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See highlights of the Spatial Data Science Conference 2023 in London. The largest event for Data Science, GIS & Analytics professionals.

This year we brought together 850 Data Science, Advanced Analytics & Geospatial experts over 3 days from across the globe to discuss the latest trends and innovative use cases across multiple industries.

Hosting a mixture of workshops, presentations and panels - we heard from a range of professionals pushing the envelope in the world of Spatial Data Science.

Speakers

Javier de la Torre

Javier de la Torre

Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
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Priyanka Sharma

Priyanka Sharma

Manager - Location Intelligence at Booking.com
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Evan Harwin

Evan Harwin

Data Scientist at Mott MacDonald
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Tim Rains

Tim Rains

Geospatial Data Scientist at BT
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Katy Ashwin

Katy Ashwin

Market Planning Analyst at KFC
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Charlie Dacke

Charlie Dacke

Head of Geospatial Technology and Standards at Office for National Statistics
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Georgios Giasemidis

Georgios Giasemidis

Lead Data Scientist at Choregraph
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Dr Carolin Sievers

Dr Carolin Sievers

Lead Data Scientist at Outra
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Thea Backlar

Thea Backlar

VP of Product at Echo Analytics
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Phil Cooper

Phil Cooper

Global Geospatial Lead at Amazon Web Services
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Dr. Beth Crane

Dr. Beth Crane

Chief Data Operations Officer at dataplor
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Louise Etherden

Louise Etherden

Partner at CACI Ltd
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Antonio Hita

Antonio Hita

Director of Solutions Engineering at CARTO
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Ed Parham

Ed Parham

Director of Innovation and Design at Space Syntax
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Bryan Bonack

Bryan Bonack

Director, Product Management at SafeGraph
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Caroline Robinson

Caroline Robinson

Unite Lead, Executive Board at Women+ in Geospatial
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Biswajit Acharya, Ph.D.

Biswajit Acharya, Ph.D.

Consulting Partner, Sustainable Banking, Finance and Investment at Tata Consultancy Services
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Bernardo Monechi

Bernardo Monechi

Data Scientist at The Data Appeal Company
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Jeremy Morley

Jeremy Morley

Chief Geospatial Scientist at OS
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Susanne Knorr

Susanne Knorr

Product Owner Site Selection at Connected Kerb
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Helen McKenzie

Helen McKenzie

Geospatial Advocate at CARTO
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Matthew Garrod

Matthew Garrod

Data Scientist at BT
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Oleksii Bielov

Oleksii Bielov

Product Manager at Snowflake
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Lucía García Duarte

Lucía García Duarte

Data Scientist at CARTO
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Hannah Babineau

Hannah Babineau

Head of Partnerships at Data Appeal
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Milos Colic

Milos Colic

Tech Lead Public Sector UK&I at Databricks
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Ali Saad

Ali Saad

Data Science Lead at Connected Kerb
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Aaron Martin

Aaron Martin

Data Innovation Manager at Clear Channel UK
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Jasmine Small

Jasmine Small

Data Science and Research Officer at Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
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Adam Dennett

Adam Dennett

Professor & Head of Department,Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL
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Clifford McDowell

Clifford McDowell

Founder & CEO at Doorda
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Sean Howard

Sean Howard

Sr Solutions Architect at AWS
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Bill Oates

Bill Oates

Cloud Capability Lead at ProjectiveGroup
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Giulia Carella

Giulia Carella

Data Scientist at CARTO
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Alexandre Outman

Alexandre Outman

Product Manager at Echo Analytics
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Dean Page

Dean Page

Postgraduate Researcher at University of Hull
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Simon Wrigley

Simon Wrigley

Senior Solutions Engineer at CARTO
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Tomas Ehrenfeld

Tomas Ehrenfeld

Senior Solutions Engineer at CARTO
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Dr Andrew Smith

Dr Andrew Smith

Co-Founder at Fathom
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Andrew Maclachlan

Andrew Maclachlan

Lecturer in Spatial Data Science and Visualisation at UCL
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Mark Wright

Mark Wright

Lead Analyst at Experian
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Alejandro Quinto

Alejandro Quinto

Head of Innovation
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Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho

