Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Governmental Open Source Software Resource Center

Geospatial opensource tools and freely available spatial data for local governments - HUNAGI Conference hosted by MoARD in Budapest on 25th February 2010

To join the Governmental Open Source Software Resource Center forum please click the header.
The preliminary program of the HUNAGI Conference will follow asap here:

Monday, December 28, 2009

UNSDI NL NCO Newsletter 2009 Nr2 published

Mr.Jan Cees Venema, Head of the UNSDI NL NCO wrote in the Newsletter 2009/2 today:
"In this Newsletter I will briefly inform you on the status of the UNGIWG-UNSDI developments, the status of the UNSDI developments in the Netherlands and some info on the participation of UNSDI-NCO in the FAO/ITC e-consultation and the availability of ITC's GEONETCast Toolbox.
Furthermore we have embarked on the use of social network tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube. The respective links can be found on our home page. New subscriptions to this Newsletter can be made and more news can be found at the page." For details and register for subscription please visit the site by clicking on the header.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Report of the ICA Commission Cartography and Children chaired by TL Bandrova and JJ Reyes Nunez

From our dail mail:
"Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Annexed to this  short message you can find the 11th Newsletter of our Commission, with information about our activities and meeting in ICC 2009 in Santiago de Chile.
We wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!
Temenoujka and Jesus" 
(To see the Annex, please click on the header - RFG)

Temenoujka Lubenova BANDROVA
Associate Professor
Department of Photogrammetry and Cartography
University of Architecture, Civil Engineering
and Geodesy
1, Chr. Smirnenski Blvd. 1046 Sofia
Tel: +359 887 83 27 02 Fax: +359 2 866 22 01
Associate Professor
Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Eötvös Loránd University
Pázmány Péter sétány 1/A, Budapest,
Tel: +36 1 372 2975 Fax: +36 1 372 2951

Monday, December 14, 2009

EUROGI President Mauro Salvemini has been elected as founding member of the OGC Global Advisory Board

From our daily mail. Prof. Mauro Salvemini informed recently the members of EUROGI:
"it is my pleasure to share with you the message just received from Mark E. Reichardt President & CEO of OGC informing me that I have been selected as a founding member of OGC Global Advisory Council.
The Global Advisory Council was chartered earlier this year to help better inform the Board of Directors and the OGC membership of strategic issues and opportunities for attention by the OGC process. Critical to the success of the Council process will be to establish representation from all regions of the globe. This will improve to Consortium's understanding and ability to
act on regional strategic needs and opportunities. "
OGC, the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc is a non-profit, international, voluntary consensus standards organization that is leading the development of standards for geospatial and location based services.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Two important Event in Bulgaria in June 2010.

From our aily mail. Assoc.Prof Dr. Temenoujka Bandrova wrote to the members of the ExCom of ISDE the Call for Action for further dissemination:
International Cartographic Association and
University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria Invite you to participate in
3rd International Conference on Cartography & GIS
Incorporating the International Cartographic Association Regional Symposium for Central and Eastern Europe and
15-20 June 2010, Nessebar, Bulgaria

The International Society for Digital Earth
Invite you to participate in
12-14, June, 2010, Nessebar, Bulgaria
Important Dates
January 10, 2010 - Deadline of Abstract submission
January 30, 2010 - Notification of Acceptance
February 28, 2010 - Payment of early registration fee
May 1, 2010 - Paper submission and regular registrations
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Temenoujka Bandrova
University of Architecture, Civil Engineering
and Geodesy
1, Chr. Smirnenski Blvd. 1046 Sofia,
Fax: +359 2 866 22 01
Tel: +359 887 83 27 02
For up-to-date information please,
visit the conference website at:
Notice: these events do not have temporal conflict with the date of the 4th INSPIRE Conference scheduled for Krakow in the second half of June next year (RFG)

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Link to the official Press Release on the SDI Best Practice Award Conference

From our daily mail. Ms. Swetlana Fast (TU Darmstadt) wrote in her letter:
"Thank you very much for your contributions to the SDI Best Practice Award Conference held in Turin last week.
Please find enclosed the press release about the conference and the list of the winners for your information. Please feel free to distribute it among your contacts, mailing lists and in the press. In the case if you publish articles, papers etc. about results related to the Award or eSDI-Net+ activities, we would highly appreciate if you send us a copy of your publication or link to the according website.
The press release has been published at the project website in the news section under . You can find more details about the Award in the Get involved section under .
Thank you very much for your efforts."