Geo4Dev 2018 Conference Addresses Innovative Geospatial Analysis
Geo4Dev 2018 Conference Addresses Innovative Geospatial Analysis for Disaster Response
NLT's Chief Scientist and Senior Consultant Ran Goldblatt served as one of the four chairs of the conference. Goldblatt, together with the other three chairs of this year's conference - Patrick Vinck, Jennifer Burney and Marshall Burke - developed the theme in this year's conference, which focused on geospatial research that addresses climate- and conflict-driven migration and humanitarian response. As a chair, Goldblatt took an active part in the selection of the papers, presenters and agenda.
The conference was initiated last year, in partnership between CEGA and the Big Pixel Initiative (BPI) at UC San Diego. Goldblatt, who was a post-doctoral researcher at BPI, remarked about his relationship with the conference: "Now with my transition to NLT, I am excited to continue...