Morten Andreas Meyer at a press conference in Oslo declared "Proprietary formats will no longer be acceptable in communication between citizens and government."
Quake Watch Turns to Tech by Stephanie Olsen, July 6, 2005, CNET News.com - While they're no more sure of the next big earthquake than a gambler is of the outcome of a football game, scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey are getting better at setting the odds and getting the word out thanks to new technologies and the near-ubiquity of the Web.
GML Days 2005
Date: July 18 - 22, 2005
Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
GML Days 2005 will be the fourth annual conference on the OGC Geography Mark-up Language (GML) and Web Services for GIS. GML is rapidly emerging as the world standard for the XML encoding of geographic information and is the foundation for the Geo-Web. GML is being applied to a wide range of geographic applications including homeland security & critical infrastructure protection, integrated land and resource management, location-based services, telematics and intelligent transportation systems, and oceanography.
Date: July 21 - 23, 2005
Place: AECC Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
6th International Symposium Computer Mapping and GIS for Coastal Zone Management Defining and Building a Marine and Coastal Spatial Data Infrastructure As a major event, the CoastGIS series of conferences attracts an international audience of coastal researchers, managers and practitioners who use one or more of the geospatial technologies. CoastGIS 2005 will be held in Aberdeen, Scotland at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).
Date: July 21 - 23, 2005
Place: Aberdeen, Scotland,, United Kingdom
CoastGIS 2005 is the sixth International Symposium on GIS and Computer Cartography for Coastal Zone Management. It is also the second CoastGIS Symposium to be offered in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. In association with the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) we are now pleased to invite you to visit Aberdeen once again and to participate in CoastGIS 2005: 21st-23rd July 2005. As a major event, the CoastGIS series attracts an international audience of coastal researchers, managers, practitioners who use one or more of the geospatial technologies. CoastGIS 2005 will be held in Aberdeen Scotland at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).
25th Annual ESRI User Conference
Date: July 25 - 29, 2005
Place: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA USA
Discover a community of peers eager to share their ideas, expertise, and practical applications of GIS in their organizations at the largest GIS event of the year.
Eighth Annual Society for Conservation GIS
Date: July 31 - August 2, 2005
Place: Asilomar Conference Grounds Pacific Grove, CA USA
The conference will discuss and promote the use of geospatial technologies for the conservation of natural resources and cultural heritage throughout the world. Technical applications of GIS in conservation, as well as recurring philosophical and ethical issues faced by conservationists, will be explored.
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