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Tuesday, October 20 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
2015 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition

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The GeoTech Center and URISA are pleased to showcase the finalists in  the 2015 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition. The intent of the competition is to showcase the geospatial technology skills of U.S. undergraduate students. Come and check out the future geospatial stars! (Note that this session will likely extend to 5:30 PM)

Moderators:
Adam Dastrup, GISP, Salt Lake Community College, South Jordan, UT
Scott Jeffrey, GISP, Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD

  • Shading out the Gun: How Baltimore City Greenspace Relates to 2013 Homicides
    Molly Finch, Freshman, Community College of Baltimore County
  • Toxic Mapping with Python and GIS: Exploring Relationships Between Carcinogen Dumping and Cancer
    Amy Halloran, Senior, DePaul University
  • The Syrian Conflict and Migration of Refugees
    Kevin McMahon, Freshman, Community College of Baltimore County
  • Identifying Wildfire Risk Areas in Western Washington State
    Matthew Seto, Senior, University of Washington - Tacoma

Moderators
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Adam Dastrup, GISP

Associate Professor, Salt Lake Community College
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Scott Jeffrey, GISP

Professor and Program Director, Community College of Baltimore County
I am a Professor and the Program Director for the Geospatial Applications Program at the Community College of Baltimore County located just outside of Baltimore, Maryland. I am also an Assistant Director/Senior team member for the GeoTECH Center and co-chair of the 2015 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition co-sponsored by URISA and the GeoTECH Center.

Speakers
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Molly Finch

Student in the Geospatial Applications Program, Community College of Baltimore County
Molly is currently a student in the Geospatial Applications Program at the Community College of Baltimore County and a professional in the environmental science and education field in Baltimore, MD. Her academic background is in Biology and Environmental Studies and she is interested in using her GIS training to pursue work in natural resource monitoring, specifically with aquatic resources, on the local and international level.
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Amy Halloran

I'm a recent graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, where I majored in Geography and International Studies, minored in Irish Studies, and received a certificate in GIS. Since graduation, I began work as a data analyst for a beer distribution company. | | My research interests are varied, but I'm especially fascinated by relationships between environments and human health. I look forward to learning with other geospatial specialists at the... Read More →
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Matthew Seto

GIS Certificate and Computer Science and Systems Student, University of Washington - Tacoma



Tuesday October 20, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Birch Ballroom

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