Thursday, April 12th, UPC Speaker Series Event: Experience-Centric GIS
- Join us next Thursday, April 12th, for our next Urban Planning Coalition Spring Speaker Series' event. In this philosophical talk on GIS, Dennis Klein will present ideas for using GIS to gather a wide variety of input during the planning process.
Thursday, April 12th
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Light refreshments provided
King Library, Room 255/257, Second Floor
Dennis Klein will present ideas for using GIS to gather a wide variety of input during the planning process. He will present the philosophical reasoning behind the experience-centric approach to GIS and several examples where this approach was used to facilitate inclusion in the planning process.
Dennis Klein spent fifteen years as a practicing planner, which led to a twenty-three year career in GIS technology from mainframe GIS applications to advanced network and spatial GIS to the PC. He is currently President and CEO of Boundary Solutions, Inc., custodians of the National ParcelMap Data Portal (NPDP). His responsibilities include expansion of the NPDP until its coverage is seamless nationwide, and urging states’ departments to directly support the digital map development and maintenance for technology-challenged county jurisdictions.
For more information, please contact Brandi de Garmeaux at upcresponse@.... We hope to see you there!
**This speaker series is sponsored jointly by the San Jose State University Urban Planning Coalition and the Northern Section, California Chapter of the American Planning Association.