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Monday, October 19
 

8:30am

U-1: Emergency Preparedness for GIS - AICP/CM Approved 3.5

Emergency Preparedness for GIS  (1/2 day morning workshop)  
Monday, October 19, 2015, 8:30 AM-12:00 Noon
Instructors: Sandi Stroud & Theresa Martin, GISP

Description: As GIS goes from being a silo technology in an organization to an integrated enterprise solution, there is a pressing need for cross training on the non-technical disciplines GIS staff is being asked to support.  Specifically, public safety (emergency management, police and fire services) and the ridged work flows which accompany their daily duties, often prove foreign to those unfamiliar with these specific disciplines.  In order to accommodate their needs in a time-sensitive situation, out experience is that by taking the 'GIS' out of the analyst-emergency responder relationship is the best approach.  The key is to arm the GIS professional with enough knowledge so they can effectively discern the needs of the incident commander and quickly produce the spatial document(s) which best support decision making in an emergency. 

This workshop is divided into two parts:

  • First, an overview of the incident command structure and the national incident management system.  We will briefly discuss common situations specific to each discipline and show case studies/examples of how GIS is used to support each.  We will also discuss relevant data sets to public safety and suggestions for the integration of GIS into their organizations disaster preparedness planning. 
  • The second part of the workshop will include an interactive emergency technology table exercise with participants from the audience and provide take away knowledge that can be implemented in their own organizations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the differences between emergency management and the first responder disciplines.
  • Communicate a basic understanding of the federal level response structure.
  • Examine the role of GIS in the public safety disciplines including examples of real-world solutions.

Workshop Instructor
avatar for Theresa (Tari) Martin, GISP

Theresa (Tari) Martin, GISP

GIS Ananlyst, Dept. of IT, City of Laurel, Maryland
Theresa Martin has over 10 years experience in emergency management and is currently the GIS Analyst for the City of Laurel in Prince George's County Maryland. She is a technical subject matter Expert for the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation and member of the Mid... Read More →
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Sandi Stroud

Associate Vice President, Public Safety GIS, DATAMARK/Michael Baker International

Monday October 19, 2015 8:30am - 12:00pm
Terrace East

8:30am

U-4: Introduction to Public Participation GIS - AICP/CM Approved 8.5

Introduction to Public Participation GIS     
Monday, October 19, 2015, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Instructors: Judy Colby-George, GISP & Laxmi Ramasubramian, PhD, AICP

Description: As GIS becomes more widely available, many organizations and community groups are taking GIS out of the back room and are using it in public settings.  Using GIS technology to engage various “publics” in decision making requires more than traditional technical GIS skills. 

This course focuses on the process of entering into this type of engagement.  It will also review how GIS techniques and software can be adapted for use in community settings.  Using real world examples, the course will explore both government and community-led projects that encourage citizen participation and engagement.  Although this workshop will be focused on PPGIS within North America our case studies will illustrate the wide variability in the presence of governmental, societal, and technological infrastructure in different communities.

Specific topics include:

  • PPGIS for Civic Engagement
  • Principles and Methods of Community Organizing and Engagement
  • Innovative Use of Technologies
  • Visual Communication

Learning Objectives: Participants should come away from the class with a broad understanding of the key concepts and project design objectives related to PPGIS.  Participants will come away with knowledge of how to incorporate various aspects of geospatial technology into participatory projects.

Intended Audience: Individuals who have GIS experience and want to expand their skills to reach out and engage the public. Participants should be well versed in GIS general practices and analysis.

Requirements: Individuals will not need any specific equipment; but since this is a class about participation, participants should be prepared to participate.

Cost: Free with conference registration; $195 for workshop only


Workshop Instructor
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Laxmi Ramasubramian, PhD, AICP

Associate Professor, Hunter College of The City University of New York
Laxmi Ramasubramanian is an activist-scholar with a deep commitment to participatory planning using GIS and visualization tools.  She works at Hunter College in New York.  She has extensive experience designing, implementing, and evaluating participatory GIS projects in the... Read More →
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Judy Colby-George, GISP

Principal, Spatial Alternatives
Judy Colby-George: Judy owns Spatial Alternatives in Maine which specializes in using geospatial tools to engage people in policy making around natural resource issues like land use and ocean management. She has been working with various communities for over 20 years.

