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CGA Newsletter September 2017 PDF (Download)
- CGA and MapD Collaboration on GPU Research
- CGA's Monthly GIS Presentations
- Making the Most of the ArcGIS Platform - Workshop by Esri
- Highlights of the FOSS4G Conference
- Map of the Month Contest
- Hurricane Irma Story Map
- 8 Satellite Data Startups
- Mapping Food Insecurity
- Harvey Post Event Imagery
- More ...
CGA Collaboration with MapD Technologies
At the 2017 FOSS4G conference, MapD Technologies CEO, Todd Mostak, announced a research collaboration with CGA. The new partnership will take place through the NSF-funded I/UCRC Spatiotemporal Innovation Center. This research will explore big data analytics, working with Ben Lewis, and will test the potential for GPU computation of large graph databases, building on Josh Lieberman's hydrographic ontologies. PRESS RELEASE
CGA's Monthly GIS Presentations - come join the discussion
- Geography Colloquium
"Where the Animals Go: Big data and Design", presented by James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti. Monday, September 18th, 2017. 5:00pm-7:00pm. Room S020, CGIS South building, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA.
- ABCD-GIS Presentation Series
"Geospatial Big Data Solutions", presented by Mansour Raad. Thursday, September 21th, 2017. 12:00-1:30pm. Room K401, CGIS North building, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA.
Making the Most of the ArcGIS Platform
Free Full Day Training Workshop by ESRI Monday, Sep 25th, 2017. Spaces are still available! Info and Registration
FOSS4G Boston 2017
CGA hosted two days of technical workshops during the FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Sofware for Geosptial) 2017 Conference. Read more about the conference highlights. The next FOSS4G will be held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
HARVARD GIS COMMUNITY NEWS
Map of the Month Contest
The Innovations in Government program at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation has announced Vision Zero Boston wins this month's contest. Read more
CONFERENCES, CALLS & EVENTS
State of the Map will be held in Boulder, CO. Oct 10th-22nd. Read More
FOSS4G 2018 will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Read more
NEWS ON GIS RESEARCH AND SERVICES
The CGA Newsletter is published monthly. Editor of this issue: Lex Berman.