[OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for thought-provoking discussions at UNWGIC? Register Now!

Maria Antonia Brovelli maria.brovelli at polimi.it
Wed Oct 24 11:18:02 PDT 2018

Dear Sergio

OSGeo/GeoforAll is not officially present but there are some people, like Serena and I, who will go there. Good to know if there is somebody else. Are you coming?



A new IJGI Special Issue
"State-of-the-Art in Spatial Information Science"
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Prof. Maria Antonia Brovelli
Professor of GIS and Digital Mapping
Politecnico di Milano

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Da: GeoForAll <geoforall-bounces at lists.osgeo.org> per conto di SERGIO ACOSTAYLARA <sergio.acostaylara at mtop.gub.uy>
Inviato: mercoledì 24 ottobre 2018 15:23:11
A: geoforall at lists.osgeo.org; discuss at lists.osgeo.org
Oggetto: [Geo4All] RV: Looking for thought-provoking discussions at UNWGIC? Register Now!

Is OSGeo/GeoForAll taking part in this Congress? I couldn't find anything related to it... (my apologies if I missed something)

Sergio Acosta y Lara
Departamento de Geomática
Dirección Nacional de Topografía
Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas
(598)29157933 ints. 20329/20330
De: UNWGIC <info at geospatialworld.net>
Enviado: miércoles, 24 de octubre de 2018 5:40
Asunto: Looking for thought-provoking discussions at UNWGIC? Register Now!



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