Director, Partner Development at NIQ
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Agenda

Harman Dhodi
Senior Analyst at HR&A Advisors
Elizabeth Delmelle
Associate Professor and Direct of Master of Urban Spatial Analytics Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Joe Francica
Principal Product Manager, Location Intelligence at CoreLogic
Anne Rolim
Data Scientist at EQT Partners
Daniel Lewis
Distinguished Data Scientist at Geotab
Matthew Konski
Senior Data Solutions Engineer at Geotab
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Gennadii Donchyts
Cloud Geographer at Google Cloud
Robin Cao
Senior Data Scientist at Choreograph
Paul Langston
Partner - Location Intelligence at CACI
Nadine Macklin
Vice President, Customer Success at CARTO
Mayank Singh
VP of Product at Echo Analytics
Tanusha Goswami
Product Manager at MiQ
Helen McKenzie
Geospatial Advocate at CARTO
Hannah Babineau
Head of Partnerships at Data Appeal
Jack Burton
Product Director at Mobsta
Ernesto Martínez Becerra
Product Manager at CARTO
Diego Vicente
Data Scientist at CARTO
Stuart Lynn
Senior Specialist Solutions Architect at Databricks
Erik Lindquist, PhD
Forestry Officer at United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
Jade Edwards
Head of Insights at Zapmap
Chris Maydom
Data Scientist at BT
James Bentley
Data Scientist at Landmark
Ruth Wetters
Data Scientist at Knight Frank
Sharat Ramamani
Analytics Lead at Wolt
Meagan Vigil
Geospatial Data Expert
Warda Rahim
Data Scientist at QBE
Phil Cooper
Global Geospatial Lead at Amazon Web Services
Tim Rains
Geospatial Data Scientist at BT
Rebecca M. Mari
Senior Economist/Manager at Bank of England
Rupert-Hu Gilman
Data Analyst at Bank of England
Julio Covarrubia
Service Line Manager at Entel
Jaime Unger
Director of Account Management at SafeGraph
Sudheer Pamula
Technical Lead - Pricing & Data Science at QBE
Chris Thompson
Expert Associate Partner - Insights & Data Science at Bain & Company
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Isabelle Tingzon
Data Science Consultant at UNICEF
Ben Crampton
Data Scientist at Bank of England
Fu Zheng
Product Manager Sustainability at Swiss Re
Steve Walker
Senior Staff Generative AI ML Solution Engineer
Venkatesh Seka
Principal Data Cloud Architect at Snowflake
Kyle Barron
Cloud Engineer at Development Seed
Jeremy Malczyk
Cloud Geographer at Google
David McClusky
Director, Developer Solutions, Google Maps Platform
Matt Bialas
Senior Software Engineer at Element 84
James McClain
Machine Learning Lead at Element 84
Gavin Lewis
Head of Engineering at Fathom
Jade Fawcett
GIS Technical Specialist at The University of Manchester
Gina Park Kenney
Sr Manager, Emerging Wireless Technologies at Comcast
Jesse Canella
COO at Tensorflight
Ali Rossi
Senior Data Scientist at Foursquare
Greg Scharer
Senior Vice President Technology & Operations at National CineMedia
Anand Singh
Executive, Location Intelligence at CoreLogic
Andrew Rogers
Co-Founder and CTO at General System
David Peto
Co-Founder and CEO at General System
Eli Knaap
Senior Research Scientist & Associate Director at SDSU Center for Open Geographical Science
Joshua Bramall
Head of Data Science at General System
Robert Edwards
Senior Data Scientist at General System
Zachary Walker
Solutions Engineer at CARTO
Aaron Fraint
Senior Solutions Engineer at CARTO
Venkatesh Seka
Principal Data Cloud Architect at Snowflake
Sohaib Katariwala
Analytics Specialist Solutions Architect at AWS
Sourav Ganguly
Sr. Leader Enterprise Architecture at CoreLogic
Susan Devitt, PhD
Industry Solution Engineer at Snowflake
Chen Chen
Sciences Director
Alex Singleton
Professor of Geographic Information Science at the University of Liverpool
Seth Spielman
Director, Principal Data Scientist at Microsoft
Sowmya Achanta
Program Manager, Community Health Management at BCBSA
