Forum on Colorado Cities and Regions: Viewing the Past, Present, and Future from Satellites and the Computer Chip
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8:30am Coffee and continental breakfast
9:00am Colorado Cities in 2050: Coping with Uncertainties
Robert Harriss, National Center for Atmospheric Research
9:30am Project ATLANTA: Lessons Learned in the Application of New Technologies to Urban Management Challenges
Dale Quattrochi, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
10:30am Coffee and tea break
11:00am Cities and Nature: Using Remote Sensing and GIS for Regional Environmental Assessments
Marc Imhoff, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Chris Elvidge, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center
12:00pm Panel Discussion on Integrating Emerging Remote Sensing Technologies into Urban Planning and Development
12:30pm Lunch (provided at no cost to registered participants)
1:30pm Modeling Alternative City and Regional Futures in Colorado
Brian Muller, University of Colorado, College of Architecture & Planning
2:30pm Digital Comprehensive Planning Tools: Real Life Decision Making in Today’s Environment
Wilson Orr and Craig Martinsen, NASA Program at Prescott College
3:30pm Break
3:45pm Computer-Aided Tools for Collaborative Problem Solving and Community Planning
Ernesto G. Arias and Hal Eden , University of Colorado, College of Architecture & Planning and Center for LifeLong Learning and Design
4:45pm Summary
5:00pm Adjourn*
*On Tuesday, August 6, an informal Workshop on Research Priorities for Demonstrating and Integrating New Urban and Regional Mapping and Planning Technologies will be held at the NCAR Foothills Laboratory, Mitchell Lane, from 9:00am-11:30am. The purpose of this workshop is to consider opportunities for research partnerships and studies on the potential of remote sensing and computer-aided models and tools to enhance urban resilience and sustainability. If you wish to attend, you must select Yes in the registration form for the Forum on Colorado Cities and Regions workshop. Space is limited.
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