2016/06/02 ISSUE026 
GSDI 15 World Conference in Taiwan
Ministry of Interior of Taiwan has worked with Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) to hold the 15th GSDI World Conference in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference will last for five days, from 28 November to 2nd December in 2016. The theme of conference is Spatial Enablement in Smart Homeland, including three main topics of Smart Disaster Prevention, Smart Transportation and Smart City.

The conference will not only invite experts of smart homeland from all fields, including government, industry, and academy, and it is also a great opportunity for experience and technology exchanges. There will also be a grand exhibition for showcases of smart homeland-related technologies and products, providing exchanges of new technologies and businesses, in order to help advance the industry’s development. The conference also invited internationally well-known experts as the keynote speakers, including Mark Reichardt, President and CEO of the Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC); Barbara Ryan, Secretariat Director of the Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO); Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist of Google; Menno-Jan Kraak, Principle of the International Cartographic Association; and Greg Scott, Inter-Regional Adviser on Global Geospatial Information Management.
▶ Deadline for Call for Paper is on 1st July 2016, via website instructions:
The authors may choose to:
1.Submit only extended abstract
2.Submit full paper

▶Early Bird discount is due on 15th August 2016
The Registration is online at:

▶ We welcome all parties of interests to join us at the exhibition, and we are also open for sponsorships of all kinds. Please find details at:
Registration of Exhibitor ends on 31st August 2016, and the booths are selected on a first-come (finish the registration) first-served basis.

▶ For other questions and needs, please contact us:,

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▶ Call for Abstract/Paper
▶ Call for Sponsors/Exhibition/Workshop
▶ Call for Registration

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