Tristian Lacroix, Managing Partner at IndoorLBS

Tristian Lacroix is the Managing Partner at IndoorLBS, an advisory firm for mobile services and in-store technology – mobile payments, beacon proximity services, in-store digital.

He has been working with airports and shopping malls on mobile solutions, indoor location and proximity services.

IndoorLBS also publishes industry market reports on iBeacons, mobile payments, and in-store technology.

In addition, Tristian is on the Internet of Things (IoT) Council.

Blog - Indoor LBS - Location Services for Indoors

Indoor Location Services Market Report Updated

Latest version of the Indoor Location Services report, v8, features over 200 companies. See here.

Smart Cities NYC RFP for Indoor Navigation - SCNYC17

The scope of services under the proposed agreement includes conceptualizing, and developing the application to be used at the affiliated Smart Cities NYC ‘17 events, bringing innovation, creativity and a partnership approach. Smart World Productions is looking to receive creative proposals from interested software development companies with a proven track record of successful application development. Proposals should include a proposed compensation structure. Various forms of compensation …

Beacon Technologies - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Beacosystem

Order your copy here!

Proximity technology, in particular Bluetooth beacons, are a major source of business opportunity and this book provides everything you need to know to architect a solution to capitalize on that opportunity. Learn the key standards--iBeacon, Eddystone, Bluetooth 4.0, AltBeacon—and how they work with other proximity technologies. Then build your understanding of the proximity framework and how to identify and deploy the best solutions for your own business, …

Beacon Tech and the Corporate Giants Who Finance It

Since 2013, beacon tech started to make noise when Apple first introduced iBeacon tech. Slow at first. Now, it’s become the best thing yet. This year, BI Intelligence start reporting that Beacons would be driving $44 billion in retail sales by the year 2016, up from $4 billion this year. In the last month came big news that the two global giants Apple and IBM have joined forces on a variety of new apps incorporating analytics and iBeacons. In just the last week, the website Ad Age made a …

Target and retailers using hybrid indoor location tech to enable new customer experiences

Target, Walmart, Macy's and other retailers have already deployed parts of the hybrid indoor positioning solution with in-store WiFi, BLE beacons, and LED ceiling lights' Visible Light Communication (VLC).  This hybrid solution is the best approach for enabling indoor location and proximity marketing and other proximity services as it leverages what the shopper enabled on her smartphone and maximizes the reach.  Moreover, BLE beacons are integrated into the ceiling lights fixtures, …

Mobile Airport Maps & Commerce - a competitive advantage
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This work has been in "stealth mode" for the past year and half and was recently announced to have big customers like United* and American Airlines. There are other un-announced customers in the airport industry and 25 airports have been mapped thus far. 

This technology has a competitive advantage when it comes to indoor mapping.  It produces beautiful vector maps from what's called "reality data capture" technology and is …

Target's Apple Watch App for In-store Shopping is Just the Beginning

Shall we say wCommerce for Watch Commerce?  Target has an app available for the Apple Watch that helps shoppers in-store locate items from their shopping list.  The Shopping List feature is developed by Point Inside, as well as the in-store mapping module inside the mobile app. With the latter, given the larger screen size of an iPhone, users can see a map with store aisles and a pin for the product.  In addition, given that Target acquired an iBeacon company last year, we can …

Geoweb Summit #9

Thursday, May 28, 2015, Brooklyn


3.00 pm - Doors open


4.00 - 4.50 pm - Panel 1

Internet of Things 

Peter Semmelhack is the founder and CEO of Bug Labs, developer of an award-winning open source consumer electronics and web services platform.

Jory Schwach founded Mesh in 2013 to expand the boundaries of embedded chip functionality and development capabilities in the growing Internet of Things market place.

Dave Almeida is a Geospatial Software Engineer and founder of Trans Tech Solutions, a consultancy that develops software and systems solutions in conjunction with corporate clients and NGOs.

Chris Rezendes is the President of INEX Advisors, helping clients to define and select growth and investment opportunities in Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M).

Moderator

Shivendra S. Panwar is Professor and Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.

4.50 - 5.40 pm - Panel 2

Data visualization

Leonardo Bonanni is founder and CEO of Sourcemap, the supply chain mapping company.

Somnath Ray is the co-founder and CEO of Timescape, the online geotemporal storytelling platform.

Raj Singh is a developer advocate for IBM Cloud Data Services, a polyglot DBaaS suite of NoSQL, data warehouse and analytics offerings delivered on IBM Bluemix.

Moderator

Shannon Holloway is a UX Design Consultant.

