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Attendees

Please add yourself to this list if you'd like to attend WhereCampPDX in Fall 2009, you'll find the “Edit this page” link in the left sidebar of this page:

  • Sample ⇒ Your name: Your short bio and interests. Your links.
  • Holly Glaser, GISP: runs Mappa Mundi GIS LLC, is interested in what is possible with GIS, making maps that make sense to the public, educational outreach and in sustainable development. Looking forward to strange maps…
  • Sam Churchill: runs dailywireless.org, a blog about broadband wireless and mobile applications. Interested in Ocean Observatories, Science On a Sphere, and Real-time Oceanographic Displays. Here's a SlideShare overview of Spherical Projection in Oregon.
  • Igal Koshevoy: Business-Technology Consultant, creating sophisticated applications using Ruby, Python, Java and UNIX. Using locative technologies to support and add value to apps, but hoping to make more use of them. Open source contributor and community organizer: WhereCampPDX, Open Source Bridge, Calagator, pdxruby, pdxfunc, automateit. @igalko.
  • Audrey Eschright: web developer at Elevated Code and tech community organizer (Open Source Bridge, Calagator), interested in social geography and tool design, sense of place, combining informal mapping & technology, locative games
  • Rafa Gutierrez: GIS Manager at SWCA Environmental Consultants, cartographer, orienteer, DJ, and papa. Interested in integrating social media and cloud computing with existing GIS technologies.
  • Reid Beels: Designer, developer, open source contributor and community organizer: WhereCampPDX, Open Source Bridge, Calagator.
  • Selena Deckelmann: PostgreSQL developer at End Point and open source advocate (Open Source Bridge, database tech), interested in having fun and urban farming.
  • Adam DuVander: Geolocative web developer, tech community organizer (Ignite, BarCamp, Web Innovators). Writing a book about mapping APIs.
  • Matthew Schuler: interested in alternate reality games, puzzle hunts, and urban play
  • Todd Kenefsky: A guy who is going to WhereCampPDX 2009.
  • Dawn Foster: Consultant, Community Manager, Event Organizer (Ignite / BarCamp), Blogger, RSS Junkie and Shizzow Community Evangelist.
  • Paul Bingman Back-end developer, diagnosed cartophiliac.
  • Jeremy O'Leary: Permaculture Designer, community resiliency geek, community organizer ( CNRG, The Dirt!,…)
  • Nathan Bergey: Would love to hear some discussions about Augmented Reality and what can be done with open data sets (e.g., open streetmap)
  • Jason Mauer: Developer Evangelist, Microsoft; messing around with mobile scenarios involving geolocation, logging, etc.
  • Bram Pitoyo: Typo/cartographer. Would love to hear discussion on old maps. If maps can provide a look into how people perceive the known (and unknown) environment around them, then surely there are things we can learn from the past to make our existing cartography (virtual or otherwise) better.
  • Marcelle Caturia: GIS/GPS'er at PDX Metro. Enjoy connecting people, maps and technology to build community.
  • Demian Rybock: GISP and Freelance Consultant. Non-programmer interested in geo web application development, with a focus of serving non-profit and environmental conservation organizations.
  • Molly Vogt: GIS Manager at City of Gresham, member of Women In GIS. Interested in the Geoweb and social media and how they might be used to build community and foster civic participation. Among other things.
  • Percy: Geospatial Data Manager for Geology Dept at PSU, founding member of the local open source GIS goup, member of international standards committee for geological data (CGI). Musician, father, interested in making things better :-)
  • Sarah Beecroft: Interested in social justice, technology for good, open data. Co-founder of PDX-OSGIS, webmaster of rosecityresource.org. I do GIS and Drupal, and am only an egg. Was sad to have missed this, got sick this weekend. :(
  • Heidi Guenin: Interested in how mapping health data can help us make better policy decisions. Really want to delve into OS GIS but haven't had enough time!
  • eli : The other guy who is also going to WhereCampPDX 2009.
  • Mary Anne Thygesen: Freelance writer and statistician. I like to do orienteering.
  • Christopher Calton: Green Entrepreneur, focusing primarily on water rights and needs in the coming 25 years.
  • John Labovitz: Photographer, traveler, programmer, artist.
  • Howard Silverman: Writer. Work at Ecotrust. Online journal at P&P.
  • Justin C. Houk: Senior GIS Specialist At Metro. Interested in geodata interoperability and finding ways to engage all members of the geospatial community. Novice Social media mentor and community builder.
  • Michael Weisman: I work for Safe Software. Interested in data distribution.
  • Darrell Fuhriman: All around data and GIS wonk currently at ProjectDX, I have a few projects brewing or in various states of released-ness.
  • Richard Shank: Adding content to OpenStreetMap
  • Brandon Iles: Software developer interested in Social Networking, Augmented Reality, and Green Tech applications. Author of upcoming iPhone app “HappenOn.”
