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GLIN==> Announcing 2007 Great Lakes Regional Data Exchange Conference - October 29 in Ottawa, Ontario



 

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About the Conference

 

The Great Lakes Regional Data Exchange 2007 conference will be held on October 29, 2007 at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario.  

 

The conference will include keynote speakers addressing the latest advancements in current regional and global observing systems and related technologies. It will also include breakout sessions with contributed paper covering a wide range of case studies and current activities and hands-on workshops showcasing and assisting participants in using the latest technologies for sharing their data through Web Services.

 

The conference is ideally placed at the beginning of a week of exciting events in Ottawa surrounding the ASPRS and CRSS 2007 Specialty Conference. Attendees can therefore take advantage of an impressive array of other conference opportunities to present their work, learn of recent advances in the field, network with others and explore a large exhibitor gallery.

 

Present at RDX!

 

The Great Lakes Regional Data Exchange 2007 Conference will provide a variety of opportunities for participants to present their recent work to their peers. Presentations are being sought on the following topics:

 

Ecological Monitoring and Reporting

Data Clearinghouses

Online Geospatial Communities

Land Use Transformations

 

In addition, presentations are welcome in other areas relating to interjurisdicitonal data exchange and use of information technologies for addressing Great Lakes management issues. Among those presentations submitted, several may be selected to be part of the plenary sessions.

 

Presentation abstracts should be submitted no later than April 6th by email to rdx@glc.org. Those submitting presentation will be notified by April 11 of their acceptance and placement in the conference program.

 

Presentations can also be made at the ASPRS and CRSS 2007 Specialty Conference. Abstract are due March 9th and can be submitted through the conference website.

 

Registration

 

Registration for this one-day event is available as a special option via the CRSS/ASPRS Specialty Conference website.

Rates for early registrants (before Sept. 28, 2007) are:

RDX alone: $145

RDX in addition to CRSS/ASPRS registration: $105

 

Accommodations

 

The conference will take place at the Westin Ottawa, near the Ottawa Congress Centre and the Rideau Centre. A discounted group block will be made available for conference attendees who preregister. Please check back soon for more information.