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Wednesday, October 21 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
The Value of Coding for GIS

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During this session, a group of experienced GIS analysts/developers will explain the many ways in which coding is increasingly valuable for the GIS professional. For those without any coding experience, the aim is to encourage you to start right away to enhance your capabilities and your employability.

Moderator: Keith Massie, GISP, Lane Council of Governments, Eugene, OR

  • The Value of Coding for GIS
    David Howes, Ph.D., David Howes, LLC, Seattle, WA
    Jeff Berry, Erlandsen, Inc., East Wenatchee, WA
    Aaron Paul, First American Title, Portland, OR 

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Keith Massie

GIS Resources Manager, Roseburg Forest Products
I have a renewed interest in cartography and constantly improving the user experience when they interact with mapping applications and mapping web sites. I recently started working in the forestry industry and am excited about learning how to effectively apply GIS to assist with their... Read More →


Jeff Berry

Senior GIS Analyst/Developer, Erlandsen, Inc.
Jeff Berry is the senior GIS analyst and developer at Erlandsen, an eastern Washington-based surveying, planning, engineering and GIS company. He has been working in GIS for over 20 years and is an experienced teacher and a regular contributor to local professional development ev... Read More →
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David Howes

Geospatial Information Scientist, David Howes LLC
David Howes is a geospatial information scientist and the sole owner at David Howes, LLC (dhowes.com) in Seattle, WA, specializing in the development of GIS tools, processes, and supporting infrastructure for a variety of clients from small operations to multinational corporations. With 28 years of academic and private sector experience in both the United Kingdom and the United... Read More →
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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... Read More →

Wednesday October 21, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
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