Brrr baby, it's cold out there! Come warm up with us at our annual GeoDev Meetup in The Chart Room on February 17th, alongside the Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference (http://www.cvent.com/events/2016-alaska-surveying-mapping-conference/event-summary-90e447fe43714f13b231e5608489fd29.aspx), where food and beverages will be provided! (Come a lil' hungry, why don't ya?)
This event is a social gathering for developers to discuss the latest in mapping, geo technology, geo services, web and mobile mapping apps, app design, cloud solutions, map data 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:
• Meet cool people. Duh, we're there.
• Show us what you got by demo'ing your application or framework.
• Make a name for yourself in presenting an cool new/interesting concept or idea.
• Impress someone by sharing your experiences.
• If you're sharp with your GIS and developer trivia, you can win some cool Esri swag
• Make BFFs for life - connect with other developers!
Here's what's on the agenda:
5:30 - 6:30 PM Registration and Social (Appetizers and Beverages served - YES!)
6:30 - 7:00 PM Introduction
7:00 - 8:00 Lightning talks - Contact me if you're interested!
• Courtney Brozovsky, "Categorizing Wetlands GIS Data Using a Project Planning Model"
• Hans Thompson, "Scripting in R with GIS"
• David Howes, “Integrating ArcGIS and Office 365”
• Dr. Michael Hauck, “Geography, Information, and Systems: Past, Present, and Future”
• Matt Macander, “ABR's Soil and Vegetation Data Collection Mobile Apps”
• Jani Kylmäaho, "Intro to Oskari and the Arctic SDI Project"
• Oscar Avellaneda-Cruz, "Maptime: Little Free Library Project"
• Marcus Geist, "Using ArcGIS Online and Data Driven pages to provide daily updates to the Yukon River Commercial/Subsistence Fishery"
8:00 - 8:30 PM Raffle, Networking and Social. Two great (no, FANTASTIC) prizes:
• A voucher for 1000 Service Credits for your ArcGIS Online Developer Subscription
• A free registration pass to attend the 2015/2016 Esri DevSummit
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