• Google
  • Nokia
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • earthmine
  • First American Spatial Solutions
  • Waze
  • Google

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Andrew Turner

Andrew Turner

Website | @ajturner

Andrew Turner is the CTO at FortiusOne, the company behind GeoCommons, a geospatial visualization and analytics platform. He co-founded Mapufacture, a personalized geospatial search and aggregation system that was acquired by FortiusOne in August 2008 in order to combine real-time feeds with large GIS datasets. Andrew is focused on collaboration and user-generated content around location and time. He is actively involved in open-data projects such as OpenStreetMap and VoteReport, as well as open-source projects like Mapstraction and GeoPress. He regularly speaks at conferences on the benefits of open-source software and geospatial standards to communities and organizations. Andrew wrote the O’Reilly shortcut “Introduction to Neogeography” and “Trends in Where2.0” business report in Spring 2008. He is also published in MacTech and Make magazine on his home-automation hacking.

Previously, Andrew was an aerospace engineer building airships, spacecraft and real-time immersive simulators. He received his B.S in Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Virginia and his Masters from Virginia Tech.


Location: Regency Ballroom #1 Level: Intermediate
Andrew Turner (GeoIQ), Rabble Evan Henshaw-Plath (cuboxsa.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 8 ratings)
You can add maps to your site in minutes with Microsoft, Google's, Mapquest, or Yahoo's APIs. However, there's more to geo than just maps or the big guy's APIs. Learn how and when to use geocoding, reverse-geocoding, place names and other services that you've never hear of before. Read more.
Location: Regency Ballroom #1 Level: Novice
Andrew Turner (GeoIQ), Rabble Evan Henshaw-Plath (cuboxsa.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
Having leading edge features and capabilities are great, but if you can't get data into your system, or users can take their data out then it's a dead end. This workshop will cover popular formats, services, and interfaces that are emergent and upcoming in the Where2.0 space. Read more.
Location: Regency Ballroom Level: Intermediate
Andrew Turner (GeoIQ), Rachel Weidinger (TechSoup Global), Marnie Webb (TechSoup Global), Hillary Hartley (NIC Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.27, 11 ratings)
In a sustainable world, with stronger ties to locality, what role should the geospatial web play? This panel will scan the bleeding edge of location-based tech projects, critiques them on social and sustainable factors, and pushes them to do more to help people connect locally. We'll promote the best ones, and publish ideas and to-do requests for all. Read more.
Location: Regency Ballroom Level: Novice
Andrew Turner (GeoIQ)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 6 ratings)
The GeoWeb has been growing to allow users to easily find, and store, geospatial data. However, enterprise and small business are beginning to raise questions on the terms of use and privacy of these services - but want to make use of these compelling visualization and analysis tools. Read more.