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AU geospatial specialist, faculty member to present Bergren Forum

Justin Grigg, a geospatial technology specialist at Alfred University, will present "Mapping Alfred: Chasing the Geospatial Revolution" on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 12:10 p.m. in Alfred University’s Powell Campus Center’s Nevins Theater.

During the forum, Grigg will review the basics of geospatial technology, demonstrate applications of geospatial technology to a wide array of disciplines, and discuss where Alfred fits in the so-called geospatial revolution.

Grigg received his bachelor of arts in English literature from Trinity College, Hartford, CT. He then moved on to receive a master’s degree in landscape architecture in landscape architecture, regional planning, and geographic information systems (GIS) from Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

He is certified as a geographic information systems professional (GISP) by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI). He is also a member of the Rochester Institute of Technology GIS&T Advisory Board.
He has been a faculty member at Alfred University since fall 2006.

The Bergren Forum, sponsored by the Alfred University Division of Human Studies, meets Thursdays during each academic semester at the University. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch; coffee and tea will be available.