Michael Gould just passed along some information about the 6th Vespucci summer institute.
The 6th Vespucci summer institute in geographic information science is just after the OGC TC meeting in Germany. Taking place 9-20 June (2 sessions) 2008 in the Tuscan hills overlooking Florence, Italy.
Week 1: Geo-sensor web, leaders include Mike Botts, Antonio Camara
Week 2: GI Science supporting Virtual Globes, leaders include Gilberto Camara, Mike Goodchild, Ed Parsons
Vespucci sessions are intense,highly-interactive events bringing together senior+junior minds, in a relaxing, productive atmosphere. More info on registration and/or sponsorship: summer08(at)vespucci(dot)org - see http://www.vespucci.org