Category: GIS Events

The Free and Open Source Software For Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference is coming to Boston

FOSS4G 2017 Empowered by Open Source Boston August 14-19 2017   You’re invited! The Free and Open Source Software For Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference is coming to Boston, Massachusetts, USA on August 14-19, 2017.  This conference is hosted annually by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation(OSGeo).  Last year’s conference in Bonn, Germany had about 1,000 attendees from 40 countries. Don’t miss the chance to attend this global event in the USA! The conference is for developers, users,...

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7th Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit

USC SPATIAL SCIENCES INSTITUTE TO HOST 7TH ANNUAL LA GEOSPATIAL SUMMIT AT USC RADISSON HOTEL University of Southern California will gather geospatial industry professionals (Esri, BAE Systems, US Military Academy & more) & students from six SoCal universities to examine trends in Geospatial Science   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Los Angeles, CA) – John P. Wilson, Professor and Director, USC Spatial Sciences Institute, and the Program Committee of the Los Angeles Geospatial Summit have...

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DGI 2017

DGI is the only European large-scale annual meeting for military and civilian geospatial intelligence agency leaders. Interactive conference sessions and new exhibitors provide a unique opportunity for 500+ geospatial intelligence experts from over 50 different nations and agencies to benchmark, network and test new technology. Confirmed speakers include: Matt Roper, Chief, JISR, NCIA Major General James Hockenhull, Director, Cyber, Information and Integration, Defence Intelligence, UK MoD...

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Copernicus Masters: BMVI Earth Observation Challenge for Digital Transport Applications

The German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) invites innovators to develop new transport applications that exploit the potential of Copernicus in possible combination with other geo-data. Oberpfaffenhofen, 13.07.2016 Geared towards entrants from all over the world, the sixth edition of the biggest international competition in the commercial use of Earth observation data is on the hunt for outstanding ideas, applications, and business concepts that use such...

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European Commission Launches Copernicus Accelerator

To speed up the user uptake of the European Union’s Earth observation programme Copernicus, the European Commission’s Copernicus Accelerator will now foster the development of commercial space applications and products. Tremendous amounts of data from space – especially the kind produced by Copernicus – present countless opportunities, and are becoming an increasingly common component of commercial products and applications in numerous sectors of the economy. Fascinated...

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Wanted: Mobile Apps to Handle Big Data from Space

An array of Earth observation satellites, including the Sentinels involved in Europe’s Copernicus programme, collect untold amounts of data as they circle our planet. This high-resolution imagery and further information on climates and environments present tremendous potential in overcoming some of the biggest challenges of our time. Thanks to new developments in big data, cloud computing, and other areas, commercial products – and mobile apps in particular – are growing more and more...

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European Satellite Navigation Competition

Awarding Galileo Enabled Applications From 1 April to 30 June 2016, the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) – the largest international competition for the commercial use of satellite navigation – will once again be looking for outstanding ideas and business models. Renowned institutions and regional partners are set to award prizes worth a total of EUR 1 million in more than 25 categories. In our modern, data-driven economy, satellite navigation is a crucial...

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Smart MApp competition with 100k USD first prize

Hexagon Geospatial has recently launched their Smart M.App application, which is a new way of communicating information and business intelligence through a cloud application, and with that a worldwide contest called IGNITE that will give away 260k USD to the winners! Anyone can participate in the contest, and during the first phase you have to submit your business idea for an innovative Smart M.App application that solves a specific business problem in one of the following markets: Finance...

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Life-Saving Maritime Rescue Drone Wins ESNC

This evening, the global satellite navigation community gathered at the ddb forum in Berlin to recognise the year’s most brilliant innovations in commercial applications of satellite technology. The project POSEIDRON won over the international jury of experts with its remote-controlled multicopter built to support maritime search-and-rescue services – and took home the grand prize ahead of the European Satellite Navigation Competition’s 29 other winners. Mr Enrique Martínez...

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Building Radar Wins Copernicus Masters Competition

Building Radar GmbH – providing a global, satellite-based online database for new construction projects – has just been named this year’s overall winner of the international Earth observation competition Copernicus Masters. Founded in Munich by Paul Indinger, Leopold Neuerburg, and Artem Ostankov in 2014, the start-up came out on top in the competition’s European Space Imaging High-Res Urban Challenge and went on to edge out the winners of seven other categories for the grand...

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