June 18-20, 2001, Atlanta, Georgia
Dear readers, Nothing is permanent except change. More we feel it in the field of technology. Every day new products, new applications and technological innovations. Our mandate is to keep up with the pace of the technological development. We have been doing it through features, news-updates and also by publishing conference reports. As a next step, we plan to publish elaborate features and reports on mega-events of GIS and related fields, both academic as well as industry. GeoSpatial World 2001 is the first one in the series.
It is now the turn of Atlanta to host a fabulous technological show which the GIS community is waiting for. Yes, it is the Intergraph’s prestigious Geospatial World aimed to impart its advanced spatial technology tools and expertise to the GIS world. Intergraph Mapping and GIS solutions are putting the final touches on this conference preparation for the June 18-20 event in Atlanta, Georgia. GeoSpatial World is essentially attracting a broad international audience of mapping and GIS professionals who want to capitalize on their GIS and its potential. Professionals from the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Jordan, Spain, England, Nigeria, India, Hong Kong, Croatia, Norway, South Africa, the Republic of China, Germany, and New Zealand are among the attendees already registered for the conference. GeoSpatial World is targeted at decision makers, managers, staff, and users who create or use geospatial information technology to solve problems in the public or private sector, or academia. The conference is open to Intergraph customers and professionals and students who have an interest in the mapping and GIS field. GeoSpatial World 2001 is the first annual Intergraph GeoSpatial Users Community international conference for mapping and GIS professionals. For mapping and GIS users, this conference is the successor to the International Intergraph Graphics Users Group (IGUG) annual conference. GeoSpatial World provides professional development and productivity training opportunities, a forum for interactive discussion of business and product direction, and a chance to network with other industry professionals. GeoSpatial World 2001 aims to provide a heads-up on what’s coming and help you determine the best way to incorporate changes into your business practices. Emerging market trends, technology direction, and real-world applications are the cornerstone of GeoSpatial World 2001. Sponsored by the Intergraph GeoSpatial Users Community (IGUC), GeoSpatial World offers more than 125 professional development sessions for participants, of which 66 percent are user presentations, a forum for interactive discussion of relevant industry, business, and product issues, and unlimited networking opportunities with other industry professionals.