Beyond a Map:

Why Geospatial Technology Matters in Public Health


Thu, Mar. 31, 2022 | 1 - 2 p.m. ET | English

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HEALTH, WELFARE & EDUCATION

Session Overview

The public’s health and wellness are directly linked to where they live. But in a post-pandemic world, how can geographic information systems (GIS) enhance the full gamut of public health programs and practice? 

In this webinar, our team of in-house public health subject matter experts will demonstrate how location intelligence, geospatial thinking and GIS can help disentangle some of public health’s toughest challenges. We’ll review real-life Canadian use cases related to COVID-19, demo recent GIS innovations in a public health context, and highlight new sources of data that will bring new insight to Canada’s access to health services. By the end of this webinar, you’ll have a deeper understanding of how GIS can facilitate the digital transformation of Canadian public health by enhancing business operations, analytic workflows, collaboration and public engagement.

Key Points

  • Learn about the Esri Canada Public Health Program, its community-driven platform, mission and key objectives.
  • Hear stories about how GIS enhanced Canada’s COVID-19 response.  
  • Learn how you can better leverage geospatial technology in your organization to simplify your strategies and programs.

Intended Audience

This webinar is designed for anyone that works in public health, including but not limited to GIS analysts. 

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