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Keynote Yerba Buena Salon 9
This is presentation will be streamed live along with the other keynotes.
Scott Kveton (Urban Airship, Inc.)
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Today’s smartest brand marketers get the importance of speaking to people on their own terms. The ideal cocktail of location-based messaging includes a dash of permission and a strong dose of context to turn a one-way push message into a two-way dialogue. We’ll dig into the pieces that will take mobile messaging into new dimensions. Read more.
Location Development Yerba Buena Salon 10-11
Daniel Harris (People's District )
Danny Harris a Washington, D.C. folklorist will lead participants on a tour through Washington, D.C. using the stories and faces of the city's diverse residents. From the power brokers to the street cleaners, learn how story mapping can add texture to place and create vibrant cities. Read more.
Business & Strategy Yerba Buena Salon 9
Duncan McCall (PlaceIQ)
PlaceIQ transforms 'location into context'. Extracting intelligence and meaning from the ever increasing mass of geo data, enabling a detailed understanding of a hyper local location. Empowering advertisers, marketers and more to connect the right message with the right location, at the right time. Focusing on profiling locations, not users – PlaceIQ is considered ‘privacy friendly’. Read more.
Marketing, Mobile Development Yerba Buena Salon 1-3
Tyler Bell (Factual)
Interactions between people and their environs are increasingly recorded electronically. Mobile payments will contribute significantly to this trend, placing for the first time a commercial purchase history quite literally in one's hand. I discuss here how the data artifacts of a purchase – checkin, geolocation, and brand engagement – will be consumed by the next generation of geo applications. Read more.
Michael Bauer (Brilliant Arc), Paul Rademacher (Tasty Labs), Jon Tirmandi (Normative Inc + Normative Labs Inc.), Jaak Laineste (Nutiteq), Perry Evans (Closely, Inc.), David Blackman (Foursquare)
These back-to-back 5-minute launch sessions showcase companies and products debuting at Where. Come hear what’s new! Read more.
Keynote Yerba Buena Salon 9
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Jer Thorp (The New York Times)
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Jer Thorp, Data Artist in Residence, The New York Times. Read more.
Location Development Yerba Buena Salon 9
Dave Sutter (Micello, Inc.)
When developers work with an outdoor map they place annotations on the map using postal addresses and latitude/longitude points. Working with indoor maps, there is no longer a convenient globally defined address scheme or even a positioning coordinate system. This talk discusses the framework for a developer to place real world objects on an indoor map. Read more.
Marketing Yerba Buena Salon 9
Alistair Goodman (Placecast)
Every day, over 6million consumers can be found inside geofences, getting tailored offers from Starbucks, L’Oreal, Kmart, The North Face and other brands. Over 70% in these geofence mobile marketing programs visit retailers as a result, and as high as 65% make purchases. Get a crash course in what's working in the world's largest geofence mobile marketing programs. Read more.
Location Development Yerba Buena Salon 4-6
Rand Fishkin (SEOmoz)
Google + Bing both have very specific, unique best practices for websites seeking to rank in their local and maps results. This session will dig deep into how the engines work and how businesses can earn their place in the local, organic results. Read more.
Business & Strategy Yerba Buena Salon 9
Moderated by:
Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
John Malloy (BlueRun Ventures), Hilary Mason (Fast Forward Labs), Diann Eisnor (waze), Andrew Turner (GeoIQ)
Our closing session is a candid discussion with VCs on the state of the industry. Read more.
  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Nokia, Location & Commerce
  • Facebook
  • Bing
  • Control Group
  • Localeze
  • MyCityWay
  • Socrata
  • Urban Airship
  • MapQuest

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