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Spencer Elford

Product Marketing Coordinator
Avenza Systems Inc
Participates in 2 items

Spencer has a MSc. in Geography from the University of Toronto, and a BSc Hon. in Earth Science from McMaster University. His background centers on spatial analysis, modelling and quantitative spatial statistics, providing him a deep appreciation for extracting insights and telling stories using geographic data and maps. Spencer is currently working with the Avenza Team to create technical articles, data visualizations, and marketing content for Avenza's desktop and mobile products.

Sessions in which Spencer Elford participates

Friday 23 April, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:45 AM
10:45 AM EDT - 11:15 AM EDT | 30 minutes

In this presentation by Avenza Systems, we will be showcasing how high quality cartographic outputs after your data analysis can actually be achieved! We will demonstrate how to develop and design a map from raw statistical census data in Adobe Illustrator by leveraging the geospatial functionalities of MAPublisher - the industry-standard cartography solution for high quality graphical output. We’ll show how GIS data can be imported, managed, and transformed on-the-fly all d...

Thursday 29 April, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT | 2 hours

Tickets for this workshop must be claimed in advance.This workshop will offer a deep-dive into the Avenza Maps app, a mobile app where users can upload or access custom maps for off-line navigation, way-finding, and data collection. The workshop will be composed of 5 modules covering the fundamentals of the apps usage, as well as more advanced industry-relevant features. We will also provide a walkthrough of using the Av...

Sessions in which Spencer Elford attends

Friday 23 April, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT | 30 minutes

In 2003, when GISPartner entered the business Poland was still far behind more developed countries in terms of IT implementation. In 2021 the gap is incomparably smaller and some of Polish IT solutions are widely used across the globe. When public administration is considered, it was also GISPartner, which greatly contributed into transforming paper & stamps into high-class software solutions. We want to share our thoughts on how clever, tailor-made IT solutions are driving this transf...

12:30 PM
12:30 PM EDT - 1:00 PM EDT | 30 minutes

With rapid advances in Earth observation, cloud computing, and analytics technologies, more information on our changing world is more readily available than ever before. Planet is an aerospace and data analytics company at the forefront of these advances -- working to make global change visible, accessible, and actionable, Planet images the full Earth daily at 3.5m resolution and anywhere sub-daily at <50cm. In this talk, we’ll hear from Tara O’Shea, Planet’s Director of Forest Programs, o...

Friday 30 April, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM EDT - 2:30 PM EDT | 3 hours 30 minutes

Tickets for this workshop must be claimed in advance.This half-day workshop cuts through the theory and fluff to present, in practical terms, the essential practices for successful GIS project planning and management. Its intent is to provide project managers, teams, and stakeholders with the key actions methods, and tools to launch and execute successful projects --delivering results on time and on budget providing valuable...