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WEB-MAPPING APPLICATION FOR THE THIRD SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS
Government of Québec - Third Summit of the Americas
More than 10 000 representatives, journalists and members of governments of 34 countries
attended the Third Summit of the Americas held in Quebec City in April 2001.
To better coordinate the event, the government of Québec was looking for an effective
mapping solution that would help all visitors - particularly the foreign journalists -
familiarize themselves with the city and with the now-famous perimeter of security.
Furthermore, knowing the event would draw international media coverage, the
government wanted the solution to be a real value-added communication tool for
journalists. The solution had to help them effectively localize incidents to forward maps
to local press offices via e-mail or fax as quickly as possible.
KOREM Web-based mapWORKSPACE.com ASP Service allowed the Québec government event’s mapping project directly
to inexpensively offer journalists and the general public an access to map-based
information regarding the Third Summit of the Americas held in April 2001.
The mapping solution had to be World Wide Web-based to be able to search for a precise
location, browse within a map and print or send a specific map via e-mail. In addition, the
solution also had to be temporary considering the event’s context. Also, the government insuring a quick implementation.
of Québec wanted the solution to be as cost effective as possible with no investment
in the implementation of a costly technological mapping infrastructure.
Using KOREM’s mapWORKSPACE.com ASP service, the Québec government’s Webmapping
solution allowed users to generate about 100 000 maps during the three days
of the Summit. The government was able to publish, consult, share and administer the
event’s mapping project directly on the Internet. In addition, the project didn’t require
any technological investment and the subscription-based solution offered
Ministère des Relations
An effective mapping solution that
would help all visitors - particularly
the foreign journalists - familiarize
themselves with the city and with
the now-famous perimeter
The government had no expertise nor
infrastructure to develop such solution.
ASP service, the Québec
solution allowed users to generate
about 100,000 maps during the
three days of the Summit. The
government was able to publish,
consult, share and administer the
on the Internet.
The project didn’t require any
technological investment and the
subscription-based solution offered
all the needed flexibility while
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