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Geospatial Events Grant 2017: Daniel Paco presenting at the 11as Jornadas de SIG Libre

Daniel Paco receiving a Geospatial Events Grant for attending the 11th Workshop on Free GIS (11as Jornadas  de SIG Libre)  Daniel Paco is a first-year student of the Master’s degree in GIS from UNIGIS Girona and he received one of the Geospatial Events Grants from UNIGIS International Association for attending the 11th Workshop on Free GIS (11as Jornadas  de SIG Libre)  in Girona on June 1st and 2nd. The congress, organized by SIGTE (the GIS Service of the University of Girona and promotor of the UNIGIS Girona programme), is a meeting point of the GIS community that works with free …

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Geospatial Events Grant 2017: Luke Clasper attending the VGI-Analytics 2017

For the first time UNIGIS International Association was awarding the Geospatial Events Grant for active and recently graduated UNIGIS Students around the world. Mr. Luke Clasper, who recently graduated from UNIGIS UK, was awarded a grant towards attending the VGI-Analytics 2017, Netherlands. This pre-conference workshop took place on the 9th May 2017 and was held at the AGILE (Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe) 2017 conference at Wageningen University. The event was chaired and co-organised by Dr Peter Mooney (Maynooth University, Ireland) and focused on new opportunities and research challenges raised by Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI). This included cross-linking …

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UNIGIS Geospatial Events Grants awarded

The UNIGIS International Association is pleased to announce the grantees within the first Call for “Geospatial Events Grants” (GEG). This Grant has been established to connect active UNIGIS students with the international geospatial community and enhance the learning experience beyond lessons and exercises. Four UNIGIS students have now been awarded a grant for participating in a leading Geospatial event and presenting their work to a broad audience: Daniel Paco Abenza, Master student at UNIGIS Girona, receives a grant for attending the 11th Workshop on Free GIS/11as jornadas SIG libre and his presentation on the ECOWREX project: ‘The ECOWAS Observatory for …

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June 13 | u_Lecture ‘Compelling Map Apps through UI/UX Design’

Registration now open for the u_Lecture webinar presentation by Michael Gaigg, on June 13 at 5pm CEST.  Register here >>> This session will cover design principles specific to mapping applications. Real-world examples serve as a guide to creating solutions that are more useful, compelling, and easy to use. You will receive first-hand insights into our design methodologies, techniques and processes and learn tips and tricks on how improving the cartography of your map will make your application truly stand out. Michael Gaigg is Lead UI Enginee at Esri Professional Services.

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May 10 | u_Lecture ‘Open and Reproducible Spatial Data Analysis for Spatial Data – Ideas and Examples’

May 10 | u_Lecture: ‘Open and Reproducible Spatial Data Analysis for Spatial Data – Ideas and Examples’ Registration now open for the u_Lecture webinar presentation by Professor Chris Brunsdon, on May 10 at 5pm CEST.  Register here >>> The idea of reproducible research has gained much recent attention. This is an approach to publishing reports, documents and web sites relating to data analysis in which complete information regarding the data used and the programming scripts used to perform the analysis are encapsulated in a single object. The idea is that third parties can not only read the report but they …

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April 28-29 | Workshop: Geo-Entrepreneurship – Register now!

Using Location to Enhance Your Competitive Advantage. Build up your skills to bring your Geo-idea to the market! In this 1.5 day workshop you will be introduced to a range of techniques used by ‘startups’ to help develop your own geo-enabled business idea. You will learn the steps you need to take to identify and develop your idea, secure customers, and find market opportunities. The participants of this workshop will be GI professionals, UNIGIS/Geo- students and alumni who want to bring their own GI-project to life, or get a new business idea off the ground. These are not only skills …

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Call extended: UNIGIS Geospatial Events Grants – GEG

Applications accepted until April 14, 2017!!! The UNIGIS International Association is announcing the first call of the “Geospatial events grant” (GEG), funded by UNIGIS International Association and industry partners. The objective of GEG is to connect active UNIGIS students with the international geospatial community and to create added value within the UNIGIS network. Participating in a leading Geospatial event will enhance the learning experience beyond lessons and exercises and is of course an excellent opportunity to establish new contacts with GIS experts from all over the world. The call considers the following list of events eligible for grant sponsorship: Geospatial …

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The real Living Map

As you might know there are three different kinds of networks: professional networks, personal networks and Triangular Irregular Networks. This weekend a new group of UNIGIS professional students were heavily engaged in building all kinds of networks in order to set a good starting point for a year of collaborative learning. Read the complete story…

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ESRI UC 2017

July 8-14 | UNIGIS at the ESRI User Conferences

Meet UNIGIS at the ESRI User Conferences Meet UNIGIS at the biggest GIS event of the year, the Esri User Conference in San Diego. From July 8th until July 14th, you can find UNIGIS in the different exhibition areas during the Esri User Conference: July 8-11 at the Esri Education GIS Conference July 10 at the Esri Academic GIS Program Fair table July 10-14 at the Esri User Conference booth We look forward to an exciting event together with you! More information >>

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GI Forum 2017

July 5-8 | GI Forum Salzburg

GI_Forum 2017 – geospatial@online GI_Forum 2017 provides a platform for dialogue among geospatial minds, creating an informed GeoInformation Society. Our motto ‘geospatial@online’ focuses on the universal and pervasive introduction of geospatial concepts and methods: have we completed the transition to online GI Services? Are we ready for GI Services 2.0, i.e. dynamic applications built on existing GI Services? Do we educate for these developments at school level? GI_Forum 2017 addresses such questions in the context of big data, sensors, real time data streams, geodata infrastructures and cloud computing, bearing in mind perspectives from a variety of domains. Paper presentations as well as …

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