2006 GeoTec Event Programming and Registration Now Online

Boulder, Colo. (April 4, 2006) – Full programming details and registration for the 2006 GeoTec Event are now online at www.GeoPlace.com/gt.

More than 2,500 geospatial technology professionals from all over the world are expected to attend this three-day conference and exhibition at the Ottawa Congress Centre, June 18-21, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Sponsored by GeoTec Media, publisher of GeoWorld magazine and developer of the Web portal GeoPlace.com, the GeoTec Event has its 20th anniversary this year and the event will celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Atlas of Canada.

Programming Highlights
The three-day conference includes 10 full-day workshops, 70 technical sessions and more than 160 individual presentations.

Program Tracks
• Atlases, Cartography and Visualization
• Enterprise Integration
• Geospatial Data
• Geospatial Research and Education
• GIS Development
• GIS and Public Policy
• Infrastructure and Interoperability
• Integrated Case Studies

Distinguished Speakers
• Gala Dinner Keynote, Monday, June 19: Rex Murphy, host of CBC Radio program Cross Country Checkup and weekly columnist, The Globe and Mail
• Opening Keynote, Monday, June 19: Peter Morville, author, Ambient Findability and co-author of Information Architecture for the World Wide Web
• Breakfast Keynote, Wednesday, June 21: Tom Koch, author, Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine

• More than 26,000 square feet of exhibition space in Congress Hall
• Almost sold out!

• CCA Orienteering Event, Sunday, June 18, 6 to 8 p.m.
• The Atlas of Canada Gala Dinner at the Museum of Civilization, Monday, June 19, 7 to 10 p.m.
• Exhibit Reception and Wine Tasting, Tuesday, June 20, 4 to 6 p.m.

For the first time since its inception, the GeoTec Event will also be co-located with the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives; the Canadian Cartographic Association; the Geomatics Industry Association of Canada; and the International Cartographic Association.

For further conference program information, visit www.GeoPlace.com/gt, or call Matt Ball at 303-544-0594. For information about the exhibition, please contact Cody Pearson at 303-355-1715.