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CalGIS 2015: 21st Annual California GIS Conference
June 1-3, 2015

Sacramento, California

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Wednesday, June 3 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Closing Keynote Address - A Roadmap to the Future of Geo Education

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by Maptime HQ // Alan McConchie, Beth Schechter, Camille Teicheira, Lyzi Diamond

Since we had our very first, very tiny meetup in June of 2013, Maptime has blossomed into an international movement. Our community has become not only a resource for teachers, but a network supporting nearly 50 chapters around the world and hundreds, if not thousands, of volunteers and students. The organization’s exponential surge in popularity is indicative of growing demand to learn open source geo for the web. What does this mean for the future of this educational area? Come learn about our journey, and where we see all of this going next.

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Maptime HQ - Alan McConchie, Beth Schechter, Camille Teicheira, Lyzi Diamond

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Lyzi Diamond

Lyzi Diamond runs education at Mapbox, facilitating and creating documentation, guides, and tutorials to make Mapbox tools awesome and fun to use. She loves college football, handbells, and geodetic datums. | @lyzidiamond
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Alan McConchie

Lead Cartographer, Stamen Design, Stamen Design
Alan McConchie works at the intersection of cartography, software, and data science. He loves making cartographic visualizations that reveal new ways of seeing the world, and is passionate about creating tools that help people create their own maps and tell their own spatial stories. At Stamen, he co-founded Maptime, a series of beginner-focussed meetups for teaching about open source map-making. Alan currently sits on Maptime's board of... Read More →
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Beth Schechter

Beth Schechter is the founder of Maptime and the Education & Outreach Manager at Stamen Design. Her practice is all about using participatory design methods to create environments where people can learn from one another and solve problems together. In her spare time she may be found reading graphic novels, out in nature, or both. | @bethschechter
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Camille Teicheira

Camille Teicheira is a meta-cartographer at Mapbox building the tools and APIs that create the maps. She is also a devotee of maps for cyclists and burrito hunters | @fulgenteft

Wednesday June 3, 2015 2:45pm - 4:00pm

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