GeoDev Meetup - See Ya in Seattle!

We will be brightening up your Monday by hosting a Dev Meet Up on October 14th at Andaluca's. We are inviting software application developers and GIS professionals to attend this event. Food and beverages will be provided at the Dev Meet Up. Be sure to bring your business card for the raffle!

This event is a social gathering for developers to discuss the latest in GIS and geospatial technology, geo services, web and mobile mapping apps, app design, cloud solutions or anything else related to solving real-world "geo" problems.

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 

5:30 - 6:30 PM Registration and Social (Appetizers and Beverages served)

6:30 - 7:00 PM Keynote Speaker

Pete Mannix from Venuelabs, "Geo Meets Retail: The Glue Between Online and Offline"  

There's been an explosion of consumer use of mobile devices, producing new opportunities for retailers, restaurants, hotels, and other businesses to better understand the offline world. During this talk, we'll be sharing some lessons learned from helping nearly 500K brick and mortar businesses better understand their physical storefronts by leveraging mobile-powered geo-oriented technologies.

7:00 - 8:00 PM Lightning talks

• Jeffrey Holden, "Route Events Used to Track Road Maintenance and Easements for the State of Washington" 

• Robert Krisher, "Create Custom Geoprocessing Tools to Automate Workflows for ArcGIS-based Solutions” 

• Michael Patrick, "The Brand New Release of Qgis 2.0 and it's Coolness"

• Derek Wilson, "Cartographic Representations”

• Justin Steventon, "CyberTracker: a Simple and Elegant Way to Collect Data Without Database or Systems Knowledge"

8:00 - 9:00 PM Raffle, Networking and Social. Two great prizes: 

12-month EDN Subscription 
DevSummit 2014 Registration!

Follow us on Twitter: @AmyNiessen, @AL_Laframboise, and @JimBarry.

Would you be interested in giving a five-minute lightning talk? Just let us know.

Just an FYI - There is a $5 charge to valet your vehicle at Andaluca's. 

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  • Rhonda P.

    Had a great time at the Meetup! Thanks for hosting it and getting us all together for a great night of networking and learning! Looking forward to the next one!

    1 · October 22, 2013

  • Tim J.

    Good fun, met lots of interesting folks, heard about a lot of cool stuff I didn't already know.

    1 · October 16, 2013

  • Michael Sean A.

    GeoDev Meetup was great - really informative about ESRI's latest happenings along with a good variety of relevant and interesting talks.

    1 · October 15, 2013

  • Jason T.

    Great moderator, and the lightning talks were pretty fun. Thanks GeoDev meetup for hosting!

    2 · October 15, 2013

  • Robert K.

    There was a large variety of presentations there. The keynote speaker was a little weak, which is kind of a shame because there were some interesting discussions that we could have had about privacy, locational awareness in applications, and how to best use this data.

    October 15, 2013

  • rgia

    Thank you Amy & Allan for a fun and informative mix. Allan blew me away with Esri on GitHub!!! Enjoyed the cool speakers too.

    1 · October 14, 2013

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