Richard Kingston, University of Manchester, examines geodesign in relation to previous work with public participatory GIS (PPGIS). Whilst geodesign offers many opportunities, engaging citizens in the design of their neighborhoods is not a straight-forward task.
Dave Bartlett, VP, IBM Smarter Infrastructure, illustrates how buildings work and how they should be designed and managed to optimize operations.
Luo Ling-jun, director of the Chongqing Geomatics Center, shares how geodesign is used for urban and regional planning in China.
Carl Steinitz presents options for organizing educational institutions for geodesign programs.
Elliot Hartley, director of Garsdale Design Limited, demonstrates how he uses geodesign and CityEngine in his project planning workflows.
Jennifer Sheldon, an independent ecologist, presents geodesign applications in ecology.
Alan Reynolds of Stantec Consulting Services discusses how he uses geodesign for land planning.
Bran Ferren, chief creative officer of Applied Minds, LLC explores how geodesign is becoming a new form of storytelling that will elevate the importance of key issues and global topics.
Paul Zwick from the University of Florida presents urban and regional modeling scenarios for Orange County, Florida, through the MyRegion Regional Visioning Project.