May 19, 2003
White House Issues Directive on U.S.
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MultiGen-Paradigm, Inc. announced that Vega Prime v1.2 is now available and shipping to customers. Vega Prime is an extendible, cross-platform, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) C++ development environment that includes MultiGen-Paradigm's advanced low-level scene graph VSG (Vega Scene Graph), as well as a high level abstraction API and many other features for different types of simulation.
Starting July 2, 2003 ISC will release an enhanced SaskGIS Cadastral data set. The new product, which will be their standard cadastral product, has more information and has been designed to be simpler to use.
Letters from Readers
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Around the Web
New Frontiers: The Geography of Change by AMO Wired, Issue 11.06 June 2003
The world's population booms and busts every 60 minutes. Here's a look at the net population change per hour - from migrations, births, and deaths - for the fastest-growing and fastest-declining cities.
Has Technology Lost Its 'Special' Status? By Steve Lohr, NY Times, May 16, 2003
Shares of many technology companies have rebounded this year, but some wonder if the industry is still a growth industry.
Iraq Foe Print, Voice, Eye Info Indexed , May 12, 2003 CNN.com U.S. interrogators in Iraq are building a digital catalog of prisoners of war and loyalists of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, scanning and saving their fingerprints and other body characteristics in databases.
Going on in May
Date: May 5 - 6, 2003
Attendees can interact with some of the foremost experts in water systems management via the internet.
Date: May 7 - 9, 2003
Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
GeoAlberta is the premier geomatics conference in Alberta, this year taking place at the TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary. You will have an opportunity to join over 500 professionals in three days of workshops, educational sessions, exhibits from state-of-the-art product and service providers, and engage in networking opportunities.
Date: May 12 - 16, 2003
Place: Frei Caneca Shopping & Convention Center S©o Paulo City, S©o Paulo State, Brazil
needs, with a special focus on cases, with the purpose of fostering information exchange.
Date: May 12 - 14, 2003
Place: Chicago, IL USA
Focus on voice-enabled applications that increase employee productivity, operational efficiency and customer service quality for organizations.
Date: May 15 - 16, 2003
Place: Denver, CO USA
MAPublisher training using MAPublisher 5.0 on Adobe Illustrator 10 on Windows. Given by Avenza technical and training staff.
Date: May 18 - 22, 2003
Place: Baltimore, MD USA
Bentley's premier annual technology event. Pre-register before Dec. 31, 2002 to be eligible to win a Panasonic portable DVD player. Winner announced January 6, 2003.
Date: May 19 - 21, 2003
Place: New Orleans, LA USA
Sponsored by Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions, GeoSpatial World is the annual international training and management conference of the Intergraph GeoSpatial Users Community. GeoSpatial World 2003 will be held May 19-21, 2003, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Preconference training seminars and the Opening Reception will be held on Sunday, May 18. The conference concludes at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21.
Date: May 26 - 29, 2003
Place: Ljubljana, Slovenia
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