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Thursday, October 22 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Transportation: Project Management and Data Design- Methodologies - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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This breakout session will examine how GIS can be used to develop project design templates to facilitate transportation project management and facilitate proposed light-rail corridor analysis.
  • 8:30 – 9:15 AM
    Geographic Information System (GIS) Project Data Management and Improvement
    Pyung ho Kim, Long Island Rail Road, Bethpage, NY 
  • 9:15 – 10:00 AM
    Data and File Structure Design in Support of a Regional Light Rail DEIS
    Jim Glassley, HDR, Bellevue, WA
    Nicholas LaRue, HDR. Portland, OR 
  • Applying GIS Database Design and Management for Survey Control Monuments, Preserving Historic Values Spanning Multiple Spatial Reference Systems for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, United States National Capital Region
    Anthony Leimeister and Ed Wells, GISP, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Washington, DC
    AICP 

Moderators
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Ed Wells, GISP

GIS Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Ed Wells is GIS Manager for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. He has over 25 years' experience implementing GIS in local, regional, and state government. Ed is Past President of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association. He holds a BA degree from Stanford University and a Master of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Speakers
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Jim Glassley

Sr. GIS Analyst / GIS Lead, HDR
Jim is a Sr. GIS Analyst and the GIS Lead for the Bellevue office of HDR where he mentors other users, promotes GIS best practices, and manages all the GIS related questions and project needs for the office. He also provides GIS project support and task management for a wide variety of clients, including Sound Transit, Seattle Public Utilities, Puget Sound Energy, King County, WSDOT, and Grant County PUD, to name just a few. He has 20+ years... Read More →
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Pyung ho Kim, GISP

Regional Transportation Planner, MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Pyung ho Kim has over 10 years of experience in GIS project management and strategic transportation planning. In 2008, Mr. Kim joined MTA LIRR, the nation’s largest commuter railroad serving NYC’s eastern suburbs. As part of the MTA, the LIRR invests billions in modernizing its aging infrastructure while also expanding the system to address 21st century travel needs. | For the past 7 years, he has coordinated and managed geospatial aspects... Read More →
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Nick LaRue

GIS Analyst II, HDR Engineering
Nick LaRue is a GIS Analyst with HDR Inc. providing desktop and field support to projects in transportation, power transmission and environmental disciplines. He’s had his nose in something geospatial for the last 13 years trapping and mapping invasive insects, working in production GIS environments, overseas garrison support, class room training and more. He’s also lends geospatial assistance and a strong back to depave.org. A non-profit... Read More →
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Anthony Leimeister

Survey Dept., Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
B.S. in Surveying & Mapping, University of Akron, Akron, OH, 2010 | Grad. Cert. in GIST, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2014 | | 12 years experience in Geomatics and Spatial Sciences in the public and private sectors. Currently with WMATA Geomatics Department. | | 12 years military experience, including Meritorious Service for combat Survey and Design support in Afghanistan. Currently the Surveyor for the Virginia... Read More →



Thursday October 22, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Room 1

Attendees (14)