February 11-13, 2024  |  Colorado Convention Center   |  Denver, CO, USA

Session Details


Geospatial Education and Market Needs

Feb 15 2023

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM MT

Exhibit Hall Theater

The potential of geospatial data to impact our lives cannot be overstated. Mapping, surveying, data analysis and collection are crucial skills that will support the geospatial revolution – but how are the next generation of geospatial professionals being prepared? In this session, we’ll discuss the role of education pipelines, and the actual needs of those hiring. Strategies for growing the geospatial workforce in a way that is impactful and useful to the industries that it serves will be addressed.


World Geospatial Industry Council

Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Anthropology

Maxar Technologies

University Consortium for Geographic Information Science

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