Bing Maps Platform Event – Waltham, MA on April 7


If you’re interested in adding location-based features to your applications, you can learn about the Bing Maps platform by attending the “On the Road with Bing Maps” event:

image On the Road with Bing Maps: Learn Exciting New Ways to Bring Location-Based Data to Life
Wednesday, April 7, 1 – 5 PM
Microsoft, 201 Jones Road, Waltham, MA

At this event, experts will provide an overview of Bing Maps as a powerful visualization tool for geographic and location-based information. With highlights of scenarios such as locators, fleet/asset tracking, data visualization portals, and location intelligence, we’ll present a deep dive into the Bing Maps Platform, including details on specific features, AJAX, Web Services, and new Silverlight APIs.

We’ll also review exciting recent enhancements, exploring ways to integrate with GIS systems and leverage SQL 2008 spatial features and Sharepoint, as well as other related tools and technologies.  When you meet the experts, you’ll learn solution implementation and best practices―and you’ll leave with the tools and resources to tap the power of location using Bing Maps.




  • 1:00 - 2:15 - Introduction to Bing Maps, Solution Overview, and Demos
  • 2:30 - 3:30 - Deep Dive on Architecture and APIs
  • 3:45 - 5:00 - Best Practices, Data Integration, and Future of Bing Maps

Speaking of Bing Maps, if you haven’t seen the video of Blaise Aguera y Arcas’ talk from TED on augmented-reality mapping, I highly recommend it.