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Geospatial Solutions: Industry Experts to Keynote GeoWeb 2006

Apr 1, 2006

By:Amy Stankiewicz

Three well-known industry leaders will provide keynote addresses at GeoWeb 2006, which is scheduled for July 24-28 at the Morris J. Wosk Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

GeoWeb 2006 will focus on the convergence of eXtensible Markup Language (XML), Web services, and GIS. Organized by Galdos Systems, Inc. with support from the Geospatial Information & Technology Association, GeoWeb 2006 will feature dedicated workshops about Geography Markup Language, Keyhole Markup Language, MapPoint, LandXML, Scalable Vector Graphics, and Open Geospatial Consortium Web Services for GIS.

The keynote speakers will be Michael Jones, chief technology officer of Google Earth; Stephen Lawler, general manager of Microsoft's Virtual Earth; and Kurt Cagle, author and technology architect for Mercurial Communications.

"We are pleased with this year's line-up of keynote speakers. They truly are experts on the convergence of GIS and the Web, and we plan to schedule more keynotes of the same caliber," said Ron Lake, chief executive officer of Galdos Systems.

Read the article on their website: Geospatial Solutions.