As an educator, I believe in encouraging the interests of individual students as a means to improve engagement between the student and both the instructor and classmates.

The 2014 Geodesign Summit took place this week at Esri headquarters in Redlands, CA. With over 300 geospatial and design professionals in attendance, there were some amazing people and technologies on display.

Penn State geodesign faculty Kelleann Foster and Dr. Lisa A. McElvaney spoke at the first Geodesign Summit in Europe in September of 2013.