Owen Powell has joined the Commercial Team as an Account Manager, with responsibility for the Transport vertical. Software Engineer Jon Hawkesworth has traded Capgemini for Dotted Eyes where he will be working in the Development team, delivering projects built on ResponseMX web mapping technology.
In response to increased demand for corporate wide GIS implementation, Chris Allison has joined the company as Project Consultant. The Company’s youngest recruit, Andrew Brittan, joined immediately after graduating from the University of Birmingham with a BSc in Geography.
Tele Atlas and Zagat Survey, LLC announced an agreement to make Zagat Survey ratings and reviews available for Tele Atlas digital map users.
NVision Solutions Inc., The Boeing Company, and NAVTEQ recently demonstrated a prototype emergency management “common operating picture” at the 2007 Pacific Northwest Asymmetric Warfare Initiative.
The federally-funded Center for Asymmetric Warfare (CAW) designed the annual regional emergency-management drill to increase protection against terrorism and provide shared working experience for thousands of first responders, military and other homeland defense professionals responding to a crisis.
Blue Marble Geographics announced the addition of support for 3-D ESRI Shapefiles (SHP), as well as enhanced support of 3-D AutoCAD files (DWG/DXF) and 3-D MicroStation Design files (DGN). GeoTranslate users can also look forward to enhanced layer level renditions and other minor enhancements. Blue Marble’s coordinate conversion technology is the basis of GeoTranslate 5.0, and is used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, government and military organizations.
NavCom Technology, Inc. announced the release of the SF-2110M and SF-2110R modular L1 StarFire GPS receivers. Using StarFire, the world's first global satellite based augmentation system for use with single and dual GPS frequency receivers, NavCom's SF-2110M and SF-2110R receivers provide instantaneous 50 cm accuracy, anywhere in the world, anytime.
IDV Solutions launched a new public facing demo, the Demographics Visualizer. The demo provides users with complete access to a sample composite application to visualize and explore current US demographics data. The Demographics Visualizer is designed to give users the opportunity to experience IDV Solutions’ Visual Fusion software capabilities and its ability to solve their business problems.
A new Mobile GIS field software program -- TopPAD 7.0.1 – from Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) allows users to take GIS layers into the field for verification and update. When installed on Topcon's hand-held GMS-2 or a Topcon field controller, TopPAD can collect and update position and attribute information using customized forms.
Garmin has launched the Edge 705 and Edge 605 – the latest innovations in the popular line of integrated personal training systems for recreational and advanced cyclists. The Edge 705 and Edge 605 provide mapping capabilities, street navigation and a 2.2” color display in addition to tracking vertical profiles, climb and descent, altitude, speed, distance, and time.
|Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR)|
|Date||:||August 29 - September 1, 2007|
Jakarta Convention Center, Pusat DKI , Jakarta , Indonesia
|CLEAR invites your involvement in our 27th annual conference, "Promoting Regulatory Excellence." We are accepting session proposals relating to critical issues in professional regulation that are designed to help our attendees carry out their vital shared mission of public protection|
|APWA International Public Works Congress & Expo|
|Date||:||September 9 - 12, 2007|
|Place||:||Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center
San Antonio, TX USA
|APWA invites you to join us at the 2007 Congress! We’re combining the Best Show in Public Works with the Big State of Texas to bring you the “Biggest and Best Show in Public Works!” Join us in San Antonio to mingle with your peers and learn how you can improve your agency’s performance.|
|Annual Conference 2007 Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society|
|Date||:||September 11 - 14, 2007|
|In recent years remote sensing and photogrammetry have seen a revolution in the technology and range of products available. The focus of the 2007 annual conference will be to explore the means by which these new data sources can be exploited to their full potential. The meeting aims to encompass a broad spectrum of interests, from sensor design and advanced analytical techniques to commercial utilisation and data management. The conference will include sessions sponsored by ISPRS Working Groups I/4 (Airborne digital photogrammetric sensor systems) and IV/9 (Mapping from high resolution data).|
|20th annual GIS in the Rockies conference|
|Date||:||September 12 - 14, 2007|
|Place||:||INVESCO Field at Mile High
Denver, CO USA
|The Rocky Mountain region's premier geospatial information and technology conference. The 20th annual GIS in the Rockies conference will be held at INVESCO Field at Mile High September 12-14, 2007|
|Annual International Conference and Exhibition - Location Asia 2007|
|Date||:||September 13 - 14, 2007|
|Place||:||Hotel Kowloon Shangri-La
|Location Asia 2007 is an International Conference and Exhibition in the field of positioning, navigation and timing technologies, organised by GIS Development and Co-Organised by Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Navigation and Positioning technology is an enabling utility that can markedly improve human activities. It is a key element fuelling growth in both infrastructure provision and location related business sevices. As we stand at the exciting horizon of Tagged World’, there is a need to create awareness about the potential of navigation and positioning technology and build capacity of the local industry to design and develop products to meet the future requirements.|
|Mapping Georgia Communities: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis|
|Date||:||September 13 - 14, 2007|
|Place||:||One Glenlake Parkway
Suite 200, Atlanta, GA USA
|This workshop is customized for each city in which it is taught.
Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their community
|2007 PaSDC DATA USER CONFERENCE|
|Date||:||September 13, 2007|
|Place||:|| Holiday Inn Harrisburg/Hershey
604 Station Road, Grantville, PA 17028 USA
|PAMAP is a continuation of a long standing mapping tradition in the United States. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources-(DCNR) Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey (BTGS) has, for more than a century, cooperated in the joint funding and production of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) topographic quadrangle maps. Now, PAMAP is part of an ambitious program of the federal government called The National Map, an effort coordinated by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to provide publicly available mapping.|
|CFGIS Workshop 2007|
|Date||:||September 15 - 18, 2007|
|Place||:|| University of Central Florida
Pegasus Ballroom, Orlando, FL USA
|The conference brings together governmental, non-profit, and private sector GIS users in the 10 county area to coordinate issues of common concern, encourage data sharing, and present information on current events. Pre-conference events include ESRI authorized training in ArcGIS and URISA workshops. Events include ESRI presentations and workshops, user paper presentations, map gallery exhibits, vendor exhibits, user group meetings, evening social, luncheon, raffles and prizes including lots of software giveaways.|
|Defence Imagery 2007|
|Date||:||September 18 - 20, 2007|
|Place||:|| Thistle Marble Arch
London, United Kingdom
|Defence Imagery brings together the intelligence community within NATO and European countries to address current/future challenges and developments in the collection, exploitation, and dissemination of imagery based intelligence. Defence Imagery offers military case studies from a variety of countries and organisations including end user perspectives. The event also seeks to showcase technological progress and innovative thinking from outside defence with presentations covering disaster management, international and domestic policing, weapons proliferation monitoring, and homeland security.|
|Ninth International Conference on Spatial Information Theory|
|Date||:||September 19 - 23, 2007|
|Place||:|| Melbourne Business School
Mount Eliza, Melbourne, Australia
|At the conference, results from recent research are presented and discussions about advanced work in progress take place. The conference program is established by an international and multidisciplinary program committee. Papers are selected through a rigorous review of full paper contributions by internationally renowned reviewers, based on relevance to the conference, intellectual quality, scientific significance, novelty, relation to previously published literature, and clarity of presentation|
|Mapping Hawaii Communities: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis|
|Date||:||September 20 - 21, 2007|
|Place||:|| New Horizons Computer Learning Center
1585 Kapiolani Blvd,Suite 1000 , Honolulu, HI 96814 USA
| This workshop is customized for each city in which it is taught.
Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their community
|NSGIC 2007 Annual Conference|
|Date||:||September 23 - 27, 2007|
|Place||:|| The Madison Concourse Hotel
Madison, WI USA
|The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) is an organization committed to efficient and effective government through the prudent adoption of geospatial information technologies (GIT). Members of NSGIC include senior state geographic information system (GIS) managers and coordinators. Other members include representatives from federal agencies, local government, the private sector, academia and other professional organizations.|
|Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Conference (FOSS4G) 2007|
|Date||:||September 24 - 27, 2007|
|Place||:|| Victoria Convention Center
|The 2007 Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference gathers developers and users of open source geo-spatial software from around the world to discuss new directions, exciting implementations, and growing business opportunities in the field of open source geo-spatial software. Focused on the practical "make it work, get it done" world of open source application development, this annual conference boasts a very high concentration of geo-spatial technical opinion leaders|
|ESRI European User Conference 2007|
|Date||September 26 - 28, 2007|
|We welcome you to the ESRI European User Conference 2007! We are committed to making this a very special event, not just another conference. If you attend ONE conference 2007, make this the ONE!|