XVI Conference on Geographic Information Technologies

Just today, 25 of June of 2014 and until the 27 will be celebrating in the University of Alicante the XVI National Congress of Technologies of Gegoráfica Information.

This event is organized within the framework of the Geographical Information Technologies Working Group of the Association of Spanish Geographers (AGE), with the aim of promoting knowledge and the most recent advances in the geospatial context. Recall that the latest editions have taken place in Granada (2006), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2008), Seville (2010) and Madrid (2012).

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The objective of this meeting is to bring together a large group of experts whose professions are linked to the management of the territory (scientists, professionals, institutions and companies) around the latest advances in the field of Geographic Information Technologies, as well as putting highlight its transversal and integrating role of strategic matters for the economic and social development of our country (natural resources, territory, tourism and citizen services, among others). With this integrating vision, we want to demonstrate the need for geographers, biologists, geologists, physicists, mathematicians, engineers, architects and other experts to work together to ensure that these technologies are used efficiently and contribute to the promotion of a new culture. Of the territory.

Although the first day is just for accreditation, inauguration and a wine of honor, these are some of the topics of interest between Thursday and Friday:

Thursday 26

Geographic Information Technologies in Natural and Environmental Sciences. Some examples in Geology, Biology and Ecology. The speaker, Pablo Sastre Olmos

  • Geoprocessing Workshop with Python
  • Geomedia Professional Seminar 2014
  • Seminar National Atlas of Spain (ANEXXI), direction and collaboration
  • Haskell Introduction Workshop

Professional perspectives of geomatics, by Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas

Geomatics in the field of international cooperation, By Fernando González Cortés

  • Workshop of Management and exploitation of Lidar and images with ArcGIS
  • Workshop Terrasit, IDE of the Valencian Community
  • ERDAS IMAGINE workshop

On Friday 27

Interoperability of Services in the Integrated Emergency Management System (SIMGE) of the Military Emergency Unit (EMU). Luis Miguel Martin Ruiz

  • ArcGIS and Open Data Workshop
  • Management system of the Valencian rail network TRAM
  • Workshop of National Atlas of Spain (ANEXXI), didactic resources and web

Demonstration of a drone (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) In the exteriors of Lecture II of the University of Alicante in charge of the company Consulcart

Conference: «Tourism in a Social, Local and Mobile Environment (SoLoMo)». Gerson Beltrán López

  • Demonstration of the Virtual Reality Experience with Oculus Rift
  • Workshop: Geoportal tourism

For more detailed information: TIG Congress

To watch the video presentations: See this link

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