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Tuesday, October 20 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mapping Your Way into a GIS Career

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Reflect upon one individual’s journey into the GIS industry, and participate in the interactive discussions with other industry geospatial professionals about what it takes to succeed.

Moderator: Jim Glassley, HDR, Bellevue, WA

Panelists:
Wendy Peloquin, GISP, Geographic Information Services, Inc., Jacksonville, FL
Diana Rodriguez, CDM Smith, Chicago, IL
 
Tripp Corbin, GISP, CFM, MCP, CTT+, eGIS Associates, Inc., Dacula, GA
Stephen M. Berry, GISP, Clark County, Winchester, KY 

Ashley Littell Hitt, GISP, Connected Nation, Bowling Green, KY
Kevin Mickey, GISP, The Polis Center-IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN 


Moderators
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Jim Glassley

Sr. GIS Analyst / GIS Lead, HDR
Jim is a Sr. GIS Analyst and the GIS Lead for the Bellevue office of HDR where he mentors other users, promotes GIS best practices, and manages all the GIS related questions and project needs for the office. He also provides GIS project support and task management for a wide variety of clients, including Sound Transit, Seattle Public Utilities, Puget Sound Energy, King County, WSDOT, and Grant County PUD, to name just a few. He has 20+ years... Read More →

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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Stephen Berry GISP

GIS Coordinator, Clark County GIS
Stephen Berry, GISP, is a 1995 Graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Geography. Stephen has been a Certified GISP since 2007 and has over 20 years of work experience in the GIS Profession. He has worked with GIS in industries ranging from utilities and transportation to mining and local government planning. His current professional position is the GIS Coordinator of the Clark County Consortium for GIS in Winchester, Kentucky... Read More →
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Ashley Littell Hitt, GISP

Director, GIS Services, Connected Nation
Ashley Hitt, GISP, is the Director of GIS Services at Connected Nation, developing methodologies for using broadband internet mapping data to provide solutions to stakeholders that impact policy, economic development, and the digital divide. She is currently on the URISA Board of Directors (Secretary), is a Past-President of the Cumberland Chapter of URISA, and was on the inaugural URISA Vanguard Cabinet - an advisory board of young GIS... Read More →
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Kevin Mickey

Director, Geospatial Technologies Education, The Polis Center - Indiana University
Director, Development and Geospatial Technologies Education; URISA Board of Directors; Chair, National Institute of Building Sciences Multihazard Mitigation Council; Chair, Indiana Geographic Information Council Education Committee; previous Indiana Geographic Information Council Board of Directors, over two decades of experience in research, development and implementation of geospatial technology solutions.
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Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Account Manager, GISinc
Wendy Peloquin, GISP is an Account Manager at GISinc supporting State and Local Governments and is based out of Jacksonville, FL. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia with a B.S. in Geography and a Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS).
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Diana Rodriguez

GIS Specialist, CDM Smith



Tuesday October 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Birch Ballroom

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