2011 Invitation for Projects for the Advancement of Operational Policies, Standards and Best Practices for the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure
This invitation for projects will advance the operational policies, standards and related best practices required by organizations developing, contributing to and using the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI).
GeoConnections is soliciting interest for projects that will:
1. Increase awareness of the benefits of using geospatial data and tools to achieve goals for social, economic and environmental priorities
2. Facilitate the integration and use of geospatial data to support effective decision making
3. Coordinate the development of national policies, standards and mechanisms and support their implementation to ensure maintenance and updating of geospatial data and compatibility with global standards
4. Keep Canada at the leading edge of accessing, sharing and using geospatial information via the Internet