Event: GeoConnections is sponsoring a Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) technical workshop to be held Friday, July 24 immediately preceding the GeoWeb 2009 conference.
CANADIAN GEOSPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURE TECHNICAL WORKSHOP
SFU Harbour Centre – Room 1430
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Friday, July 24, 2009
Purpose: The workshop will gather together CGDI technical stakeholders to foster dialogue related to current CGDI technical activities and future directions for the CGDI.
To communicate recent GeoConnections activities in the areas of standards, community-specific architectures, and technology development;
To develop recommendations regarding specific strategies to sustain the CGDI, with a focus on standards and emerging technologies;
To provide a meeting and networking opportunity for stakeholders and partners.
A high-level agenda is provided below:
9:00 – 10:00 Introduction and GeoConnections update
10:00 – 12:00 Invited stakeholder presentations
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 15:00 CGDI sustainability: facilitated discussion
15:00 – 15:30 Wrap-up
To register for this free event, please send an e-mail to Afonso Malungo Afonso.Malungo@NRCan.gc.ca by July 3rd, indicating your intention to participate and your language of choice.
Note: Registrants will be sent a detailed agenda closer to the date of the workshop. We look forward to your participation.