April 11 Search SIG: GeoSearch & Mapping


It's a MapOFF!

Come join us Tuesday, April 11th for the SDForum Search SIG. This month's meeting is about GeoSearch & Mapping, and we'll see the latest & greatest developments in web-based mapping and local search from Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and Ask.com.



  • 6:30-7:00pm – Registration / Food & Drinks
  • 7:00–7:05pm – Introductions & Announcements
  • 7:05-8:15pm – Act I: MapOFF! (Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Ask.com)
  • 8:15-8:30pm – Intermission: Search Networking & Geeking Out
  • 8:30-9:00pm – Act II: Live Demos
  • 9:00-9:15pm – Open Mike Geek (30 seconds of fame & fortune)
  • 9:16pm – You Don’t Have To Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here

Our location this month will be at the Yahoo campus, Building C, Classroom 4/5 (701 First Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA). Once you arrive at the entrance gate, the attendant can provide directions to the event.

*Please* PRE-REGISTER for this event on the SDForum website.

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2 Comments on “April 11 Search SIG: GeoSearch & Mapping”

  1. […] I’ll be demonstrating Ookles at SD Forum’s Search SIG Tuesday night. My thanks to Dave McClure of 500 Hats for setting this for me. […]

  2. […] April SearchSIG MapOFF was both informative and educational. Even though Microsoft missed the SearchSIG due to Seattle weather (Sunnyvale was rained in as well), and Ask.com Maps did not have any APIs, while 70% of the discussion rotated around APIs, the panel participants and the audience became quite involved in the subject. Yahoo!, which hosted the event in its Sunnyvale office, came prepared and announced satellite imagery on Yahoo! Maps beta (currently live) with worldwide coverage and better resolution in the United States than competing offerings. Jeremy Kreitler from Yahoo! Maps also spent a great deal of time on talking about Yahoo’s Maps API offering, which currently supports a variety of formats, including AJAX and Flash. […]

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