MAGTUG Webinar – 10/7/14

WorldMap: an Open Source Infrastructure for Geospatial Collaboration

Are you interested in learning how Open Source technology components were used to architect Harvard University’s WorldMap (, a scalable map editing and publishing platform viewer that is being used by a diverse community of academic, government, business, and non-profit organizations? If so, register now to join MAGTUG’s one hour GoToMeeting webinar hosted courtesy of JMT Technology Group.

Presenter: Ben Lewis, Harvard University Center for Geographic Analysis
Mr. Lewis is system architect and project manager for Harvard University’s WorldMap platform, an open source infrastructure for collaborative research centered on geospatial information. Before joining Harvard, Ben was a Senior GIS Analyst and Project Manager with geographIT® in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he led the company in adopting platform independent approaches to GIS system development. Ben has 23 years of experience developing geospatial systems within business, academic, and public sector environments. He completed a Masters in Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991, and a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin in 1986.

REGISTER HERE (Participation is limited to the first 100 registrants, so register today!)

Title: WorldMap: an Open Source Infrastructure for Geospatial Collaboration
Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.