Oracle Spatial Summit
Washington, DC
May 21, 2014

Thanks to our partner sponsors, and all the users and solutions providers who made this year's Spatial Summit a success! Special thanks to Directions Magazine, for a successful collaboration and great three-day event!


Welcome and Introductory Remarks
James Steiner, Vice President, Server Technologies Oracle

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Technical Training Sessions
Oracle Spatial and Graph/MapViewer Development Team

Track A

Customer Innovations on Oracle Spatial and Graph


Track B



Track C


  • Effectively Utilize Raster Data In Your Business Processes

    Albert Godfrind, Spatial Solutions Architect, Oracle—This session focuses on effectively mosaicing large amounts of Raster data, both virtually and physically for visualization applications. The session will also cover techniques to implement and parallelize algebraic mathematical formulas such as NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index) to indicate the amount of vegetation associated with an observed area. More...
  • Effectively Utilize LIDAR Data In Your Business Processes

    Daniel Geringer, Senior Manager, Software Development, Oracle—This session focuses on ways to leverage
    Oracle Engineered Systems to highly compress and seamlessly store LIDAR data and effectively search it spatially in its compressed form to enhance your business process. More...

Presentation of Oracle Spatial Excellence Awards
This years winners are:

  • Innovator
    • Garmin
    • Turkish Credit Registry (Infotech)
    • SFPark
  • Integrated Enterprise
    • Southern California Edison
    • Nanjing Land Resource Management Agency
  • Partnership
    • 1Spatial
    • GeoDecisions
  • Education and Research
    • Dr. Josef Strobl, Director, Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg


Oracle Spatial IOUG Special Interest Group Update
Led by SIG Board Members

Customer Use Cases

Track A

Location Intelligence


Track B

Location Intelligence in the Public Sector


Track C

Spatial Performance

Tracy J. McLane
Bechtel Corporation


Dan Abugov


Keith Bingham
Ball Areospace

  • US DOJ Office of Justice Programs Grants Analysis Using Oracle Business Intelligence Suite and Oracle Spatial

    Robin Hiscock, SRA and Frank Bullard, Department of Justice – Office of Justice Programs (OJP)—OJP reports on DOJ grants using OBIEE with Oracle Spatial to support location analyses and OBIEE Map Views. Map Views enable drilling across administrative, political, and tribal geographies to uncover geographic patterns and relationships in the effectiveness of grant funding. More...
  • Oracle Endeca Information Discovery and Social Location Intelligence for the Italian Ministry of Labor

    Elisa Turricchia, ICONSULTING—The Italian Ministry of Labor wants to assess the effectiveness of its web portal in providing services to foster employment among constituents. Iconsulting has developed a solution based on the Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 2.4, integrated with custom components for map visualization and word graph representation. Cartographic information is managed by Oracle Spatial (11g Release 2) and Oracle MapViewer (11g Release 1). More...
  • Mapping Social Media in Real-Time for Public Safety in St. Kitts

    Michael Jander, AGSI and CG Walwyn, Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force—Law enforcement organizations are looking for technologies which allow them to more quickly identify and respond to public safety threats. Using Oracle Database and Oracle MapViewer, the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (island of St. Kitts) worked with Angus GeoSolutions Inc. (AGSI) to leverage Go360 Social Media Edition software to search, review and map social media traffic in real time. More...
  • Neustar’s Experiences With Oracle Spatial and Graph 12c

    Nick Salem, Neustar—Neustar ElementOne is a comprehensive cloud-based GIS analytics platform built on Oracle Database, Spatial and Graph, MapViewer and Java EE technologies. Here Neustar shares their experiences with the 12c features of Oracle Spatial and Graph and describe in detail the dramatic performance gains achieved after upgrading to the new release. More...
  • Spatial Vector Performance Acceleration Using Oracle Database 12c

    Steve Pierce, Think Huddle—Enabling the Spatial Vector Acceleration feature (available with the Spatial option) dramatically improves the performance of commonly used vector data operations. This session demonstrates how to benchmark the performance of Oracle Spatial and Graph 11g against 12c using Amazon EC2 or your own local database. More...
  • LocationBox: Deploying Nationwide, Scalable LBS Solutions at Turkey's National Credit Registry and GSM Mobile Operator

    Ali Ufuk Peker, Infotech—For very large, enterprise-grade applications, a GIS toolset alone is often insufficient. To meet the requirements of a successful national-scale LBS platfrom, only a spatially-enabled IT platform can deliver the availability, performance, and security needed. Infotech has developed a scalable location based services platform implemented on Oracle Spatial technologies called LocationBox. This session shares two successful nationwide deployments. More...

Use Case Studies

Track A

Innovations In Transportation


Track B

Federal Land


Track C

Certification & Partner Specialization for Oracle Spatial

Geoff Zeiss
Between the Poles


Xavier Lopez


Steve Pierce
Think Huddle

  • Multidimensional Analytic Models for Demand-Based Parking in San Francisco

    Alex Demisch and Donovan Corliss, The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)— SFMTA developed the SFpark program to better manage parking in San Francisco. SFpark uses demand-responsive pricing of parking meter rates to manage towards the goal of availability, and improve the safety and efficiency of the transportation system. SFpark staff discuss the unique analytical model for managing on-street and garage parking, how parking data is gathered in near real time, and then integrated into an Enterprise Data Warehouse. More...
  • End-To-End LiDAR Data Processing at Austrian Federal Railways Infrastructure AGd

    Dr. Rinaldo Wurglitsch, IQSOFT—The infrastructure unit at Austrian Federal Railways (OBB-Infrastruktur AG) is responsible for ensuring that all requirements for safety, environmental compliance, sustainability, and mobility are met on a state-of-the-art railway network. Laser scanning of point cloud (LiDAR) information is used to capture comprehensive, accurate, up to date information about railway tracks and their environment. OBB-Infrastruktur AG, working with Oracle partner IQSOFT, deployed a data management and processing solution using Oracle Spatial and Graph that is fast and cost-efficient. More...
  • Updating the U.S. Census Bureau's Geospatial Database with Information from State, Local, and Tribal Government Partners

    Jay E. Spurlin, US Census Bureau—The U.S. Census Bureau maintains the MAF/TIGER geospatial database (MTDB) in support of various surveys and censuses. For the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau is currently researching the feasibility of relying on state, local, and tribal governments to provide current address and spatial data. This presentation gives details of various systems built in support of the update process, and experiences so far in using those systems. More...
  • Ordnance Survey Ireland's Approach to Spatial Big Data Management

    Chris Tagg, 1Spatial—This session shows how OSi has gone about utilising Oracle Database, Oracle Spatial and Graph, and 1Spatial’s Management Suite to enable the organisation to be agile and accommodate high rates of real world change so that they can deliver new and existing products to meet the needs and requirements of their customers. More...

Meet the Experts—Oracle Spatial and Graph Product Management & Development, Spatial and Graph SIG Members

Closing Reception
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