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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / January 27, 2011

Google Earth Advanced Training


On 8th and 9th  of February 2011, Google and the community will be exploring the exciting  and versatile capabilities of Google Earth. We are holding a two day training at the iHub where we will demo and teach some of Earth’s most powerful technologies and coding language for building applications. In addition, we will also highlight some other Google  mapping tools.

Tools Highlights for the two days include:

Google Earth

  • Basics Earth Interface & Navigation
  • KML
  • Google Earth Tours
  • Google Earth API

Google Map Maker

  • Adding Features on Google Map Maker
  • Editing Features
  • Moderation
  • Confidence levels
  • Quality
  • Accuracy

Google Fusion table

  • Fusion table basics
  • Google Fusion Table in action
  • Fusion Table API
  • Use Cases

Event speakers include Google’s own earth experts, map maker experts as well as external Fusion Table core users. RSVP here.

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

  • Tweets that mention Google Earth Advanced Training *iHub_ -- at 11:17:41AM Thursday, January 27, 2011

    [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by ManoMarks and Jessica, *iHub_. *iHub_ said: Register now for Google Earth Advanced Training [...]

  • Shompole at 12:11:57PM Saturday, January 29, 2011

    I am kindly requesting to be considered for the Google Earth Advanced Training at iHub, am already registered as a white level member.Would also like to know the requirement for becoming a green level member,any assistance given will be highly appreciated.


  • kevin Karanja at 07:38:50AM Monday, January 31, 2011

    I would love to attend.

  • Eric Kariuki at 10:01:22AM Monday, January 31, 2011

    Is it free for the public to attend?

  • Jessica Colaco at 10:03:03AM Monday, January 31, 2011

    If you register.

  • Jessica Colaco at 10:05:23AM Monday, January 31, 2011

    Dear Shompole,

    You can attend the event, provided you register.
    We just closed applications for green membership
    and will open applications later during the year.

  • Idd Salim at 15:40:47PM Monday, January 31, 2011

    Registration page has a 404.

  • Jessica Colaco at 15:48:16PM Monday, January 31, 2011

    Registration has closed

  • Limoke Oscar at 06:28:00AM Wednesday, February 2, 2011

    Looks like it was “an email invite only” event.Got the email invite with the form embedded so if you din’t get the email invite sorry.

  • Paul Kevin at 12:16:30PM Wednesday, February 2, 2011

    Will there be videos of the event available?

  • Shompole at 07:46:32AM Thursday, February 3, 2011

    Hallo Jessica.
    Thanks for your quick response,for the green member I can wait until the registration is opened.How do I register for the Google earth advanced training?please assist me,

  • mike kivz at 07:34:28AM Sunday, February 6, 2011

    At what time is the event?

  • Bahati at 07:11:39AM Monday, February 7, 2011

    what time is the training starting?

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