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Wednesday, October 21 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
The Art of the Helpful GIS Presentation

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As GIS professionals who present at meetings, conferences and other gatherings, we are all keen to convey to our audiences the details of our projects, experiences and capabilities related to our work. Learn what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to delivering GIS-related presentations, from a group experienced in presenting on a wide variety of GIS-related topics .
  • The Art of the Helpful GIS Presentation
    David Howes, Ph.D., David Howes, LLC, Seattle, WA
    Parker Wittman, Aspect Consulting, Seattle, WA
    Jason Pardy, Jason Pardy Consulting, Rancho Mirage, CA 
    Matt Stevenson, MUP, CORE GIS, Seattle, WA 

Moderators
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Aaron Paul

Solutions Engineer, First American Title
Aaron Paul has been a member of First American Title’s GIS team since 2007 and has been working in the GIS industry for 15 years. Aaron is pioneering new uses of GIS Products and Services in the Real Estate & Title industry and has implemented systems and applications that leverage Esri Platform. He thrives on employing GIS to help attain company objectives and visions and is a keen contributor to the GIS Community, as an active board member... Read More →

Speakers
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David Howes, Ph.D.

Geospatial Information Scientist, David Howes, LLC
David Howes runs his own GIS consulting business, David Howes, LLC (dhowes.com), specializing in GIS tools and processes. With 25 years of academic and private sector GIS experience, including a Ph.D. in geomorphology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.Sc. in GIS from the University of Edinburgh, he is a regular supporter of GIS professional development activities and, with Jason Pardy of Jason Pardy Consulting, provides... Read More →
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Jason Pardy

Principal Consultant, Jason Pardy Consulting
Jason Pardy is a Software Developer for Voyager Search in Redlands, CA and owns his own consulting business, Jason Pardy Consulting. With 16 years of GIS and software development experience, he has a large array of knowledge and hands-on experience with building, automating and optimizing GIS workflows in a desktop and server environment. Currently, Jason plays a major role in the design and implementation of the Geoprocessing framework for... Read More →
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Matt Stevenson

Principal, CORE GIS
Matt specializes in cartography, spatial analysis, web mapping, conservation planning, and GIS project management. He works primarily with government agencies and non-profits focused on conservation and restoration. Matt has eighteen years of experience using GIS to convey complex spatial information with striking cartography and eye-catching graphics. He holds a B.S. in Public Planning from Northern Arizona University and a Masters in Urban... Read More →
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Parker Wittman

Director of Professional Services, Aspect Consulting
Parker Wittman leads the GIS and Data Services group at Aspect Consulting, a 70-employee Seattle/Bainbridge Island-based environmental consulting firm. Though a technical generalist at heart, Parker specializes in environmental chemistry data management/mapping, water resources GIS, cartography, map scripting and database application development. Though he’s been hacking away at GIS for the past 10 years, his educational background is in... Read More →



Wednesday October 21, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 1

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