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URISA Invites Participation in GIS Education Needs Assessment

April 30, 2014 - in Corporate

URISA is conducting a brief survey in order to better serve the educational needs of the GIS community.  Please take a few moments to respond to the questionnaire which addresses educational topics of interest, education delivery preferences, and questions…

CEdMA Honors Bentley Systems with Its Innovation Award for a Second Year Running

April 6, 2014 - in Corporate

The Computer Education Management Association (CEdMA), the premier professional networking organization for training executives, managers, and professionals,…

EPA Honors 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards Winners

April 2, 2014 - in Environment, Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today is presenting the 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards honoring nine projects from across the United…

ICMA and Esri Announce Plans for #LocalGov Technology Alliance in 2014

February 6, 2014 - in Announcement, Smart Cities

ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, and Esri, the premiere geo-spatial analytical software solution have teamed together for a second year of projects undertaken as part of the #LocalGov Technology Alliance. The Alliance seeks to engage…

NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress Welcomes Inaugural Class

September 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Mayor Bloomberg was on hand to welcome the inaugural class of graduate students at New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP). The NYU center was designated just last year as part of the City’s groundbreaking Applied Sciences…

www.WhatIsSmartGrid.org Aims to Educate the Public

August 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

How can a smart grid save homeowners $500 a year? What is a smart meter? Consumers looking for information about smart grid online now have a new resource, WhatIsSmartGrid.org, launched today by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC). WhatIsSmartGrid.org…

Digital Earth and Data Cities Scoping the New Frontier for Global Science Solutions

August 21, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects

Global science organisations have produced the world’s first comprehensive report on moves to create a networked environmental monitoring system, using Google-era technologies to help manage the Earth’s resources.The Group on Earth Observations (GEO),…

Teaching Urban Development in the Urban South

August 14, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

SA+P has recently signed an agreement with Malaysia's leading engineering and science school – the Universiti of Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) – to develop new materials to strengthen the teaching of sustainable city development in the global South and around…

Education and Connections at GIS-Pro 2013

June 11, 2013 - in Announcement, Projects

Essential education and valuable professional connections will be the takeaways at GIS-Pro 2013: URISA's 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals. GIS-Pro 2013 will take place September 16-19, 2013 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode…

Students Map a Future for Themselves and their Neighborhood

May 28, 2013 - in Analysis

This is Voeltner’s fourth year teaching the Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, class. It is one of the electives that’s part of Hoover High School’s Information Technology Academy. “We had been wanting to get a new career path opportunity for…