San Francisco, CA (February 28, 2007) – Programming details and registration for the 2007 GeoTec Event are now available online at geoplace.com/gt.
Sponsored by GeoTec Media, publisher of GeoWorld magazine and developer of the Web portal GeoPlace.com, the 2007 GeoTec Event is scheduled for May 14-17, 2007, at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This year’s event will be held in conjunction with GeoAlberta. GeoAlberta is comprised of The Alberta Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), the Alberta Chapter of the Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA), the Alberta Geomatics Group (AGG), and GeoEdmonton.
Pre-Conference Workshops: 15 full- and half-day sessions will offer small class sizes, intensive instruction and take-home workbook materials.
Tracks: This year’s educational sessions will be organized into the following 10 application areas or tracks:
• 3-D Visualization
• Enterprise Integration
• Executive Management
• Geospatial Data
• Geospatial Research and Education
• GIS Development
• GIS and Public Policy
• Infrastructure and Interoperability
• Integrated Case Studies
• Poster Presentations: Visual, interactive displays will present the latest research.
Opening Keynote, Tuesday, May 15: Ed Parsons, former chief technology officer, Ordnance Survey.
Breakfast Keynote, Thursday, May 17: David MacInnis, president, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association.
• The Calgary Telus Convention Centre is strategically located in the heart of downtown Calgary and is a 20-minute drive from Calgary International Airport.
• More than 50 exhibitors expected.
• Show floor almost half sold out!
The Calgary Hyatt Regency Hotel is the host hotel, which is conveniently connected to the Calgary Telus Convention Centre. GeoTec Media is offering a rate of $199 single/double to all delegates and attendees. Online reservations can be made at the event site, www.geoplace.com/gt or by calling the Calgary Hyatt Regency direct at 403-717-1234.
For further conference information, visit www.geoplace.com/gt or contact Matt Ball at 303-355-2450. For information about the exhibition, please contact Cody Pearson at 303-355-1715.