Esri founder announced as keynote speaker for 2016 ITS World Congress
First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
Jack Dangermond, founder and president of digital mapping supplier Esri has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 23rd ITS World Congress in Melbourne, October10-14.
World Congress host, ITS Australia CEO Susan Harris said attracting speakers of Mr. Dangermond's calibre highlights the significance of the Congress, the draw of Australia and how digital mapping has become an important technology in tackling traffic congestion in major cities around the world.
Dangermond and his wife Laura founded the company in 1969, with a vision that computer mapping and analysis could help design a better future. Today, this technology serves 350,000 clients around the world, who collectively create more than 150 million maps per day.
Jack Dangermond will present his keynote speech on Day Three of the World Congress, in the Plenary Session titled ‘Smart Cities’ and will explore how technology plays a part in future liveability