Tele Atlas (FSE: TA6, EUNV: TA), a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location based solutions, and ESRI today announced the recipients of the 2007 ESRI Education User Conference (EdUC) Scholarship Program. Each year Tele Atlas and ESRI team up to provide five educators from the
The conference helps educators deliver the latest technological advancements to students by teaching attendees everything they need to know to start or grow geographic information system (GIS) activities and programs. The educators selected as 2007 scholarship recipients are:
-- Rajrani Kalra of
-- Christopher Lazarski of
-- Cory Munro of
-- Bryan J. Thompson of
-- Petra A. Zimmermann of
The scholarship recipients are each involved in developing GIS courses, integrating GIS into a variety of curriculum and projects, and helping students and teachers experience the insight that GIS brings to the educational setting.
For more information about the ESRI EdUC, please visit www.esri.com/educ.
About Tele Atlas
Tele Atlas delivers the digital maps and dynamic content that power some of the world’s most essential navigation and location-based services (LBS). The information is the foundation for a wide range of personal and in-car navigation systems and mobile and Internet map applications that help users find the people, places, products, and services they need, wherever they are. The company also works with business partners who trust its digital map data to deliver critical applications for emergency, business, fleet, and infrastructure services. Through a combination of its own products and partnerships, Tele Atlas offers digital map coverage of more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. The company was founded in 1984 and today has approximately 2,400 full-time staff and contract cartographers at offices in 24 countries and uses a sophisticated network of professional drivers, mobile mapping vans, and more than 50,000 data resources to deliver highly accurate and up-to-date digital maps. Tele Atlas is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (TA6) and on Euronext Amsterdam (TA). For more information, visit www.teleatlas.com.
Since 1969, ESRI has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, ESRI software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the
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