Monday October 19, 2015 8:30am - 5:00pm
Terrace West

8:30am

U-6: Cartography and Map Design - AICP/CM Approved 8.5

Cartography and Map Design
Monday, October 19, 20158:30 AM-5:00 PM
Instructors: Greg Babinski, GISP & Patrick Jankanish

Description:  An effective map portrays a place, delivers a message, or reveals a pattern with representational accuracy and visual clarity. How to make that happen is the subject of this workshop, which gives GIS practitioners the practical information and techniques needed to create effective, successful maps in any display medium.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the core principles involved in the academic discipline of cartography, and in the practical communication of spatial information via maps.
  • To become familiar with the types of information that maps can contain and how each of those types of information can be symbolized effectively.
  • To acquire a logical  and thorough process for developing a map from concept through design and construction to delivery to its intended audience.
  • To gain additional insights into map design principles via map critique.
  • To experience the map development process first-hand by putting principles into action in a culminating workshop exercise.

Intended Audience: This workshop is designed for individuals who are new to GIS and mapmaking, and for experienced GIS analysts who have not had specific training in cartography but need to create maps to support GIS data analysis and display. It will also be useful for GIS managers who wish to understand how to supervise cartographic projects effectively.

Requirements: None

Cost: Free with conference registration; $195 for workshop only


Speakers
avatar for Greg Babinski, GISP

Greg Babinski, GISP

GIS Marketing & Business Development Manager, King County GIS Center
I am the Marketing and Business Development Manager for the King County GIS Center in Seattle. Previously I was the GIS Supervisor for the East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland. I have an MA in geography from Wayne State University. I am a Past-President of URISA and founder... Read More →

Workshop Instructor
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Patrick Jankanish

Senior GIS Cartographer, King County GIS Center
Patrick Jankanish has been creating publication-quality map and graphic products for print and online media for more than thirty years in academic, commercial consulting, freelance, and government settings. Patrick takes a holistic approach to cartography that combines bedrock cartographic... Read More →

Monday October 19, 2015 8:30am - 5:00pm
Room 11

1:00pm

U-2: Next-Gen 911- AICP/CM Approved 3.5

NG9-1-1 and the GIS Workflow  (1/2 day afternoon workshop)  
Monday, October 19, 2015,1:00 - 5:00PM
Instructors: Sandi Stroud

Description: This workshop is aimed at the GIS professional who is currently supporting or may support their emergency communications division in the future. In a fully operational next generation 911 system, GIS is the core component in determining how a 911 call is routed to the correct public safety answering point (PSAP). This will have profound impacts on local maintenance workflows, local data access, and data fidelity.   We recognize there is a sincere lack of education available aimed at the GIS professional who may not be as versed with the 911 terminology or needs.  This workshop is intended to provide an overview of next generation 911, GIS’ role in such a system, the implications on local workflows, and illustrate common pain points and sources of errors in local GIS datasets.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Become familiar with basic next generation 911 terminology and concepts
  2. Recognize GIS’ role in a fully operational next generation 911 system
  3. Understand the implications on local GIS workflows to meet the demands of a next generation 911 system
  4. Begin to understand immediate steps that can be taken in preparing GIS assets for Next Generation 911

Intended Audience: GIS Managers, Emergency Management and Public Safety professionals.

Requirements: None

Cost: Free with conference registration; $95 for workshop only


Workshop Instructor
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Sandi Stroud

Associate Vice President, Public Safety GIS, DATAMARK/Michael Baker International

Monday October 19, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Terrace East

7:30pm

GISPro & NWGIS 2015 IGNITE- AICP/CM Approved 1.5
What is an Ignite Event? Ignite is a presentation style limited to 5 minutes (20 slides auto-advanced at 15 seconds each). Presenters do not have control of the advancement of slides and must tune their presentation to that timing. 

Following is a preliminary list of 'lightning talks'. We'd like more! If you are interested in presenting in this educational and entertaining evening session, please send an email to Pat Francis with a brief description.

