Past Meetup

December 2012 DCHDC Meetup

This Meetup is past

26 people went

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Speakers:

Andrew Turner, CTO, Esri Development Center DC on "Neogeography: Mapping our Personal Histories."

Andrew Turner is the Chief Technology Officer of Esri R&D Center in Washington, DC building open tools for everyone to build and share maps of their world. He is one of the founders of CrisisCommons (http://crisiscommons.org/) and has consulted with companies such as MapQuest, the BBC, and the UN in developing their geospatial and community components. He regularly speaks at conferences on the benefits of open-source software and geospatial standards. Andrew wrote the O'Reilly shortcut "Introduction to Neogeography" (http://my.safaribooksonline.com/book/gis/0596529953) and "Trends in Where2.0" business report. He is also published in MacTech and Make magazine on his home-automation hacking. Andrew received his Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Virginia and his Master of Science from Virginia Tech.

Nicholas Taylor, Library of Congress, on "Tool Academy: Web Archiving."

For more on Nicholas, please read this. (http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/2011/20110120_news_taylor.html)

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