Spatial Knowledge and Information Canada was a great success. With over 60 attendees and over 50 presenters, we had an intense 2 days (both in terms of skiing and participating). Visit SKI Canada to download the abstracts and selected pdfs (soon) of the presentations.
Grace Fong and Renee Sieber, of Mc Gill University, along with Michael Fuller of University of California Irvine and Peter Bol, Harvard University have won a grant to Integrate Chinese Biographical and Geographic Databases. Sieber's role is to build an ontology-driven cyberinfrastructure to do the actual integration.