Tom Fleischer
CTO at Vistar Media
Yuri Astrakhan
CoFounder of MapLibre and Sr Staff Engineer at Rivian
Ashish Jain
Principal Software Architect at CoreLogic
Helen McKenzie
Geospatial Advocate at CARTO
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Dr Joan LaRovere
Co-Founder, Vice President, and Board Member at Virtue Foundation
Ray Roberts-York
Managing Director at Michael Bauer International GmbH
Georgina Vaughan
Data Scientist at Ricardo
Christopher Evangelides
Senior GIS & EO Consultant at Ricardo
Eugene Chong
Senior Product Manager at SafeGraph
Geoff Michener
CEO at dataplor
Andie Migden
Senior GIS Analyst at RIPCO Real Estate
Will Geary
Senior Data Scientist at Revel
Andy Rossmeissl
CEO at Faraday
Mark Korver
Geospatial at AWS
Vivek Sakhrani
VP, Data & Analytics
Felix Palmer
Principal Rendering Engineer at CARTO
Matt Forrest
Field CTO at CARTO
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Alberto Asuero
CTO at CARTO
Alejandro Quinto
Head of Innovation
Mark Wright
Lead Analyst at Experian
Andrew Maclachlan
Lecturer in Spatial Data Science and Visualisation at UCL
Dr Andrew Smith
Co-Founder at Fathom
Jeremy Morley
Chief Geospatial Scientist at OS
Raquel Carvalho
Director, Partner Development at NIQ
Bernardo Monechi
Data Scientist at The Data Appeal Company
Hannah Babineau
Head of Partnerships at Data Appeal
Charlie Dacke
Head of Geospatial Technology and Standards at Office for National Statistics
Antonio Hita
Director of Solutions Engineering at CARTO
Tomas Ehrenfeld
Senior Solutions Engineer at CARTO
Lucía García Duarte
Data Scientist at CARTO
8:30
60
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Registration & Welcome Breakfast
Registration & Welcome Breakfast
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9:30
30
min
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Advanced Spatial Analysis: Are We There Yet?
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10:00
15
min
Georgios Giasemidis
Lead Data Scientist at Choregraph
How to Achieve Growth in a Complex Ad Landscape of Data Deprecation
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10:15
15
min
Priyanka Sharma
Manager - Location Intelligence at Booking.com
Beyond Maps & Guides: How Location Intelligence is Redefining Destination Discovery
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10:30
15
min
Tim Rains
Geospatial Data Scientist at BT
Matthew Garrod
Data Scientist at BT
Last Night a H3 Saved My Life
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10:45
30
min
Coffee Break
Break
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11:15
15
min
Dr Carolin Sievers
Lead Data Scientist at Outra
How to Use Geotargeting & Spatial Clustering to Amplify Customer Insights
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11:30
25
min
Adam Dennett
Professor & Head of Department,Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL
Charlie Dacke
Head of Geospatial Technology and Standards at Office for National Statistics
Helen McKenzie
Geospatial Advocate at CARTO
Jeremy Morley
Chief Geospatial Scientist at OS
Panel - Spatial Data Science Careers
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11:55
15
min
Evan Harwin
Data Scientist at Mott MacDonald
Asset Inspection Optimisation
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12:10
20
min
Thea Backlar
VP of Product at Echo Analytics
Alexandre Outman
Product Manager at Echo Analytics
Why Are Some of My Stores Performing Better Than Others?
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12:30
15
min
Ed Parham
Director of Innovation and Design at Space Syntax
Using Spatial Data to Help Cities Deliver Positive Outcomes
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12:45
10
min
Bryan Bonack
Director, Product Management at SafeGraph
Aaron Martin
Data Innovation Manager at Clear Channel UK
What is a Place?
