[ESIP-all] Announcement for upcoming workshop

Peter Fox pfox at ucar.edu
Wed Oct 8 05:24:46 EDT 2008


The Scientific Applications for Google Earth Conference is only two  
weeks away so if you have not yet registered please do so soon.   
Faculty, professionals, and students are welcome to attend.  For those  
of you who have already registered, please pass this along to your  


The conference is focused on exploring science data visualization and  
public policy applications with Google Earth, Google Maps, and KML.  
The Scientific Applications for Google Earth Conference is scheduled  
for October 22nd and 23rd in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The two-day event  
will bring together academics, researchers and students from all over  
the country to discuss the scientific uses of virtual globes and how  
that technology is enabling newer and richer data interaction  
experiences for both expert and novice users.

Keynote speakers include:
Tim Killeen, Assistant Director for Geosciences at the National  
Science Foundation
Dan Adkins, former Director of the National Science Foundation Office  
of Cyberinfrastructure
Sean Askay, Google Earth Outreach Evangelist
Michael Weiss-Malik, KML Product Manager
We are reaching out to many areas of science and academics including:
Planetary Science
Public policy
Medical disease tracking
Climate change
Science Education
Urban Planning and infrastructure
Participants are invited to bring posters and will have a forum to  
exchange their ideas and work with others with similar focus and  

Google engineers will work directly with students and researchers on  
ways to overcome technical problems and to provide training for those  
interested in advanced techniques with KML.  Registration for the  
event is now open, details are available on the conference website.

If you can't make it to Ann Arbor this Fall please check out our other  
initiative focused on KML content.  We have created an exciting new  
contest geared towards educational content in Google Earth.  The KML  
in Research contest is open to both students and professionals. We  
think this will be a fun way for people working with KML to get some  
exposure for their work and perhaps win some prizes!

In addition to prizes, winners will have their work showcased at the  
American Geophysical Union's annual Fall meeting on December 15th!

Thanks and hope to see you in Ann Arbor,
Ryan Falor, Google Earth Education Outreach
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