GITA's Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference exhibit floor is selling fast
Exhibit space for the 2012 Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference is now open! Check out the current list of exhibiting companies here — and reserve your booth now!
For information on pricing and booth package details, as well as how to become an Association and Event Sponsor, please visit our Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference website. Libby Hanna, GITA's Senior Marketing and Development Manager, can help match this opportunity with your corporate needs. Call her at (720) 496-0486, or contact her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GITA welcomes new association sponsors
GITA welcomes the following companies as NEW sponsors for 2012.
Geolocation data to go small scale
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The U.S. Army is working to compress large amounts of geospatial data into an amount that is manageable on a handheld device. Imagery from the GeoGlobe database currently seeing use in Afghanistan soon may become available in PDF format, placing crucial imagery and information directly into the warfighter's hands. More
Grid investment gap: New numbers a wake-up call
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Without new investments in our electricity infrastructure, service interruptions and capacity bottlenecks will become more frequent and unpredictable, imposing direct costs to businesses and households. That's one conclusion from the American Society of Civil Engineers, which did the math on current grid investment trends versus investment needs for its new report, "Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Energy Infrastructure." More
The intersection of information and energy technologies
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Two talks at the TED conference this year formed, back to back, a sort of debate about the future of our planet. First, Paul Gilding gave a talk entitled "The Earth Is Full," about how we are using up all Earth's resources, with possibly devastating consequences. Next, X Prize creator Peter Diamandis gave a presentation entitled "Abundance," about how we will invent innovative ways to solve the challenges that loom before us. More
NASA tests GPS monitoring system for big US quakes
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The space-based technology that lets GPS-equipped motorists constantly update their precise location will undergo a major test of its ability to rapidly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes across the western United States, according to NASA. Results from the new Real-time Earthquake Analysis for Disaster Mitigation Network soon could be used to assist prompt disaster response and more accurate tsunami warnings. More
China's GPS a step closer with launch of two satellites
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China said it has successfully launched two navigation satellites, the 12th and 13th additions to its fast-expanding home-grown navigation and positioning satellite network that will soon end Chinese dependence on the United States-run Global Positioning System. The two satellites were launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest Sichuan province, carried on a Long March-3B rocket. More
ISRO launches India's first radar imaging satellite
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India's space program took a giant leap last week with the successful launch of the country's heaviest remote sensing satellite, RISAT-1, weighing 1,858 kg. The powerful satellite, having a five-year life span, was carried to its orbit by the advanced version of the highly proven four-stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, which is equipped with enhanced boosters. More