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University celebrates spatial learning, 'science of where' at  symposium

The University of Redlands will celebrate spatial learning – the science of where –  research, and community service conducted by students, faculty, administrators, and campus programs at a symposium scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28 in Orton Center. Attendance is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Event schedule:

Reception and symposium: 5 p.m.–6:15 p.m.

·         Reception for alumni, guests, and presenters

·         Posters and story maps by students, faculty, and administrators


Invited speakers: 6:15 p.m.–6:45 p.m.

·        “A Year in the Life of a Spatial University” – Kathy Ogren, provost

·       “Changing the World with Maps” – Steven Moore, director, Center for Spatial Studies

·       “Training Spatial Business Transformers” – Tom Horan, dean, School of Business


Presentation of the Tomlinson Prize for Excellence in GIS: 6:45 p.m.–7 p.m.

·        Hillary Jenkins, associate professor of environmental studies, chair of spatial studies minor

·       Douglas Flewelling, professor, director of M.S. GIS Program


Keynote: 7 p.m.–8 p.m.

·      “The Courage to Communicate” – Dr. Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist, Esri

 

To register, visit: http://www.redlands.edu/study/schools-and-centers/CSS/events/urspatial-symposium/.