PDX OSGeo 20120523 Meeting

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PDX-OSGEO meeting
5/23/2012 6-7:30
Location: Collective Agency, 322 NW 6th Avenue, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97209; Beer at nearby pub to follow
  • Buzz "200" when you arrive. The phone rings once or twice, then you'll be buzzed up. Elevator access available. Indoor bike parking available upstairs.



  • Tim, Rob, Kristen, Christine, Justin, Jason, Taylor, Robert, Matt, Scott, Neal, Heather, Tanya, Percy, Al, Ryan, Eli, Daniel, Christian, Rafa

Regular meeting business

(e.g., Upcoming GIS events/conferences, next meeting presenters or topics, discussions, updates, etc.)

  • New Meeting dates??
    • Poll results from Poll
    • We will start meeting on the third Wednesday.


  • Cool map visualization with CartoDB (free account). CartoDB is an Open Source GIS Cloud Database featuring easy data loading and they have support for PostGIS raster, all abstracted through a Javascript API. This is an approachable hack session for the novice or advanced coder (we'll work in pairs or groups).
    • This was a lot of fun
  • Wiki work! This is an opportunity to get familiar with the wiki and make improvements.
    • We didn't get to this

Future meeting schedule (every fourth Wednesday - Possibly revise based on decision about favorite Wednesday)

  • June 27
  • July 25th
  • August 22nd
  • September 26th
  • October 24th
  • November (typically canceled)
  • December (typically canceled, or Winter Coders Social)