We have details of a number of webinars of interest coming up for the GIS / Geotech community. Two of them roll tomorrow (June 24) so you better act fast to secure a spot!
Details of a webinar taking place later today, June 25 – Recent advances in civil construction workflows are exciting. As technology provides contractors with new opportunities, today’s surveyors must master new techniques as their role evolves.
Civil Integrated Management (CIM) represents the dynamic aspects of the modern job site. CIM helps to make sense of workflow and strategy as these processes grow ever more complex.
Sit in as leading expert Marco Cecala of Takeoff Professionals outlines a strategy for establishing or increasing the role of land surveyors as we integrate with the 3D world. Topics to include:
*Equipment (Overview, application, anatomy & integration)
*Training (Options, Approach, Identifying key learners)
*Application (How to, implementation, responsibility)
*Work Flow (Who, what, when, where, why, effectively)
This comes via the official SOTM website regarding SOTM 2014… We’re happy to announce that the 2014 State of the Map US conference will take place in Washington DC at the Convention Center April 12 and 13. Plan to join us to connect with other mappers, learn how to work with OpenStreetMap data, and hack on the latest OpenStreetMap improvement. Connect with other OpenStreetMap users from an amazing ecosystem of enthusiast mappers, businesses, government agencies, and non profits, all collaborating around the free and editable map of the world.
Check out last year’s schedule for an idea of what’s in store.
Save the date, May 11-12, 2010 – NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) will host a summit to share information with other federal agencies on proposed improvements to the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS)—the coordinate system that defines latitude, longitude, height, scale, gravity, and orientation throughout the United States. And get this, Plans for the replacement of the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83) and the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 1988) will be discussed, and the summit! See details HERE
Webcast – Use Bing Maps with SharePoint Server An interesting event taking place online this week… When you use Bing Maps with SharePoint, the mapping platform can be a powerful tool for visualizing content. Join Microsoft partners IDV Solutions, SpeakTech, and Habanero Consulting, as they demonstrate how they have integrated SharePoint and Bing Maps to deliver compelling solutions for their customers. Learn how you can improve your business by using Bing Maps with SharePoint. Date: Thursday, October 8, 2009 10 AM PST – Learn more here
Note, those of you interested in a webcast tomorrow morning (10 AM EDT) , check out details of this ArcGIS Server webinar being put on by 39 degrees North
Apparently there’s a TON of cash floating around being invested in social media, social networking, and even geo-social web applications. If you’re interested in creating a business in this space then there’s an event taking place later in January (Jan 26) that you should take note of…OMMA Social Media conference. The event is designed to guide marketing and media professionals through the terrain of social media. This one-day conference will address social marketing challenges and provide insights into how to make social networking work for companies now, and in the future.- check out details at http://pr140.com/BECBW
A reminder about a meet-up this week at CU, boulder – January 8th: Networking at 6:00PM, Presentations at 7:00PM Location: ATLAS Building, CU Campus. What is it? A gathering of people involved and/or interested in Green Tech including Energy generation, transportation, construction, and efficiency technologies. Presentation will be made by:
PowerMundo Improving Lives, Conserving Nature – www.powermundo.com
Sunflower Corporation Sustainable Natural Lighting – www.sunflowerdaylighting.com
Lightning Hybrids Inc 100 MPG Hybrid Sports Sedan – www.lightninghybrids.com
Heads up for those of you in my old stomping grounds of Victoria BC… just a week until the ESRI UC. In addtion to the main conference and a selection of pre-conference workshops, ESRI Canada is also offering two ESRI Technology Training courses on Monday, November 17. Of interest is a pre-event workshop on Mobile GIS Strategies; This workshop will provide an in-depth look at ArcPad, ArcGIS Mobile SDK and ArcGIS Engine. Participants will gain an understanding of the functional similarities and differences between these products, as well as how to deploy them in the field. See more and register here – Event location (48.420643,-123.366261)
Heads up on an event of interest… ILMF. 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 with over 580 delegates from 32 countries all looking to invest in and benefit from LiDAR technology and services.
A cool event of interest focused on the new media of online video… “The NewTeeVee Live conference is that rare event that distills a great web experience into an even better conference.” Save the date, Nov. 13, 2008, San Fran. See the event website for more (amazing that Nokia isn’t a sponsor of this!)