GIS News: OGC Webinar, MundoGEO#Connect, iSpatial, and SuperGIS Server 3

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GIS industry news today includes an invitation from OGC to participate in its webinar, free fair admission to MundoGEO#Connect’s, and the announcement of a new contract from iSpatial.

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites professionals in local and subnational (county, state, province, etc.) governments to participate in a free webinar: “Location Standards – How Do They Help Government?” The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 18:00:00 UTC (2:00 PM EDT). Register for this Directions Media Webinar at  Feature topics of the webinar are:

  • How a commitment to open standards has transformed the way government spatial information is used and shared in Western Australia
  • How informed planning can prevent privacy, intellectual property, liability and security issues from derailing data sharing efforts
  • How GovFuture membership in the OGC can help governments derive maximum value from geospatial technologies

Admission to MundoGEO#Connect’s fair is free and can be reserved by visiting Access to the fair is from June 14 through June 16, from 10:00a.m to 7 p.m. in São Paulo, Brazil.  Three thousand attendees are expected over the three days.

“The main Brazilian companies from the geo-technology sector will be present at MundoGEO#Connect’s exhibition”, states Eduardo Freitas, technical coordinator of the event. “They are companies from the sector of satellites images, geo-processing, cartography, among others, and they will be showing the most updated technologies to the visitors”, he adds.

iSpatial has announced the signing of a contract with Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) to “create a seamless, scale independent core database for the integrated management of existing large-scale, small-scale, boundary and address information for Ireland.

SuperGIS Server 3 has passed OGC’s compliance test.

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