IMIA Americas Denver Meetup

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 9:00am-5:00pm

University of Colorado – Denver, Tivoli StationAdirondacks Room

IMIA Americas held its second Denver based Meetup on Thursday, June 14th at 9:00 am at the University of Colorado’s Tivoli Station.   The Meetup will provided an opportunity for leaders in the mapping industry to meet, network and be an active part of some topical discussions and presentations. Our mission is to exchange information and learn what is happening in our industry.

The International Map Industry Association (IMIA) is a forward-looking organization that brings together leaders from across the spectrum of the mapping industry to network and learn. IMIA supports its membership through resources and events, developing business connections and business opportunities with partners, colleagues and competitors both regionally and internationally.

Presentation Tracks will include Recreational Mapping, The Business of Mapping, and Government, State of the Data.


Recreational Mapping:

Eric Janota (National Geographic)

Stephen Johnson (Glacier Peak Studios)

Nate Irwin (Trailhead Labs)

Austin Mulder (NeoTreks, Inc.)

The Business of Mapping

Megan Wood (DigitalGlobe)

John Glanville (

Mark Hanley (I.T. Solutions)

Matthew Krusemark (Kspatial)

Government, State of the Data:

Greg Matthews (U.S. Geological Survey)

Andrew Duff, National Park Service

James Castagneri (U.S. Census Bureau)

David Brostuen (U.S. Geological Survey)

Chris Caird (MBS, Contractor to Bureau of Indian Affairs)

Maps and Data:

Favyen Bastani (RoadTracer)

Jim Barrett (Xentity Corporation)

Mamata Akella (Carto)




8:30a-9a Registration, coffee

9a-9:10a Opening Remarks, IMIA President

9:10a-10:30a Session 1 “Government” 

10:30-11:00a Networking Coffee

11:00a-12:10p Session 2 Business of Maps 

12:10p-1:30p Networking Lunch

1:30p-3p Session 3 Recreation 

3p-3:30p Granola Bar

3:30p-4:40p Session 4 Data and Maps 

4:50p Final Remarks, IMIA President

5:30p-8p Happy Hour

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