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Avenza User Conference Agenda

The Avenza User Conference is on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, and will be hosted virtually.

All times on the agenda are Eastern Standard Time.


11:00 - 11:15 AMOpening remarks

Ted Florence, President, Avenza Systems

11:20 - 11:40 AMMAPublisher and Geographic Imager: Maps in Adobe Update!

Nick Burchell, Director of QA and Customer Services, Avenza Systems

11:45 AM - 12:05 PMMagic Bus Maps with MAPublisher and FME

Hans van der Maarel, Owner, Red Geographics

12:10 - 12:30 PMMapping Memories of Australia: Maximizing the MAPublisher Toolkit

Marikka Williams, GIS Professor, Sir Sandford Fleming College

12:35 - 12:55 PMUsing MAPublisher to create the Natural Earth

Tom Patterson, Cartographer, U.S. National Park Service (retired)

1:00 PM- 1:20 PMMaking Maps with Satellite Data, Geographic Imager & MAPublisher

Robert Simmon, Senior Data Visualization Engineer, Planet

1:20 - 1:45 PMBreak

1:45 - 2:15 PMAvenza Maps for Work and for Play

Steve Rooke, Registered Forest Technologist
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Operations, British Columbia

2:15 - 2:35 PMUsing Avenza Maps Pro to teach field methods and GIS

Dorn Van Dommelen, Professor and Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Alaska Anchorage

2:40 - 3:00 PMTrail Map Design and Distribution using MAPublisher & Avenza Maps

Jeremy Apgar, Cartographer, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

3:05 - 3:25 PMAvenza Maps product updates

Ilya Savelyev, Product Lead, Avenza Systems

3:30 - 3:50 PMThe Challenge of Finding the Right Map

Christian Baudchon, Map Store Lead, Avenza Systems

3:55 - 4:15 PMThe client said, “We have just a few edits.”

Steve Spindler, Cartographer, Steve Spindler Cartography

4:20 - 4:40 PMCreating visuals beyond maps with Astute Graphics plug-ins

Dave Clayton, Training & Community Manager, Astute Graphics

4:40 - 5:00 PMClosing remarks


* Speakers, times, and agenda are subject to change.
* All times Eastern Standard time.