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Geospatial Forum with David DiBiase

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October 19, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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David DiBiase
Director of Education - Esri; hosted by Eric Money

Presentation Title
Will GIS Matter in the Internet of Things?


The World Economic Forum contends that we are in the midst of a Fourth Industrial Revolution. The revolution is characterized by “a ubiquitous and mobile internet, by smaller, cheaper, and more powerful sensors, and by artificial intelligence and machine learning.” It is manifest in an “Internet of Things” that’s expected to connect 50 billion devices, and to attract $30 trillion of spending, by 2020. My talk considers implications of this new economic world order for geographic information systems (GIS), and for educational institutions like NC State that prepare students for careers that involve GIS.



October 19, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Jordan Hall 5103
2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

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