Featured Speakers

Moderators 

Chris Fisher

Founder and Director

The Earth Archive

Professor Colorado State University

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Este Geraghty

Chief Medical Officer  & Health Solutions Director

 

Esri

Gavin Schrock

Program Moderator/Consulting Editor

GoGeomatics

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Girish Joshi

Board Advisor, Strategic Advisor

The Earth Archive

Stephen Leisz

Co-Director

The Earth Archive

Professor Colorado State University

Grace Ellis

PhD Student in Anthropology / Graduate Student Researcher

Colorado State University / Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behavior

Plenary Speakers

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Nadine Alameh

CEO

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

Peter Atalla

Founder and CEO

Voxelmaps, Inc

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Tasso Azevedo

General Coordinator

MapBiomas and SEEG

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Professor of Anthropology

Arizona State University

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Speaker Coach, Speechwriter, Communications Specialist

TED / TEDx 

Founder and CEO

GEO1

Graduate Student

Arizona State University

Arlen Chase

Professor of Anthropology

Pomona College

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Diane Chase

Vice President for Academic Innovation, Student Success, and Strategic Initiatives

Claremont Graduate University

Steve Coast

Founder

OpenStreetMap

Patrick Cozzi

CEO

Cesium

Research Fellow 

 

French Institute of Asian Studies

 
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Carlos Fausto

Professor of Anthropology

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

MacArthur Curator / Adjunct Professor 

Field Museum / University of Illinois at Chicago 

Research Assistant Professor

 

University of Houston

Katie Fitzsimmons

Business Development Manager

Hexagon

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Larry Fox

VP Marketing and Business Development

Bad Elf LLC

André Franco

Research Scientist

Colorado State University

David Gadsden

Director of Conservation Solutions

Esri

Senior Research Scientist and Professor

Colorado State University

 
 
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Robert Hanson

Senior Vice President / President Elect

WGI / MAPPS

Susanna Hecht

Professor of Urban Planning, Political Ecologist

UCLA

Co-Founder

CompassData

Professor of Anthropology

University of Arizona

 
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Martin Isenburg

The LAStools Guy

rapidlasso GmbH

Brian Killough

Head of CEOS Systems Engineering Office

NASA Langley Research Center

Vijay Krishnan

General Manager

Intel Geospatial

Thomas Lovejoy

Senior Fellow Biodiversity and Environmental Science, United Nations Foundation

Professor George Mason University

 
 
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Founder

Verses.io and The Spatial Web Foundation

Keith Masback

Principal Consultant

Plum Run LLC

Associate Professor

Colorado State University

Professor of Computer Science

Colorado State University

Keith Peterson

Product Manager

Trimble

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Mark Plotkin

President

Amazon Conservation Team

Douglas Preston

Journalist / Best Selling Author

Earth Archive Board Member

Professor of Anthropology

University of New Mexico

 
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José Luis Punzo-Díaz

Archaeologist

National Institute of Anthropology and History, INAH

Steven Ramage

Head of External Relations

Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

Associate Professor

University of Calgary

Barbara Ryan

Executive Director

World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC)

 

William Sarni

Founder and CEO

Water Foundry

Vernon L. Scarborough

Charles Phelps Taft Professor in Anthropology

University of Cincinnati

Division Manager - Airborne Laser Scanning

 

RIEGL

Rodrigo Solinis-Casparius

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Illinois at Chicago

 
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Physical Scientist / President

 

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

/ American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Postdoctoral Fellow / Assistant Professor of Geography and the Environment

Field Museum / University of Texas at Austin

 

Ecuador AOI Speakers

Ferrán Cabrero

Professor

Universidad Estatal Amazónica

Florencio Delgado

Professor

Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Corey Herrmann

Ph.D. Candidate

Yale University

Juan Jijón 

Director

Cerros Hojas-Jaboncillo Research Center

Catherine Lara

Principle Investigator

IRD/Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos

Fernando Mejía

Director, Archaeological Areas of Ecuador

Instituto Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural (INPC)

J.J. Ortiz-Aguilu

Professor

Universidad Tecnica de Manabi

Estanislao Pazmiño 

Ph.D. Candidate

Yale University

Francisco Valdez

Principle Investigator

IRD/Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos

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James Zeidler

Emeritus Research Scientist

Earth Archive Regional Coordinator

Colorado State University

Bolivia AOI Speakers

David A. Harrison III Professor of Archaeology

University of Virginia

Carla Jaines Betancourt

Lecturer Institute for Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology Department of Ancient American Studies

Earth Archive Regional Coordinator

University of Bonn

Clark Erickson

Professor of Anthropology

University of Pennsylvania 

Jose Iriarte

Professor of Archaeology

University of Exeter

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Umberto Lombardo
 

Post-doc Researcher

University of Bern

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John Walker

Associate Professor

UCF Department of Anthropology

Brazil AOI Speakers

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Eduardo Neves

Professor of Archaeology

Earth Archive Regional Coordinator

University of São Paulo

Senior Researcher and Director of the Earth System Science Centre

National Institute for Space Research (CCST/INPE), Brazil

Guyana / French Guyana / Suriname AOI Speakers

Louisa Daggers

Researcher / Archaeologist

University of Guyana

Irene Meulenberg

Policy Advisor

Archaeological Service Suriname

Mark Plew

Professor / Archaeologist

Boise State University

Research Senior

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

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Santosh Singh

Independent Researcher

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Cheryl White

Senior Lecturer / Earth Archive Regional Coordinator

Anton de Kom University of Suriname

Venezuela AOI Speakers

Rafael Gassón

Assistant Professor / Earth Archive Regional Coordinator

Universidad del Norte

Natalia Lozada  Mendieta

Assistant Professor 

Universidad de Los Andes

Jose Oliver

Reader Latin American Archaeology

University College London

Peru AOI Speakers

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Aldo Bolaños

Archaeologist / Earth Archive Regional Coordinator

Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima

Colombia AOI Speakers

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PhD Student in Anthropology /  Graduate Student Researcher

Department of Anthropology -  University of Minnesota, Twin  Cities