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Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Asian Parliamentarians’ Meeting on Population and Development

The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development was formed in 1981 with the aim of encouraging and promoting parliamentary initiatives to improve the living standard and welfare of the people of Asia. The 27th Asian...

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Optech Announces a YouTube Channel, OptechGlobal

Optech Incorporated, the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced lidar and camera survey instruments, is pleased to announce that it is now broadcasting on its own YouTube channel, OptechGlobal.

OptechGlobal will showcase Optech products and their applications,...

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

New Chairman of the Global Geodetic Observing System GGOS

Mr. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hansjörg Kutterer, president of the Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG), chairman of the Global Geodetic Observing System GGOS (Global Geodetic Observing System) has been appointed.

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Perth-base​d Maps Firm Seeks New Horizons

Perth-based geospatial mapping company NearMap has reported a 2000 per cent year-on-year growth in revenues, as the company targets an expansion into new platforms and customer segments. Nearmap.com provides photomaps, with images sourced from its proprietary HyperPod aerial...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

WALIS Forum – ISDE7 – NRM Conference August 2011

As you know this WALIS Forum will feature the International Symposium for Digital Earth, the State Natural Resource Management conference and the Australia-Brazil-Canada-China global change workshop. 

Monday, July 18th, 2011

ISRO Looks to Outsourcing to Private Industry

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is in for major changes and outsourcing seems to be the buzzword nowadays. Until now, the space agency concentrated on developing capability to build and launch communication satellites for television broadcast, telecom...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Soon, A School Every KM in Maharashtra

The school education department of the Maharashtra government has finalised the master plan for the new primary, higher primary and secondary schools in the rural areas of the state. Using Geographical Information Service (GIS), the department has...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Fiji Ambassador Elected International Seabed Authority President

The Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) has elected Fiji’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thomson, as its President for the ISA’s annual session currently underway in Kingston, Jamaica. The Assembly is the supreme...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

NEDA Philippines Urges Area-Based Planning for Development

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is encouraging local government units (LGUs) to embark on area-based planning that will complement the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016, as well as the regional and local development plans. “We believe...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Skies Set to Open for New HK Runway

Cities finally reach consensus on the opening up of airspace over the Pearl River Delta, boosting campaign for HK$136b Chek Lap Kok expansion. Read More