Speakers: Jeff Higgins

GIS Analyst at CDC

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Jeff has an MS in Geographic Information Science from Florida State University. He has been working as a GIS Analyst contractor with the Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the past 6 years, focusing on mapping and geospatial analysis support to public health emergencies worldwide. Jeff has worked extensively with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and contributed to numerous other projects or responses including COVID-19, Ebola, monkeypox, measles, vector-borne diseases, and natural hazards.

On the agenda



  1. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  2. Caribou Space

  3. Esri

  4. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  5. Picterra

  6. Planet

  7. Replicable AI for Microplanning (RAMP)

  8. SparkGeo

  9. United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


  1. Azavea

  2. Capella Space

  3. D4DInsights

  4. Element84

  5. European Space Agency (ESA)

  6. Locana

  7. PLACE

  8. Radiant Earth Foundation

  9. TileDB

  10. Umbra


  1. Cyient

  2. Development Seed

  3. DevGlobal

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