Shoaib Burq

Shoaib Burq
Geospatial Specialist, Nomad Labs Pty Ltd


Shoaib has been working in the Geomatics industry for over 3 years. His professional interests include bringing location based decision support to the end consumer and improving the access to GeoData. He like’s developing in Rails and has been particularly active in promoting the development of mapping applications in Rails. He lives and works in Canberra, Australia where he’s involved with a number of Government Geospatial projects.


Location: Salon A-B Level: Intermediate
Shoaib Burq (Nomad Labs Pty Ltd), Brian Hamlin (Light42)
GIS, that began life in the research labs of universities, military and governments, has always had a strong focus on modelling and analysis of geographic information to aid decision making. As web standards and aggregation technologies for geographic information mature, deploying the power of GIS on the emerging GeoWeb is the next step. Using Ruby on Rails we will demonstrate how to achieve this. Read more.
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • ESRI
  • Nokia
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Earthscape
  • LightPole
  • MapJack
  • MapQuest
  • MetaCarta
  • Microsoft
  • Poly9
  • Skyhook Wireless
  • TeleAtlas
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zvents
  • BNet

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