The GSDI Association is an inclusive organization of organizations, agencies, firms, and individuals from around the world. The purpose of the organization is to promote international cooperation and collaboration in support of local, national and international spatial data infrastructure developments.
The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is a member-led nonprofit professional association and leading advocate for anyone using geospatial technology to help operate, maintain, and protect the infrastructure, which includes organizations such as utilities, telecommunication companies, and the public sector.
In short, the mission of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) is to promote the disciplines and professions of cartography and GIScience in an international context. To achieve their aims, the ICA works with national and international governmental and commercial bodies, and with other international scientific societies.
The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. is an international industry consortium of companies, government agencies and universities participating in a consensus process to develop publicly available interface specifications. OpenGIS® Specifications support interoperable solutions that “geo-enable” the Web, wireless and location-based services, and mainstream IT.
The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) is a non-profit organization that creates and supports communities of practice for GIScience research, education, and policy endeavors in higher education and with allied institutions. We aim to be the professional hub for the academic GIS community.
As a Geospatial Communication Network, Geospatial Media and Communications promotes the usage of Geographic Information Science, Technology and Applications in various areas of development, worldwide and Asia in particular. It fosters the growing network of those interested in geo-informatics and encourages the exchange of scientific know-how through its key platforms: Magazines, Portal, Conferences and Training.
GeoInformatics Magazine provides coverage, analysis and commentary with respect to the international surveying, mapping and GIS industry. Recognizing the integrated nature of the geospatial information industry, GeoInformatics presents thought provoking and useful information.
V1 Media publishes Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Informed Infrastructure, Asian Surveying & Mapping (ASM), and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream. V1 Media is a global integrated media and learning company serving organizations and individuals.