SDI Events Roundup – September 2016

September 28, 2016 Gordon Plunkett

Which Esri conference made it to GovLoop’s list of best government conferences of 2017? When and where is URISA GIS-Pro being held this year? What other SDI events are happening this fall? Find out in the September 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.

The Best Government Conferences of 2017

GovLoop has updated its list of the best government conferences in the US. The Esri Federal GIS Conference, to be held in February 2017, made the list. The conference provides government professionals insight to help navigate their missions in order to save time and money. Attendees learn more about products, solutions and services related to ArcGIS software that can help them improve collaboration, deliver better services and meet current mandates. 

Upcoming Events

“Back to School” 2016 GoGeomatics Canada Socials
September 2016
Various locations across Canada

4th International Open Data Conference (IODC16)
October 6-7, 2016
Madrid, Spain

Geomatics 2016
October 19-20, 2016
Montreal, QC

URISA's 54th Annual Conference: GIS-Pro 2016
October 31-November 3, 2016
Toronto, ON

GeoAlliance Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM)
November 3, 2016
Toronto, ON

GSDI 15th World Conference
November 29-December 2, 2016
Taipei, Taiwan

12th ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2016)
December 5-9, 2016
Winnipeg, MB

2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT)
December 12-14, 2016
Reston, Virginia, USA

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting
December 12-16, 2016
San Francisco, California, USA

About the Author

Gordon Plunkett

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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