5.40 - 6.00 pm - Break

Drinks, demos + networking


6.00 - 6.40 pm - Keynote

Mike Schneider is VP of Marketing at Skyhook, the worldwide leader in location positioning, context and intelligence.


6.40 - 7.20 pm - Panel 3

Geoweb development

Javier de la Torre is the CEO of CartoDB, a global startup democratizing data analysis and visualization on maps.

Joshua Rich is founder and CEO of Bullseye Locations, a cloud-based location CMS and digital marketing platform.

Tristian Lacroix is the Managing Partner at IndoorLBS, an advisory firm for mobile services and in-store technology - mobile payments, beacon proximity services, in-store digital.

Moderator

Tyler Woods is a contributing reporter for Technical.ly Brooklyn covering startup and tech news.

7.20 - 8.00 pm - Panel 4

Digital out-of-home

Christina Radigan is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Omnicom's Out-of-Home (OOH) buying group.

Joshua M. Kruter is Senior Vice President Digital Product at Clear Channel, the world's largest out-of-home advertising business.

Tristan Louis is the Chief Marketing Officer for Thinaire, a leader in monetizing the Internet of Things with its award-winning proximity marketing platform.

Mossab Basir is the co-founder of Via Informatics, that crowd-sources data from cellular, social media and sensor networks to deliver location scores and analytics for any location.

Moderator

Michelle Shildkret is a digital strategist and trend forecaster.

8.00 - 10.00 pm - Networking continues

Drinks, demos + networking


Hosted by Shannon Holloway and Michelle Shildkret 

Shannon Holloway is a UX Design Consultant.

Michelle Shildkret is a digital strategist and trend forecaster.

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Socialight
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Rosetta
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LTU technologies
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Chart Venture Partners
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HopStop
Maponics
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Lumatic
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ff Venture Partners
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Geostellar
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Broadcastr
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Circus
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Goodzer
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360i
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@radical.media
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Goby
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Hotlist
Socialight
Placecast
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NearVerse
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Hyperpublic
Business Insider
SimpleGeo
Outcast
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Starcom Mediavest Group
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What are Geoweb Summits?

Geoweb Summits are business development-focused evening conferences in London, Toronto and New York at the intersection of geographic information systems, the internet of things and location-based services.

Who attends Geoweb Summits?

Founders, executives, marketers, managers, developers and creatives of the following companies have participated in our semi-annual summits.

Skyhook
Lokadot
Canaan Partners
Objectgraph
Accel Partners
Cloudline
Socialight
Hot Potato
Luminary Labs
Lokadot
Rosetta
Vrinda
LTU technologies
CityPockets
TangentVector
Chart Venture Partners
LavaMap
HopStop
Maponics
Imano
Lumatic
Romer + Associates
PlaceIQ
AdMonsters
GeoIQ
Galigeo Inc
Sonar
ff Venture Partners
BiteHunter
K2 Labs
Geostellar
Vizzuality
Betaworks
Broadcastr
SonicNotify
Nokia
Total Immersion
Bessemer Venture Partners
Esri
R/GA
LocalResponse
Foxfire Investments
OgilvyOne
RGHTCRWD
Founder Institute
LocaModa
Megamorphosis Design
GroupArgent
Xtify
Starcom Mediavest Group
New York Angels
NYC DoITT
Humble.tv
SPM IBI
Four Legged Features
Lorax Media
Densebrain
Circus
StoreFinders
Phone.com
CBS Local
Chart Venture
WellApps
Sense Networks
Soversa
Goodzer
WebMD
360i
Affect Strategies
New York Times
@radical.media
American Express
Sailthru
IA Ventures
Luminary Labs
Goby
Magnet Media
The Knot
Apple
Metamorphic Ventures
Crowdbeacon
Paliwoda Group
Starvest Partners
8Coupons
Hotlist
Socialight
Placecast
SCVNGR
Deep Focus
MobileBehavior
Baristanet
Deutsche Telekom USA
SNR Denton
NearVerse
Primary Wave Media
PHD Media
Hyperpublic
Business Insider
SimpleGeo
Outcast
IBM
Starcom Mediavest Group
Retailigence
Locality Media
JiWire
Taap.it
Ogmento
iNovia Capital
Morgan Stanley
PSFK
ADstruc
Square 1 Bank
Telcordia
YellowBrck

Pricing and refund policy

We try to keep prices fair and affordable for different groups within the geoweb community. Ticket sales cover our costs. Geoweb Forum is a bootstrapped project.

There are discount codes out there for students and startups. You are welcome to take advantage of them if you come across them, but we can not apply discounts on already bought tickets.

We will refund tickets if an event is cancelled or moved - which should never happen. Otherwise tickets are non-refundable.