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12:55
70
min
Lunch
Lunch
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14:05
25
min
Caroline Robinson
Unite Lead, Executive Board at Women+ in Geospatial
Jasmine Small
Data Science and Research Officer at Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Biswajit Acharya, Ph.D.
Consulting Partner, Sustainable Banking, Finance and Investment at Tata Consultancy Services
Dr Andrew Smith
Co-Founder at Fathom
Panel - Sustainability
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14:30
10
min
Dr. Beth Crane
Chief Data Operations Officer at dataplor
Alejandro Quinto
Head of Innovation
Retail & Commerce: Driving Innovation with Location Intelligence
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14:40
15
min
Katy Ashwin
Market Planning Analyst at KFC
Simple to Complex and Back Again
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14:55
25
min
Phil Cooper
Global Geospatial Lead at Amazon Web Services
Clifford McDowell
Founder & CEO at Doorda
Raquel Carvalho
Director, Partner Development at NIQ
Mark Wright
Lead Analyst at Experian
Panel - Spatial Data Streams
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15:20
15
min
Louise Etherden
Partner at CACI Ltd
Emerging from Disruptive Times: the Changing Role of our Towns & Cities
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15:35
10
min
Bernardo Monechi
Data Scientist at The Data Appeal Company
Hannah Babineau
Head of Partnerships at Data Appeal
Understanding Customer Sentiment for Better LI - The Case of Campari
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15:45
30
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Coffee Break
Coffee Break
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16:15
10
min
Fawad A. Qureshi
Global Field CTO at Snowflake
Redefining Urban Mobility through Geospatial Analytics
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16:30
15
min
Susanne Knorr
Product Owner Site Selection at Connected Kerb
Ali Saad
Data Science Lead at Connected Kerb
Selecting EV Chargepoint at Connected Kerb : What We Know & What We Don't
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16:45
15
min
Milos Colic
Tech Lead Public Sector UK&I at Databricks
Vector and Raster Data Unification Through H3
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Harman Dhodi
Senior Analyst at HR&A Advisors
Elizabeth Delmelle
Associate Professor and Direct of Master of Urban Spatial Analytics Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Joe Francica
Principal Product Manager, Location Intelligence at CoreLogic
Anne Rolim
Data Scientist at EQT Partners
Daniel Lewis
Distinguished Data Scientist at Geotab
Matthew Konski
Senior Data Solutions Engineer at Geotab
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Gennadii Donchyts
Cloud Geographer at Google Cloud
Robin Cao
Senior Data Scientist at Choreograph
Paul Langston
Partner - Location Intelligence at CACI
Nadine Macklin
Vice President, Customer Success at CARTO
Mayank Singh
VP of Product at Echo Analytics
Tanusha Goswami
Product Manager at MiQ
Helen McKenzie
Geospatial Advocate at CARTO
Hannah Babineau
Head of Partnerships at Data Appeal
Jack Burton
Product Director at Mobsta
Ernesto Martínez Becerra
Product Manager at CARTO
Diego Vicente
Data Scientist at CARTO
Stuart Lynn
Senior Specialist Solutions Architect at Databricks
Erik Lindquist, PhD
Forestry Officer at United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
Jade Edwards
Head of Insights at Zapmap
Chris Maydom
Data Scientist at BT
James Bentley
Data Scientist at Landmark
Ruth Wetters
Data Scientist at Knight Frank
Sharat Ramamani
Analytics Lead at Wolt
Meagan Vigil
Geospatial Data Expert
Warda Rahim
Data Scientist at QBE
Phil Cooper
Global Geospatial Lead at Amazon Web Services
Tim Rains
Geospatial Data Scientist at BT
