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Webinar May 15 - Data Management & Exploitation for the Utilities Industry
Hello Geo tech Professional... Welcome once again to our Tuesday morning GIS / Geo tech news roundup... to begin, some details of an online webinar taking place this morning - act fast and you'll have plenty of time to register. Joing Intergraph in their continuing webinar series with today's event, "Data Management & Exploitation for the Utilities Industry". Scheduled to run at 10 AM (Eastern time) Intergraph will demonstrate how easy it is to use their remote sensing and data management tools for data analysis and organization of data assets. During the event the crew will illustrate several remote sensing applications for utility asset management that enable you to detect changes in geospatial imagery and LiDAR data to monitor transmission corridors, power lines and poles, and analyze for vegetation encroachment. See more details here or register directly here. Also on the topic of events, URISA has announced plans for session #2 of a webinar series specifically for those of you interested in LiDAR. Part two of the series, Project Planning, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23rd - see complete details HERE. Oh, and please don't forget that the awesome (@lidarnews) is open 24/7 for everything you need to know about LiDAR!

Some recent of the updates and tech tips I've shared with the community via the AnyGeo ( this week - hopefully you've been checking the blog periodically... An unconference for you WhereCamp enthusiasts in germany this June - WhereCamp Berlin - Save the Date, June 22-23; Video - 3D Urban Planning Visualization With CityEngine - an impressive demo in this video; The new Bing Social Search - get the low-down in this video from Microsoft; Video - What Does the Army Geospatial Center Do? Finally, please be sure to browse the career center for some new opportunities, those of you hiring I encourage you to try the board and list your next job opp there for some great exposure. Finally, I encourage you to join us on facebook, Pinterest, and in our popular LinkedIn Group. Have a great week everyone!

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Expert Feature - Geospatial technology in 5 to 10 years - It's quite interesting to try to think ten years out, and there's quite a bit of detail I had to cut out to get to 1000 words. I'll expand on some of these topics in future posts and in some of my upcoming talks - Readon in this contribution from industry expert, Peter Batty (@pmbatty)

Video - What Does the Army Geospatial Center Do? - Ever wonder about the US Army and the Army Geospatial Center? If so then check out this informative video for a look at the org. The Army Geospatial Center coordinates, integrates and synchronizes geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army.

Feature - Value Case for Google Fusion Tables - Fusion Tables has been floating around Google Labs for a couple of years, graduating in 2010 and recently footing some improvements. You can access Fusion Tables while logged in under the Google top bar: More > Even more > Innovation. Read on for more on Fusion Tables in this contributed article...

Save the Date - Upcoming WhereCamp Berlin 2012, June 22-23 - For the second consecutive year, WhereCamp Berlin is bringing together the best and brightest trendsetters, researchers and educators in location and geography.

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First Look - MapSocial (Beta) Real Time Social Mapping In Facebook - This week I've been messing around a bit with MapSocial, a new, real time mapping service for facebook - I'm also pleased to boast that I think I may have been one of the first public users of this cool service! The application is still in Beta, however, you are invited to jump in and create your own maps, share them with friends, and invite others to contribute

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123D Catch for iPad from Autodesk - 123D Catch is now available for iPad on the App Store. This new free* app lets users take images from their iPad camera and upload them to the Autodesk cloud service that transforms the images into a 3D model. Looking for more iPhone, iPad and iOS news and tips? See HERE

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Each day in this section we'll update you about Geospatial conferences, training, seminars, webinars, and relevant events. Feel free to make a suggestion for future consideration and be sure to see our Events Calendar. A Tip... Are you a on LinkedIn? If so then consider connecting with over 20,000 other GIS professionals via our GISuser LinkedIn Group and see also our facebook Page!

Video - Hexagon Conference Sights and Sounds - Ever wondered what it's like attending a Hexagon conference? This year's Think Forward 2012 Hexagon conference is scheduled to take place June 4-7 in Las Vegas and will host thousands of professionals that use solutions from ERDAS, Intergraph, and Leica Geosystems, all under one roof.

Nokia Developer - Ready.Set () [Code} Challenge - Here's details of a cool developer event from Nokia developer, perhaps coming to a city near you. Events coming to Atlanta, Boston, Chevy Chase, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Miami, New York, Ohio State, San Diego, Sunnyvale, Toronto, Vancouver

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The Location Business Summit Europe 2012 - The 3rd annual Location Business Summit Europe is the biggest meeting place for hands on knowledge and networking within the mobile and location industry. Following our blockbuster events in Silicon Valley and Amsterdam last year, the biggest and best companies in the community will come together at the most influential LBS focused summit in the world. Save the date - May 22-23, 2012, Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel, Amsterdam

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