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GeoWeb 2007 Conference Welcomes Autodesk as a New Platinum Sponsor

Vancouver, B.C., May 8, 2007—GeoWeb 2007 conference organizers are pleased to announce that Autodesk Inc., San Rafael, Calif., has agreed to be a platinum sponsor of GeoWeb 2007, the highest level of sponsorship for the conference.

GeoWeb 2007, which will take place on July 23-27, 2007, at the Morris J. Wosk Centre in Vancouver, Canada, is the only conference focused exclusively on the convergence of GIS and the Internet. The conference welcomes both public and private organizations to meet, discuss, and learn about today’s most innovative geospatial technologies.


In addition to sponsorship, Autodesk is actively participating in this year’s conference. Firstly, Autodesk is instructing a six-hour intensive workshop titled, Creating Web 2.0 Applications on an Open Source Geospatial Platform. Furthermore, Autodesk will be presenting a paper called CAD, GIS, BIM Convergence: Integrating Geospatial with Architectural, Infrastructure, and Engineering Design Data. Lastly,
Autodesk VP of Engineering, Platform Solutions and Emerging Business Division, and VP of Global Engineering, Gary Lang, will provide a Keynote Address on Thursday, July 26, 2007.

“GeoWeb 2007 is proud to welcome Autodesk back as a conference sponsor at the Platinum Level, “said Bob Samborski, executive director of the Geospatial Information & Technology Association. “A company of the size and caliber of Autodesk brings further depth and credibility to the event.”

The conference is quickly building momentum with registration opening May 14 th. GeoWeb 2007 boasts a comprehensive program comprised of two and half days of paper presentations, 13 technology workshops, two social networking events, and a vendors exhibit and spotlight sessions. Registration is available online at www.geoweb.org or via phone at 1.303.337.0513.

For further information including registration, accommodations, sponsorship, and exhibiting opportunities, please visit the conference website at www.geoweb.org.

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For media inquiries, please contact: Amielle Lake +1.604.484.2750 or email at alakeatgaldosincdotcom

The GeoWeb conferences are about unleashing the economic potential associated with the convergence of XML, Web services, and geographic information systems, known as the GeoWeb. Organized via partnership between Galdos Systems Inc. (Galdos) and Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA), GeoWeb 2007 welcomes both public and private organizations to meet, discuss, and learn about today’s most innovative geospatial technologies and the possibilities related to this important technological shift. GeoWeb 2007 will include dedicated workshops on Geography Markup Language (GML), KML, MapPoint, LandXML, SVG, ebRIM, and OGC Web Services for GIS. For information, please visit www.geoweb.org.