Rebecca M. Mari
Senior Economist/Manager at Bank of England
Rupert-Hu Gilman
Data Analyst at Bank of England
Julio Covarrubia
Service Line Manager at Entel
Jaime Unger
Director of Account Management at SafeGraph
Sudheer Pamula
Technical Lead - Pricing & Data Science at QBE
Chris Thompson
Expert Associate Partner - Insights & Data Science at Bain & Company
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Isabelle Tingzon
Data Science Consultant at UNICEF
Ben Crampton
Data Scientist at Bank of England
Fu Zheng
Product Manager Sustainability at Swiss Re
Steve Walker
Senior Staff Generative AI ML Solution Engineer
Venkatesh Seka
Principal Data Cloud Architect at Snowflake
Kyle Barron
Cloud Engineer at Development Seed
Jeremy Malczyk
Cloud Geographer at Google
David McClusky
Director, Developer Solutions, Google Maps Platform
Matt Bialas
Senior Software Engineer at Element 84
James McClain
Machine Learning Lead at Element 84
Gavin Lewis
Head of Engineering at Fathom
Jade Fawcett
GIS Technical Specialist at The University of Manchester
Gina Park Kenney
Sr Manager, Emerging Wireless Technologies at Comcast
Jesse Canella
COO at Tensorflight
Ali Rossi
Senior Data Scientist at Foursquare
Greg Scharer
Senior Vice President Technology & Operations at National CineMedia
Anand Singh
Executive, Location Intelligence at CoreLogic
Andrew Rogers
Co-Founder and CTO at General System
David Peto
Co-Founder and CEO at General System
Eli Knaap
Senior Research Scientist & Associate Director at SDSU Center for Open Geographical Science
Joshua Bramall
Head of Data Science at General System
Robert Edwards
Senior Data Scientist at General System
Zachary Walker
Solutions Engineer at CARTO
Aaron Fraint
Senior Solutions Engineer at CARTO
Venkatesh Seka
Principal Data Cloud Architect at Snowflake
Sohaib Katariwala
Analytics Specialist Solutions Architect at AWS
Sourav Ganguly
Sr. Leader Enterprise Architecture at CoreLogic
Susan Devitt, PhD
Industry Solution Engineer at Snowflake
Chen Chen
Sciences Director
Alex Singleton
Professor of Geographic Information Science at the University of Liverpool
Seth Spielman
Director, Principal Data Scientist at Microsoft
Sowmya Achanta
Program Manager, Community Health Management at BCBSA
Tom Fleischer
CTO at Vistar Media
Yuri Astrakhan
CoFounder of MapLibre and Sr Staff Engineer at Rivian
Ashish Jain
Principal Software Architect at CoreLogic
Helen McKenzie
Geospatial Advocate at CARTO
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Dr Joan LaRovere
Co-Founder, Vice President, and Board Member at Virtue Foundation
Ray Roberts-York
Managing Director at Michael Bauer International GmbH
Georgina Vaughan
Data Scientist at Ricardo
Christopher Evangelides
Senior GIS & EO Consultant at Ricardo
Eugene Chong
Senior Product Manager at SafeGraph
Geoff Michener
CEO at dataplor
Andie Migden
Senior GIS Analyst at RIPCO Real Estate
Will Geary
Senior Data Scientist at Revel
Andy Rossmeissl
CEO at Faraday
Mark Korver
Geospatial at AWS
Vivek Sakhrani
VP, Data & Analytics
Felix Palmer
Principal Rendering Engineer at CARTO
Matt Forrest
Field CTO at CARTO
Javier de la Torre
Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Alberto Asuero
CTO at CARTO
Alejandro Quinto
Head of Innovation
Mark Wright
Lead Analyst at Experian
Andrew Maclachlan
Lecturer in Spatial Data Science and Visualisation at UCL
Dr Andrew Smith
Co-Founder at Fathom
Jeremy Morley
Chief Geospatial Scientist at OS
Raquel Carvalho
Director, Partner Development at NIQ
Bernardo Monechi
Data Scientist at The Data Appeal Company
Hannah Babineau
Head of Partnerships at Data Appeal
Charlie Dacke
Head of Geospatial Technology and Standards at Office for National Statistics
Antonio Hita
Director of Solutions Engineering at CARTO
Tomas Ehrenfeld
Senior Solutions Engineer at CARTO
Lucía García Duarte
Data Scientist at CARTO

