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Esri Dev Meet Up - Pumping it up in Portland

In coordination with the Northwest GIS Users' Group and GIS-Pro: URISA's Annual Conference for GIS Professionals, we will be hosting an Esri Dev Meet Up on Tuesday, October 2nd. Food and beverages will be provided at the meet up.

The Esri Dev Meet Up is a social gathering for developers to discuss geospatial technologies, complementary third-party tools, and development platforms (e.g., Silverlight, Java, Flex, JavaScript) that are supported by Esri. Presentations run the gamut of our community: from Web development to mobile location development for iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7 to automating tasks with Python.

Developers of all levels of expertise are welcome, from seasoned GIS professionals to those new to geospatial development.

At these meet ups, you can:

Demonstrate your application or framework.
Present an interesting concept or idea.
Share your experiences.
Connect with other developers.

Meet Up Schedule

6:00 - 7:00 PM Registration and Social (Appetizers and Beverages served)

7:00 - 7:30 PM Keynote Speaker: "From Data to Decisions: Metro's Context Tools," Clinton Chiavarini and Ben Sainsbury from Metro

7:30 - 8:30 PM Lightning talks

  • Aaron Paul, Geographic Systems Manager at First American Title, "Cramping Meter Maids & GIS: One Man's Struggle for Justice"
  • Robert Krisher, Analyst from Telvent, "Enterprise GIS Change Detection: Best Practices"
  • Simeon Ogle, IT Manager for Port of Portland, "Designing Indoor Mapping Services at an Airport"
  • Erik Endrulat, GIS Analyst for State of Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Office, "Developing a Framework of GIS Web Services for State Government"
  • Bridget Brown, GIS Manager at HDR, "Watershed Management at the Municipality of Anchorage, AK Embraces ArcGIS Online"
  • Dorothy Mortenson, GIS Developer at Oregon Water Resources Department, "Peak Discharge Estimation Mapping Tool"

8:30 - 9:30 PM Raffle, Networking and Social. Two great prizes:

12-month EDN Subscription
DevSummit Registration

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  • Ken K.

    It was very good. There were great lightning talks, a great keynote speaker and good folks to meet.

    October 4, 2012

  • Ed B.

    Great Meetup, looking forward to the next one.

    October 3, 2012

  • Tony C.


    October 3, 2012

  • Aaron P.

    Very well organized and hosted. This meet up is top notch, #1 on my list of events to attend. I look forward to participating next year.

    October 3, 2012

  • Morty

    Comfortable environment. Great keynote. Good group of people.

    October 3, 2012

  • Aaron M.

    It was great to see alot of people; very informative talks.

    October 2, 2012

  • Amy N.

    Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow evening at Portland City Grill!!

    October 1, 2012

  • Allan L.

    Announcing our keynote speaker: Clint and Ben will be discussing Metro's context tool and adaptable framework for analysis and visualization of geographic areas. "The tool can be used to help planners, community groups and businesses provide a sense of scale for identifying high-performing or underserved urban areas compared to a goal or desired outcome."

    September 26, 2012

  • Amy N.

    Hi Heather! We're actually working in coordination with the URISA conference, and it does not interfere with any of the events taking place on Tuesday, October 2nd. We're good to go! Thanks for lookin' out!

    September 21, 2012

  • Heather C.

    That is during the URISA PRO conference, so unless you are going to hold it at the conference afterwards, it might be hard to go to.

    September 5, 2012

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