  • Spiderwebs and the GIS Management Institute
    Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, FL
  •  Contributing to Open Street Map Using Field Papers in Tanzania
    Emmor Nile, GISP, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, OR
  • Geospatial Crowd Sourcing Site Evaluation for Non Profit Public Outreach
    Nicholas LaRue, HDR Engineering, Portland, OR
  • Modeling Erosion Potential Along Trails Using LiDAR
    Holly Eagleston, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Geography as an Educational Foundation
    Cy Smith, GISP, Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Salem, OR
  • Mobile Voter Line Wait:  A Story of Citizen Engagement, Partnerships and Panic! 
    Kevin Brown, GISi, Birmingham, AL
  • GIS Training: Taking our classroom into the community
    Marilyn Nielson and Dave Stasney, Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA
  • Mapping Mangroves and Coastal Wetlands
    Chris Dubia, MapWorks Learning, Falls Church, VA
  • Mapping Nahiku History
    Dawn Dionne, TerraMapping LLC, Hayden, ID
  • Participating in the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World
    Seth Sarakaitis, Esri, Redlands, CA
  • Young Professionals Making an Impact in URISA
    Kari Chael, CDMSmith, Chicago, IL
  • GIS Pros Can Affect and are Affected by Public Policy Issues
    Bruce Joffe, GISP, GIS Consultants, Piedmont, CA

Moderators
avatar for Carl Anderson, GISP

Carl Anderson, GISP

Consultant, New Light Technologies, Inc.
avatar for Keri Brennan, GISP

Keri Brennan, GISP

DATAMARK Product Manager, Michael Baker International
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Hilary Perkins, GISP

Comprehensive Planner, City of Maryland Heights
Hilary has over 20 years experience working with GIS in both the public and private sector.  She is currently the Comprehensive Planner for the City of Maryland Heights, Missouri. Her previous GIS and planning work in transportation, environmental, urban planning, and community development... Read More →

Speakers
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Kevin Brown

State & Local Account Manager, GISi
Kevin Brown is a State and Local Account Manager for GISi, an Esri Platinum Partner. He is located San Francisco, California.
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Kari Chael

GIS Specialist, CDM Smith
I am on the Vanguard Cabinet, Mentoring Committee and GIS-Pro Conference Planning Committee. Come talk to me about joining the URISA VC Mentoring Program as a mentor or mentee!
avatar for Dawn Dionne

Dawn Dionne

Owner, TerraMapping LLC
As a life long resident of the Pacific NW, I have had the opportunity to work with some of the largest Trimble and ESRI dealers and their wide variety of customers and GIS needs. My formal education is in Civil Engineering. It served to parlay me into GPS Survey and Mapping applications... Read More →
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Chris Dubia

Co Founder & Chief of Innovation, MapWorks Learning
Building communities to address the SDGs, OER, Open Communities, Geo & Crowdlearning
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Holly Eagleston

PhD Candidate, Virginia Tech
Holly Eagleston is a PhD Candidate at Virginia Tech in the Geospatial and Environmental Analysis program. She has been researching environmental impacts to protected natural areas using GIS and LiDAR technology. Holly has worked for Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Geological Society... Read More →
avatar for Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

President, Data Transfer Solutions
Will submit at later date
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Bruce Joffe, GISP

Principal, GIS Consultants
Founding Principal of GIS Consultants, Bruce has been providing GIS planning and implementation management services, public policy formulation, and organizational therapy to cities, counties, and utility companies for over 40 years. Bruce was Chair of URISA's Policy Advisory Committee... Read More →
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Cy Smith, GISP

Oregon State Geospatial Information Officer, OSCIO Geospatial Enterprise Office
Cy Smith, GISP is the State GIO for Oregon. He has been the President of URISA, President of NSGIC, and Chair of the Coalition of Geospatial Organizations.
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Emmor Nile, GISP

Emmor has been the GIS Coordinator at the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) since 1995. He worked for five years as a Senior GIS Analyst for VESTRA Resources in Redding CA. Emmor was the Research Forester for the Western Samoa Division of Forestry for two years as a Peace Corps... 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... Read More →
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Marilyn Nielson

Faculty, Spokane Community College
As part of the Environmental Sciences Department at Spokane Community College, Marilyn teaches introductory and advanced courses in GIS to students in the Water Resources and Natural Resources programs. These courses focus on attaining proficiency in an applied setting and emphasize... Read More →
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Seth Sarakaitis

