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‘Maps Are Alive': Highlights from the Esri UC plenary

July 10, 2017By
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“Maps are alive,” declared Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president, on the plenary stage at the world’s largest GIS event. The 38th annual Esri User Conference is taking place July 10–14 at the San Diego Convention Center. We are on the cusp of a data and information explosion, Dangermond explained while introducing the conference theme “The Science of Where.” “We... read more

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USGIF reveals 2016 award recipients, lifetime achievement winner

May 17, 2016By
The five USGIF award winners for 2016.

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) today announced the five recipients of its 2016 Awards Program. Winners were recognized on the main stage at USGIF’s GEOINT 2016 Symposium, held May 15-18, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This year’s recipients are The Geospatial Semester at James Madison University; Exemplar City Inc.; the Santa Clara County... read more

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USGIF opens 2016 GEOINT awards and scholarship programs

February 12, 2016By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Awards Program and its 2016 Scholarship Program. Awards Program The USGIF Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the global geospatial intelligence tradecraft’s brightest minds and most innovative organizations. The program acknowledges outstanding GEOINT achievements by individuals or teams in five categories: academia, community support,... read more

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Bentley Announces Winners of 2015 Be Inspired Awards

November 5, 2015By

Bentley Systems, a global provider of software solutions for infrastructure, has announced the winners of the 2015 Be Inspired Awards at its Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving the world’s infrastructure. At a ceremony and gala held Nov. 4 in London, 18 Be Inspired Awards winners and five Be Inspired Special Recognition Awards... read more

Munich Start-up Building Radar Wins Copernicus Masters Competition

October 21, 2015By
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Building Radar GmbH — providing a global, satellite-based online database for new construction projects — has been named this year’s overall winner of the international Earth observation competition Copernicus Masters. The award ceremony took place during the Satellite Masters Conference. The ceremony was held at the ddb forum in Berlin Oct. 20 and held in conjunction with the European Satellite Navigation Competition awards. Founded in Munich by... read more

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MAPPS Announces 2015 Geospatial Excellence Awards Competition

August 10, 2015By

MAPPS, the association of private sector geospatial firms, is accepting entries for the 9th Annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards exemplify the professionalism, value, integrity and achievement of MAPPS member firms as demonstrated over the previous year. A panel of five judges will evaluate the submitted projects from eight categories. airborne and satellite data acquisition; photogrammetry/elevation... read more

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USGIF Announces 2015 Award Program Recipients

June 25, 2015By

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced the six recipients of its 2015 Awards Program on the main stage at the GEOINT 2015 Symposium, being held this week in Washington, D.C. The USGIF Awards Program annually recognizes the exceptional work of the geospatial intelligence tradecraft’s brightest minds. “Each year as the nominations come in, we are always amazed by the exceptional work of... read more

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