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Wednesday, October 21 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Use of GIS to Facilitate Urban Sustainability - AICP/CM Approved 1.0

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This session will discuss site selection methods and GIS tools used to facilitate urban sustainability.  The presentations will review the processes used to determine locations for recycling, landfill and aggregate operations in an urban environment, as well as an open source tool that can be used to map potential solar resources.

Moderator: Jochen Albrecht, Ph.D., Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY

  • 4:00 – 4:30 PM
    Characterization of Event-based Supply and Demand in an Urban Market
    Christopher DiMaggio, PE, Pennsylvania State University, Camarillo, CA
    AICP
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM
    Urban Solar Energy Mapping and Geospatial Analysis: The Case of Philadelphia, PA
    Kirby Calvert, PhD, Penn State University, University Park, PA

 


Moderators
JA

Jochen Albrecht

Hunter College

Speakers
avatar for Kirby Calvert, Ph.D.

Kirby Calvert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
Kirby Calvert received his PhD from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Working with the Institute of Energy and Environmental Policy, he studied renewable energy development under one of the most comprehensive policy programs in North America. His work aims to improve the spatial awareness and reasoning guiding the transition toward renewable energy, with emphasis on urban and regional planning. He is currently an assistant... Read More →
avatar for Chris DiMaggio

Chris DiMaggio

A marketing professional and registered civil engineer, I am currently a graduate student at The Pennsylvania State University focusing on the study of location-based business analytics.



Wednesday October 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Birch Ballroom

Attendees (14)