Esri
Seth Sarakaitis joined Esri’s Redlands, California, headquarters as a project manager in Esri’s Professional Services division On the Utility Team in 2007. In 2010 Mr. Sarakaitis began working with on Esri’s Community Maps Program as a project manager, consultant and training... Read More →
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David Stasney

Instructor, Spokane Community College



Monday October 19, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Birch Ballroom
 
Tuesday, October 20
 

8:30am

Welcome & Keynote Address: Using GIS to Map "Land for People" from the Main Streets to the Mountain Tops - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
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
avatar for Carl Anderson, GISP

Carl Anderson, GISP

Consultant, New Light Technologies, Inc.
avatar for Luke Boggess, GISP

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... Read More →

Speakers
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Joshua Greenberg

GIS Analyst, WAURISA
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... Read More →
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Keith Massie

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.
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Dan Narsavage

GIS Analyst, Senior, Idaho Dept of Water Resources
I earned a MS in Geology and Certificate in GeoTechnologies from Idaho State University.  And then one day I found ten years had got behind me.  No one told me when to run.  I missed the starting gun.
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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... Read More →


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

10:30am

Agriculture, Landscape and Ecology - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
This session will focus on international and state efforts to support collaboration between researchers, development practitioners, and farmers through agrological intensification and the development of sustainable local food systems. Presenters will also look at tools available to support development and dissemination of early warning tools for drought and growing seasons, as well as the assessment of the ecological benefits of incorporating landscape patterns into habitat evaluation.

Moderator: Bart Butterfield, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, ID 

  • 10:30 – 11:00am
    Supporting International Agricultural Research Projects using Open Source GIS
    Karsten Vennemann, Terra GIS LTD, Seattle, WA
     
  • 11:00 – 11:30am
    Using Google Earth Engine to Create Large Scale Evapotranspiration
    Stefanie Bohms, GISP, SGT Inc., Sioux Falls, SD
     
  • 11:30 -  12:00 Noon
    Assessing Ecological Benefits for the California Department of Water Resources: Incorporating Landscape Pattern into Habitat Evaluation Models
    JD McLandrich, GISP, AECOM, Portland, OR 
All AICP

Moderators
avatar for Bart Butterfield

Bart Butterfield

Manager, Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System, Idaho Department of Fish and Game
I am the manager of the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Information System (IFWIS) in the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG). IFWIS is responsible for developing and maintaining IDFG's enterprise information system for data collected on Idaho's fish and wildlife resources. We develop... Read More →

Speakers
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Stefanie Bohms, GISP

Scientist, SGT Inc
Stefanie Bohms is a GIS specialist/Scientist with SGT, Inc. at USGS EROS in Sioux Falls, SD. The primary projects include Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) and WaterSMART (Water Sustain and Manage America's Resources for Tomorrow). She is currently assisting in the development... Read More →
avatar for JD McLandrich, GISP

JD McLandrich, GISP

GIS Specialist, AECOM
Born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, JD McLandrich grew up taking family road trips to more impressive geographical regions. With the road atlas always on his lap, he became the navigator. This nudged him to studied Geography at The University of Kentucky where he spent many weekends... Read More →
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Karsten Vennemann

GIS Consultant, Terra GIS Ltd
Karsten Vennemann, Terra GIS LTD,  is a GIS professional with a background in Geography and Soil Science. His work mostly focuses on GIS in the context of natural resources, sustainable development and social justice. In 2007 he started his own company, Terra GIS based in Seattle... Read More →



Tuesday October 20, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 2

10:30am

Coastal, Watershed and Flood Risk Management - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
This session focuses on how current GIS technologies are used at the Federal, State, and local levels to perform coastal change analysis, flood risk management, and for watershed basin assessment.

