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The Case for Converting Commercial Real Estate
The Canadian Urban Institute’s new report examines the hurdles to converting empty downtown buildings in eight Canadian cities. CUI’s executive director Mary Rowe explains.
An Eye for A.I.: From the Spatial Report Podcast
As Guan prepares for a new season of Geographical Thinking, we're pleased to share a conversation with Esri Canada’s Genevieve George about GeoAI. This content originally aired as part of Spatial Report Podcast's Episode 3: An Eye for A.I. Maggie Samson and Mark Ho host.
Artificial intelligence is changing the way we approach geospatial analysis, and GeoAI is at the forefront of this transformation. In this episode, Maggie and Mark are joined by a product expert who will explore what GeoAI is and empower you to give it a go. From advanced image classification to predictive modeling, learn how ArcGIS and GeoAI is revolutionizing geospatial analysis in the age of AI.
Geographical Thinking Caps: The Parks is Right
Put on your hiking shoes and pack your picnic basket. The funcast podcast is back, and this time we’re taking a leisurely stroll through your favourite parks. Esri Canada instructors André Piasta and Nigel Pereira trade their laptops for frisbees as they battle for trivia geo-glory. From Stanley Park to Gros Morne, join us on an awe-inspiring journey that traverses the most captivating landscapes our planet has to offer. Don’t forget the sunscreen!
30 x 30 and The Science of the Possible
James Hardcastle, Associate Director of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), discusses the significance of the global initiative to protect 30% of the Earth by 2030, otherwise known as 30X30.
Geography in the Corporate Boardroom
GIS has entered the boardroom of investment firms and is now seen as a game-changer with regards to better understanding climate change and the long-term prospects of corporations.
Alex Martonik, Business Resilience, Financial Services, and Insurance Lead for Esri, talks about why climate resilience matters to businesses.
Creating a More Climate-Adaptive City: LA's First Heat Officer
Marta Segura, Chief Heat Officer & Climate Emergency Mobilization Director for the city of Los Angeles, talks about using mapping and location technology to help bring relief to residents during heatwaves.