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Thursday, October 22 • 8:30am - 10:00am
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This session will provide an overview of different projects utilizing open source GIS solutions and products. They will discuss how you can use it and how it might benefit your organization, as well as discussing potential drawbacks.

Moderator: Ashley Littell Hitt, GISP, Connected Nation, Bowling Green, KY

  • 8:30 – 9:00 AM
    Building Apps on Open Source 3D Software
    Carl Anderson, GISP, Create Real Estate, Sarasota, FL
  • 9:00 – 9:30 AM
    OpenAddresses, OpenStreetMap and Local Data: Crowdsourced Address Data and You
    Martha Wells, GISP, Spatial Focus LLC, University Park, MD
    Matthew Yurman, Spatial Focus, Avondale Estates, GA 
  • 9:30 – 10:00 AM
    Using Open Source GIS to Support Agricultural Intensification in Africa
    Matt Stevenson, MUP, CORE GIS LLC, Seattle, WA
    Karsten Vennemann, TerraGIS, Seattle, WA

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Ashley Hitt, GISP

Vice President, GeoAnalytics, Connected Nation, Inc.
Ashley Hitt, GISP, is the Vice President of GeoAnalytics at Connected Nation, a national leader in broadband expansion programs. She oversees operations of the GIS Services division, developing methodologies for using broadband data to provide solutions that impact policy, economic... Read More →

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Martha Wells, GISP

Principal, Data Analyst
Martha Wells, GISP is a founder of Spatial Focus LLC. She is also co-author of the United States Thoroughfare, Landmark and Postal Address Data Standard (FGDC), and the URISA workshop on addressing. She is a member of the National Academy of Science Mapping Advisory Committee. She... Read More →
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Carl Anderson, GISP

Consultant, New Light Technologies
Carl Anderson, GISP supports Federal, State, Local and Private partners with geospatial needs. he is a former URISA President and has 30+ years of geospatial experience.

Matthew Yurman, PMP

Principal, Spatial Focus, LLC
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Matt Stevenson

Principal, CORE GIS
Matt Stevenson is Principal at CORE GIS where he specializes in cartography, spatial analysis, web mapping, and GIS project management. He works primarily with government agencies and non-profits focused on public policy, natural resources, and conservation.
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Karsten Vennemann

GIS Consultant, Terra GIS Ltd
Karsten Vennemann is originally from Germany and has been living with his family in Seattle since 2004. He has been working as a GIS professional for over 20 years and gathered experience in the academic and private sectors, as well as in non-profit organizations, before founding... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
Room 4

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