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Tuesday, October 20 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
GISP: The Road To And Through An Exam

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GISCI is launching its Core Technical Knowledge Exam as an addition to the GISP Certification process. This presentation will focus on what the exam addition will accomplish and where GISCI and the GISP Certification will go from here.

Moderator: Bill Hodge, GISP, GIS Certification Institute, Big Lake, TX

  • GISP:  The Road To and Through an Exam
    Bill Hodge, GISP, Executive Director,GISCI, Des Plaines, IL
  • GIS Professional Certification:  Future Directions
    Rebecca Somers, GISP, Somers-St.Claire GIS Management Consultants, Fairfax, VA
  • To Certify or not to Certify: Level of Acceptance by the Industry
    Tripp Corbin, GISP, CFM, MCP, CTT+, eGIS Associates, Inc., Dacula, GA

Moderators
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Bill Hodge GISP

Executive Director, GISCI
As a non-acedemic geographer with a degree in Chemistry, a Masters in Theology, a GIS Certificate from Penn State, and being a 2018 MGIS Candidate in their online program, while holding a GISP Certification since 2010, I am interested in and intrigued by all things geospatial! | | As Executive Director of GISCI, I am now responsible for helping to determine and direct the institute's focus in its second decade of existence.

Speakers
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Tripp Corbin, GISP

CEO, eGIS Associates, Inc.
Tripp Corbin has over 20 years of GIS, Surveying and mapping experience. He is a recognized expert in the field of geospatial technology. As a GIS Certified Professional and CompTIA Certified trainer, he teaches GIS classes and workshops throughout the US and Canada. Tripp is an active member of the GIS Community serving on the GITA Southeast Board and the GISP Application Review Committee. He is also President Elect of URISA and recipient of the... Read More →
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Rebecca Somers, GISP

Somers-St. Claire GIS Management Consultants
Rebecca is a GIS Management Consultant specializing in GIS management and organization, program review and application of best practices, and strategy development. A GIS leader for more than 25 years, she has helped dozens of organizations successfully develop their GIS programs both as an in-house GIS manager and as a consultant. Rebecca is a prominent GIS management instructor, writer, and speaker in national and international forums. She wrote... Read More →


Tuesday October 20, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Birch Ballroom

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