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This year is no exception! CartoDB will be at FOSS4G-NA


This is going to sound extreme, but without open source software there would be no internet as we know it. That’s right. Everyday we utilize a technology built on collaborative software that only gets better and more powerful the more open and secure it becomes. Each year a conference celebrating the community and collaborative nature of open source tech happens and we couldn’t be more thrilled to take part.

CartoDB has been participating and [sponsoring] the premier conference on free and open source software for geospatial, better known as FOSS4G-NA, for several years now and this year is no exception!

FOSS4G-NA 2016 will take place in Raleigh, NC. From May 2-5, contributors, adopters, users, extenders, teachers, service providers, consumers, businesses, and research organizations will gather as a community to share their expertise and learn from each other.

This year CartoDB’s lovable team, comprised of [Mamata Akella], Senior Cartographer, [Stuart Lynn], Map Scientist, and [Santiago Giraldo], Civic Technologist, will be in attendance and giving some very insightful and interesting talks on topics like:

  • Beyond Mapping Population Density: Cartography for Big Data hosted by Mamata Akella (301B - Tuesday, May 3 - 10:30 to 11:05) — [Read More]

  • Wrapping up Python into a cloud-based PostgreSQL hosted by Stuart Lynn
    (302C - Wednesday, May 4 - 17:40 to 17:55) — [Read more]

  • Analyzing Large Datasets in Postgres Sponsored by CartoDB and hosted by Santiago Giraldo (301A - Wednesday, May 4 - 19:00 to 20:00) — [Read more]

  • Machine Learning on Geospatial Datasets for Segmentation, Prediction, and Modeling hosted by Stuart (302A - Thursday, May 5 - 10:30 to 11:05) — [Read More]

Hope to see you in Raleigh, NC and happy data mapping!

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