First ever FedGeoDay announces schedule, MapStory to cosponsor

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Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 14, 2012


First ever FedGeoDay announces schedule, MapStory to cosponsor

FedGeoDay, taking place in Washington DC on February 28, announced a schedule this week that includes keynotes from Suzanne Philion (US Department of State), Mike Byrne (Federal Communications Commission) and Dr. Christopher Tucker (Founder & CEO, MapStory). Visit fedgeoday.com for a full schedule.

FedGeoDay explores leading open source applications that are throwing open the door of what’s possible in GIS, cartography and web mapping. The conference introduces participants to leading tools, such as MapBox, MapStory and OpenGeo, and walks them through how and why governments, NGOs and businesses are using these tools to transform their enterprises.

“History trends towards those who are open and willing to innovate,” said Dr. Christopher Tucker of MapStory. “We're excited to have MapStory cosponsor FedGeoDay this year and be part of a community pushing the envelop on what’s possible in open government, mapping, and ultimately, civic participation in our democracy.”

MapStory is hosting a pre-conference party on February 27 at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street NW in Washington DC from 7-9pm. RSVP at meetup.com/mapstorydc. All are welcome.