Workshops

On the day prior to the conference, we held multiple interactive sessions with industry specialists.

Enable Serverless Geospatial Analytics and Machine Learning with AWS and CARTO

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With continuous growth in the size of datasets and declining cost of storage, it’s becoming more common to use a data warehouse like Amazon Redshift for geospatial datasets. With AWS Data Exchange, you can find and subscribe to third-party data sets and seamlessly query them alongside your first party data in Amazon Redshift. In Amazon Redshift you can use spatial joins, built-in spatial functions, and machine learning models on your data directly in Amazon Redshift using SQL which analysts are already familiar with. By keeping the data in Amazon Redshift you can benefit from the best price-performance of any cloud data warehouse. With the geospatial capabilities enabled in Amazon Redshift, combined with the tools from CARTO, it’s possible to solve most spatial use cases natively in the cloud.

Mastering Geospatial Analytics using Snowflake and CARTO

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This practical workshop will teach geospatial professionals to leverage Snowflake and CARTO capabilities for location-based applications. Using a combination of Snowflake's built-in functions and CARTO Analytics Toolbox, participants will answer business questions and explore real-life use cases. This session is suitable for geospatial practitioners at all levels, whether they are beginners or advanced developers seeking to explore Snowflake's latest features.

From Data to Action: Decision Science for Accelerated Business Results

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Mobility data alone doesn’t provide much value unless it’s analysed and transformed into actionable insights. Technical difficulties for data cleaning and processing, and the expertise needed to extract customer behaviour from mobility data can be a real pain - but once mastered it is a game changer for businesses. In this hands-on workshop attendees will work on a real-world use case and learn about the necessary tools to drive business decisions. During the workshop, attendees will download Echo's mobility data and will work on Python, Geopandas and a Jupyter notebook to successfully master their analysis of mobility insights.

Scalable Hazard Risk Modeling using H3

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In this hands on session, you will learn how to use the scalable and powerful data processing capabilities of the Databricks platform and Mosaic package to ingest raster data layers and convert pixel based data to h3 cells with measurements as well as ingest vector data layers and tessellate the geometries to h3 cells with measurements. Once all the layers are represented in H3 you will be able to use the grid to generate features to be used by ML/AI models. Finally, you will use the Databricks AutoML solution to build a flood risk model with no-code modeling.

Demographic Catchment Area Profiles using Fuss-Free, Low-cost Approach Solutions

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Generating geodemographic profiles for locations of interest using open data (Census 2021 output area variables), cloud geospatial processing and AutoML capabilities. Learn how to use new features of Snowflake and Google BigQuery (£0 for personal and small project use) to create sophisticated geospatial analytical outputs, including:

* the results: cluster analysis of the given geographic areas (e.g. store catchment) using census parameters;

* the processing pipelines in native SQL and Python code, which are parameterised, scalable and re-usable;

* the geocoded census feature dataset, to be made available through 'marketplace' capabilities;

A variation of the processing that incorporates the H3 geographic indexing capability also forms part of the work. The routines require little more than basic SQL knowledge, but some familiarity with Python would also be helpful.The workshop will be presented on screen, but the data and instructions will be provided for participants to follow along in their own personal GCP or Snowflake environment. It is recommended that participants sign-up for either GCP (for BigQuery) or Snowflake ahead of the workshop and familiarise themselves with the basic capabilities.

Remotely Sensing Cities and Environments

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Starting is often the hardest part. Google Earth Engine (GEE) is capable of planetary geospatial scale analysis in lightning speed with a focus on Earth Observation data. Interactive and queryable GEE applications have been developed including green roofs identification, illegal forest harvesting, air pollution monitoring and much more. Alongside this, active GEE users have created a community catalogue holding data not hosted by Google. But where to being with such a powerful tool? This workshop focuses on the fundamental components of Earth Engine. It touches upon its structure and then swiftly moves to loading, querying, manipulating, and exporting data. Participants will leave with a foundational understanding of the tool, ready for their next planetary scale project.


Using Spatial Analysis to Assess Urban Liveability

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In this session, Simon & Antonio will guide you on how to build an urban liveability index using spatial data and analysis. From raw data to clear insights and findings using SQL, CARTO Workflows and data visualization.

Cloud Native Spatial Analysis with CARTO: Exploring the Impacts of Climate Change on Insurable Assets

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Join us to get hands-on-experience on how to explore the impacts of climate change on insurable assets with CARTO’s Analytics Toolbox. You'll get to work with real-world data, run an end-to-end advanced analysis to quantify the increased risk and vulnerability of assets to climate-related hazards, and learn how to create visualizations that can reveal hidden patterns and valuable insights.

Workshops

UCL Bentham House

Conference

Royal Geographical Society Headquarters

After Party

Ognisko

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