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Making cities resilient through technology and data

November 8, 2017 @ 08:30 - 10:00

This event is Co-created with GeoInfo

Jack Dangermond had big global visions when he set up his company Esri back in 1969. Today, his GIS software has created the opportunity to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems such as climate change, flooding and urbanization.

Come join us for an inspiring and unusual morning with Jack Dangermond – the founding father of GIS – a geographic information system. We ask him how to make cities more resilient through technology and data and discuss in what way we can engage the communities and citizens.


08.30 – 08.45 Good morning
08.45 – 09.15 Talk from Jack Dangermond, EsriResilient cities and The Science of Where
09.15 – 10.00 Panel debate and Q&A: Resilient Cities and Community Engagement:

  • Jack Dangermond, Esri
  • Mette Skjold, CEO and Partner, SLA
  • Frans La Cour, City of Copenhagen, City Data
  • Fredrik Bergstrøm, Director of Analysis and Strategy, WSP
  • Torben Modvig, CEO, Bonava

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About Esri
Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities, most national governments, 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and location analytics to inform the most authoritative maps in the world.


November 8, 2017
08:30 - 10:00