Moderator:  Linda Davis, Idaho Dept of Water Resources, Boise, ID

  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM
    Coastal Land Cover Change Data and Partnerships
    Eric Morris, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, Charleston, SC
     
  • 11:00 – 11:30 AM
    Evaluating Flood Risk of Insured Facilities
    Danielle Favreau, GISP, Idaho Department of Water Resources, Boise, ID 
     
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Noon
    San Antonio River BATSIC
    Misty Downing, San Antonio River Authority, San Antonio, TX
All AICP 

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Danielle Bruno-Favreau

Danielle Bruno-Favreau

GIS Analyst, Idaho Department of Water Resouces
Danielle has been working in GIS for over 20 years. Currently, she supports GIS and GPS applications throughout the Department of Water Resources. Danielle obtained her GISP in 2008. She served as a Board Member and Conference Planning Committee Member and Chair for Northern Rockies... Read More →
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Misty Downing

GIS Analyst, San Antonio River Authority
I have a Masters in GIS/Water Resources from Texas State University and a Bachelors in Geography/Natural Resource Management from UT Austin. I have been working in GIS mapping and analysis for about 11 years. My particular areas of expertise include data management, spatial analysis... Read More →
avatar for Eric Morris, GISP

Eric Morris, GISP

Remote Sensing Specialist, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
I work for NOAA's Office for Coastal Management (OCM). I hold a Bachelor's and Master's degree of Geosciences from Murray State University, a small state school in the corn fields of Kentucky, focusing on integrating imagery processing techniques into watershed modeling. After... Read More →



Tuesday October 20, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 5

10:30am

State Custodianship of CadNSDI - the Cat’s Meow? - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
The Cadastral components of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), referred to as the CadNSDI, are the core elements of cadastral information that provide the framework for building and using cadastral (land records) information statewide. This breakout session will provide an overview of CadNSDI efforts around the country, followed by a focus on the State of Montana’s efforts to assume state custodianship of their cadastral data. Their innovative approach will look at the technology and coordination efforts.
(Note that these two abstract submissions are being integrated into one session/panel discussion by the speakers.)

Moderator: Keith Blount, GISP, State of Montana, Helena, MT

10:30 AM - 11:15AM
  • Land Records and State Government
    Brent Jones, PE, PLS, Esri, Reston, VA 
11:15 AM - Noon
  • The Nine Lives of the Cat: Takeaways From the Montana CATSPAW Project
    Maya Daurio, Montana State Library, Helena, MT 

Moderators
Speakers
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Maya Daurio

GIS Programmer/Analyst, Montana State Library
Maya is a GIS Analyst with the Montana State Library Geographic Information Program. She has a M.S. in Geography with a Certificate in GIS from the University of Montana.
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Brent Jones, PE, PLS

Global Manager, Cadastre/Land Records, Esri
Based in Washington D.C., Brent Jones oversees Esri’s worldwide strategic planning, business development, and marketing activities for land records, cadastral, surveying, and land administration.  As a recognized technology innovator, Jones specializes in modernizing existing land... Read More →



Tuesday October 20, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 1

2:00pm

Address Database Development - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
New technologies and the rapid expansion of web-based GIS tools offer new and exciting ways to develop governmental address databases utilizing public and private sector involvement. This breakout session will focus on models and best practices associated with building these address databases at the local, state & national levels.

Moderator: Amy Esnard, MSc., GISP, PMBI, Elevon Solutions, LLC, Hood River, OR

  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    Addressing A Simple Task or a City Nightmare
    Randal Krejcarek, P.E., GISP, City of Delray Beach, Delray Beach, FL
     (AICP) 
  • 2:30 – 3:00 PM
    Building an Open National Address Database
    Martha Wells, GISP, Spatial Focus LLC, University Park, MD 
  • 3:00 – 3:30 PM
    Developing a Community Engagement Component for Addressing Systems
    Martha Wells, GISP, Spatial Focus LLC, University Park, MD
    (AICP) 

Moderators
avatar for Amy Esnard, MSc, GISP

Amy Esnard, MSc, GISP

Consultant, Elevon Solutions, LLC
Amy brings nearly two decades of professional GIS experience, primarily in State and Local Government. She has an extensive understanding of information technology and how to best organize, plan, implement and use GIS and spatial technology. In the past eight years, Amy has demonstrated... Read More →

Speakers
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Randal Krejcarek, PE, GISP

Environmental Services Director, City of Delray Beach
Randal Krejcarek has over 25 years of experience in the local government engineering/transportation field. In his current position, Mr. Krejcarek is responsible for running a department of 152 full time employees as implementing the City's annual capital improvement program. He oversees... 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 →



Tuesday October 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 1

2:00pm

An Insider's View of Indoor Technology and Mapping - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
How can you use your current GIS technology to improve the management of building space through GIS? This session will focus onthe  reasons, benefits, and challenges of indoor mapping implementation.

