Google Map Maker Conference, Bangalore, India

Conference Agenda

Monday, April 20, 2009
Arrival of participants in Bangalore

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 
Meet for Lunch

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Discover Bangalore

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dinner with the Hosting team, 13th Floor Restaurant
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Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Conference at Google, Bangalore

Theme: Google Map Maker, the product and its users

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Conference kickoff and Introductions

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Insights on Google India - Prasad Ram, Engineering & Site Director, Google R&D Bangalore

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Google Maps History and Future - John Hanke, Director of Product Management, Google Maps

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Google Map Maker Product Update, Progress, Upcoming Features - Lalit Katragadda, Founder and Eng Lead, Google Map Maker & Lior Ron, Senior Product Manager, Google
(Session will include a short break in between)

Please ask your questions to the Product Team here. Please also post your suggestions to the Product Team here
This session will be followed by a live Q&A session with the product team where top questions and suggestions will be discussed.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Break for Lunch at Google Cafe

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Presentation and talk by users from different countries about mapping/moderating in their home countries

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mapping Party Kit - Lalit Katragadda, Founder, Google Map Maker

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Early Days of Google Earth Community - Brian McClendon, Engineering Director, Google Maps

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Moderation Discussion - Open House Discussion on moderation and how we can take this to another level

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mapping Party! - We plan to map a place together and use some of the recently released features on Map Maker


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dinner @ Karavalli, Taj Gateway

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