Author Archives: geografa

Kicking Off WhereCamp + Wrapping Up FOSS4G

We’re happy to announce that we’re partnering with the 2014 FOSS4G conference to kickoff WhereCampPDX 7. Sponsored by Mapbox, the FOSS4G closing party and WhereCampPDX kick-off will be hosted at RefugePDX, Portland’s premier audiovisionary center. Refuge PDX is just down the street from the Oregon Convention Center so come chat maps and help us start the 7th Portland WhereCamp right […]

WhereCampPDX 7 is on!

WhereCampPDX is a free, annual unconference for people interested in geography and related technologies. This year’s WhereCampPDX will be happening September 12–14 at the Eliot Center and other Portland locations. If you’d like to join us, please register for free. What’s a WhereCamp? WhereCamps connect geo-enthusiasts, developers, social place hackers, artists, activists, grad students, geographers, […]

Announcing…The WhereCamp Film UnFestival

It’s all about the six-second video these days. And if you have a short attention span, you’ll be keen on this. Join us for the first ever WhereCamp Film UnFestival. All you have to do is get your smartyphone over to Vine and download the app. Record a 6-second video of your favorite map/geo/spatial-thing and […]

Announcing the WhereCampPDX 5 Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce this year’s keynote address for WhereCampPDX5 will be given by Dr. Sean Gorman, Chief Strategist for ESRI’s DC Development Center. Dr.Gorman is a researcher and practitioner in the field of data science with a specialty in location based analytics. Previously he was the founder of GeoIQ, which was subsequently acquired by ESRI. […]

Geo Conferences in Portland

Update! In an effort to minimize people’s travel impacts, WhereCampPDX is bumping up to the weekend prior and sharing the weekend with State of the Map US (SOTM), October 12-14th. WhereCampPDX has always been a flexible event and will continue to host one of the premier map events in the region. WhereCampPDX organizers are working […]