Jack Dangermond to Speak about Open GIS at Where 2.0

New Ways to Collaborate and Share Spatial Data

Redlands, California—March 26, 2010—Jack Dangermond, founder and president of ESRI, the market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software and services, will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Where 2.0 Conference in San Jose, California, on April 1, 2010.

As part of his presentation, Spatial Analysis and the GeoWeb, Dangermond will discuss how open GIS services can be used to facilitate mashups and create applications that leverage data and spatial analytic functions. Open GIS services are used to create dynamic, modern Web applications that help decision makers with asset/data management, planning and analysis, business operations, and situational awareness.

In addition to Dangermond’s presentation, ESRI staff will be on hand at the Where 2.0 Exhibit Hall March 31–April 1 to show and discuss the capabilities of open GIS services.

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