Mounting an Expedition to the Future
The world of 2050 will be radically different. It is not at all clear how we will get there from here or how we should navigate through the uncharted waters of the future. Climate change, urbanization, rapid expansion of the Internet and the availability and use of information, the continued evolution of human identity, and changing modes of commerce, cooperation, and conflict from local to global scales are just some of the many trends influencing the future. Each poses many challenges and opportunities for how we perceive and shape our world’s geography now and in coming decades.
There is a discount for NYS GIS Association members who are government workers or faculty that brings the price down to $100, same as AGS members – plus this includes several meals and a reception. Event takes place at Columbia University on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. There are a limited number of low priced tickets available so first come first served.