Friday, October 10, 2008

Don't forget: Academic Developers Conference

A reminder to all of you interested in cutting edge applications for Google Earth and Google Maps: Google is co-sponsoring a conference with the University of Michigan on October 22nd and 23rd. Researchers, entrepreneurs, faculty, and students from all over the country will be attending to discuss new projects, learn about data visualization techniques, and get first-hand access to Google Earth engineers.

Focus groups include:

Planetary science
Public policy
Medical disease tracking
Disaster response
Climate change
Science Education
Urban Planning

Speakers and presenters include:
  • Tim Killeen, Assistant Director for Geosciences at the National Science Foundation
  • Dan Adkins, former Director of the National Science Foundation Cyberinfrastructure
  • Sean Askay, Google Earth Outreach Evangelist
  • Michael Weiss-Malik, KML Product Manager
  • Mano Marks, Google Geo Developer Advocate
  • Noel Gorelick, Google Sky Tech Lead

Registration is open until October 17th so make sure you register soon. To register and find out additional details about the event, including travel information and agenda, go to


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