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Disaster Resilience in America — Symposium Nov. 30

November 26, 2012 - in Announcement, Emergency

Economic damages from natural disasters topped $55 billion in the United States in 2011, with 14 events costing more than $1 billion each in damages.  In the wake of Hurricane Sandy -- which alone has been estimated to cost more than $60 billion in property…

Highways Authorities Learn of Latest Surveying Technologies

November 21, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Transportation

More than 100 highways professionals met at the UK’s Heritage Motor Museum on November 20th to learn about the latest developments in highways surveying…

Bentley Addresses Entropy with Products that Tackle Process

November 19, 2012 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Smart Cities

The Be Inspired Awards program and Innovations in Infrastructure Conference held from Nov. 13-14, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, provided a unique gathering…

Smart Energy Communities in Cold Climates Conference Attracts Experts

November 16, 2012 - in Announcement, Energy

There has been a high level of international interest and support for next week’s three-day conference, Smart Energy Communities in Cold Climates, which offers a rich program of speakers on a range of topics related to the creation of integrated community…

OGC/EuroSDR to Offer CityGML Workshop in National Mapping

November 5, 2012 - in Construction, Events, Smart Cities

Over the past ten years technologies for generating, maintaining and using 3D geo-information have matured. In addition many local governments have 3D models of the city, a large number of companies are providing services for constructing 3D models, and universities…

Trimble CEO Steve Berglund Addresses Radical Change

November 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured, Lifecycle

Steve Berglund, president and CEO of Trimble, addressed the audience at Trimble Dimensions this morning in Las Vegas. This is the sixth user conference, and Berglund indicated that over the years, the message for the keynote has focused on the fact that technology…

Trimble Gets Introduced to the SketchUp Community at the 3D Basecamp

October 15, 2012 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

The fourth SketchUp 3D Basecamp started today in Boulder, Colo., and runs through Wednesday. The event has roughly 280 attendees who are power users of the tool, as well as developers that extend functionality with various add-on features. John Bacus, product…

Bentley Announces Project Finalists in 2012 Be Inspired Awards Competition

October 11, 2012 - in Announcement, Corporate, Projects

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the project finalists in the 2012 Be Inspired Awards competition and the seven winners of the 2012 Be…

Sustainable Cities Conference to Help Advance a Sustainable Urban Future

October 9, 2012 - in Announcement

The Sustainable Cities Conference, including a Land Lab Competition aimed at catalyzing innovative ideas for sustainability projects on St. Louis’ vacant lots, will be held Nov. 1-3. Sponsored by the WUSTL Office of Sustainability, in partnership with many…

Geodesign Summit Asks Attendees to Reimagine Their World

October 3, 2012 - in Announcement, Design/Engineering

GIS and design professionals, academics, and developers will gather at Esri headquarters in Redlands, California, January 24–25, 2013, for the fourth annual Geodesign Summit. The event is open to anyone working at the intersection of geography and design.…