Bing Maps UK User Group

UK Bing Maps User Group

Bing Maps User Group Jan 2011

Event Details

Bing Maps User Group Jan 2011

Time: January 19, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: BCS, 1st Floor The Davidson Building
Street: 5 Southampton Street
City/Town: London, WC2E 7HA
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Event Type: user, group, meeting
Organized By: Brian Norman
Latest Activity: Jan 19, 2011

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Event Description

Our next user group event is now taking shape with some exciting speakers being planned. The British Computer Society are kindly hosting the event at their offices in London.

We will start informally at 6:30pm with coffee and socialising and start officially at 7pm finishing up around 9pm and off to the pub.

Event Programme

- 6:30pm - Coffee and socialising

- 7pm Session 1 - "What's new in the Bing Maps world" - Johannes Kebeck (Microsoft)

In this session you will get an overview of the Bing Maps developments since the last meeting of the User Group with a special focus on the Bing Maps AJAX SDK version 7.0 and the Bing Maps control for Windows Phone 7. Following a general overview we will drill into some of the technical details and look into examples for both SDKs.


- 7.45pm - Food and socialising

- 8.15pm Session 2 - Show and Tell Session From Members

  • "Mapping the natural world" by John Parsons of Woodland Trust
  • "Business intelligence silverlight mapping" by Alex Blount of Earthware
  • “Advanced Video Analytics using Bing Maps 3D” by 2020imaging & UICentric

- 9pm - Official end and off to the pub


Live streaming

We will be attempting another live meeting of the event for those enable to make it in person. Please see the link below to register and make sure you download office live meeting in advance (install link provided after registration).


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Comment by Ricky Brundritt on December 8, 2010 at 14:00
Just to add to this event, there will be some free swag available to be won. Not sure how we are going to do this yet. We will likely pull names out of a hat based on who shows up.

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