The GeoData Alliance (GDA) is presenting the invited session.

The GeoData Alliance (GDA) is presenting an invited session on "What's happening in the GDA?" on April 9, 3:30-5:00pm at the GEOTec Conference. Four members of the Council of Trustees comprise the panel: Todd Bacastow, representing the Research subsector; Kathy Covert, Acting Executive Director; Susan Smith, representing the Media subsector; and Marilyn Otto, representing the subsector of GIS vendors, suppliers and consultants. They will briefly recount the need the GDA is designed to meet and the history and principles of the organization. The body of the session will be devoted to describing initiatives and addressing questions from the audience.

The GeoData Alliance is a sponsor of the GEOTec Conference, April 8-11, 2002, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

About the Panelists
Biographical information about the panelists and other members of the Council of Trustees is on the Internet at