Moderator: Al Little, BES, GISP, City of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON - Canada

  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    Using GIS for Space and Occupancy Management
    Dan Jensen, OnLINE FM, Idaho Falls, ID
  • 2:30 – 3:00 PM
    Indoor Mapping For Your Organization
    Kevin Brown, GISi, Birmingham, AL 
  • 3:00 – 3:30 PM
    Creating A GIS Application for King Abdulaziz University Campus Planning
    Abdulkader Murad, PhD, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 

Moderators
avatar for Al Little, GISP

Al Little, GISP

Manager of Special Projects - GIS, City of Hamilton
Al Little is the Manager of Special Projects - GIS for the City of Hamilton. Al has over 30 years experience in the surveying, mapping, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and information technology fields, 28 of which have been in a municipal government environment.Al holds a diploma... Read More →

Speakers
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Kevin Brown

State & Local Account Manager, GISi
Kevin Brown is a State and Local Account Manager for GISi, an Esri Platinum Partner. He is located San Francisco, California.
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Dan Jensen

Geospatial Solutions Developer, OnLINE FM, LLC
Dan P. Jensen is a Geospatial Solutions Developer for OnLINE FM, a company specializing in facility management technology solutions.  Dan has a Bachelors in GIS and Cartography from Brigham Young University and 18 years of experience developing and enhancing GIS solutions for local... Read More →
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Abdulkader Murad, Ph.D

Professor, King Abdulaziz University
Prof. Abdulkader A. Murad is a Fallow at the Charted Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, FCInstCES. Currently, he is the GIS and IT Advisor for the Vice President for projects in king AbdulAziz University and a Professor of GIS in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning... Read More →



Tuesday October 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 5

2:00pm

Transportation Information Mapping Systems, Public Roads Network, and Transportation Organization Network Integration - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

This session will explore geospatial technologies for the implementation of enterprise level transportation information mapping systems , state level route prioritization processes, and, the development of statewide all road network datasets.

Moderator: Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, FL
 

  • 2:00 - 2:30pm
    Enterprise Distinguished System - Transportation Information Mapping System (TIMS)
    Ian Kidner, GISP, GIMS Systems Administrator, Ohio Department of Transportation
  • 2:30 -3:00pm
    Georgia State Route Prioritization
    Paul Tanner, Assistant Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta, GA 
  • 3:00 - 3:30pm
    Washington State Department of Transportation Washington All Public Roads Network
    Pat Whittaker, and Allen Blake, Washington State Department of Transportation, Olympia, WA 

Moderators
avatar for Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

President, Data Transfer Solutions
Will submit at later date

Speakers
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Allen Blake

GIS Data Products Supervisor, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
I have a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Geology, minor in Geography from Murray State University.  I have 27 years of experience working as a Photogrammetrist, Cartographer, and GIS Specialist for the Defense Mapping Agency, private industry, and now at the Washington... Read More →
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Ian Kidner, GISP

GIS Systems Administrator, Ohio Department of Transportation
Ian is a GIS Systems Administrator with the Ohio Department of Transportation. He focuses on delivering technology solutions to improve customer workflows & agency efficiency. Ian provides leadership for asset management, data governance, LRS/Road Inventory and GIS policy initiatives... Read More →
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Paul Tanner

State Transportation Data Administrator, Georgia Department of Transportation
I have been employed by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for the past 23 years. In May of 2015 I was appointed to the State Transportation Data Administrator position after serving in the role as the Assistant State Transportation Data Administrator in the Office of... Read More →
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Pat Whittaker

HPMS Manager, Washington State Department of Transportation
Prior to becoming the HPMS Manager for WSDOT in 1992 I worked for WSDOT performing surveys, project design, project inspection, records control (project documentation and contract payment), and various planning functions. I began working with FHWA in the mid-1990’s as WSDOT helped... Read More →


Tuesday October 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Maple Ballroom
 
Wednesday, October 21
 

10:30am

Assets, Records and Management Roadblocks - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
It is a rare case in our line of work that a majority of critical factors that push an organization towards an asset management paradigm fall into place concurrently. These presenters will share their processes and findings, as well as outline where the biggest blocks to the process improvement were discovered.

