Tuesday, May 06, 2008

4th Caribbean GIS Conference Schedule

The schedule for URISA's 4th Caribbean GIS Conference - Evolution & Next Steps, Aug 25-29 2008 in the Cayman Islands - and other details are now online on the URISA website.

Aside from keynote addresses by Dr. David Maguire, Chief Scientist and a corporate director of ESRI, and Vanessa Lawrence CB, Director General and Chief Executive of the UK Ordnance Survey; and technical presentations related to disaster response, public health, policy, land, environment and utilities, there promises to be vibrant discussion of the future of GIS in the region including the issues of copyright, costs and access to data.

Register by July 1 to get US$50 off the regular rate. Students do the same and get 82% off the full conference registration (US$60)! Presenters must register by July 2. Discounts on accommodation are available only until July 24 2008, and discounts on airfare are available as well. Previously provided information may be found here.

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