2012 GeoDesign Summit

01 2012 GeoDesign Summit: Welcome and Opening Remarks

2012 GeoDesign Summit: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Esri president and founder Jack Dangermond shares his vision for the 2012 GeoDesign Summit.

02 Enabling Technology

Enabling Technology

Matthew Baker and Eric Wittner of Esri provide an update of the core tools and geodesign workflows that can be used with ArcGIS software.

03 Geodesign Approaches to Land Use Planning and Urban Watershed Management

Geodesign Approaches to Land Use Planning and Urban Watershed Management

Douglas Olson of O2 Planning + Design introduces new processes and tools that deal with the economic and political complexities of integrated land use and watershed planning. 

04 GeoDesign as a Cyberlearning Game: Interactive Hydrologic Modeling in the Classroom

GeoDesign as a Cyberlearning Game: Interactive Hydrologic Modeling in the Classroom

Tamara Manik-Perlman of Azavea shares a project she's working on to develop geodesign teaching tools for middle and high school educators.

05 Red Fields to Green Fields—Los Angeles

Red Fields to Green Fields—Los Angeles

Abby Jones of Anthro/Ecological Design Collective shares how she uses geodesign to convert distressed properties into green space.

06 Tabletop GeoDesign for Public Planning—Invisible Yet?

Tabletop GeoDesign for Public Planning—Invisible Yet?

Doug Walker of Placeways gives an overview of CommunityViz planning software.

07 Designing for Our Oceans

Designing for Our Oceans

Will McClintock of the University of California, Santa Barbara presents SeaSketch, a collaborative geodesign application for ocean planning.

08 Managing a Terraformed Planet: Earth Systems Engineering

Managing a Terraformed Planet: Earth Systems Engineering

Brad Allenby of Arizona State University presents the challenges in developing tools and frameworks for a planet that has been increasingly defined by human activities, technologies, values, and cultures.

09 Using ArcGIS Online in Geodesign

Using ArcGIS Online in Geodesign

Bern Szukalski of Esri demonstrates ArcGIS Online, its new capabilities, and how geodesign practitioners can benefit from using the software.

10 Technologically Enabled Design and Assessment of Urban Form

Technologically Enabled Design and Assessment of Urban Form

Keith Besserud of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill reviews computational tools used in architecture and how they apply in urban design.

11 Decision Commons: Using Geodesign to Support Light Rail Planning in the Puget Sound Region

Decision Commons: Using Geodesign to Support Light Rail Planning in the Puget Sound Region

Robert Matthews of the University of Washington presents the Decision Commons initiative for expanding the light rail system in the Puget Sound area.

12 How GIS Can Inform Design Decisions

How GIS Can Inform Design Decisions

Alison Bramlet of the University of Georgia discusses the Greenprints Project, a park, trail, and open space master plan for Woodstock, Georgia.