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Keynote Speaker Announced: Meet Bill Johnson

8 Jan 2019 2:05 PM | Marketing WAURISA (Administrator)

We are proud to welcome Bill Johnson, the "Carpe Geo" Evangelist with AppGeo, as the 2019 conference keynote speaker!

"What is carpe geo?

We have all heard the phrase carpe diem which translates to “seize the day.”

Carpe geo is seizing the opportunity to do great things with GIS.

A GIS project almost inevitably starts with a simple request, “Can you make me a map?”

The requester may not even know what they are asking for beyond that they want a map.  A vague request is an opportunity to learn, teach, and explore the full potential of GIS.  The trail from this simple request may lead to a very different destination than the one originally envisioned.

When you view this as a chance to experiment, mine ideas, and see where the exploration leads …"

For more information on Bill Johnson, the "Carpe Geo" Evangelist, check out the Keynote webpage on the 2019 Washington GIS Conference website.


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