Day-Tripping NCGIS 2011

I went down to the NCGIS Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina yesterday (it’s still going on today). I was speaking in the session titled “The Desktop App: News of My Death is Premature.” My talk was called “If You Can Browse This Map, Thank a Desktop” and was focused less on desktop apps themselves than the fuzzy boundary between the desktop and the web. I have been told that the slide deck and, more frighteningly, the video of the talk will be online at some point.

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Communication Proposal Deadline for gvSIG Conference

As I posted before, the 5th gvSIG conference is scheduled for December 2-4, 2009 in Valencia. I got an e-mail reminder that communication proposals (presentations, posters, etc.) are due by September 21st. From the e-mail: We remind you that we are now expecting communication proposals for the 5th gvSIG Conference (Valencia, 2nd-4th December 2009) [1]. … Read more