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CalGIS Webinar Series: Webinar #5

From Jeff Orton, CalGIS 2014 Chair:  “Nearly 600 of you have registered for these webinars since September.  California has a great geospatial community and I encourage you to share both the webinar and conference opportunities with your colleagues. I had no idea how these webinars would be received, and your participation and positive feedback have validated the time and energy spent on these.”

Please register for CalGIS Webinar #5 on Jan 17, 2014 11:00 AM PST at:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/886133060299698689

CalGIS Webinar #5 - Jan 2014

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Landon Blake - Odell Engineering - The business case for greater land surveyor involvement in GIS.

Landon Blake is a licensed land surveyor living and working in California's Central Valley. He has been involved in GIS for over 10 years. He serves as a Charter Member of the OSGeo, the editor of the OSGeo Journal, and the Board Representative for the California Chapter of the OSGeo. He also works as avolunteer programmer on OpenJUMP, an open source desktop GIS program.

 Alex Barth -Mapbox -  Introduction to Mapbox and all of the exciting happenings.  (Note from Jeff: If you follow Mapbox you can see that they have a lot going on right now.  They will be actively involved in the conference this year, Eric Gundersen (CEO) will be a major speaker and Alex will teach part of the open source workshop.  If you are not familiar with the company, this is a great chance to get an introduction.)

Alex is an open data expert with years of practice in developing and implementing open data strategies and solutions on behalf of multinational organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. At Mapbox, he leads the data team to raise the availability and quality of freely accessible open data.  Before joining Mapbox, Alex was a developer and strategist for Development Seed.