W-01: Web mapping with GeoServer
Attendees will learn how to load, publish, and share geospatial data with GeoServer. Discussion will include navigating the GeoServer user interface, loading and publishing data, OGC web services, and styling data with SLD. Also showcased will be Styler, a browser-based graphical style (SLD) editor.
Andrea Aime, Mike Pumphrey (OpenGeo)
Andrea is an expert geospatial technologist with specialties in large
and spatial data analysis algorithms. Over the past 10 years, Andrea
has been a
leader in major open source software projects, including GeoServer,
GRASS. Andrea is a long time GeoServer developer and a member of the GeoServer
Project Steering Committee. His interest in GIS stems from their unique
applications across the whole IT field, and he is partial to open
because of the great communities.
Mike Pumphrey has been working in technical support for over a decade, from his college media lab and system administration to the retail world. Though not a programmer, he well-suited to translating difficult concepts for both technical and non-technical audiences. At OpenGeo, Mike is the co-architect of a complete rewrite of the GeoServer documentation, as well as frequent author on the GeoServer Blog.
attendee’s previous knowledge
Familiarity with basic GIS concepts and using the command line is suggested.