Speaker Series

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 2014-2015 Academic Year
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To download a complete listing of the 2014 Fall Lecture Series click here!


Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6:15 - 7:30 p.m. (Preceded by dinner at 5:30 p.m.), Casa Loma Room, University of Redlands Main Campus 

The Criticality of GIS Basemaps: Quality as the Key to Success - Milton Ospina, Business Development Manager, HERE, a Nokia Business

Download the event flyer, and be sure to reserve your seat for this event by March 1, 2015

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, Noon – 1 p.m. (to be preceded by light lunch), Hall of Letters Room 100, University of Redlands Main Campus

Applying Real-Time GIS - Adam Mollenkopf, Solutions Product Manager, Esri

Download the event flyer, and be sure to reserve your seat for this event by November 20, 2014






Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, Noon – 1:30 p.m., Hall of Letters 100, University of Redlands main campus

Incorporating GIS Technology into Local Government: The Rancho Cucamonga Story Ingrid Bruce, GIS/Special Districts Manager & Solomon Nimake, Sr. GIS Analyst, City of Rancho Cucamonga

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To view an Esri video featuring 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 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, Nov. 19, 2014 (GIS Day), 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Orton Center, University of Redlands Main Campus

rKnowledge: The Spatial Diffusion of rDNA Methods - Dr. David Rigby, Professor of Geography and Statistics, California Center for Population Research, University of California, Los Angeles

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There are more than 1,700 trees on the University of Redlands campus.

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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