Geography 2.0: Virtual Globes

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Monday, February 20, 2006

AAG2006 Virtual Globes Schedule

Geography 2.0: Internet-based Virtual Globes
papers, panel, and discussion to be held in conjunction with the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers

Thursday, March 9, 2006
Crystal Room, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, USA

Sponsored by the AAG GIS Specialty Group
3:00pm-3:20pm, David Maguire - ESRI. Geographic Earth Explorers: A new software paradigm for visualizing and analyzing geography?

3:20pm-3:40pm, David J. Cowen and Kevin Remington -South Carolina. Integrating Google Earth and GIS: Exciting Opportunities

3:40pm-4:00pm, Mark Graham and Matthew Zook -Kentucky. The Soft-Ware and Hard-Where of DigiPlace: The Hybrid Spaces of Google Earth

4:00pm-4:20pm, Tim McGrath - Microsoft. Microsoft MapPoint: The Power of Location

4:20pm-4:40pm, Ming-Hsiang (Ming) Tsou - SDSU. Discussant

4:40pm-5:00pm, Break

5:00pm-6:40pm, Panel moderated by David Cowen.
Panelists: David Maguire (ESRI), Matt Nolan (EarthSLOT), Tim McGrath (Microsoft), Tom Gaskins (NASA).

Sponsored by ESRI
6:45pm-7:45pm, An opportunity to chat with the panelists and meet others interested in virtual globes technology.

7:45pm-8:30pm, Tom Gaskins, NASA World Wind technical demonstration

8:30pm-9:15pm, Matt Nolan, EarthSLOT demonstration and globes education discussion.

* Not on AAG's web or print schedule. We will have pizza for those who are hungry.

If you have questions, feel free to contact the AAG2006 Virtual Globes organizers, Alan Glennon (glennon(at)umail(dot)ucsb(dot)edu) or Josh Bader (bader(at)geog(dot)ucsb(dot)edu).

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