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by Susan Smith - Managing Editor
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January 19 - 22, 2009
Place: QEII Conference Centre

London, United Kingdom

DGI 2009 is Europe’s largest annual gathering dedicated to high-level discussion addressing the major challenges of the defence and government geospatial intelligence community. Bringing together Heads of Geospatial Intelligence, GIS, Remote Sensing, Operations, and Imagery and Analysis, the conference provides a unique forum to discuss and debate the development of geospatial intelligence capabilities across the globe.

January 19 - 22, 2009
Place: Prague, Czech Republic

The Symposium will be held in Prague under the auspices of His Magnificence Prof. Dr. Petr FIALA, Ph.D., Rector of the Masaryk University, Brno and under the auspices of the Czech Presidency of the European Union with participation of three ministries of the Czech government - Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and Ministry of Industry and Trade - Fire rescue Service of the Czech republic, general directorate, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute and in close cooperation with the Joint Research Centrum in Ispra, Italy and EC DG’s.

January 20 - 24, 2009
Place: St. Thomas, VI USA

The program will include sessions on sensors, a remote sensing market forecast, parcel mapping and a discussion on the current economic environment. The keynote address by Michael Jones, Chief Technologist of Google Earth, will focus on the future trends in the geospatial market and the direction the community is currently headed.

January 25 - 27, 2009
Place: The Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660 USA

GeoBase Technology Summit 2009 is the most complete forum for GeoBase customers and developers to learn more about the GeoBase platform, collaborate and interact with peers and the Telogis development staff. Sessions, client and technology panels, and training courses designed to maximize your GeoBase knowledge.

January 25 - 28, 2009
Place: VSB – TU

Ostrava, Czech Republic

The metropolis of the Moravian-Silesian region is the second largest city in the Czech Republic and has the third largest population. It has got a very advantageous strategic position - it is located about 10 kilometres south of the Polish border and 50 kilometres west of the Slovak border.

January 26 - 28, 2009
Place: New Orleans, LA USA

The ILMF is the premier event for the LIDAR industry attracting professionals from all over the world with the next event scheduled for January 26 – 28, 2009 in New Orleans, USA. The last event saw record growth in attendance from both delegates and visitors.

January 26 - 28, 2009
Place: San Antonio, TX USA

Geographic Information Systems for utilities are advancing with new
mobile, server, and network capabilities. The functionality of new
application programming interfaces (APIs) for use with mobile GIS along
with the integration of revere proxy servers, web-based portals,
increased asset inventory, and lowering costs all mean GIS is ready for
the next generation.
January 27 - 29, 2009
Place: Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICEC)

Istanbul , Turkey

In its location of Istanbul, the world's only city on two continents, INTERGEO East will extend over both the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorous. Some fourteen million people live in and around Istanbul. Turkey has given top priority to boosting the region and creating standardized structures. It has also been in accession negotiations with the European Union since 3 October 2005.

January 29 - 31, 2009
Place: M.M.R.D.A Grounds,Bandra-Kurla Complex

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

With the rapid pace of urbanization, the percentage of India’s population living in cities and urban areas has almost doubled to 27.8% from 14% at the time of Independence. This is expected to accelerate even further, and by 2021 over 40% of Indians will be living in urban areas. Indian cities provide settings as engines of growth, and at the same time face enormous challenges.

February 2 - 3, 2009
Place: Melbourne, Australia

GIS technology can be integrated into any enterprise information system framework.  The usage of industrial, agricultural and settlement areas causes various geological events.  Morphology, geology, land cover, slope inclination, elevation of any region is important area to be considered for the 21st century standard of preserving our land, culture, society and business growth.

February 3 - 5, 2009
Place: Doubletree Hotel Sacramento

Sacramento, CA USA

Professionals from California , Hawaii , Nevada , and the Pacific Islands are invited to the CA/HI/NV RUG Conference. Whatever your industry, position, or level of experience with GIS, you’re encouraged to attend and explore GIS in action with ESRI staff and your fellow


February 4 - 6, 2009
Place: Uttarakhand, India

There will be an exhibition from the vendors/manufacturers of software and hardware related to remote sensing, GIS, Photogrammetry, cartography etc. The NGOs and agencies working in Geomatics related fields can display their products and services and use the opportunity to provide on the spot consultancy to potential users. Exhibition will be open to both the delegates and the general public for creating wider awareness.

February 5, 2009
Place: USA

RFP Mapping LLC and NCDC Imaging have partnered together to deliver a powerful new tool that allows municipalities, arborists, engineers, academics and researchers to make better decisions about projects impacting their local communities and the environment.

February 8 - 11, 2009
Place: Charleston, SC USA

The International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) and the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) are pleased to announce the 13th GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference, to be held February 8-11, 2009 in Charleston. This conference is designed to foster collaboration and integration of data, technology, and functionality.

February 10 - 13, 2009
Place: Hyderabad International Convention Centre

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Map World Forum will not just be a conference. It will be a forum that will simply aim to “Converge Ideas and Expand Horizons for Sustainable Planet Earth”. It will aim beyond speeches and discussions to find practical ways to protect the earth and improve people's lives.

February 12 - 13, 2009
Place: Hyderabad International Convention Centre

Hyderabad, India

Location Summit 2.0, the first Global Summit on Positioning and Navigation with the theme "Towards Collaborative Model", brings together the pioneers, industry leaders and developers who are setting the direction for the future of location technologies and markets, guiding the development of new applications and shaping the way to meet the challenge of making location enabled services ubiquitous.
February 16 - 19, 2009
Place: Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to the The 3GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world’s leading mobile communications conference, Fira and exhibition. Held annually since 1994, the event has attracted over 70,000 visitors from 175 countries, more than 1500 exhibitors and 2000 media and press representatives.

February 17 - 18, 2009
Place: Bloomingtown Monroe County Convention Center

Downtown Bloomingtown, IN USA

Have you been working hard all year on a really great project? Have you found a technical solution to a difficult question? Have you learned something from your community of users? Come share your experience at the Indiana 2009 Annual GIS Conference!!!

February 18 - 20, 2009
Place: Walter E. Washington Convention Center


Take the geographic approach. The FedUC is the ultimate resource when it comes to using geospatial technology in government. The conference offers presentations from technical and industry experts, valuable insight from your colleagues, and the latest solutions that fit your agency. Professionals across organizations are invited to discover effective and efficient ways to meet goals, overcome challenges, and address issues.

February 19 - 20, 2009
Place: Raleigh Convention Center

Raleigh, NC USA

The 2009 NC GIS Conference will be at the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, NC on Thursday, February 19 and Friday, February 20. The theme, Capitalizing on Spatial Data, is a perfect fit for bringing the practitioners and users of GIS data together at this Eleventh biennial conference.

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