Modern Trends in GIS for Planners - Planning for Sustainable Economic Development
This hands-on workshop utilizes web-based tools to analyze demographic, public, and third-party sources of data to better understand the overall characteristics and needs of the community and make better policy decisions in regards to developing and expanding existing business versus efforts to recruit new businesses.
Confirmed SpeakerKeith Cooke is an Account Executive for Esri working with local governments. A graduate of Auburn University, he has been a GIS professional since 1994 and has worked for planning and community development agencies at the regional and local level in Alabama and North Carolina. In addition to his local government duties at Esri, Keith leads the business development efforts on both the Planning and the Economic Development teams and is a frequent speaker at GIS, Planning, and Economic Development events. He is an active member in the American Planning Association, where he has conducted over 50 hands-on GIS workshops for planners since 2004.
Confirmed SpeakerAdam Carnow is a Community Evangelist with Esri who helps customers get the most out of their GIS investment and make a difference in their communities. For over twenty years he has been applying GIS and related spatial technologies to complex, award-winning projects across the globe in the realms of planning, transportation and environmental sciences for both the public and private sectors. Mr. Carnow holds a BA in Geography and a MA in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Florida. He has achieved certification as an Urban Planner (AICP) and GIS Professional (GISP).