On-Ramps to Open Source

So you've decided you want to learn more about open source tools and offerings in geospatial technology. Congratulations! Now where the heck do you start?

This talk will provide starting points for newcomers to open source geo in several common interest areas, including web mapping, cartography, databases, analysis, and more. For each subsection of the field, we will:

- cover the current trends and conversations happening in the space
- provide a glossary of some common terms and themes
- suggest a starting point for continued education and independent learning

Attendees will come away with a clear picture of the tools and platforms available for open source mapping as well as a list of beginner-friendly tutorials.

Slides: http://lyzidiamond.com/onramps


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Regency A - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 11:15 to 11:50