Sunday, January 10, 2010

GeoWeb 2010 Conference Dates, Call for Abstracts

GeoWeb 2010 Conference
July 26-30 · Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Call for Presentations and Workshops

Overview: GeoWeb 2010 will take place in Vancouver, Canada July 26‐30 and its organizers are currently seeking submissions for presentations and workshops. GeoWeb is the industry‐leading conference focused on the collective impact of the Web on geographic information standards, architectures and technology and the convergence of GIS and the Internet and the resulting economic, social and technical consequences. GeoWeb 2010 will feature well known keynote and invited speakers, workshops and tutorials, technical presentations, panel sessions, and product showcase opportunities. No other geospatial conference provides this level of knowledge intensity and is a must‐attend conference for anyone involved in shaping the future of the geospatial industry.

Theme: The emphasis for GeoWeb 2010 is Going Real Time. GeoWeb is about the technologies for information sharing and collaboration respecting events and activities in the real world. It is about designing our world and reacting to the changes in the world around us. It is about managing our way in the world using the best information about the current and probable future state(s) of the world.

Official Call: This announcement is the official Call for Presentations and Call for Workshops for GeoWeb 2010 Going Real Time. All submissions must include a title, theme, a detail abstract (<200 words) and a short description (<75 words) and are to be submitted via the online form at no later than February 19, 2010 (4pm PST). Presentation sessions will be 35 minutes in length. Workshops will be 3 hours in length and should focus on a key technology or standard.

Presenters will be chosen based on a formal selection process led by the 2010 GeoWeb Planning Committee and will be notified of the status of their submission by March 15, 2010. Please note that all approved presenters will be provided with a 25% discount on the registration fee but are responsible for their own travel and expenses.

Suggested Topics: Presentations can deal with any aspect of the following key areas:

• Air traffic management
• Geospatial technology & analysis
• GeoWeb & SDI architecture & registries including Sensor Webs
• 3D model acquisition, imagery & visualization
• Virtual worlds & media application
• Urban infrastructure, planning, design, management, protection, & BIM
• Business development & marketing
• Public health & social services
• Security, defense, privacy & intelligence
• Emergency planning, public safety, response, monitoring & analysis
• Environmental & land data management & registries
• Asset management & monitoring
• Data aggregation, integration, management, modeling & publication

Questions: For all questions regarding the submission of abstracts and agendas please contact James Sakamoto at

*Special Note: The Call for Papers specific to the 3D and Sensor Web Academic/Science tracks are separate submissions. If you would like to submit a technical paper to either of these tracks please contact Corwin Hiebert, GeoWeb Conference Manager, at


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