Keynote Speaker Update: Jack Dangermond


How local leaders can quickly transition to smart cities with digital mapping

A landscape architect by training, Jack Dangermond founded the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) with a vision that computer mapping and analysis could help us design a better future. Under Dangermond’s leadership, that vision has continued to guide Esri in creating cutting-edge GIS and Geodesign technologies used in every industry to make a difference worldwide. On Friday morning, you will hear firsthand how open source digital mapping helps city leaders develop smart cities and are better able to meet the needs of their constituents.