CartoDB, OsmAnd, Mapbox, Maps.me, Familyinsafe, Qrok, and GisFile, who were delivering their presentations to augment a vibrant map development community in Ukraine.
Among diverse cohort of more than 150 experts from Ukraine, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, and Russia the light-spot was drawn at HERE’s mapping system with their innovative approach of collecting HD quality maps from car-sensoring environment to redefine the future of real-time mapping with autonomous cars.
Kirill DmitrenkoYandexPanoramas API
Front-end developer, Yandex
Kirill has been working at Yandex.Maps for 5 years. For the last 2 years he works with graphics in the API of maps.
Vladimir AgafonkinMapboxHow WebGL vector maps work
Vladimir is an engineer at Mapbox and one of the leaders in online maps industry. He created Leaflet, the most popular open source library for interactive maps, and numerous other open source libraries with a focus on high-performance spatial algorithms.
Besides, he is a rock musician (leading the band Obiymy Doschu), a master of Applied Mathematics, a fitness, martial arts and photography enthusiast, and a father of twin girls.
Andrey GolovinMapboxHow Mapbox works on OSM data improvements for navigation
OpenStreetMap expert, Mapbox
Andrey is an OpenStreetMap expert at Mapbox. He works on data team to continuously improve maps based on customer feedback and algorithmic error detection. Andrey is a seasoned OpenStreetMap expert with many years of experience and he is actively involved in the mapping community in his hometown in Ukraine and beyond.
Alex GonopolskiyHEREImpact of Map Changes on Routing
Senior Software Engineer, HERE
Alex Gonopolskiy is a Senior Software Engineer Directions Services Innovation Office at HERE. He joined HERE about two years ago as a developer/researcher for the Platform Innovation Services Team. Prior to that he has worked in algorithmic trading for several years. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007 obtained and his MA degree in Computer Science specializing in Intelligent Systems.
Andriy ShnyrHEREKeeping offline maps up-to-date
R&D Director, HERE
Andriy leads a team tasked to deliver real-time computable maps. In 2002 he joined gate5, a start-up company acquired by Nokia in 2007. Since then, he and his team actively contribute to several key HERE hybrid location platform component including rendering, routing and map compilation.
Carlos MatallínCartoDBMaps, Time travel, and Dragons - a brief history of maps, CartoDB, and analyzing location data
Front-end developer, CartoDB
Carlos is a Front-end developer at CartoDB, where he’s the Tech lead of website in the Product team. Carlos also contributes to CartoDB development.
Viktar ShcherbOsmAndMaking highly detailed mobile map style
Founder and CEO, OsmAnd
Victor founded and developed one of the most popular open-source mobile navigation application. He started the project in 2010 and gradually built a community around it. Nowadays he manages fulltime working developers and volunteers contributing to OsmAnd around the world. Victor actively participates discussions in the OSM community. He graduated Applied Mathematics at Belarussian State University in 2008.
Ilya ZverevMAPS.MEdon't lose your patience, we will add topic soon
OpenStreetMap Expert, MAPS.ME
Ilya is an active member of OpenStreetMap project since 2010 and tried almost everything: drawing maps, proposing tagging schemas, organizing mapping parties and conferences, writing editors, plugins, monitoring services, and data processing tools. Since 2015 he works at MAPS.ME, the most popular OSM-based navigation app, helping it to make the best use of the OpenStreetMap data.
Nikita PlatonenkoFamilyInSafe.comServer clustering data. Smart check-ins
Nikita is CEO and co-founder at FamilyInSafe.com (location-based service for family communication). He has huge experience in geo-data processing, algorithmization and machine learning.
Sergey ShelkovnikovGISFileMethods of the upload speed and display of interactive maps with the array of vector data of more than 100 thousand objects
Founder, Shels, GISFile
Sergey is an entrepreneur and software developer. He has more than 20 years of experience in development. Sergey is a founder of Shels company, and author of mapping service GISFile and other solutions in the field of geodesy, cartography and business solutions.
Vladislav IvanovQROK GmbHIndoor positioning and navigation. Practical experience
Android developer, QROK GmbH
Vladislav is a creator of one of the first implementation of indoor positioning technologies – QROK navigator app.
Intellias is an IT outsourcing company with a nearshore software development centres in Lviv and Kyiv (Ukraine). It has been successful for years in German-speaking Europe and recently in Benelux, United States and Canada. KPMG highlighted Intellias as one of the leading IT-BPO providers in Lviv, also the company was awarded the status of Lviv’s best IT employer in 2010, 2011, 2014 (DOU).
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