What is it like to give a TED talk on Mapping?

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04-17-2018 02:26 PM
JosephKerski
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What is it like to give a TED talk on mapping or GIS?  I encourage you to seize any opportunity you can to give a presentation on why WHERE matters - your university, school board, city council, or TED.  I reflect on my TED experiences in the video below:

What is it like to give a TED talk? - YouTube 

--Joseph Kerski 

Joseph Kerski at the TEDx event.

About the Author
I believe that spatial thinking can transform education and society through the application of Geographic Information Systems for instruction, research, administration, and policy. I hold 3 degrees in Geography, have served at NOAA, the US Census Bureau, and USGS as a cartographer and geographer, and teach a variety of F2F (Face to Face) (including T3G) and online courses. I have authored a variety of books and textbooks about the environment, STEM, GIS, and education. These include "Interpreting Our World", "Essentials of the Environment", "Tribal GIS", "The GIS Guide to Public Domain Data", "International Perspectives on Teaching and Learning with GIS In Secondary Education", "Spatial Mathematics" and others. I write for 2 blogs, 2 monthly podcasts, and a variety of journals, and have created over 5,000 videos on the Our Earth YouTube channel. Yet, as time passes, the more I realize my own limitations and that this is a lifelong learning endeavor and thus I actively seek mentors and collaborators.