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GeoWeb 2006 to Feature Nearly 70 Paper Presentations

June 7, 2006
Aurora, Colo., May 23, 2006-GeoWeb 2006 is pleased to announce a lineup of nearly 70 innovative paper presentations to be presented at GeoWeb 2006, which is set to be held July 24-28, 2006, at the Morris J. Wosk Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Aurora, Colo., May 23, 2006-GeoWeb 2006 is pleased to announce a lineup of nearly 70 innovative paper presentations to be presented at GeoWeb 2006, which is set to be held July 24-28, 2006, at the Morris J. Wosk Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The conference, organized by Galdos Systems Inc. and supported by the Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), is the only event focused exclusively on the convergence of GIS and the Web, allowing for the rapid access to accurate and current information through open standards.

The presentations will cover business/policy, technology, and application, as they relate to six themes:
  • Nautical and Aeronautical Information Systems
  • Defense and Homeland Security
  • Consumer and Commercial Services, LBS and ITS
  • Municipal Information Systems to Global SDI
  • Disaster Management and Environmental Systems
  • Technology Centric


"We had an overwhelming response to our Call for Papers. Judging from the caliber of the presenters and abstracts chosen, these presentations will be extremely insightful and should provide a wide range of resourceful information to anyone interested in the GeoWeb," said Ron Lake, CEO Galdos Systems Inc.

The full schedule of paper presentations, the 13 hands-on workshops, keynote addresses, and a products and services exhibition is available at www.geoweb.org/overview. The early rate registration deadline is June 9. Registration fees start at US$250. For more information about GeoWeb 2006, please visit www.geoweb.org, or e-mail info@geoweb.org.

GeoWeb 2006 is a landmark event about unleashing the economic potential associated with the convergence of XML, Web services, and geographic information systems. Organized by Galdos Systems Inc. with support from the Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), GeoWeb 2006 welcomes both public and private organizations to meet, discuss, and learn about today's most innovative geospatial technologies. The conference will include dedicated workshops on Geography Markup Language (GML), KML, Virtual Earth, LandXML, SVG, OGC Web Services for GIS, and more.

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