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January 11, 2014

2014 Geospatial World Forum

The Geospatial World Forum and industry exhibition will be held at the Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland on May 5-9, 2014.

The call for abstracts has closed. Early registration is open until February 15, late registration will be from February 16 to April 25. Spot registration is available after April 25.

This year’s theme is "geoSMART Planet: Resources + Infrastructure & YOU!" Program highlights include:

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April 1, 2013

IGNSS 2013: International GNSS Society Symposium

Registration is open for the IGNSS 2013 symposium and industry exhibition. It will take place at the Outrigger Hotel in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from July 16 to 18 during the sunny area’s cool and dry season.

The conference venue is one block from the famous Surfer’s Paradise Beach.

Program topics include GNSS system issues, receivers and signals, policy issues, applications and non-satellite positioning methods.(The deadline for abstract submission has passed)

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March 20, 2013

SASGI 2013: SA Surveying + Geomatic Indaba 2013

SASGI 2013 will take place at the Emperors Palace in Gauteng, South Africa on July 22, 23 and 24. The theme is Geospatial Solutions for National Development Planning.

This is the annual South African conference of surveying, geo-informatics, GIS, mapping, remote sensing and location-based business.

 

The conference is wide-ranging and will cover:

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By Inside GNSS
January 21, 2013

2013 Geospatial World Forum

The 2013 Geospatial World Forum and industry exhibition will be held at the Beurs – World Trade Center in the international port city of Rotterdam on May 13-16.

This year’s theme is "Monetizing Geospatial Value and Practices." The keynote speakers are Chris Gibson, vice president of Trimble and Mark Reichardt, president and CEO of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).

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November 19, 2012

AGU 2012: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

The 2012 AGU fall meeting will take place from December 3 through December 7 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

Keynote speakers include Ira Flatow, host of National Public Radio’s Science Friday program; Dr. Surbra Suresh, director of the National Science Foundation; and Sir Robert Watson, whose career includes stints at JPL, NASA, the World Bank and now chief scientific advisor to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; 

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By Inside GNSS
October 12, 2012

Trimble Introduces Next Generation GNSS Survey, Datalink, Mapping Solutions

Trimble R10 rover

Trimble has introduced its next-generation GNSS surveying solution — the Trimble R10, a small, lightweight receiver that introduces new features and technologies, including Trimble HD-GNSS, Trimble SurePoint, Trimble 360, and Trimble xFill, to provide increased productivity.

Announced at the Intergeo 2012 conference in Hannover, Germany, this week, introduction of the Trimble R10 was accompanied by new versions of its field and office software — Trimble Access 2012.20 and Trimble Business Center 2.80 to extend Trimble’s Connected Site survey solution.

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By Inside GNSS
September 12, 2012

2012 Trimble International User Conference

Trimble Dimensions, the 2012 International User Conference, will take place at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 5 to 7.

Early-bird pricing has been extended to September 14.

The annual event targets surveying, engineering, construction, mapping, GIS, geospatial, infrastructure, utilities and field service management professionals who use positioning products developed and sold by Trimble companies. The companies include: Accubid, Applanix, Meridian Systems, OmniStar, Pacific Crest, PeopleNet, Plancal, QuickPen and Tekla.

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By Inside GNSS
April 26, 2012

Trimble to Acquire SketchUp — Google 3D Modeling Tool

Example of site logistic design by M.A. Mortenson Company using Google’s SketchUp 3D modeling tool

Trimble announced plans today (April 26, 2012) to acquire SketchUp, a popular 3D modeling tools, from its Silicon Valley neighbor, Google, Inc.

Sunnyvale, California–based Trimble signed a definitive agreement with Google, headquartered in Mountain View, with the transaction expected to close in the second quarter of 2012. Although the companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal, a Trimble news release said the transaction “is not expected to be material to 2012 earnings per share.”

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By Inside GNSS
April 21, 2012

Geospatial World Forum 2012

Pres. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the “Missile Man of India,” in 2008. (wikicommons)

The 2012 Geospatial World Forum will be held at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Center from April 23 to April 27. The venue is in the south part of the city and close to the airport.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, president of India 2002-2007 and one of the country’s most famous space scientists, will give the keynote talk. Kalam, called the "People’s President" was also known as the "Missile Man of India" for his work on development of ballistic missile and space rocket technology.

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By Inside GNSS
January 16, 2012

Hexagon 2012

A number of user conferences for customers of Hexagon AB’s precise measurement brands and products will be combined in the Swedish corporation’s second international conference this summer.

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By Inside GNSS