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Chad Cooper

Chad Cooper

Over the last nine years, Chad Cooper has worked many technical roles in state government, the private sector, and higher education. He currently is a Geospatial Research and Development Specialist with the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville where he can be found doing anything from translating data to writing code to experimenting with web mapping applications. He also consults through his company, Cooper GeoSolutions, and can be found on the web at www.coopergeo.com. Chad has been working with Python since 2004 and is the co-founder of the Arkansas Python User Group, pyAR2, and is an organizer for pyArkansas, the annual Arkansas Python conference, now in its fourth year.


March 11th 8:10 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
27. Reading and writing spatial data for the non-spatial programmer