Category Archives: events

Learn About Open Source GIS at Kool Apps 2010

Oregon/SW Washington URISA presents: Kool Apps 2010 featuring Open Data and Open Source This all day event is happening September 24th, and is free to the public. It is co-sponsored by the PDX-Open Source GIS users group, a special interest group of OR-URISA. This event is coordinated with WhereCampPDX, and attendees are encouraged to attend […]

Join us for WhereCampPDX 2010

WhereCampPDX 2010 planning is in full swing and organizers are meeting weekly. The geo-unconference is slated for September 25th at Metro Regional Center. Several other WhereCamp events including parties, app demos, hacking sessions, and geolocative gaming are also in the works. WhereCampPDX is designed and built by the local PDX community and all are welcome […]

Unofficial CivicApps Meetup this Saturday

Join us to talk about CivicApps, the City of Portland’s open data project, this Saturday at NedSpace Oldtown. We’ll start at 10AM with a little show-and-tell session, then attendees can split into groups to look through the data or work on projects that use it. This is an unofficial meetup, not sponsored by the city, […]

Presentations on creating and customizing online maps by Adam DuVander

Adam DuVander, author of the upcoming Map Scripting 101 book, will be giving a number of talks of interest to those wanting to start creating and customizing online maps: April 22: A free talk at Refresh PDX about tools designers can use to customize their maps on the web. He’ll cover marker icons, image overlays, […]

Another event of interest: “Transitioning to a Resilient Portland”, September 25-26

WhereCampers will be interested in another upcoming event: Details below copied from: The Transition Initiative in Portland invites you to meet with us to begin planning and organizing an effort to build community resilience in the face of climate change, rising energy costs and economic decline. Building on work started by many organizations, we […]