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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

New OSGeoREL in Czech Republic and other Education GIS News

OSGeo announces the establishment of the Open Source Geospatial Research and Education (OSGeoREL) Laboratory in the Czech Republic at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague. The laboratory is one of the members of a worldwide network developed under the auspices of the ICA-OSGeo Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

- announcement

Anne Kelly Knowles of Middlbury College won a Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award. She uses GIS technology to change our view of history

- Smithsonian

The final deadline for registration for the National Geographic Bee has been extended to December 14, 2012. After October 15, the registration fee increased to $120. School level Bees can be held up to January 15, 2013. Go towww.nationalgeographic.com/geobee to get complete information and other dates and deadlines.

via NCGE

In the endorsement dept:

NCGE endorsed the United States Geography Challenge (never heard of it, but it's the US qualifier for 2013 International Geography Olympiad) via 

- press release

UPS endorsed the AAG's geography education resolution via @theaag. That's the 21st Fortune500 company. I wonder if Congressmen count those when reading such resolutions. 

- resolution

- endorsements

 

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