9th Annual Geodesign Forum - Future Cities: Integrated Urban Analytics, Geospatial Technology and Climate Design | DesignPhiladelphia

9th Annual Geodesign Forum - Future Cities: Integrated Urban Analytics, Geospatial Technology and Climate Design

9th Annual Geodesign Forum - Future Cities: Integrated Urban Analytics, Geospatial Technology and Climate Design

Friday, October 8, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Friday, October 8, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The MS in Geospatial Technology for Geodesign and Master of Urban Design programs at Thomas Jefferson University proudly present the 9th Annual Geodesign Forum - Future Cities: Integrated Urban Analytics, Geospatial Technology and Climate Design. This event is broken up into two parts, and attendees are welcome to attend one or both parts.

At a glance:

  • 10 - 11:45a.m. Master class on urban spatial analytics + hands-on, technical workshop on the application of urban analytics and geospatial technology for transformative, vibrant and equitable place-making.
  • 2 - 5p.m. Presentations by international subject matter experts + lively panel discussion


Detailed schedule:

Master Class and Workshop: 10:00 - 11:45 am
Speaker: Tatianna Swenda, Adjunct Professor, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University; Senior Associate, U3 Advisors

Topic: Geospatial Analytics in Economic Development & Urban Design

  • Demographic Analysis: The demographic overview will utilize current available data including U.S. Census, Esri Business Analyst Online, Retail MarketPlace Profile and Tapestry Segmentation to demographic and population research.
  • Workforce Dynamics: The economic overview will utilize longitudinal employer-household dynamics data to understand employee and residential inflow/outflow patterns and trends including employment by sector, job creation, and commuting patterns.

Future Cities Forum: 2:00pm - 5:00 pm

2:00 - 2:15 pm: Opening Remarks

  • Barbara Klinkhammer, Dean & Professor, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University
  • James Querry, Associate Professor & Founding Director of the M.S. in Geospatial Technology for Geodesign, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University

2:15 - 2:35 pm: New Tools for Augmented Intelligence in Design

Speaker: Timur Dogan, Assistant Professor & Director of the Environmental Systems Lab, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University

2:40 - 3:00 pm: Generative Urban Design

Speaker: Thomas Hussey, Director, Urban Design & Planning, SOM

3:05 - 3:25 pm: InFraReD – An intelligent framework for resilient design

Speaker: Angelos Chronis, Head of City Intelligence Lab, Austrian Institute of Technology

3:30 - 3:45 pm: Break

3:45 - 4:05pm: Creating Community: Scaling Performance Models

Speaker: Phu Duong, Principal, NBBJ

4:10 - 4:30pm: Spatial Analytics in Economic Development & Urban Design

Speaker: Tatianna Swenda, Adjunct Professor, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University and Senior Associate, U3 Advisors

Panel Discussion / Q & A: 4:30 - 5:00 pm

Moderator: Peng Du, Assistant Professor & Director of the Master of Urban Design and MS in Geospatial Technology for Geodesign, College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University