2022 Full Program

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2022 Los Angeles Geospatial Summit Full Program

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Watch as many of these pre-recorded technical workshops as you like. The recordings will be available until the 2023 Geospatial Summit.

Summit Day (all times PT)

8:00 - 8:30 am: Pre-Registration Check-In | On-site Registration | Continental Breakfast
Galleria Lobby (second floor)

8:30 - 9:20 am: "Achieving a Sustainable Future with GIS"

Keynote: Rachel Malarich, Los Angeles City Forest Officer

Panel Discussion:
Joel B. Farrier, West US Strategic Growth Leader, Regional Environment Manager, Burns & McDonnell
Thomas A. Horan, Ph.D., H. Jess and Donna Senecal Endowed Dean’s Chair and Dean, School of Business, University of Redlands
John P. Wilson, Ph.D., Professor and Founding Director, USC Spatial Sciences Institute

9:30 -- 10:15 am: "Creating Resiliency For Essential Services"
Michael Ann Lane,  Global Education and Inside Sales Manager, Hexagon Geospatial

10:15 - 10:30 am: Break

10:30 - 11:30 am: Esri Student Poster Competition
Talk with students from Cal State University Long Beach, Cal Poly Pomona, University of Redlands, University of California, Riverside, and the University of Southern California as they present their research posters. Esri prizes will be awarded for the most innovative use of technology, most compelling communication using maps, and most appropriate solution proposed.

11:30 am - 1 pm: Buffet Lunch and Knowledge Network
Talk with representatives of these companies and organizations:

Burns & McDonnell
California Geographic Information Association (CGIA)
California State University, Long Beach
Eclipse Mapping and GIS
Gamma Theta Upsilon
Spatial Sciences Institute
University of Redlands
URISA Coalition of Young Professionals
Women in GIS

1 - 1:45 pm: Short Bursts

  • Emesent
  • Isaiah Mack, Eclipse Mapping and GIS

1:45 - 2:45 pm: Student Lighting Talks
Three students from participating Southern California GIS academic programs will present 5-minute lightning talks. Following their presentations, a panel of industry professionals will engage them in a lively discussion.

2:45 - 3 pm: Break

3 - 3:30 pm: Speed Networking
Get to know your fellow Summit participants in this fast-paced session. Who will become part of your network?

3:30 - 4:15 pm: "Mapping Challenging Areas"
COL [R] Steven D. Fleming, Ph.D., Professor of the Practice of Spatial Sciences, USC Spatial Sciences Institute

Stefan Hrabar, Ph.D., CEO and Co-Founder, Emesent

4:15 - 4:30 pm: Closing Remarks
John P. Wilson, Ph.D., Director and Professor, USC Spatial Sciences Institute
Announcement of the Esri Student Poster Competition winners