Speakers: Norman Barker

VP of Geospatial at TileDB

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Norman is the VP of Geospatial at TileDB. Prior to joining TileDB, Norman focused on spatial indexing and image processing, and held engineering positions at Cloudant, IBM and Mapbox. He has been working with the Capella Open SAR data which is available as TileDB arrays on the AWS open data registry.

On the agenda

  1. Analysis Ready, Cloud Optimized - The State of Formats and Services

    Sep. 29, 11:30am Panel The Central Hub

    This is an exciting moment for analyzing data at scale. We've seen commitments to host massive earth data archives on publicly accessible cloud infrastructure; investments in analysis ready data products; the evolution of new cloud-native data formats and tooling; and massive improvements in modeling, AI and other approaches to generating insights at speed and scale. This session will explore definitions and standards for Analysis Ready, Cloud Optimized data and what is required to produce and process this data.



  1. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  2. Caribou Space

  3. Esri

  4. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  5. Picterra

  6. Planet

  7. Replicable AI for Microplanning (RAMP)

  8. SparkGeo

  9. United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


  1. Azavea

  2. Capella Space

  3. D4DInsights

  4. Element84

  5. European Space Agency (ESA)

  6. Locana

  7. PLACE

  8. Radiant Earth Foundation

  9. TileDB

  10. Umbra


  1. Cyient

  2. Development Seed

  3. DevGlobal

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