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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 263

A VerySpatial Podcast

Shownotes – Episode 263
August 1, 2010

Main Topic: Our conversation with Patrick McDevitt of TomTom

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  • This week’s podsafe music: “Don’t Wanna Go Home” by Great Big Sea
  • News

  • DigitalGlobe’s Global 8-bit challenge
  • US icebreaker ship will map Arctic sea floor
  • China to launch high resolution stereo mapping satellite
  • Sponsored by ITT Visual Information Solutions and their product ENVI EX

    Web Corner

  • Google Earth
  • Main topic

  • This week we feature our conversation with Patrick McDevitt, Vice President of Community Mapping at TomTom, recorded at the 2010 Esri International User Conference

    Tip of the Week

  • ZoomAtlas $10,000 reunion contest
  • Events

  • NACIS 2010: 13-15 October, St. Petersburg, FL – Preliminary program now online
  • Esri Mid-Atlantic User Group Conference: 30 Nov-1 Dec, Philadelphia, PA – Abstracts due Aug 6th
  • Map Africa 2010: 23-25 November, Cape Town, South Africa
  • International LiDAR Mapping Forum: 7-9 February, New Orleans, LA
  • This week A Very Spatial Podcast is sponsored by ESRI.

    Videos from the 2010 Esri International User Conference plenary are now available online. You can hear Esri president Jack Dangermond share his vision for making GIS available to everyone, listen to Esri staff discuss ArcGIS 10, see GIS users celebrated, and listen to keynote speaker and TED founder Richard Saul Wurman talk about urban supercities. To watch the videos, visit

    ArcGIS and Climate Change