GeoWeb 2007 Call for Papers Deadline Extended

Vancouver, BC, Feb. 21, 2007—Conference organizers of GeoWeb 2007 today announced that the Call for Papers deadline has been extended to March 15, 2007. The conference will take place from July 23 to July 27, 2007, and will be held at the Morris J. Wosk Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

GeoWeb 2007 will focus on Web services, service-oriented architecture, and business and policy issues that are relevant in the context of the GeoWeb. Connecting these topics to working solutions in specific, market segments is a key objective of this year’s conference program.

Market segments of particular interest to this year’s conference include:
• Defense and Homeland Security
• Nautical/Aeronautical Information Systems
• Municipal Information Systems & GSDI
• Consumer and business services
• Insurance and Risk Management
• Building Information Model (BIM)
• Property and Asset Management
• Transportation and Logistics
• Emergency Response and Disaster Management
• Oil, Gas and Energy
• Utilities
• Environmental Systems

Presenters will be chosen based on a formal selection process led by GeoWeb’s Organizing Committee. The Organizing Committee will include industry leaders from relevant organizations worldwide that include Google, ESRI, Telus Geomatics, GE Energy and many others. Ron Lake, Chairman and CEO of Galdos Systems Inc. will act as Chairman of the committee.

Prospective speakers should submit abstracts no longer than 200 words and include the presentation title, the name of the presenter or presenters, the presenting organization, and their preferred theme. The abstract online submission form as well as complete information on the call for papers process may be obtained at

For additional information, call Angie Murgel at 1-303-337-0513.

About GeoWeb 2007
The GeoWeb conferences are about unleashing the economic potential associated with the convergence of XML, Web services, and geographic information systems, known as the GeoWeb. Organized via partnership between Galdos Systems Inc. (Galdos) and the Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA), GeoWeb 2007 welcomes both public and private organizations to meet, discuss, and learn about today’s most innovative geospatial technologies and the possibilities related to this important technological shift. GeoWeb 2007 will include dedicated workshops on Geography Markup Language (GML), KML, MapPoint, LandXML, SVG, ebRIM, and OGC Web Services for GIS.