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Dr. Xavier Lopez


 Xavier Lopez is Director of Product Management for Oracle's Spatial products group.  For the past thirteen years, he has led Oracle’s efforts to incorporate spatial technologies across Oracle’s database, application server, and application business.

He has twenty years of experience in the area of GIS and spatial databases. He is currently focusing on high performance spatial computing and linked open data.  He holds advanced degrees in engineering and planning from University of Maine, MIT, and the University of California, Davis.  He is currently a member of the US National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC).  Xavier is past member of the Mapping Science Committee of the National Academy of Science that advises the nation on mapping activities.


Open Source Geospatial Solutions Take Hybrid Approach

Geospatial technologies are becoming an ever more critical component of the IT stack for meeting business decisions and for sharing information with stakeholders in a timely and meaningful fashion. Government and business are taking a variety of approaches to embracing geospatial technology in the enterprise ranging from custom solutions based on open source technologies through to the integration of commercial-off-the-shelf proprietary premium component technologies. In this session you'll hear from different perspectives on how government and business are embracing geospatial technologies within the enterprise.

Introduction to Oracle Spatial 11g

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May 22-23, 2012 - Washington, D.C.


Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue


Andrew Ross, The Eclipse Foundation
Andrew Turner, GeoIQ
Anthony Quartararo, Spatial Networks, Inc.
Axel Kirstetter, KSS Fuels
Berk Charlton, Pitney Bowes Software
Brendan O’Brien, ThinkSmart Technologies
Cliff Behrens, Applied Communication Sciences
Daniel Geringer, Oracle
Dave McIlhagga, DM Solutions
David Tatar, TARGUSinfo
Dr. Ahmed Abukhater, Pitney Bowes Software
Dr. Brian Diepold, Pitney Bowes Software
Dr. Colleen McLaughlin McCue, GeoEye
Dr. Jayant Sharma, Oracle
Dr. John Linwood Griffin, TeleCommunication Systems
Dr. Philip Bogden, RadiantBlue Technologies
Dr. Xavier Lopez, Oracle
Duncan Guthrie, Socium
Eddie Pickle, OpenGeo
Gary Wood, Environics Analytics
Geoff Zeiss, Autodesk
George de Boer, TomTom
George Percivall, Open Geospatial Consortium
Gilad Saadoun, IBM
Hayri Tarhan
Ian White, Urban Mapping
Jason Sims, Intergraph
Jeff Harrison, The Carbon Project
Jeff Joyner, OnStar
Jim Steiner, Oracle
Joe Francica, Directions Media
Joe Tedesco
Joel Campbell, Intergraph
Kevin Macdonald, Loxcel
LJ Qian, Oracle
Lynn DeCourcey, NJVC, LLC
Marco Mantovani, ICONSULTING
Michael Byrne, Federal Communications Commission
Michael Corcoran, Information Builders
Michele Sacchi, Bridge Consulting
Nick Salem, TARGUSinfo, a Neustar Company
Patrick Hayes, Galigeo
Peter Doolan, Oracle
Philip O’Doherty, eSpatial
Richard Pitts, Oracle
Robert E. Odom, TeleCommunication Systems Cyber Intelligence Group
Robert Trenkamp, Claraview, a division of Teradata
Rodney Buie, TeleCommunication Systems
Rodney Buie, TeleCommunication Systems
Ryan Goodman, Centigon Solutions
Sean Maday, Google
Siva Ravada, Oracle
Steve Ehrlich, Space-Time Insight
Steve MacCabe, Safe Software
Steve Pierce, Think Huddle
Thomas Lejars, Galigeo

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