Founded in 2015, NODE is a student association linked to the master program Geographical Information Management and Application, or GIMA in short. As this master is spread out over four Dutch universities (Delft, Enschede, Utrecht and Wageningen) and it attracts multiple foreign students, a link between all the students was needed. NODE is the direct result of this need. Our main goal is to bring the GIMA students together, both inside and outside of the contact weeks. To achieve this goal, activities are organized with either a focus on the informal or education.


Geospatial World Forum will be organized in Amsterdam on 2-4 April 2019

NODE-GIMA Student Association has confirmed as Supporting Partner of Geospatial World Forum 2019. The Forum is a collaborative and interactive platform, which demonstrates collective and shared vision of the global geospatial community. It is an annual gathering of 1500+ geospatial professionals and leaders representing the entire geospatial ecosystem. Coming to its 11th edition, Geospatial World Forum has become the most talked about geospatial event, best-known for its futuristic themes, engaging content, and top-level attendees.

Co-hosted by the Dutch Kadaster, the 2019 Forum will carry the theme ‘#geospatialbydefault – Empowering billions!’ to demonstrate geospatial technology as ubiquitous, pervasive, and ‘default’ in our daily lives. Some of the topics to be discussed, includes sustainable development goals, smart cities, geointelligence, location analytics & business intelligence, environment; and emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, big data, cloud, blockchain and others.

We encourage members and alumni to contribute your expertise and participate at the Forum. Abstract submission is open until 30 October 2018. More details are available at www.geospatialworldforum.org

Presenting the new board of NODE!

We are happy to announce the fourth board of NODE:

Chair: Koen Boschman
Vice Chair: Niels Struis
Secretary: Florieke Drenth
Treasurer: Ronja van der Roest
External Committee Chair: Derek van Bochove
Internal Committee Chair: Jasmijn Kok

The coming year, they will be organizing many awesome, social activities as well educational events. Be sure to keep track of the Facebookpage and the website so you don’t miss any of our activities! 😊

Site Update

Currently, we are very busy to bring our website to a new level. Come back from time to time to take a look at the website, to see the new layout develop. 

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