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= Morning Session: Workshops (9am to 12pm)<br>  =
 
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Venue: Forest Club Room, Anderson Hall<br>  
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= <br>Meal Session: Lunch (12pm to 1pm)<br>  =
 
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&gt;&gt; Matt Dunbar - Monika said she'll take care of supplies for basic<br>&gt;&gt; deli-style lunch, funds courtesy of UW Geospatial Club. <br>
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Dr. L. Monika Moskal will be providing supplies for a basic deli-style lunch, with funds courtesy of UW Geospatial Club. <br>  
 
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= Afternoon Session: Open Hacking (1pm to 4pm)<br>  =
 
= Afternoon Session: Open Hacking (1pm to 4pm)<br>  =
  
Venue: Forest Club Room, Anderson Hall<br><br>  
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'''Venue:''' Forest Club Room, Anderson Hall<br><br>  
  
 
~Lidar stuff from Michael Gerlek *as proposed in email today: "Does<br>&gt;&gt; the World Need an Open Source Server Framework for Lidar Data, and If<br>&gt;&gt; So, How Would We Build It?"*<br><br>  
 
~Lidar stuff from Michael Gerlek *as proposed in email today: "Does<br>&gt;&gt; the World Need an Open Source Server Framework for Lidar Data, and If<br>&gt;&gt; So, How Would We Build It?"*<br><br>  
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= Dinner Session (4pm to 6pm)<br>  =
 
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&gt; and then a walk over to the University Ave for dinner b/w 4ish and<br>&gt; ~6pm? The Student Union, with main cafeteria, is all under renovation.<br><br>  
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We will be walking over to the University Ave for a no-host dinner sometime after 4pm, returning around 6pm.&nbsp; Exact venue to be determined on the fly; this session might even split into parallel tracks.<br><br>  
  
 
= Evening Session: Monthly Meeting (6pm to 8pm)<br>  =
 
= Evening Session: Monthly Meeting (6pm to 8pm)<br>  =
  
(121 Raitt Hall)<br>  
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<br>I just heard back from Yaw Anokwa here at UW, who said he'll be able to present in the evening on the Open Data Kit project:<br>http://code.google.com/p/opendatakit/  
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*Yaw Anokwa of UW wil be presenting on the Open Data Kit project ([http://code.google.com/p/opendatakit code.google.com/p/opendataki)]
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*mpg will be be presenting a short (~5 min) recap of last month's Montreal codesprint<br>
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*mpg will be encoring his "Open Source Lidar State of the Union" talk, if time and interest permit<br>
  
&gt; MPG: Lidar OSSOU (can you acronym that?) and Montreal sprint for<br>&gt; evening sound great.<br><br><br>  
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= Directions and Transportation<br>  =
 
= Directions and Transportation<br>  =
  
Official Link: http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/parking/daily<br>and for driving at http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/drive
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'''Parking:''' [http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/parking/daily www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/parking/daily]<br>
  
My personal experience is that one can find street parking north of 50th, west of I-5, and down by University Village shopping center, if one is willing to walk 30 to 45 minutes ( http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/walk<br>) . But many of those areas were also being converted to resident restricted zones. Bus is really easy http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train<br>and more specifically http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train/routes<br>  
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'''Driving:'''&nbsp;[http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/drive www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/drive]
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'''Bus/Train:''' [http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train] and [http://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train/routes www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train/routes]<br>  
  
 
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&gt; I'd also highly support bus transpo. There are a ton of routes which<br>&gt; stops near Anderson hall (Forest Club Room): http://bit.ly/eKKmHE<br>&gt; (OneBusAway pointing to nearest bus stops north of Anderson)<br>&gt;<br>&gt; Maps of event locations:<br>&gt; *daytime workshops/hack* Anderson Hall (Forest Club room 207)<br>&gt; http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/southcentral.html?AND<br>&gt; *evening meeting* Raitt Hall (room 121)<br>&gt; http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/northcentral.html?RAI<br>  
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One person noted that "my personal experience is that one can find street parking north of 50th, west of I-5, and down by University Village shopping center, if one is willing to walk 30 to 45 minutes () . But many of those areas were also being converted to resident restricted zones. Bus is really easy." <br>
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Another noted that "There are a ton of routes which stops near Anderson hall (Forest Club Room): [http://bit.ly/eKKmHE bit.ly/eKKmHE] (OneBusAway pointing to nearest bus stops north of Anderson)  
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<br>'''Maps of event locations:'''
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*Anderson Hall (Forest Club room 207): [http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/southcentral.html?AND www.washington.edu/home/maps/southcentral.html]
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*Raitt Hall (room 121): [http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/northcentral.html?RAI www.washington.edu/home/maps/northcentral.html]<br>
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= Contacts<br>  =
 
= Contacts<br>  =

Revision as of 10:13, 7 April 2011

On April 20th, 2011, CUGOS (www.cugos.org) will be holding a special all-day "spring fling" event at UW in place of our regular monthly meeting.


