This year I was drafted onto the Association for Geographic Information conference organising committe, to bring all things geoweb to this venerable event. I can also offer reduced day passes to #geomob members wishing to attend, see below.
As Chair of the geoweb stream, I am extremely proud of the strong lineup we have put together. From big players in the Web2.0 world, small internet startups, and old hands from the GI world it really reflects how mainstream the geoweb is becoming. Indeed, the two distinguished keynote speakers for this year, Andrew Turner and Peter Batty, will be talking about the ‘How Neogeography Killed GIS’ and ‘The Geospatial Revolution’, respectively.
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In the geoweb stream we have Terry Jones talking about the just released FluidDB, the database with the heart of a wiki, which looks like it might just be *the next big thing* on the internet. I was lucky enough to host him talk at #geomob in January, an attention grabbing speaker working on some amazing technology. Worth the ticket price alone.
Other marvellous geoweb talks include -
Tom Taylor on ‘Crowdsourcing the Shape of Neighbourhoods’ with Flickr alphashapes.
Andy Allan on ‘Creative Uses of OpenStreetMap Data’
John McKerrell on ‘OpenStreetView’ (when do you launch John?)
Peter Miller on ‘Location Specific Promotion of Public Transport’ (*disclaimer: he’s my boss*)
And the fantastically titled ‘Human Sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria’ from Martin Daly. (Bonus points to those who spot the reference). There are many more besides these, check the full programme here.
And an exclusive discount for #geomob members, get a day pass at the rate normally reserved for AGI members. Click here and remember to select ‘#geomob member’ as your registration type.