MASHUP Camp 2 Already Planned!

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Apparently the MASHUP camp was so successful that they’re already planning a second camp! There’s over 300 people already signed up to the camp. So if you’re interested, I’d at least put my name on the lists ASAP since space appears to be semi-limited. They don’t see to know exactly where the camp will be […]

A VerySpatial Podcast on the Road

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So, this week we firmed up our spring conference schedule, and we will be headed to the AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago next week. March 17-18th, we will be in Palm Springs, CA for the ESRI Developer Summit. At the end of April, we’re heading down to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the Society for […]

Mashup Camp

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On February 11th and 12th, the first Mashup Camp was held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The goal of the camp was get anyone interested in mashups, from mashup developers to API providers to mashup enablers, together in one place to talk about and see all kinds of mashups and get […]

Podcast and blog panel at AAG

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While we have enough people for our AAG panel on podcasting and blogging in Geography, I would like to add another 1 or 2 folks to round it out. If you are a blogger or if you are just a heavy blog and podcast visitor/listener and are interested in joining us Wednesday morning at the […]

Powell to speak at Intergraph 2006

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Another day, another email announcement.  Intergraph has announced that former Secretary of State and retired Gen. Colin Powell will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Intergraph 2006, their new combined industry conference.  I must say I find it a bit of a stretch (and bit expensive), but it will probably be an  interesting keynote. […]

Where 2.0 Registration Now Open

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Details on some of the speakers for O’Reilly’s Where 2.0 Conference, which will be held June 13-14 in San Jose, California, are now up on the conference website. Some of the presenters already confirmed are Mike Leibhold from the Institute for the Future, Di-Ann Eisnor from Platial, and Steve Lombardi from Microsoft. More speakers will […]

Geosoft’s $100,000 Software Giveaway

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Geosoft, the maker of geosciences mapping and visualization software, is holding a contest for free Geosoft software. One winner a month will be drawn, and will receive copies of Geosoft’s products. To enter, head over to the $100,000 Software Giveaway site Via GISUser

Intergraph 2006 – International Users Conference

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This year Intergraph has decided to roll its user conferences together under one name and time.  Intergraph 2006 will be taking place in Orlando, June 12-15.  My question here is whether or not to the GIS portions of the conference will be minimized in this new format.   As we know, there was a significant response […]

Open Source Geospatial Foundation begins…

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Schuyler Erle over at has a round-up of Saturday’s activities in Chicago. The upshot is that we now have the Open Source Geospatial Foundation, OSGeo (eventually to be at The organization will support several ongoing open source and free projects including MapServer, GDAL/OGR, PostGIS, GRASS, GeoServer, GeoTools, Mapbender, and Ka-Map to name a […]