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James Banting

VP, Research and Strategic Projects
Participates in 1 Session

James Banting serves as the Vice President of Research and Strategic Projects at Sparkgeo. With an academic foundation in Remote Sensing and Physical Geography, paired with substantial experience in professional services and consulting, he provides a balanced approach to the application of geospatial technologies in business settings.

His expertise aids companies in navigating the evolving landscape of Remote Sensing and Data Science to optimize their operations and market positioning. Dedicated to the broader geospatial community, James is a consistent contributor to open-source geospatial initiatives and emphasizes the importance of geographic literacy through his involvement in events at all levels.

James holds an M.Sc in Remote Sensing from the University of Lethbridge. His professional journey spans diverse sectors, from environmental and oil and gas fields in Alberta to the technology-driven environments of the west coast.

Sessions in which James Banting participates

Tuesday 7 November, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)
1:45 PM
1:45 PM MST - 3:15 PM MST | 1 hour 30 minutes
Earth Observation Program

The workshop focuses on the role of Cloud Optimized Point Clouds (COPC) datasets and the SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) within geospatial cloud systems. Attendees will gain insights into the Pointcloud Data Abstraction Library (PDAL) and the nuances of creating cloud-native metadata. Demonstrations will showcase practical methods for managing and processing large datasets in cloud infrastructures.COPC & STAC Overview: Gain a clear understanding of COPC datasets and the role of...