Jack Dangermond, Esri president, provides a vision for creating a GIS for the entire country.
Take a world tour of ArcGIS Online’s seamless and free basemaps, preview Portal for ArcGIS, and see what’s coming in ArcGIS Explorer and more with Bern Szukalski, Esri. Integrated into the ArcGIS system, ArcGIS Online is an open community-based portal of maps, apps, and tools contributed by the global GIS community.
Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) says that in big disasters the initial response is generally not the government, it is individuals helping each other, trying to find out what is going on.
The public is a resource not a liability in a disaster. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) , discusses the use of public information provided during catastrophic disasters to define a common operating picture (COP) for making mission critical decisions.
How do you deploy interactive maps to 43 million customers with no GIS staff and current IT resources that are dedicated to other mission critical projects? Jonathan Alboum, CIO Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, and his team demonstrate the power of using ArcGIS in the cloud while using the SNAP Locator application, one of the largest store locators on the web and the first USDA application hosted in the cloud.
Tim Clark, Esri, assumes the role of forester to demonstrate how ArcGIS can be used to layout a Forestry Inventory Plan. The resulting maps and templates can be taken into the field to collect data.
Tim Petty, Deputy Legislative Director from Senator James E. Risch’s (Idaho) office, uses Community Analyst to demonstrate how priorities were set for two water projects. Viewing and analyzing demographic, health, economic, business, education, and other types of data helps leaders understand the overall community for better and faster policy decision making.
New Hampshire National Guard Major General William Reddel and Lt. Col. Mike Dominique, and New Hampshire Department of Safety Sean R. Goodwin demonstrate how GIS is helping them to work smarter and faster in responding during critical events and emergency situations. By sharing data they have built a Web-based viewer and Common Operating Picture.
Michelle Torreano, Environmental Protection Agency, discusses the benefits of the GeoData Gateway that provides a single catalog of authoritative environmental datasets and services for public and agency use.