Plenary Session

Wednesday, October 23 - Opening Plenary

1:00 p.m.

Doors Open

1:30 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction
Gerd Buziek, Peter Ladstaetter, Esri Deutschland GmbH

1:40 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

GIS—Transforming Our World
Jack Dangermond, Esri President

2:50 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Globalization Sustainability Future—Balance or Destruction?
Prof. Franz Josef Radermacher, FAW Ulm

3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m.–4:35 p.m.

The Challenge of Long-Term Climate Change
Prof. Mojib Latif, GEOMAR, Kiel

4:35 p.m.–4:50 p.m.

GIS in Forestry Management
Christian Simbeck, Bavarian Forest Administration, Munich

4:50 p.m.–5:20 p.m.

Stop Talking—Start Planting
Felix Finkbeiner, Plant-for-the-Planet Initiative, Tutzing

5:20 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Welcome Address
Joachim Herrmann, Bavarian Minister of the Interior

5:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Opening of GIS Solutions EXPO, and Welcome Social

Thursday, October 24 - Technical Plenary

8:15 a.m.

Doors Open

8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction
Dean Angelides, Esri
Jürgen Schomakers, Esri Deutschland GmbH

8:35 a.m.–8:55 a.m.

GIS at Hamburg Port Authority
Ulrich Baldauf, Hamburg Port Authority, Hamburg

8:55 a.m.–10:10 a.m.

ArcGIS Platform Story and Technical Presentation

10:10 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Closing Remarks