Join us for a night of networking and lightning talks at the LocationTech roadshow in the Big Apple.
Come for the drinks and stay for the learning as leading voices from the New York geo community present a variety of geospatial related topics. The presentations include:
Twofishes Wrapped in Bacon: Open Geocoding at foursquare
David Blackman (Software Engineer, Foursquare)
Your Version of History is Wrong
Juan Marin (CTO, Boundless)
Civic Data: Movin' It Through Time and Space
Chris Whong (Data Solutions Architect, Socrata) @chris_whong
OpenStreetMap - Elasticsearch
Randy Meech (CEO, Mapzen) @randyme
How to Become Better Looking with D3.js
Alexander Ose (Product Engineer, Sourcemap) @maalox
GeoPandas: Geospatial Data in Python Made Easy
Kelsey Jordahl (Scientific Software Developer, Enthought) @kajord
Big Gulp Demographics: Using Spatially Weigthed Sums in Manhattan
Richard Dunks (Center for Urban Science and Progress, NYU) @rdunks1
PLUTO: From Dwarf Planet to NYC Dataset: The Untold Story
Jessie Braden (Pratt Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative) @JessieBraden
Visualizing Far Away Worlds - from Asteroids to the Antarctic
Lela Prashad (Chief Data Scientist, Arizona State University, Mars Space Flight Facility | NiJEL) @lelap
Mapping NYC Bike Collisions and a Look at the Impact of CitiBike
Tom Swanson (Solutions Engineer, Esri) @mrsp105
"Mapping for journalism: A different kind of interactive map"
Micahel Keller (Al Jazeera Interative Media Team) @mhkeller
Liz Barry (Public Labs) @lizbarry
18:00-18:30 - Welcome & grab a drink
18:30-19:15 - Lightning talks round 1
19:15-20:15 - Happy Hour
20:15-21:00 - Lightning talks round 2
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