Details of AutoCarto 2012 are on the AutoCarto page.
A significant number of US attendees went to the in Paris this July. A report of their experience is on the USNC-ICA page.
CaGS had a significant place at the ESRI UC. Not only did we have a booth, we were able to exhibit many of the map competition winners in the Map Gallery. With Charlie Frye’s help, we had a special display island in the gallery with a banner above that could be seen from anywhere in the room. The display was always busy with many attendees grabbing cell phone photos of ideas.
This conference is the largest in the GIS industry and set a record with 15,000 attendees this year. Interestingly, about 40% of those are first-time attendees. There must be a strong sales program to support that!
Of course, the ICA was in Paris the previous week so CaGIS had fewer members than in some years. However, the booth was supported by President Kari Craun, Board members Sara Battersby, Doug Vandergraft, and Bill Mumbleau, along with Alan Mikuni, Doug
Dan Cole has taken over as chair of the scholarship committee and has released updated guidelines and form.
A special session on various aspects of GeoComputation is planned for the North American Meeting of the Regional Science Association International (NARSC) to be held in Miami, Florida, USA, November 9-12, 2011. Detailed information about the NARSC conference can be found at http://www.narsc.org.
March 19-23, 2012
Sacramento Convention Center
Join the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) in Sacramento, California on March 19th through 23rd for the ASPRS 2012 Annual Conference. The conference theme, Imaging and Geospatial Technologies – Into the Future, offers a glimpse into a fascinating program filled with technical sessions, keynote speakers, workshops and more, all focused on what is to come for our industry. Don’t be left out, join us for a glimpse of the Imaging and Geospatial horizon!
All Conference activities will be held at the Sacramento Convention Center. The Conference Host Hotel will be the Hyatt Regency Sacramento.
An international conference ‘Mercator Revisited – Cartography in the Age of Discovery’, will be held from Wednesday, April 25 to Saturday, April 28, 2012 in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. See http://www.mercatorconference2012.be/