On June 5th, on the beautiful and sunny campus of the University of California at Berkeley, the 5th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE5) will begin an unparalleled exploration and exposition into the future of Digital Earth. The five day gathering will feature world-class representatives from industry, academia, government, and NGOs who have come from around the globe to highlight a central theme regarding shared interest in the concept of a digital Earth.
Digital Earth is a visionary concept for "spaceship Earth" sparked by R. Buckminster Fuller, grokked by the Apollo astronauts returning from their moon missions, and popularized by Vice President Al Gore.
Official Website: http://www.isde5.org/
Added by isde5 on April 6, 2007