Ordnance Survey OpenSpace: Making Ordnance Survey mapping available for all web users

Date:
Wednesday 12 May 2010

Time:
6.00pm for 6.30pm

Venue:
Southampton Solent University, Herbert Collins Building, Ground Floor, Room HC029 | Map and Directions

Speaker:
Tim Martin / Ian Holt

Joint with the BCS Hampshire Branch, BCS Geospatial SG and Southampton Solent University

This event is free, open to all, but please book through the BCS website, www.bcs.org/events/registration both for BCS members and non-members for arranging refreshments

This would also cover:

1. Changes at ordnance survey.

2. What is open data.

3. What is os OpenSpace.

4. Examples of OpenSpace applications.

5. Application building 101.

Ian Holt is the Senior Technical Product Manager for Web Services at Ordnance Survey. Having over 15 years experience in the geospatial industry, both public and private sector, he has continually been instrumental in implementing successful innovative technologies. He is currently a key member of the Ordnance Survey team executing  the use of Cloud technology. Ian is a regular presentor advocating open source and neo-geography tools, recently taking bold steps in augmented reality.

Tim Martin is a Geotechnologist specialising in services and open source technologies. He has worked for Ordnance Survey for almost 5 years supporting customers in both the Public and Commercial Sectors.

Closing date for bookings is midnight on Wednesday 12th May 2010. No more bookings will be taken after this date.

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS do not issue invitation letters.