OGC announces next Location Powers Summit, focused on Data Science
Location Powers: Data Science will be held 13-14 Nov at Google’s Crittenden Campus in Mountain View, CA
4th September 2019: The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) invites you to its next Location Powers summit, which will focus on Data Science. The event will be held at Google’s Crittenden Campus in Mountain View, CA on the 13th & 14th of November, 2019.
At this summit, you will be part of a discussion on how the core methods of data science - the established fundamentals as well as the latest trends - can provide valuable insights when used with geospatial information. The workshop will conclude with recommendations on how to advance geospatial data science in theory and practice.
The explosive availability of data about nearly every aspect of human activity, coupled with rapid advances in computing technologies, is transforming data science. Data Science is currently in a Golden Age. The Golden Age is a mythological era in which peace and harmony prevailed, and people did not have to work to feed themselves for the earth provided food in abundance. Currently we are in an age of data abundance and highly available computing resources - a golden age of data science.
The shift from a data-scarce to a data-rich environment comes from mobile devices, remote sensing, and...