Eva Cabanach

CartoDB in Bogotá, Colombia for Geomatics Week

International Geomatics Week 2015 will take place in Bogotá’s Whyndam Hotel from August 10 - 14, 2015 as part of the Agustín Codazzi Geographical Institute’s 80th anniversary celebrations. The event’s focus is “Geospatial Information for Peacebuilding,” and will consist of talks, workshops, and networking events about innovative cloud-based geospatial technologies, and their applications in the public and private sectors.

Innovation, new technologies, and all things cloud-related are at the very core of CartoDB, so we couldn’t miss this event! Our very own Javier de la Torre will be delivering a keynote on the next generation of geospatial platforms at 9:15 on Tuesday August 11, and hosting a workshop about CartoDB and QGIS on Thursday, August 13. Browse through the full schedule here.

Bogota - Author: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gogeid/

In addition to participating in this event we would like to celebrate the geospatial industry and meet users from the local community. So if you’re in Bogotá next week, please join us and our friends at Kudos for GeoBeers at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12 at the BW Buffalo Wings Capital Towers. We’ll chat about maps, web technologies, and all things data; please confirm your attendance here.

And last but not least, we’re excited to announce that Kudos will be launching the new QGISCartoDB plugin during the CartoDB-sponsored GeoBeers. This newest version includes performance improvements for data editing, as well as functionalities like multi-user account management and the ability to publish a QGIS project as a map on CartoDB.

Happy data mapping!

About the author
Eva Cabanach

Eva earned a degree in advertising and PR in Madrid. She then moved to London, where she received a diploma in digital marketing and spent four years working at multinational corporations. She became member of the CARTO team in 2015.
She enjoys reading, shopping, and finding the best spots to enjoy good food.

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