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Tuesday, October 20 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Welcome & Keynote Address: Using GIS to Map "Land for People" from the Main Streets to the Mountain Tops - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Hear from leaders of each organization and learn about not-to-miss conference highlights.

Then we'll roll into an exciting keynote presentation from Breece Robertson, National GIS Director for the Trust for Public Land. 
Using GIS to Map "Land for People" from the Main Streets to the Mountain Tops 
The Trust for Public Land is using GIS to define and measure conservation impacts at all scales and to strategically pinpoint those places we love and want to protect using collaborative processes. You'll learn how GIS is being used in projects like ParkScore, Climate-Smart Cities, LandVote and Greenprinting. You'll see innovative applications that bring conservation projects to life in the 3D environment and on mobile devices. Find out how The Trust for Public Land's GIS program is shaping the story of our collective conservation impacts by providing powerful GIS visual information and tools. 
 

Moderators
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Carl Anderson, GISP

Senior System Architect, Create.IO
Carl is a Senior System Architect for Create.IO, a startup building an immersive real-estate research platform.  In his career he has developed geospatial systems for small and large data systems using both open source and proprietary software. Previously he worked for the U.S. Census Bureau as a geospatial data architect and Fulton County Georgia as the Assistant Dir responsible for enterprise wide Data Integration, Business Intelligence... Read More →
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Luke Boggess, GISP

Past-President, URISA-Alaska
Luke fell into GIS as the stars aligned with the new Millennium and was El Presidente of URISA-Alaska from 2007 to 2016. He has been Chair GIS-Pro, and twice been Chair of the Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference (AKSMC). He has been on the AKSMC Board of Directors and Planning Committee. | | He regularly sits as a matter of practice, stands as a habit (often swaying) , with the fundamental goal to be utterly goal-less through the... Read More →

Speakers
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Josh Greenberg, GISP

Sr. GIS/RS Analyst, Skagit County GIS
Currently, Josh Greenberg coordinates remote sensing activities and provides imagery analysis for the Skagit County GIS Dept. His background offers both ecological and technical guidance to County environmental issues such as habitat analysis, salmon restoration and long term growth models. Josh earned his M.S. and Ph.D. from the U.W. College of Forest Resources Ecosystem Science program. Josh is currently the President of WAURISA.
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Keith Massie, GISP

Regional Address Coordinator, Lane Council of Governments
I have a renewed interest in cartography and constantly improving the user experience when they interact with mapping applications and mapping web sites.
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Dan Narsavage

GIS Analyst, Senior, Idaho Dept of Water Resources
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Breece Robertson

National GIS Director, The Trust for Public Land
Breece Robertson is the National Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Director for The Trust for Public Land. Breece joined The Trust for Public Land in 2001 to create a comprehensive, coordinated GIS program for the national land conservation organization. Today she provides leadership for the trust’s Enterprise GIS program that is the leading provider of “Land for People” science in the country.  Breece manages a... Read More →


Tuesday October 20, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Grand Ballroom

Attendees (136)