UMBC’s Graduate Program in Geographic Information Systems is presenting a free webinar: “Advances in Metadata Usage with the Open Geospatial Consortium”

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UMBC’s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Systems invites the community to attend a free webinar presented by Dr. Nadine Alameh, Director of Interoperability Programs at OGC -“Advances in Metadata Usage with the Open Geospatial Consortium”

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UMBC’s Geographic Information Systems Graduate Program is holding a webinar on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 12 to 1 p.m. EDT. Guest speaker, Dr. Nadine Alameh, Director of Interoperability Programs at OGC will discuss Advances in Metadata Usage with the Open Geospatial Consortium.

This Webinar provides insight to the latest developments in Metadata use and application within the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) with examples from the European INSPIRE directive, the Global Earth Observing System of Systems (GEOSS) and metadata profiles in the Aviation industry.

Join us ONLINE as Alameh discusses:

  • The vital role of geospatial metadata and cataloging in successful information system implementations
  • The importance of geospatial standards and standards-development organizations such as OGC
  • The latest geospatial metadata and cataloging standards in use
  • Example applications and specialization of geospatial metadata in representative domains

This webinar is free and open to the public. If interested in attending, please RSVP online.

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