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OGC calls for public comment on candidate standard for encoding coverages in JPEG2000

– The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership seeks public comment on the candidate OGC GML Application Schema - Coverages – JPEG2000 Coverage Encoding Extension (abbreviated as “GMLCOV for JPEG2000”). This candidate standard can be downloaded from ... [Published Directions Magazine - 15 hours ago]
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October 21-22, ASPRS UAS Symposium and Demo in Reno, NV - Registration Open / Call for Sponsors

Mapping with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)Reno Symposium, October 21-22 Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available! UAS technology firms, geospatial and engineering consultants, government agencies, universities, and research institutions ... [Published Directions Magazine - 19 hours ago]
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Esri and European Schoolnet Partner to Deliver Geographic Education Internationally

School systems across Europe will soon have access to the world's leading online mapping software for delivering better geographic education to the classroom. Esri has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with European Schoolnet, an organization ... [Published Directions Magazine - 18 hours ago]
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COM.* 2014 Live Online Virtual Conference Available to Register Now

COM.* conference announced that the Live Online Virtual Conference will be available at COM.* 2014 conference which will be held on August 4-6, Washington, DC.The live virtual conference covers most of conference sessions. The items marked with the star ... [Published Directions Magazine - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

OSGeo Charter Member Nominations and Elections Announced for 2014

- As in every year, the will have an election process to allow anyone in the community to become active in the growth of the foundation, by becoming a Charter Member; new people bring new energy, points of view, and diversity. Do you know somebody who ... [Published Directions Magazine - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

New UrtheCast Cameras Approved For NASA Segment Of ISS

In partnership with NanoRacks, and with approval from NASA, UrtheCast aims to expand its Earth imagery and video stream by developing and operating two additional cameras on the NASA segment of the International Space Station.“This is precisely the type ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Esri Celebrates Outstanding Applications of Geographic Technology

Esri celebrated more than 170 organizations during the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards ceremony yesterday at the Esri User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California. The SAG Awards highlight users that have shown vision, leadership, hard work, ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cape Cod Story Map Takes Grand Prize in Storytelling with Maps Contest

Twelve Winners Selected from More Than 400 Global SubmissionsSan Diego, California—July 17, 2014— Esri announced the winners of its  Storytelling with Maps Contest  last night during the Special Achievement in GIS Awards at the Esri User Conference. Bret ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

OGC announces new Geospatial User Feedback Standards Working Group

- Members of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) have formed an OGC Geospatial User Feedback Standards Working Group (SWG). The purpose of this SWG will be to reach consensus on a standard way to encode users’ comments on the results those users obtain ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Unmanned Systems and Emerging Markets to be Buzz of MAPPS Summer Conference $

The buzz in the geospatial profession on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will draw the attention of MAPPS members at the association's annual Summer Conference , to be held July 27-31, 2014 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.Interest in UAS increases each day. MAPPS ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

GeoComm Customer NCTCOG Receives Esri$s Special Achievement in GIS Award

St. Cloud, MN: GeoComm is pleased to congratulate the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) on their accomplishment in receiving the 2014 Esri User Conference Special Achievement in GIS Award. This award was presented to NCTCOG on Wednesday, ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Esri App Challenge Winners Create Actionable Tools to Strengthen Resilience Efforts

Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, today announced the winners of the Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge 2014 . The announcement was made during the Opening Session of the 2014 Esri User Conference in San Diego. Developers were tasked to ... [Published Directions Magazine - Jul 15 2014]

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...portunities that can be explored by collaborating with European Schoolnet," says David DiBiase, Esri's director of education for industry solutions. "The scaled-up approach of reaching out to so many educators is very interesting to us. We hope that by teaming up with European Schoolnet, we can make more students geospatially aware and help them understand the power of spatial analytics."
"Every day, people and organizations are improving our world and driving change through geospatial technology," says Esri president Jack Dangermond. "We are humbled by their passion and deeply appreciative of their tireless work. It's an honor for us to recognize their efforts and it's something that I personally look forward to every year."
...Maps harness the unique power of maps to tell exciting and engaging stories about the world," said Allen Carroll, leader of Esri's Story Map team. "The winners of our Storytelling with Maps competition represent the best of a new and rapidly growing community of geo-storytellers. We hope their examples will inspire thousands of storytellers to explore this rich new medium."
...Esri and our users are actively using GIS technology to meet that goal," says Esri president Jack Dangermond. "Our users have created outstanding applications, and the three winners we selected provided the greatest potential for a more resilient future. We are excited to highlight these innovative yet practical solutions that empower communities to reduce climate impact with geographic technology."

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