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Esri President Jack Dangermond at the University of Minnesota

Date: 04/10/2012

Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Cowles Auditorium Twin Cities,Twin Cities,Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Cost: Free


Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute), will give a public lecture titled: “Mapping and Geographic Analysis Supports Collaboration and Decision Making” on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, beginning at 4:30 p.m., at Cowles Auditorium, in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S, on the West Bank of the Minneapolis campus. A reception will follow the lecture.

Mr. Dangermond earned a Master of Architecture degree from
the University of Minnesota in 1968, with a focus on landscape
architecture and urban planning. In 2008, the U presented him
with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree for his pioneering
geographic information system (GIS) research and work. Mr.
Dangermond is invited to campus as the first Distinguished
Visiting Fellow of the Institute on the Environment (IonE).

Esri was founded in 1969 by Jack, and his wife Laura, as a small
research group in Redlands, CA, focused on land use planning
and decision-making. Today, Esri is a software giant, providing
research and tools that are instrumental in the diverse work of
more than 350,000 clients world-wide. From distribution routes
and surveying, to hurricane response management and cancer
risk analysis, Esri technology is a staple for public entities and
private companies around the globe.

Sponsored jointly by IonE and the College of Design, the lecture is
free and open to the public; however, pre-registration is required.
To register, or for more information on the event, visit:


A live video stream will be available for distant audiences.

The online viewers will be able to see and hear the lecture by going to: livestream.com/umntv
The Livestream chat function will be activated so viewers may write in comments and questions.



  • Name: Jillian Stein
  • E-mail: stein482@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-1202
  • Sponsored by: Institute on the Environment and the College of Design



More information: http://z.umn.edu/dangermond

Disability Options: To request disability accommodations, please contact [name, department, e-mail address, phone number].

Event Recording: livestream.com/umntv

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Jack Dangermond Lecture 4.10.12