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SDI Events Roundup – January 2017

Read a recap of the 2016 GSDI 15 World Conference and find out about upcoming SDI events in the January SDI Events Roundup. 

Here’s a roundup of events happening in Canada and globally, related to spatial data infrastructures (SDI). You’ll also find insightful reports from recently held SDI events that you may find useful for your own projects.

GeoAlliance Canada community calendar

GeoAlliance Canada is an umbrella organization that aims to provide leadership to fuse together the energy and resources of existing geospatial business, non-profit, education and government organizations. The geospatial community is invited to learn more about GeoAlliance Canada and to view upcoming events via their website.

GSDI 15 World Conference book published online

The GSDI 15 digital book "Spatial Enablement in a Smart World" is now available for download. It is comprised of13 fully refereed papers, which were submitted to the GSDI 15 World Conference. The Conference was held in Taipei, Taiwan from November 29-to December 2, 2016. 

Upcoming Events

Workshop on High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone
February 7-8, 2017
Lawrencetown, NS

Esri Federal GIS Conference
February 13-14, 2017
Washington, DC

National Surveyors Conference
March 1-2, 2017
Ottawa, ON

Esri Developer Summit
March 7-10, 2017
Palm Springs, CA

ASPRS 2017 Annual Conference
March 11-17, 2017
Baltimore, MD

About the Author

Gordon Plunkett is the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Director at Esri Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in GIS and Remote Sensing in both the public and private sectors. He currently sits as a member of the Community Map of Canada Steering Committee, GeoAlliance Canada Interim Board of Directors, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Committee on Geomatics, the University of Laval Convergence Network Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board to the Carleton University Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre. During his career, Gordon has worked on projects in more than 20 countries and has contributed to numerous scientific conferences and publications. At Esri Canada, he is responsible for developing and supporting the company’s SDI vision, initiatives and outreach, including producing content for the SDI blog.

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