Keynote Speakers

We are please to announce that we have 2 outstanding Keynote Speakers for our 2018 GIS Conference, Eric Doden and Joseph Kerski.

On Thursday, May 10, Eric Doden, CEO of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., will speak about "Spatially Enabled Economic Development in Fort Wayne and Allen County".  In Eric's work with Greater Fort Wayne, and earlier in his career as the head of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, he has been successful in creating relationships with business leaders both local and across the country with a goal of forming partnerships that grow jobs, grow wages and grow the local economy.

Read more about Eric here - Bio

On Friday, May 11, Joseph Kerski, Esri Education Manager, will speak about “A Spatial Life Well-Lived”. Joseph utilizes his skills in geography and Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) to expand the use of spatial thinking in all sectors of society.

Read more about Joseph here - Bio