Updates, news and business articles on the map industry.

IMIA Meetup in Brisbane

Following the success of the inaugural Meetup in Melbourne in January 2016, the next IMIA Meetup is scheduled to be held on the 21st of April, 2016 at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines offices in Landcentre, Woolloongabba. Participation is free for this event, but please register beforehand to avoid disappointment.   The IMIA […]

Australian Smart ICT Report

The Australian Federal Government’s Smart ICT Report and recommendations is one of the single most significant advances for the Spatial Industry in Australia. It will promote the use of and collaboration between so many disciplines in our industry and create new opportunities for data capture, data management, data analysis and data visualisation; in which the role […]

Mani Singh Elected as IMIA Asia Pacific President

Mani Singh is CEO of New Delhi based NextByte Technologies providing technology solutions for eCommerce migrations, Magento based implementations, Salesforce integration with eCommerce and map based solutions for web & mobile. NextByte Technologies has been around for three years and serves clients spread over North America, Europe, Middle East, India, and Australia. Over past 26 […]

Map Publishing and Retail in the Digital Age – IMIA Meetup

IMIA Meetup 01 – Melbourne – 28 January 2016 Speakers Dave McIlhagga MapSherpa Bruce McGurty Hardie Grant Explore Alex Rossimel John Wiley and Sons Craig Molyneux Spatial Vision Sponsored by Hema Maps and Spatial Vision The IMIA’s inaugural Meetup held in Melbourne recently was a great success. Approximately 30 attendees were treated to an hour […]

Ted Florence Elected as the IMIA International’s New President

Ted Florence is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Avenza Systems and directs the company in coming up with innovative solutions to the problems that plague the map-makers of the 21st century. He is a professional engineer, who spent seven years as an international executive for a major pharmaceutical company followed by two years […]

The future of the Map – the maps of the future

New and innovative technologies have an important impact into what cartographers are doing. In the geospatial domains we can witness, that more spatial data than ever is produced currently. Numerous sensors of all kinds are available, measuring values, storing them in databases which are linked to other databases being embedded in whole spatial data infrastructures, […]

Posted in GIS

Bennett Moe, Maps.com elected as the new President of IMIA Americas

The International Map Industry Association (IMIA) has announced the election of Bennett Moe, Director of Education with Maps.com, as the new President of IMIA Americas Board of Directors effective September 29, 2015 at the annual conference. Highly respected in the arenas of cartography and educational publishing, he will oversee the direction of North American centric […]