Listen to experts from the field of remote sensing, GIS, open-source development and more in our monthly in-person talks at various venues around Bengaluru. All participants are required to register on the official Meetup page and RSVPs are neccesary to attend.

Event #7 - Mar 19, 2023

We had our 7th meetup at Satyukt Analytics with new learnings and insights shared by the stalwarts of our industry Ujaval Gandhi and Raj Bhagat Palanichamy! From automating workflows in #QGIS to its application in decision-making, we heard it all.

Ujaval Gandhi provided valuable insights on Geospatial Analysis using #QGIS, demonstrating various features and functionalities of the software from model builder to using running it on the command line. His slides can be found here

Raj Bhagat discussed the role of remote sensing and GIS in decision-making, anecdotally citing several case studies and projects to highlight the stark difference between GIS models and ground reality.

Event #6 - Feb 18, 2023

There is no doubt that working with Drones and LiDAR is every mappers dream project. We talk to Sucharitha from Skylark Drones and Pavan Vyas from Gesix Solutions Pvt. Ltd. about their experiences with drones, points cloud and LiDAR data. This event was hosted at one of Bengaluru’s most prolific drone analytics platform, Skylark Drones.

Check out the live stream on the official LTS YouTube page here

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Event #5 - Jan 21, 2023

Hosted at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, the theme for this event was “Urban GIS, Remote Sensing and Sustainability”. Speakers Naveen Kumar, Rahisha Thottolil and Shidharth Routh presented various use cases on working with Urban GIS data, tools and automation.

Check out the live stream on the official IIHS YouTube page here

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Event #4 - Dec 3,2022

A hands-on session anchored by Saikat Maiti hosted at the incredible Microsoft Reactor, #LTSFam were given a deep-dive into community mapping initiative using OpenStreetMap’s map editor – JOSM. The session showcased how to use the #PMGSY data layer as a WMTS service (courtesy of Arun Ganesh and team) as a reference to digitise data using JOSM for the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team platform (HOTOSM). In addition to this, using Strava Heatmaps to visually identify actual roads in use was an exciting way to include heterogenous data into a mapping practise.

Check out the workshop on our YouTube channel here

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Event #3 - Oct 30,2022

Hosted at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-B) and supported by the IEEE-GRSS Bangalore Section, the 3rd event was dedicated to making maps. Saikat introduced the Open Street Map (OSM) suite of tools to create and contribute to the open mapping initiative. Ramya showcased how to manipulate OSM with examples of the Humanitarian OSM (HotOSM) project. We concluded with Bhuvanamitra giving us a hands-on tutorial with Blender and Aerialod for making beautiful maps.

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Event #2 - Sept 24,2022

The 2nd event started out with an introduction to PGRouting by Thiyaku, dive into reproducing data science workflows with STAC by Aman and an overview of IEEE-GRSS by Gurudatta. This event was held at Unnati Studio Theatre kindly sponsored by Gurudatta, Business Manager at MapMyIndia and secretary of IEEE-GRSS, Bangalore section.

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Event #1 - Aug 21,2022

Held at Satyukt Analytics, the first meetup had topics covering spatial data infrastructure by Amruth and Google Earth Engine by Santhosh. The inaugural session was attended by folks from Satyukt Analytics, IIHS, IISc, SatSure, KSRSAC, Blue Sky Analytics and more.

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