Conference

Start: 
Fri, 2006-10-20 (All day)
End: 
Fri, 2006-10-20 (All day)
Details: 
Mash-up event to unite leading minds from the geographic information industry Experts from organisations dedicated to the development and use of geographic information (GI) and services will share their experience and ideas at a pioneering event on Friday 20 October. UK Geospatial Mash-Up invites technical minds from the Association of Geographic Information, the Open Geospatial Consortium and the BCS Geospatial Specialist Group to explore the impact of dynamically mixing geospatial content. The event, at Ordnance Survey’s Southampton head office, will examine the potential of this trend and the innovation it promises to deliver. Delegates from commercial and non-commercial standpoints with a common interest in helping this technology to develop and thrive will share their technical opinions, strategic vision and market foresight. The event aims to deliver a cross-organisational perspective on how geospatial content can be combined and used for new applications – a trend with a growing profile across a wealth of sectors. While the concept of geospatial mash-ups is increasingly being discussed and explored, its potential is not widely understood. UK Geospatial Mash-Up will bring together experts driving innovation to examine and explore how the approach could be more widely applied across the GI industry. Graham Vowles, Principle Data Consultant from Ordnance Survey’s Corporate Geospatial Data Team explains the importance of embracing and evolving mash-up technology: “Geospatial mash-ups have captured the imagination of a wide cross-section of society, from technical experts to members of the community enjoying the functionality they can deliver. The rise of mash-ups reflects the benefits generated by the sharing and reuse of GI. This event will create a forum of expertise to explore and evolve this emerging technology.” Delegates will consider a wealth of topics including the history of mash-ups, community-driven open-source mapping, new media technology and the development of data mashing applications. They are also invited to showcase their own mash-up demonstrations and take part in group tutorials. UK Geospatial Mash-Up will be facilitated by Peter Cochrane OBE, co-founder of ConceptLabs and Cochrane Associates, Business Angel, Consultant and formerly Chief Technologist at BT. Event speakers will include Ave Wrigley, ITN Head of New Media Technology, Doug Ricket of Google Maps, Ian Forrester, Head of BBC Backstage and Mikel Maron, the driving force behind GeoRSS. For further information, visit www.agi.org.uk or http://geospatial.bcs.org Register at www.nottingham.ac.uk/cgs/Booking.htm
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Wed, 2006-09-20 (All day)
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Sat, 2006-09-23 (All day)
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Wed, 2006-10-04 (All day)
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Wed, 2006-10-04 (All day)
Location: 

 

Sheraton Premier at Tyson's Corner 8661 Leesburg Pike Vienna, Virginia 22182 United States

 

Sponsors: 

 

Gold Sponsor

ESRI

Silver Sponsor

Autodesk Boeing eSpatial

In Association with

GITA

 

Schedule of Meetings: 

 Registration and Coffee will begin at 8:30 AM and the remarks will conclude by 4:00 PM followed by a Social Hour and Vendor Interoperability Showcase until 5:30 PM. View the complete agenda.
 

Accommodations: 

 

Sheraton Premier at Tyson's Corner 8661 Leesburg Pike Vienna, Virginia 22182 United States Rooms start at: $209.00 per night*

Use the web link above to reserve your room in the OGC Room Block.

NOTE: This Room Block closes on 12 September. After that date, the room rate may go up and rooms are subject to availability.

 

Registration: 

 

Meetings and EventsEarlybird Rate (Before 2 October)On-Site (on or after 2 October)
Interoperability Day $75.00  $100.00 

 

Registration has closed.

 

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