  • Peter Keum: Senior GIS Specialist at King County Wastewater Treatment Division, Washington: Very interested in FOSS4G and a member of CUGOS.
  • Paul Ferro: GIS/GPS Analyst for Geotrek_GIS –interested in OS technology for mGIS
  • David E. Wright: GIS Lead - Washington Department of Revenue - Information Services Division. Former City/County/State/Federal Contractor for A/E/C Programs and Analysis.
  • Jim Cser GIS Specialist / Land-use Modeler at Metro– interested in visualization of PostgreSQL data, opportunities to contribute to OS GIS, geocaching.
  • Kate Chapman: Web Applications Engineer at FortiusOne. Interested in OpenStreetMap, geogames and opendata. Hoping to get the geomonkey's autograph.
  • Webb Sprague Demographer and database manager at Institute of Metropolitan Studies, PSU. Interested in database technology, open data, and population modeling.
  • Andrés Ferraté Cartosoft | ProgrammableWeb (only able to attend Saturday)
  • Jubal Harpster: Principal and co-founder of SpatialDev SpatialDev. Interested WhereCampAfrica and AGCommonos.org.
  • Todd Slind: Principal and co-founder of SpatialDev SpatialDev. Community mapping and SDI.
  • Daniel J. Garcia: Software developer for WeoGeo.
  • James Fee: GeoBlogger and evangelist for WeoGeo. After WhereCamp5280, I'm trying to ensure I don't miss any WhereCamps on the West Coast.
  • Ken Pierce: Senior GIS Analyst/Landscape Ecologist with the Wa Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Habitat Science division. Generally interested in regional ecology, geospatial technology and data analysis. Also interested in using 3D game technology for landscape visualization.
  • Matt Sayler: GIS Specialist with Cowlitz PUD. Moving to 'Maybe' status. Hoping to at LEAST make the keynote.
  • Peter Eschright: Recreational mapping and navigation enthusiast.
  • Zack Denfeld: New media artist that researches urban computing in the US and India
  • Max Ogden: computer nerd
  • Brad Pauly Web developer interested in activity mapping and learning more. Bummer, not sure if I can make it.
  • Tom Ponte GIS Analyst - Curious about the latest trends in OS GIS and to get James Fee's autograph. Attending GIS conferences that are non ESRI centric.
  • Zac Christensen GIS Analyst with Metro - Geography geek interested in the role of government in providing open GIS data. First time WhereCamper.
  • Wm Leler Dilettante, Director of OpenTechSpace, writer of map-based webapps.
  • Marcus Estes, pavement-pounder
  • Joe Hurd: Verification engineer at Galois, Inc., interested in the potential for analyzing formal models incorporating geospatial data.
  • Steven Walling: Geogeeking novice, @stevenwalling
  • Yu Xia: GIS Analyst at Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. First time to attend WhereCamp. I am very interested in the Open Source GIS and web mapping applications, and want to learn what others are doing with such technology.
  • Frank Purcell: Software Engineer at TriMet
  • Robert Krisher: Analyst at Telvent.
  • Bryan Stearns: Ruby on Rails web developer at Paydici; Android experimenter; long-ago Calagator map contributor.
  • Gregor: Sysadmin and programmer at HostGIS, geospatial hosting and programming. Long-time MapServer and PostGIS user, but still a general-purpose programmer rather than a GIS person.
  • Valerie Yakich: GIS Architect at INRIX, who tweets as @GeoEntelechy, interested in analysis, visualization, real-time traffic data and map matching.
  • Sam Grover: Geo-enthusiast.
  • Cameron Adamez: I get lost a lot. Bringing a friend.
  • Rick Nixon: Program Manager, Technology Initiatives, City of Portland Pushing for open government via open data, open standards, open source.
  • Chris Goad: GeoWeb hacker; projects: http://mapbureau.com (2000-2005), http://platial.com (2005-2009) http://datatweet.net (current)
  • April Cutter: Re-discovering what I liked about GIS in the first place.
  • Ilima Kennedy: GIS Analyst, City of Gresham, Interested in the GeoWeb discussion and sharing data and publishing map services. Newbie WhereCamper.
  • Mike Doherty: Been away from GIS for a few years and curious to experience the evolution.
  • Brian T. Rice: Software development consultant, just moved from Seattle for full-time work at Rentrak Corporation, working on GIS integration there.
  • Ken Crouse: IT Manager for Census2010 - interested in mobile mapping and interactive Web-based GIS.
  • Ryan Snyder: Shizzow, GeekSpeak; geogeek & trekker.
  • Ben Foote: pdxstump, ON Gallery, bnf.net; entrepreneur, looking for other founders and advisors
  • Leif Warner: Dedicated Maps, developer, information mashup geek.
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