Geographers in Tech: What We Bring and What We Learn

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Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 1:20 PM / 3:00 PM (MDT)
Room: Grand Ballroom E, Sheraton, 5th Floor
Organizers: Stephanie May
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Geographers are finding our way in to the technology industry with increasing numbers, as the need for complex spatial analysis and applications grows. We sit in the seat of innovation, watching and advancing applications for interactive maps, self-driving cars, agricultural automation and monitoring, business intelligence and facilities operations and management as these fields grow in sophistication and complexity. What does an academic background in Geography mean for those in technology and industry? What do we offer, in terms of education and ethics, and what do we learn as we go?


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