Third GeoRabble coming to Sydney, 22 September 2011Posted: 02/09/2011
After a very successful GeoRabble #1 & #2, we are hosting another evening to share geo-ideas, full of fun, and free of sales-pitches.
Date: Thursday 22 September, 2011
Time: Doors open 5.30pm, talks from 6.30pm
Location: Upstairs at the The Shelbourne Hotel, 200 Sussex Street, Sydney
Format: A series of short (10 minute) talks, followed by discussion/networking
Registration: Attendance is free, but we need you to register here.
The final speaker line-up is now confirmed:
Angela Clark (EveryMap): “Putting Sydney on the Wiki Map”
- Mapping is at the heart of the Sydney wiki and the map is the place way for people to explore the City.
Keith Austin (Freelance Journalist): “Looking Back, Going Forward”
- In a landscape dominated by high-tech GPS, Keith Austin champions the utility and beauty of an old-fashioned map
- The Urban Feasibility Model is a crucial tool in delivering the Metropolitan Plan for Sydney 2036.
Stephen Lead (Ajilon): “how to make a map which doesn’t suck”
- Examples of great (and not-so-great) online maps to determine whether it’s possible to build user-friendly maps without sacrificing functionality or performance.
Elise McKenna (Hyder Consulting): “Geo-Whaaaat?”
- How to better convey GIS to your non spatial colleagues and friends. Removing the “Geo-what??” from society!