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16 March 2020

Location

Open Gov Hub
1110 Vermont Ave NW #500
Washington, D.C. , District Of Columbia
United States
District Of Columbia US
Global

Data use across the land sector remains limited by a lack of openness, limited clarity about responsible data sharing, and disconnected data silos, serving particular communities and ignoring the needs of others. We want to change that. 

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Open Data Charter
Open Government Partnership
India Land and Development Conference 2020
2 March 2020 to 4 March 2020

Location

India International Center New Delhi
India
IN
India

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to announce 4th India Land and Development Conference (ILDC) an International Conference. The 3rd ILDC organized last year, had more than 300 participants and more than 30 partners joining from India and abroad over 3-days of deliberation.

Organizations: 
NRMC
20 November 2019
Global

Please join ARSET’s first lightning style training, designed to support high demand and interest from the applications community in new NASA Earth observing technologies that can be used to support resources management.  This webinar will focus on a NASA instrument that was launched and installed on the International Space Station in Summer 2018.  Designed to study terrestrial ecosystems and pl

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22 October 2019 to 24 October 2019

Location

Accra
Ghana
GH
Africa

Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to geospatial, open data, ICTs and Internet in Africa. AGDIC informs and inspires those with policy-making powers across sectors in Africa to discuss, exchange information and share good practices with each other.

Organizations: 
African Open Data and Internet Research Foundation
GODAN
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8 May 2019 to 10 May 2019

Location

University of Nairobi
University Way
Nairobi
Kenya
KE
Sudan
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Somalia
South Sudan
Tanzania
Uganda

There is no doubt the Global Data Revolution has reached the land sector. Government data portals, open access academic journals, community mapping initiatives and other citizen-generated data - there is a palpable positive drive across the world that allows processes such as data collection to be more inclusive and open.

Organizations: 
Land Portal Foundation
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
GODAN
Local Development Research Institute
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
Global Online Access to Legal Information
slum dwellers in Odisha
14 February 2019

Location

Online
India
IN
India

The Land Portal Foundation and the NRMC Center for Land Governance partnered with key organizations to hold a series of three webinars leading up to the third annual India Land and Development Conference (ILDC), which took place from 12-14 March, 2019.

Organizations: 
Government of Odisha (India)
Tata Trusts
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Azim Premji University
NRMC
Cadasta Foundation
Land Portal Foundation
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1 May 2019 to 3 May 2019

Location

Ramada Resort Hotel Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
TZ
Global

The conference theme of “Strengthening Southern-driven cooperation as a catalyst for ICT4D” seeks to stimulate and encourage critical discussions on the different facets of Southern-driven cooperation, its promises, potential, for creating a better world, and the challenges we face in achieving the promised potential.Grounded by Geoff Walsham’s question, ‘Are we making a better world with technology?’ (Walsham, 2012); the conference will aim at offering context-rich theories, methodologies and practical guidance on the use of ICT’s to empower local communities.

Organizations: 
University of Oslo
University of Dar es Salaam
International Federation for Information Processing
6 May 2018 to 11 May 2018

Location

Istanbul
Turkey
TR
Turkey
Global

Embracing our smart world  where the continents connect:
enhancing the geospatial  maturity of societies 

FIG Congress 2018 is an exciting week-long conference that brings the international community of surveying and spatial professionals together.

Organizations: 
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
Global Land Tool Network
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
29 May 2017 to 2 June 2017

Location

Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre (HECC)
Messuaukio 1
00521 Helsinki
Finland
FI
Global

FIG Working Week, 29 May -  2 June 2017, Helsinki, Finland, is an exciting week-long conference that brings the international community of surveying and spatial professionals together to experience a mix of interesting plenary and technical sessions and workshops, a trade exhibition and a variety of side events and social functions.

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African Open Data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF)is an African based Non-Governmental organisation championing open data, ICTs, Geospatial Technology policies and Internet capacity building, supporting innovative projects and programs across the continent.

 

OUR ACTIVITIES

Center for International Earth Science Information Network

CIESIN’s mission is to provide access to and enhance the use of information worldwide, advancing understanding of human interactions in the environment and serving the needs of science and public and private decision making.

MOTTO

The Dedan Kimathi University of Technology motto is: “Better Life through Technology”.

 

VISION STATEMENT

To be a Premier Technological University Excelling in Quality Education, Research, and Technology Transfer for National Development.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, commonly referred to as Deloitte, is a multinational professional services network.[6] Deloitte is one of the "Big Four" accounting organizations and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals with headquarters in London, United Kingdom.[7]

Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)

We are the global market leader in GIS, helping customers get results since 1969.

Esri was founded to help solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. We do so by supporting our users’ important work with a commitment to science, sustainability, community, education, research, and positive change.

Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations, including the world’s largest cities and most national governments.

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The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.

ESA is an international organisation with 22 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.

What does ESA do?

Forest Inform Pty Ltd provides "Land Logic Services" that combine government agencies' and stakeholders’ decision rules with accurate spatial data to resolve forest land use conflicts, integrate regional development, prepare conservation plans, and Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+).

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GIN is an interactive meeting place and is an open knowledge network for everyone who is professionally involved with geographic information. GIN organizes activities and encourages and facilitates sharing and transferring knowledge of its members in development of all members and to strengthen the position of the field of geo-information in society.

The subsequent strategic goals are:

• Creating an accessible and connected network within geo-users
• to provide an interactive knowledge platform
• increasing the relevance geo-information in the ‘outside world’

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Geoforum is a leading international, inter-disciplinary journal publishing innovative research and commentary in human geography and related fields. It is global in outlook and integrative in approach. The broad focus of Geoforum is the organisation of economicpoliticalsocial and environmental systems through space and over time.

FIG is the premier international organization representing the interests of surveyors worldwide. It is a federation of the national member associations and covers the whole range of professional fields within the global surveying community. It provides an international forum for discussion and development aiming to promote professional practice and standards.

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