Talk Recordings

Introduction to Geo for Good 2015
Rebecca Moore, Director, Google Earth, Earth Outreach & Earth Engine (video)
Charlie Kleeman, Bioneers (video)

Mission & Vision of Google Geo
Jen Fitzpatrick, VP, Google Geo, Local & Maps (video)

Monday Talks


Overview of tools for visualization and mapping

Intro by Sean Askay, Engineering Manager, Google Earth

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Brian Hettler, Amazon Conservation Team

Collaborative mapping of Indigenous sacred sites in South America using Open Data Kit and Google Earth.


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Scott Loarie, iNaturalist

Putting nature on the map: a crowdsourcing approach to scaling biogeography


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Aishwarya Brahme, Shelter Associates

Geospatial Mapping of Essential Services for Urban Poor!


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Adam Reyer, Oceana

Global Fishing Watch: Shining a light on global fishing activity to restore the health, abundance and sustainability of our oceans


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Tuesday Talks


Overview of tools for updating and adding to base maps

Intro by Karin Tuxen-Bettman, Manager, Google Earth Outreach

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Kirk Klausmeyer, The Nature Conservancy

Dead trees all around: Monitoring the impacts of climate change and drought using Google Trekker


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Trevor Jones, Blue Ventures

Trekking to support community-based conservation in the world’s fourth largest Island


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Joel Heath, Arctic Eider Society

Mapping community-driven sea ice research and Traditional Knowledge with Hudson Bay Inuit and Cree in the Canadian Arctic


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Wednesday Talks


Overview of tools for monitoring & analysis

Intro by David Thau, Developer Relations, Google Earth Engine

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Serge Wich, Conservation Drones

Mapping deforestation and oil palm plantation development using GEE and Skybox


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Marcelo Rezende, Open Foris

Collect Earth: Challenges and opportunities of a multi-purpose visual interpretation tool


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Peter Lubell-Doughtie, Map your World/ Ona


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Lilian Pintea, JGI

“Forest Watcher” mobile app – a tool that puts Global Forest Watch data into the hands of local decision-makers using Google technology


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Thursday Talks


Overview of tools for storytelling

Intro by John Bailey, Program Manager, Geo for Edu

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Jeff Holmes, Encyclopedia of Life

Engaging students with stories about remarkable species and the people who study them


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Stephanie Keller, Roots and Shoots

Using Google Street View and virtual field trips to Gombe National Park to kickstart local community action campaigns.


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Saurav Dhakal, StoryCycle

Stories from Everest: Map Based Storytelling


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