GISAB Speaker Series 2013-14

Business Challenges and Innovations in GIS and Spatial Technologies

As GIS and spatial decision-making become more prevalent, business professionals in various sectors are discovering new applications and benefits of GIS, as well as strengthening mainstream applications. Our speakers- both academic researchers and industry practitioners come from diverse backgrounds with significant expertise and experience in geotechnology.

Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis Lecture Series 2013-2014 Academic Year
Upcoming Speaker Events are all free and open to the public. Mark your Calendars!
(updated 10/14/13)


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12 noon – 1:30 pm, (preceded by light lunch) in the Hall of Letters 100, University of Redlands main campus

GIS in City Government: Promoting Innovation and Sustainability in the City of Rancho Cucamonga - Ms. Ingrid Bruce, GIS/Special Districts Manager, City of Rancho Cucamonga

To view an Esri video featuring Ms. Ingrid Bruce and her team using GIS for strategic planning and the development of Interactive GIS Web Applications for the City of Rancho Cucamonga, click here.

To read an online article about the extensive GIS work that Ms. Ingrid Bruce and her team has done in the City of Rancho Cucamonga for the benefit of citizens, various departments, businesses, and the community at large, click here





Wednesday, May 28, 2014 6 to 7 p.m. (Dinner will be available at 5:30) in the Casa Loma Room (University of Redlands Main Campus)

Geomedicine: Getting from Hippocrates to HIE to Hadoop - Dr. Estella Geraghty, deputy director of the Center for Health Statistics and Informatics, Califronia Department of Public Health.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Light lunch provided at 11:30 a.m.
Hall of Letters, Room 100 (University of Redlands Main Campus)
Golden Opportunity: Mining Big Data and Social Media with GIS and Spatial Analytics - Dr. Ming Tsou, Professor, Department of Geography, San Diego State University
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Light lunch provided at 11:30 a.m.
Hall of Letters, Room 100 (University of Redlands Main Campus)
Situational Awareness and Business Intelligence at SDG&E
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 
6:15 p.m. -7:45 p.m. preceded by dinner (starting at 5:30 pm)
Casa Loma Room (University of Redlands Main Campus)
Getting to Yes? The Sustainable Energy Modeling Program, a Decision Support system for Infrastructure Siting
Dr. Hal Nelson
, Research Assistant Professor, School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University   Download the event flyer or view Speaker's Presentation click here


Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Light lunch provided at 11:30 a.m.
Hall of Letters, Room 100 (University of Redlands Main Campus)
Web GIS: Technologies, Applications, and Directions - Pinde Fu, project lead and senior GIS application developer at Esri
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In April 2010, it was designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Redlands is among just three other colleges or universities in California to receive this designation.

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