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Wednesday, October 21 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Standards? What Standards?

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The speakers in this session will provide a brief overview on the key issues related to address data workflows, information about the implementation of the recently published ASPRS Accuracy Standards for Geospatial Data, and will summarize the National Report Card and related implications, along with next steps relative to the NSDI.

Moderator: Ryan Bowe, GISP, Quantum Spatial, Lexington, KY

  • 1:30 – 2:00 PM
    Standardized Quality Control for Address Data
    Martha Wells, GISP, Spatial Focus LLC, University Park, MD
    Matthew Yurman, Spatial Focus, Avondale Estates, GA
  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    Updated and Revised ASPRS Accuracy Standards for a New Era of Digital Mapping
    Doug Smith, C.P., R.P.P.,P.E., David C. Smith & Associates, Inc., Portland, OR 
  • 2:30 – 3:00 PM
    Report Card on the U.S. National Spatial Data Infrastructure
    Cy Smith, GISP, Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Salem, OR


Ryan Bowe, GISP

GIS Technician, Quantum Spatial
Ryan Elizabeth Bowe, GISP works for Photo Science, a Quantum Spatial Company, in Lexington, Kentucky.  She has a passion for metadata and she has created tens of thousands of metadata files for geospatial datasets, some of which she acquired, edited, documented and delivered to clients... Read More →

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Martha Wells, GISP

Principal, Data Analyst
Martha Wells, GISP is a founder of Spatial Focus LLC. She is also co-author of the United States Thoroughfare, Landmark and Postal Address Data Standard (FGDC), and the URISA workshop on addressing. She is a member of the National Academy of Science Mapping Advisory Committee. She... Read More →
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Sara Yurman, GISP

Geodata Architects, Spatial Focus Inc
Sara is a founding partner in Spatial Focus, a GIS consultancy started in 1998. Her work with Spatial Focus has been all over the United States, with international projects in places such as Abu Dhabi, Serbia, Indonesia and Malawi. She manages Spatial Focus production staff, often... Read More →

Doug Smith, CP., RPP., PE

Doug Smith is a co-owner of David C. Smith & Associates, Inc., a Pacific Northwest based small business specializing in photogrammetric mapping work. Doug is a certified photogrammetrist, registered professional engineer and registered professional photogrammetrist with a background... Read More →
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Cy Smith

Statewide GIS Coordinator, OSCIO Geospatial Enterprise Office
GISP, Geospatial Information Officer, State of Oregon – Geospatial Enterprise Office. Cy joined the State of Oregon in 2000. Responsible for statewide coordination of allgeographic information activities in state agencies, academic institutions, and regionaland local governments... Read More →

Wednesday October 21, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
Room 2

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