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Columbia University -
New York, US

Thursday, October 20th 2022

Workshops on Wednesday, October 19th

In person

Columbia University
New York, US
October 20th 2022

Workshops on October 19th
Data Science vs GIS

See highlights of the Spatial Data Science Conference 2022 in NYC. The largest event for Data Science, GIS & Analytics professionals.

This year we gathered more than 500 Data Science, Advanced Analytics & GIS experts from across the globe, to bring together a host of businesses and organizations asking important location-based questions: about our cities; for commercial impact; and for sustainability.


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What workshops were held?

This year we held multiple Spatial Data Science Workshops in multiple locations across the city - in partnership with our sponsors (CARTO, Google Cloud, Snowflake, Databricks, and AWS).

These workshops were designed for Data Science and Analytics professionals in a range of industries - allowing the community to come together and share best practice on methodologies, tools and types of data that can be used in spatial models.


"Democratising Geospatial: Advanced Spatial Analytics at Scale"

Helen McKenzie

"Enable Serverless Geospatial Analytics and Machine Learning with AWS and CARTO"

Gladys Kenyon

"Building a Flexible Geospatial Lakehouse on the Databricks Platform"

Gladys Kenyon

"Geospatial Analytics with Snowflake and CARTO"

Spatial Data Scientist of the Year Award

Each year, a panel of experts select the Spatial Data Scientist of Year, taking into account the projects, research and methodologies used by leading Spatial Data Science talent from across the globe.
This year, Kyle Walker was selected as the winner!

Kyle Walker

Kyle is an Associate Professor of Geography & Director of the Center for Urban Studies at Texas Christian University and has had a huge impact on the ability for Spatial Data Scientists to analyze census and other demographic data through a suite of R packages. These packages are widely used across the industry and are fundamental to many research projects relating to population geography. Congratulations Kyle!

Kyle Walker


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