The basic idea of this event is to come in the morning to learn something new (tools and real workflows)... stick around and apply it in the afternoon on some semi-structured hack sessions... and then learn some high level stuff in the evening.  As such, the day will be broken up as follows:

  • 9-12: morning session -- workshops
  • 12-1: lunch
  • 1-4: afternoon session -- open hacking
  • 4-6: dinner
  • 6-8: evening session -- regular meeting

Details are given below, but be aware that all agendas and times are approximate -- we'll be loose and agile and nimble and react to changing events and schedules as our whimsies take us.


All skill and interest levels are welcome! -- please join us for as much of the day as you can.


Morning Session: Workshops (9am to 12pm)

Venue: Forest Club Room, Anderson Hall

      • We are overbooked here -- need to work this out, likely move some talks into the evening***

Six 30-minute slots:

  • "OSM in Disaster Response" from Dane Springmeyer
  • "ERMA and the Gulf" from Aaron Racicot
  • "ArcGIS, OpenGeoDa, and R or Why I use the tools I do: the sordid life of a spatial statistics post doc" from Chris Fowler
  • ~OSM stuff from Matt/Greg
  • ~Workflow Migration from ESRI to OS from Allison Bailey
  • Karsten - gvSIG workshop in morning, also if of interest could do web mapping with mapsesrver, postgis + openlayers or even mapbender"
  • RAndre - "1 or 2 things from me,
  • 1 or 2 things from mkenny and bigspoon.
  • Phil Hurvitz - would teach half of a workshop session, ""R, PostgreSQL, and PostGIS: techniques for processing large data sets", if someone would teach first half on install and setup of Postgresql/PostGIS


Meal Session: Lunch (12pm to 1pm)

Venue: Forest Club Room, Anderson Hall

Dr. L. Monika Moskal will be providing supplies for a basic deli-style lunch, with funds courtesy of UW Geospatial Club.


Afternoon Session: Open Hacking (1pm to 4pm)

Venue: Forest Club Room, Anderson Hall

~Lidar stuff from Michael Gerlek *as proposed in email today: "Does
>> the World Need an Open Source Server Framework for Lidar Data, and If
>> So, How Would We Build It?"*


Dinner Session (4pm to 6pm)

We will be walking over to the University Ave for a no-host dinner sometime after 4pm, returning around 6pm.  Exact venue to be determined on the fly; this session might even split into parallel tracks.

Evening Session: Monthly Meeting (6pm to 8pm)

Venue: 121 Raitt Hall

  • Yaw Anokwa of UW wil be presenting on the Open Data Kit project (code.google.com/p/opendataki)
  • mpg will be be presenting a short (~5 min) recap of last month's Montreal codesprint
  • mpg will be encoring his "Open Source Lidar State of the Union" talk, if time and interest permit



Directions and Transportation

Parking: www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/parking/daily

Driving: www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/drive

Walking: www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/walk

Bus/Train: www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train and www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/commuterservices/bus-train/routes


One person noted that "my personal experience is that one can find street parking north of 50th, west of I-5, and down by University Village shopping center, if one is willing to walk 30 to 45 minutes () . But many of those areas were also being converted to resident restricted zones. Bus is really easy."

Another noted that "There are a ton of routes which stops near Anderson hall (Forest Club Room): bit.ly/eKKmHE (OneBusAway pointing to nearest bus stops north of Anderson)


Maps of event locations:


Contacts

Local arrangements chair: Matt Dunbar -- dunbar.matt(AT)gmail.com

Wiki chair: mpg -- mpg^AT^flaxen.com

Olympia carpool chair: Webb Sprague (webb.sprague=AT=gmail.com)

Attendees

Michael P. Gerlek (mpg) - Flaxen Geo

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