Eric Wittner, Rob Matthews, Nathan Shephard, and Brooks Patrick of Esri discuss the geodesign workflow and the different products involved.
Joe Minicozzi of Urban3 gives a talk about the financial and tax statistics behind urban versus suburban development.
Mark Reiner of Non Sequitor discusses his take on sustainable development and the idea of acknowledging uncertainty.
Kongjian Yu, Professor and Dean, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Peking University and President and Principal Designer, Turenscape reveals the benefits of a systematic and integrative approach to urban design. Our future depends on the restoration of our natural ecological infrastructure.
Carl Steinitz, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Emeritus, at Harvard University Graduate School of Design recounts a geodesign workshop held at Tohoku University which focused on the future of Soma, the nearest city north of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Bern Szukalski, technology evangelist at Esri, demonstrates the ease of use and versatility of ArcGIS Online as part of the geodesign workflow. The new Landscape Planner application is introduced.
Tom Fisher, Professor and Dean of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, opens the geodesign summit recounting the growth and diversity of the geodesign movement. Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri, discusses Esri’s platform approach to empowering geodesign. Cloud computing, pervasive data, and mobile devices will transform how we understand and design a better world. Jack’s talk starts at minute 7:39.
Christopher Markuson, director of economic development and geographic information systems (EDGIS) for Pueblo County, discusses how local communities can effectively use geodesign to develop and retain a diversity of local businesses creating a vibrant, sustainable, economy.
Paul Ross, owner and chief scientist of Paul M. Ross, discusses the complex, probabilistic, and predictive art of risk assessment providing insight into how risk managers see the ever changing world and what that means to anyone wishing to build resiliency into their cities. This talk is pertinent to anyone dealing with or facing future flooding.