FedGeo Day Conference

October 15th 2015

Washington DC

  • The conference for open source geo applications in the federal government.

Modern Tools for GIS, Geo Data & Cartography

Open source applications are changing GIS, cartography, web mapping, and map publishing, throwing open the door of what's possible in geo. This one day conference will introduce you to these tools, show you what you can do with them, and walk through how and why government agencies are using them to dramatically improve their mapping, cartography, and GIS projects.

Registration

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Schedule

Registration Kogod Lobby

Pick up your nametag at the registration desk.

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Welcome Main Theatre

MC Chris Tucker helps us kick off FedGeoDay 2015.

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Keynote: An Intelligence Agency in Transition: Succeeding in the Open Main Theatre

Chris Rasmussen, Open Source Software Development Lead at NGA, shares NGA's open source strategy

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Break Kogod Lobby

Refreshments served in the Kogod Lobby outside the session rooms.

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Open source inspired workflows for open (and closed) geospatial data Main Theatre

Ben Balter, Government Evangelist at Github, speaks about how open source workflow can benefit government.

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Geospatial Big Data and Predictive Analytics Melton Rehearsal Hall

Abe Usher, CTO at HumanGeo, explains how government can benefit from analysis of public data.

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Mapping 'Big Data' with OpenGeo Suite Main Theatre

Ann Johnson, CEO from Boundless, discusses how the open source OpenGeo Suite can be used to derive benefits from big data in government.

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Introduction to GeoTrellis for Big, Fast, Raster Processing Melton Rehearsal Hall

Robert Cheetham, CEO at Azavea, will introduce and discuss examples of GeoTrellis, an open source technology for fast raster processing

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Lunch Kogod Lobby

Lunch will be served in the Kogod Lobby outside the session rooms.

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Decision Making Data: Building the Future of Government Technology Main Theatre

Santiago Giraldo, Civic Technologist at Cartodb, explains how the CartoDB platform can provide responsive insights for agile decision making in Government.

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Building Streaming Low-latency Spatio-temporal Analytics with GeoMesa, Kafka, and Storm Melton Rehearsal Hall

Anthony Fox, Director, Data Science & System Architecture at CCRi, describes the GeoMesa project.

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GeoGig: Innovate Your Workflows for Spatial Data Collaboration Main Theatre

Tom Ingold, VP of Product at Boundless introduces GeoGig, a powerful tool for enabling collaborative spatial data workflows.

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GeoWave: Geospatial Indexing in Accumulo Melton Rehearsal Hall

Whitney O'Meara, Software Engineer at RadiantBlue, describes the GeoWave project.

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Observing the Whole Earth, Every Day Main Theatre

Rich Leshner from Planet Labs will discuss the company's mission to image the entire earth, every day.

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Geospatial Big Data Melton Rehearsal Hall

Mark Giaconia, Director of Insight Platform Solutions at DigitalGlobe details Big Data initiatives at DigitalGlobe.

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Embracing Open Source for Real -- Deploying, Enhancing, and Developing OSS in the Federal Government Main Theatre

Ben Tuttle, Project Scientist at NGA shares experiences developing and using open source technologies at a federal agency.

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Present and future for Mapstory Melton Rehearsal Hall

Chris Tucker, CEO and Chairman of The MapStory Foundation provides an update on the current state and future of MapStory.

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Panel Discussion: State of Mapping in Government Main Theatre

Panelists from USGS, Department of Agriculture, Department of State, and Peace Corps discuss the current state of mapping in Government.

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Break Kogod Lobby

Refreshments served in the Kogod Lobby outside the session rooms.

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Lightning talks Main Theatre

A series of short talks on important topics and initiatives.

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Reception Hill Country at 410 7th St NW

Join us for a drink and opportunity to network.

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