CURA hosting public lectures on data-driven urban science and planning, October 20 and 22

The Center for Urban and Regional Analysis (CURA) at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce two special lectures on data-driven urban science and planning :

Tuesday, October 20th, 3:30pm – 5:00pm, “Big steps” in Knowlton Hall.  Robert Goodspeed, University of Michigan.  Tools of Collaborative Inquiry: A discussion of the use of geographic information systems (GIS) and planning support systems for more intelligent urban planning.

Dr. Goodspeed is an Assistant Professor in the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning, University of Michigan.  He has been named as “Leading Thinker in Urban Planning and Technology” by Planetizen.

Thursday, October 22nd,  12:00 – 1:30pm, Derby Hall 1080. Martin Raubal, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).  Investigating human behavior in urban environments: How novel data sources, methods, and technologies provide opportunities for scientists to investigate human mobility and behavior in urban environments.

Dr. Raubal is a Professor in the Department of  Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at ETH in Zurich, Switzerland.  He is one of the world’s leading experts on mobile GIS, location based services and cognitive engineering for geospatial services.  Pizza and beverages will be provided!

Please join us for this opportunity to hear about the data-driven revolution in urban science and planning!

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