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Geography Department of Kharkiv National University recently held GIS-Forum, perhaps the most important and the most anticipated annual event in Ukrainian GIS industry. For the sixth year in a row GIS-Forum gathers specialists in different fields: scientists, teachers and students. GIS-wizards and those, who are only studying, gather for three days to share their experience, […]

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In February 2016, Secondary Cities project kicked off in Kharkiv, Ukraine. It is carried out by Humanitarian Information Unit of US State Department in collaboration with American Association of Geographers and Colorado State University. Secondary Cities project aims to “build partnerships to create geospatial capacity, enhance understanding through data and mapping and enable science-based decision […]

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In early June this year Intellias company hosted the second “Map Solutions” conference in  Kyiv. A brief overview can be found here. Today we will take a closer look at the speech of Vladimir Agafonkin, a well-known developer of the Leaflet library. Quoting his LinkedIn profile, Vladimir is a lead JavaScript Engineer at Mapbox, an […]

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In Ukraine, events in the area of geographic information technologies are sparse. That’s one of the reasons for our 50 North team to participate eagerly in events gathering mapping professionals and enthusiasts. We are following our mission to provide informational platform for sharing ideas, news, innovations and inspiration in the area of geospatial technology. The […]

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In little less than two weeks, on June 4th, an unprecedented in Ukrainian terms event will take place in Kyiv. This will be Map Solutions conference. The purpose of this event is to gather on one stage the leading developers of map and geolocation services with significant experience in this area. Developers and managers from […]

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When talking about GIS in Ukraine, there are very few informational resources coming to mind, that could help in case one wants to go online and check current situation and projects running in the industry. While many people living in Ukraine are still oftentimes forced to refer to foreign resources in order to find tutorials […]

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GIS-forum-2016

GIS-forum, a platform for geo related communacation, took place last week in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Here is a short review by Yaroslav Smirnov telling mostly about the atmosphere of the event. GIS-forum 2016 has ended and I am writing this post on a train that slowly but steadily heads West from the East. As the overwhelming […]

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GIS-agriculture

Today, geographic information technologies in Ukraine are still seen as novelty. Considering how widely and how often they are used across the industries, then this statement is quite true. And even though there is a wide range of open source application solutions available, representatives of various sectors rarely use GIS for process optimization. One reason […]

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Last week we had invited representatives of Kharkiv police to have a frank conversation about something very important – maps and geoinformation. This may seem somewhat confusing. Local law enforcement had never associated with our field. Even right before the interview we had our doubts. The thing that struck us most, though, during our communication […]

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