Center for Spatial Business

Speaker Series

As GIS and spatial decision-making become more prevalent, business professionals in a variety of sectors are discovering new applications—and benefits—of GIS, as well as strengthening mainstream applications. Drawn from academia and industry, our speakers hail from diverse backgrounds and possess significant expertise and experience in geo-technology.

Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.

   2020-21 Speaker Series

Nikki Paripovich Stifle

Nikki Paripovich Stifle
GIS Manager, Kohler Company 

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"A Maker’s Transformation:
From Facilities Management to Market Planning to the Future in GeoAI"

Thursday November 12, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

 

**Event starts at 6:00 pm through WebEx

University of Redlands
WebEx Virtual Speaker Event

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Este Geraghty

Este Geraghty
Chief Medical Officer, Esri

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"Collecting and Connecting the
Dots for COVID-19" 

Thursday November 19, 2020 

6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.  

**Event starts at 6:00 pm through WebEx

University of Redlands
WebEx Virtual Speaker Event 

Past Speaker Series

Academic Year 2019-2020  
Date Topic Speaker(s) Video  Slides  
Wednesday, March
11, 2020
On GeoAI in the Real World Mansour Raad Video Slides  
Wednesday, February
5, 2020
Empowering an Insurance Enterprise
with Geospatial Insight
Joe Holubar Video Slides  
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 The Role of Big Data in Retail Location
Decision Making
Lawrence Joseph Video Slides  
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 The Gaps in Your (Team’s) Spatial
Thinking
Jim Herries Video Slides  
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Geoprivacy Attitudes and Personal Location Masking Strategies of Internet Users Dr. Piotr Jankowski Video    
Academic Year 2018-2019  
Date Topic Speaker(s) Video  Slides  
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Cartographer Redefined - Mapping Amongst the Masses. Indy Hurt Video    
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 The Role of Analytics in Southern California Edison's Massive Project to Provide Renewable Energy from the Tehachapi Wind Farm. H. Steven Eimer  Video    

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Exploring of Emerging Geospatial and Information Technologies on Earth and in Space at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Tom Soderstrom and Stephanie Granger

Video

 Slides

 

November 13, 2018

Understanding Space-Time Diffusion in a Retail Ecosystem for Home Improvement Products: How to Combine the Temporal Bass Model, with Bayes and Spatial Huff Models. Dr. Christopher Franklin

Video

 

 

November 8, 2018

Augmented and Virtual Reality for Immersive Spatial Exploration and Decision-Making in Business  Eric Wittner and Rex Hansen 

Video

 

 

March 28, 2018

GIS as an Analytic for Location Economics  Wayne Gearey 

Video

 

 

March 20, 2018

Digital Transformation and GIS in Utilities  Bill Meehan 

Video

 

 

January 23, 2018

Exploring the Geographic Footprints of Google Fiber 

Tony Grubesic

Video

 

 

  Academic Year 2016- 2017        
October 17, 2017 Humanitarian Aid and Spatial Technologies in Crisis  Andrew Schroeder Video    
March 28, 2017 The Illusion of Simplicity: The Case for Making Drones Easy to Use Lawrie Jordan Video    
January 31, 2017 Privacy - Preserving Inference of Social Relationships from Location Data Dr. Cyrus Shahabi Video    
December 6, 2016 Driving Innovation with GeoHub in the City of Los Angeles Ms. Lilian Coral Video    
November 1, 2016 Achieving Corporate Global Location Intelligence Dr. Wayne Gearey

Video

Part 1

Part 2

Slides  
September 20, 2016 Targeted Digital Marketing: A Defense Against Retail Disruption Seann G. Bernshaw, Ph.D. ABD Video Slides  
Academic Year 2015-2016  
March 7, 2016 The State of Geospatial Big Data Mansour Raad Video Slides  
January 27, 2016 On Demand Cities Dr. Thomas Fisher Video Slides  
December 2, 2015 Spatial, Temporal and Socioeconomic Characteristics in Crowd-sourced Geographic Information Linna Li, Ph.D. Video Slides  
October 1, 2015 Sleepwalking into the Future? A World Without Spatial Thinking Joseph Kerski, Ph.D., GISP Video Slides  
November 18, 2015 West Marine's Transition to a Waterlife Outfitter: The Role of Location Intelligence Dr. Lawrence Joseph

Video

Part 1

Part 2

Slides  
 Academic Year 2014-2015  

April 8, 2015

Spatial Data: The Fuel for Spatial Decision-Making 

Dr. Peter Keenan

Video  

 

March 11, 2015 The Criticality of GIS Basemaps: Quality is the Key to Success Milton Ospina Video Slides  
December 3, 2014 Applying Real-Time GIS Greg Tieman & Thomas Paschke Video Slides  
November 19, 2014 GIS Day: rKnowledge - The Spatial Diffusion of rDNA Methods  Dr. David Rigby Video Slides  
September 17, 2014 Incorporating GIS Technology into Local Government Ingrid Bruce Video Slides  
Academic Year 2013-2014  
September 18, 2014 Situational Awareness and Business Intelligence  Dr. Ming Tsou Video Slides  
May 28, 2014 Geomedicine: Getting from Hippocrates to HIE to Hadoop Dr. Estella Geraghty Video    
January 28, 2014 Web GIS: Technologies, Applications and Directions Pinde Fu, Ph.D.

Video

   
November 20, 2013 Getting to Yes? The Sustainable Energy Modeling Program, a Decision Support System for Infrastructure Siting Dr. Hal Nelson

Video

   
Academic Year 2012-2013  
November 7, 2012 GIS Mobile Resources Management Wolfgang Hall

Video
Part 1
Part 2

   
October 3, 2012 GIS and Big Data-Theory and Best Practice Case Studies David Schrader

Video

   

Academic Year 2011-2012

 

  Maps for Business: Spatial-based Decisions Made Easy  Steve van Vliet

Video

   
December 5, 2012 House Planner Dr. Carsten Lange

Video

Slides