Industry leading event focused on GIS and the Internet
Vancouver, BC, Canada, Nov. 15, 2007—GeoWeb 2007 conference organizer Galdos Systems Inc. and conference supporter the Geospatial Information & Technology Association are pleased to announce the hosting of the 2008 GeoWeb conference in Vancouver from July 21-25th, 2008. GeoWeb is one of the only annual conferences focusing exclusively on the convergence of GIS and the Internet and the economic potential associated with the convergence of XML, web services and geographic information systems.
“The collision of GIS and the Internet will have a significant impact on the way geographic information (GI) is utilized in commercial, consumer-oriented and government applications,” said Ron Lake, CEO of Galdos Systems Inc.” He added, “This is an important technology shift that will lead to the emergence of many new markets.”
Galdos has once again partnered with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) to undertake the organization and facilitating of the event. Robert M. Samborski, GITA Executive Director, said “This event has been a catalyst for some very important developments in the geospatial community, and we look forward to working with Galdos for another exciting conference.”
The 2008 GeoWeb conference welcomes both public and private organizations to meet, discuss and learn about today’s most innovative geospatial technologies. The conference will include dedicated workshops on Geography Markup Language (GML), KML, MapPoint, LandXML, SVG, ebRIM, and OGC web services for GIS.
Information on the conference can be found at www.geoweb.org.
About Galdos Systems Inc.
Founded in 1998, Galdos Systems Inc. (Galdos) delivers geospatial infrastructure software and services to businesses and governments. Galdos revolutionized GIS technology and mobilized the worldwide Geo-Web by authoring the Geography Markup Language (GML). Galdos is recognized as a world leader in the development of cost-effective systems for delivering GML and XML-based products for governments, government agencies and private companies. Galdos’ technology and expertise enable the geospatial information supply-chain supporting real-time distribution and management of geospatial data from multiple sources and share it across the Internet in real-time. This solution transforms a manual process into one that is automated. Galdos offerings include custom services targeting data integration and data conversion, as well as a world class product suite that offers advanced geospatial data management and distribution capabilities. For Galdos’ c ustomers this means increased efficiencies in data sharing and significant cost reductions. For more information on Galdos’ products and services, please visit www.galdosinc.com.
About Geospatial Information & Technology Association:
The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is a non-profit educational association serving the global geospatial community. GITA provides excellence in education, information exchange and applied research on the use and benefits of geospatial information and technology in business, utility, and government applications worldwide. For more information on GITA, please visit www.gita.org.
About the 2008 GeoWeb Conference:
The 2008 GeoWeb conference is 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 Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA), GeoWeb 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. The conference will include dedicated workshops on Geography Markup Language (GML), KML, MapPoint, LandXML, SVG, ebRIM, and OGC Web Services for GIS. For more information on the upcoming 2008 GeoWeb Conference, please visit www.geoweb.org.