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Thursday, October 22 • 8:30am - 10:00am
GIS and Next Generation 9-1-1 in Washington State - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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This presentation will focus on Washington State’s preparation for NG911. The panel will discuss the current PSAP GIS data environment and the upgrades required for statewide seamless GIS data layers.

Moderator: Kathrine Cargo, GISP, ENP, Orleans Parish Communication District

  • 8:30 - 9:00am
    Implementation of a Regional Public Safety GIS in Spokane County, Washington
    Shawna Ernst , Spokane County, Spokane, WA, and Joe Sacco , City of Spokane, Spokane, WA
  • 9:00 - 10:00am
    GIS and Next Generation 9-1-1 in Washington State
    Dan Miller, GISP, Washington E911 GIS Manager, Washington Military Department
    Camp Murray, WA
    Ian Von Essen, Spokane County GIS Manager, Spokane County, Spokane, WA
    Lynn Palmer, RiverCom 9-1-1, Wenatchee, WA
    Cathy Udenberg, Columbia County, Washington


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Kathrine Cargo, GISP

GIS Analyst, Orleans Parish Communication District
Kathrine Cargo is a GIS Analyst for the Orleans Parish Communication District, the 9-1-1 Administrators for the City of New Orleans. Prior to working in 9-1-1, Kathrine spent six years in public service working as a Planning Administrator and GIS Project Manager for the New Orleans... Read More →

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Shawna Ernst

GIS Senior Analyst, Spokane County
Shawna Ernst has worked at Spokane County for the past nine years. GIS at the County is primarily centralized, so she has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of departments- from Public Safety to Planning. Shawna's GIS interests are focused around the use of GIS in local... Read More →
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Ian Von Essen

Ian Von Essen, Spokane County
Ian is currently the GIS Manager for Spokane County, a position he has held for the past 26 years. Spokane County’s GIS Program has twice been given ESRI’s Special Achievement in GIS award (2000, 2006) and cited as Outstanding GIS Program (2000) by the Washington Chapter URISA... Read More →
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Dan Miller, GISP

E911 GIS Manager, Washington State E911 Coordinating Office
Dan has been with the Washington State E911 Coordination Office (SECO) since March 2012. Prior to that, he worked for 5 years in Washington Military Dept. Facilities Management Office collecting and maintaining GIS data for Army National Guard installations around the state. He spent... Read More →

Lynn Palmer

GIS Analyst, RIVERCOM 911
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Joe Sacco

Public Safety GIS Specialist, City of Spokane/Spokane County
Joe Sacco began work in Public Safety GIS in March of 2014. His position supports fire and law enforcement agencies within Spokane County through GIS analysis and data maintenance. This includes management of GIS street network data and integration into Fire CAD and providing spatial... Read More →

Thursday October 22, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
Birch Ballroom

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