• ESRI
  • NAVTEQ
  • Veriplace
  • AT&T Interactive
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Google
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • ZoomAtlas
  • Digital Map Products
  • Microsoft Research (MSR)
  • Pitney Bowes Business Insight
  • NAVTEQ

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Schedule: BoF sessions

Online submissions have closed. Below is a listing of the scheduled Birds of a Feather Networking sessions. Check the BoF Board across from the registration area for more topics and times, and you can also sign up for any blank slot that is available.

Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face-to-face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics. BoFs are entirely up to you. You provide the engaging topic.

Please note that audio/visual equipment, including projection equipment, will not be available for BoF sessions. If you require any audio/visual equipment, you may request services from Good Company Communications; please contact vee@oreilly.com to make arrangements.

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Location: Willow Glen I Level: Novice
OpenAerialMap is a project to collect and distribute freely available imagery. We have recently formed a steering committee, and started work on the next phase of work. Join us to plot and plan future courses. http://wiki.openaerialmap.org/OpenAerialMap_Future_Directions Read more.
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Location: Blossom Hill II Level: Intermediate
Moderated by: I will happily pass the moderator's duties over to someone else :)
Location-aware social is the year's trend. Their abundance of behavioral data though are rarely used to LBS's own or advertiser's profit. Everyone who wants to share experience on monetizing (mobile) LBS are welcome! Read more.
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Location: Blossom Hill III Level: Novice
Moderated by: Sally Applin
Privacy? Publicity? Orientation? What is the "where" experience for end users? Please join this BoF to discuss the User Experience of Geo-locative media. Read more.
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Location: Blossom Hill I Level: Intermediate
Moderated by: Matt MacGillivray
Twitter is filled with bursts of quick information, connected to locations and loosely to other tweets. Many tweets are also linked to places, photos, videos, itineraries, and other rich information but is hidden via a shortened link like foursquare, gowalla, loopt, owly and others. This session is intended to be an open discussion about an approach to unlocking data trapped inside Twitter. Read more.
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Location: Blossom Hill I Level: Intermediate
Moderated by: Eric Wolf
The data schema in crowd sourced geospatial data, like that in OpenStreetMap, has many interesting characteristics. By allowing for the infinite richness of local experience, the schema tends towards chaos. Can this chaos be tamed for controlled applications? At what cost or gain? Read more.
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Location: Blossom Hill II Level: Intermediate
This is the BoF for people building apps with open transportation data who want to compare notes and get globally organised. Read more.