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     December 2014 Newsletter (153)    


  1.    Predictions for 2015
  2.    Addressing is Finally in the Big Time!
  3.    The Economist Identifies the Identifier
  4.    View from the Data Hygiene Side
  5.    How Do We Sell Address System Development to the World?
  6.    New Address System in Korea
  7.    Three Little Words Place You – WHAT3WORDS
  8.    Shall I Use the Data Offered Me?     

PostalVision 2020/5.0 Invitation!    

Global Address Data Association is pleased to offer all members a special discount to PostalVision’s 2020/5.0 Conference taking place in Pentagon City, VA, just outside Washington, DC, March 10-11, 2015. This conference is an exciting exploration of postal policy issues looking out over the next decade to explore alternatives and new capabilities that may enhance the value of mail and parcel distribution in completely different and new ways. Please CLICK HERE for full details and to register.  Use Promo Code: ASSOC

 Global Address Data Association is excited to be a Supporting Partner in this year’s PostalVision 2020/5.0 Conference taking place at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City VA in Washington DC, March 10th – 11th 2015.

In an effort to share the content, conversation, camaraderie and outcomes of PostalVision 2020’s fifth annual conference with members of every postal and parcel delivery business sector, PostalVision 2020 are pleased to extend a $200 discount off of full registration through January 31st 2015 in a Supporting Partnership with Global Address Data Association and its members. (Note this is a $100 savings on current general public discount of $100 through 1-31-2015.).  For more information: Global Address Data Association Members PV 2020 offer



This introduction to the process of cleaning international customer files is FREE.

It is by one of the foremost experts in the field  and GADA member, Merry Law of WorldVu.

It unpacks the language of the discipline to help us understand what happens, and why.

The Basics of International Address Hygiene (1875)


Available: Special Report by GoCode of a geocoding project in Kolkatta (Calcutta) India.

Addressing the Unaddressed Case Study-GoCode and Hope Kolkatta Foundation (2255)


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Additional interesting downloads:  

UPU official list of Territories, countries subdivisions and interrelated data sets 2011.4List of territories, countries subdivisions (1998)

Information sheet on Territories, country subdivisions and interdependent data setsExplanation of List of Territories... (2326)

(It is highly recommended to download the information sheet, which explains the presentation and organization of the official list.)



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Our Business Plan, complete with membership information, strategic goals, and initial project outlines is now ready. To learn more about us, you may download it here:

Global Address Data Association Business Plan (3000)

For a membership application: GADA Membership Application Form (2097)


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