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May 15th, 2017
Boundless to Sponsor and Present at Upcoming GeoRodeo and LocationCon Conferences

New YorkBoundless, the leader in open GIS, today announced that it will be sponsoring and delivering a keynote presentation at GeoRodeo, taking place on May 19 in Austin, TX. Additionally, the company will be delivering five talks, including a tutorial, at LocationCon, taking place in Oakland, CA, from May 22-24.

GeoRodeo Keynote At-a-Glance

What: Spatial Is Not Special, But We’re Going to be OK

When: Friday, May 19 from 1:15 – 2:15pm CT

Where: Commons Learning Center at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus

Who: Sara Safavi,Software Engineer at Boundless

Talk Summary: “Spatial isn’t Special.” You’ve heard it before, and maybe you agree, or perhaps you don’t; but, chances are, you have a strong opinion. Join Sara for a conversation about the past, present, and future of GIS, including what it means for professionals in the space.

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LocationCon Details At-a-Glance

What: Introduction to GeoServer and Introduction to GeoServer (continued)

When: Monday, May 22 from 8:30am – 10:15am and 10:15am – 12:00pm PT

Where: Oakland Convention Center, East 1

Who: Jody Garnett, Community Lead at Boundless

Talk Summary: GeoServer is an open source server that allows users to share and publish spatial data over the web. In this two-part tutorial, attendees will learn how to load, publish, style, and share spatial data with GeoServer.

What: Understanding The Flexibility of Open Source

When: Tuesday, May 23 from 10:30am – 11:05am PT

Where: Oakland Convention Center, East 1

Who: Jody Garnett, Community Lead at Boundless

Talk Summary: Open source is rewriting the rules of the GIS industry at all levels of industry and government. This presentation will dig into the flexibility of open source licensing and how organizations can meet the challenges of using and customizing open source.

What: Adding Geospatial Alerting and Stream processing to GIS Applications

When: Tuesday, May 23 from 3:00pm – 3:35pm PT

Where: Oakland Convention Center, AB

Who: Wes Richardet, Technical Lead at Boundless

Talk Summary: Many tools in the GIS domain are built around styling, authoring and managing datasets. In this talk, discover how Boundless Signal enables users to learn from the data they have and define criteria in web based UI for what they see as a significant event.

What: Unlocking Business Intelligence Insights with the Boundless Ecosystem

When: Wednesday, May 24 from 2:15pm – 2:50pm PT

Where: Oakland Convention Center, East 1

Who: Anthony Calamito, VP of Product at Boundless

Talk Summary: Open source adoption is taking place at an unprecedented rate by modern enterprises who want to drive competitive advantage and innovation within their industries.

See how the Boundless Ecosystem offers a complete open GIS platform for managing data and building maps and applications across web browsers, desktops and mobile devices.

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Boundless offers an open GIS ecosystem through a unique combination of technology, products and experts that gives enterprises deeper intelligence and insights using location-based data. The Boundless platform is built upon open source technology and open APIs that generate actionable location intelligence across third-party apps, content services and plugins for enterprise applications. Recent updates to the Boundless ecosystem include Boundless Connect, a subscription service to the most comprehensive repository of GIS data, and Boundless Desktop, a full-featured, professional desktop GIS that brings a powerful ecosystem of geospatial knowledge, tools and resources to the enterprise.

Connect with Boundless at GeoRodeo and LocationCon

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About Boundless

Boundless is the leader in commercially supported open GIS (geographic information systems). Unlike proprietary, licensed solutions, Boundless opens the world of geospatial data to any user. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying and managing geospatial software with a scalable, open GIS platform – including Exchange, Suite, Desktop and Connect – and a powerful ecosystem of geospatial knowledge, tools and resources. Learn more at Join the GIS community at Follow Boundless @boundlessgeo.