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Accrediting cadastre service providers

In the next three weeks we’ll be conducting a training workshop aimed at creating service providers for a project that will perform cadastre in 65 municipalities. The goal is to accredit the technicians who will be hired by municipalities to implement projects that not only include strengthening in the cadastre area but also in financial […]
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Bentley Mexico will offer courses

  Bentley Institute has announced a series of MicroStation certified courses with different subjects and specializations in the Bentley Training Centre of Mexico City. The courses are oriented to the different branches of the Bentley’s product line: Consultant Engineers, civil engineers, electrical engineers, structural engineers, surveyors, instrumentation engineers, professionals in Urbanism, GIS specialists, planning professionals, […]
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Manifold GIS manual for municipal use

Some time ago I had mentioned I was working a manual for the Geographic Information System (GIS) implementation using Manifold GIS. After my advice, several had commented their interest in the document, so given that such initiatives should be popularized for use by others, who will improve and provide feedback; here it is published only […]
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It is about to start a diploma in OT

  The commencement date of the higher diploma’s first edition in Management and Territorial Planning (DSPOT) approaches in this 2009’s first half. This will be carried out in Antigua Guatemala, promoted by DEMUCA Foundation and with Lincoln Institute’s participation. The DSPOT is intended for both authorities and municipal officials and to other key local stakeholders […]
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Designing a Solar Plant with AutoCAD Civil 3D

It has been announced a webcast where we can learn about AutoCAD Civil 3D’s applications to solar plants.  This will be on March 26, 2009 at noon (12:00 or 13:00 hours, according to Madrid time, I guess). The webcast content includes: The creation of a digital terrain model (MDT). An MDT analysis using longitudinal and […]
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A Manifold GIS course in 2 days

If it were necessary to provide a course of Manifold in just two days, this would be the course outline. The fields marked as practical should be done hands on work, using a step by step exercise. First day 1. GIS Principles What is GIS Differences between raster and vector data Cartographic Projections Free Resources […]
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Finally back from Manifold’s course

This week has been hard, after an excellent technician who was for over a year in the project with us has resigned; so I had to make the seminars that he was going to give on Manifold for municipal use. At the same time I must prepare two new replacement instructors. The first workshop was […]
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Urban sprawl, 2011 issue

The demographic issue will be in fashion this year – and the following – because there is not much to be done to address solutions on a global basis. The focus of this year for National Geographics is the world’s population on the eve of being adjusting 7 billion. The January issue is a classic […]
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Free gvSIG Course

With great satisfaction we extend the opportunity that has been offered by CONTEFO for the application of 10 free gvSIG courses. CONTEFO in collaboration with gvSIG Association offers a promotion of ten free courses for user level. This course corresponds to "User level" certification route with 60 hours duration for 6 weeks in e-learning format. […]
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Free gvSIG Course

With great satisfaction we extend the opportunity that has been offered by CONTEFO for the application of 10 free gvSIG courses. CONTEFO in collaboration with gvSIG Association offers a promotion of ten free courses for user level. This course corresponds to “User level” certification route with 60 hours duration for 6 weeks in e-learning format. […]
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Videos for learning AutoCAD, free!!!

This is a valuable resource to learn AutoCAD with videos, which incidentally is now free; the only thing that requires from you is to register. Undoubtedly it’ll be a great help for those who want to learn how to use AutoCAD from scratch through LearnCADFast.com. It is separated by at least in 5 parts, the […]
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First Latin American Congress Valuation

With the aim of providing access to knowledge and experience of international and national experts in the recovery field, The Lincoln Institute is announcing the First Latin American Congress of recovery, which will serve to showcase the experiences of various Colombian cities and other countries, in order to establish key aspects each city model adopts […]
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The knowledge management, a systemic approach

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. A few days ago I commented that this year my goal, a very hard one(*) is to systematize the experiences of a project that has taken me two years in the implementation of municipal cadastre. Last year we took the first step by […]
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Learning AutoCAD Civil 3D, valuable resources

Being a member of AUGI MexCCA has many advantages, one of which is the access to learning tools and tutorials. Here I present a summary of the best from the tutorials in Civil 3D use for highways, surveying, and geospatial. Some are videos, other are pdf files. You must be registered to view them, so […]
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Bentley will offer Geo seminars in Spain

The office in Spain of Bentley Systems presents: The First Seminar Geospatial Bentley, Advancing GIS for Infrastructure This will take place in Madrid and Barcelona on 5 and 19 November 2008. This global event will bring together experts from electricity networks, gas, water and telecommunications and civil engineering firms, mapping, and public administrations. Three reasons […]
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What will be shown in the III free GIS Days

The Open Source GIS III Days will take place in Gerona on 11, 12 and 13 March 2009, shortly after the 2009 Computer Fair of La Habana. Friday the 13th will be there simultaneous workshops, three in the morning and three in the afternoon as follows: Morning Afternoon Quantum GIS-based workshop by Carlos Davila, responsible […]
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Ready for GvSIG seminar

Finally, the institution that I mentioned decided for GvSIG, so that they have made a proposal to develop an Information Management System built on Java under GvSIG’s API. So I’ll be giving them a seminar of 3 workshops, each one in one day under the name: “How to do with GvSIG what we did with […]
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