IMIA Denver – postscript…

It was great. I met up with some old friends, made a number of new ones, and learned much about the state of mapping in North America, particularly the outdoor recreational map scene.

Geographx was runner-up in the 2014 IMIA Global Map Awards, beaten this year by ESRI no less. Their winning entry was the Living Atlas of the World. The Living Atlas is designed to serve a global user community. A collection of high-quality online basemaps, map layers and services compiled from the best available data and available to all. It is a platform of ready-to-use content that includes “imagery, basemaps, demographic maps about people, earth, and life, and applications that describe and compare urban systems”.

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