Moderator: Ian Von Essen, Spokane County, Spokane, WA

  • 10:30 – 11:00 AM
    Managing a Wastewater System across Three Jurisdictions 
    Donna Phillips, GISP, City of Hayden, ID
    Representatives of Hayden Area Regional Sewer Board & Their Entities
  • 11:00 – 11:30 AM
    Implementing Asset Management in the Cloud using Ground Based LiDAR
    Chet Hagen and Lauren Woodruff, MultnomahCounty /DCS Business Services
    Portland, OR
  • 11:30 – 12:00 Noon
    As-Builts: Proper Records Management Processes Aid Asset Management
    Elaine Eberly and Dean Noble, Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle, WA

All AICP 


Moderators
avatar for Ian Von Essen

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 →

Speakers
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Elaine Eberly

Utility_GIS Data Maintenance Supervisor, Seattle Public Utilities
Elaine Eberly is a member of the GIS Section in the IT Division at Seattle Public Utilities and has been the supervisor of the Utility GIS Data Maintenance Unit for the past 15 years.
avatar for Chet Hagen

Chet Hagen

Sr. GIS & Data Analyst, Multnomah County DCS - Business Services
My educational background is a BS in Information Systems & Computer Science from the University of Montana-Missoula, and M.S. in Water Resources from the University of Idaho-Moscow. Prior to Multnomah County I worked in and around the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in Idaho on Salmon/Steelhead... Read More →
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Donna Phillips

GIS/Engineering Services Coordinator, City of Hayden
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Lauren Woodruff

GIS Analyst, Multnomah County DCS
Lauren Woodruff joined Multnomah County as a GIS Technician in 2013. She works largely on data extraction and maintenance of various county assets related to road services. Prior to joining the county, Lauren had previously worked on the Western Oregon Access Rights project for the... Read More →



Wednesday October 21, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 2

10:30am

Map-21 What Does it Mean for Me and My Agency - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
This session will provide a review of the Map-21 guidelines and how they apply to agencies. The discussion will focus on the development of GIS Policies and Procedures related to the management of MAP-21 and how it can be integrated into an Enterprise Asset Management system.

Moderator: Teresa Townsend, AICP Planning Communities, Raleigh, NC

  • MAP-21 - What Does it Mean for me and my Agency?
    Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP and Trey Fragala, AICP, PMP, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, FL
 

Moderators
avatar for Teresa Townsend, AICP

Teresa Townsend, AICP

Chief Executive Officer, Planning Communities

Speakers
avatar for Trey Fragala

Trey Fragala

Chief Operating Officer, Data Transfer Solutions, LLC
Trey Fragala, AICP, PMP is the Chief Operating Officer for Data Transfer Solutions, LLC (DTS). He has an excellent understanding of asset and financial management processes and software. In addition to his executive management experience, Mr. Fragala has 18 years of program management... Read More →
avatar for Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

President, Data Transfer Solutions
Will submit at later date



Wednesday October 21, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 4

1:30pm

Implementing Map 21 All Road Network of Linear Reference Data [ARNOLD] - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
This panel will discuss how the Arizona DOT is partnering with state and local agencies to integrate disparate centerline road data into a seamless statewide Linear Refer System.

Moderator: Alexandra Diana Rodriguez , CDM Smith, Chicago, IL

  • GIS-Transportation “ARNOLD”
    Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, FL
    James Meyer, GISP, Arizona Department of Transportation, Phoenix, AZ
    Ian Kidner, GISP, GIMS Systems Administrator, Ohio Department of Transportation
    AICP 

Moderators
avatar for Diana Rodriguez

Diana Rodriguez

GIS Specialist, CDM Smith

Speakers
avatar for Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

President, Data Transfer Solutions
Will submit at later date
avatar for James Meyer, GISP

James Meyer, GISP

Data Analytics Manager, Arizona Department of Transportation
James Meyer is a GISP who is the Data Analytics and HPMS Manager for Arizona DOT Multimodal Planning Division. He has been in the GIS profession 18 years after graduating with a Geography Degree. Of that, time 12+ years has been in transportation, 7of which focused on program man... Read More →
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Ian Kidner, GISP

GIS Systems Administrator, Ohio Department of Transportation
Ian is a GIS Systems Administrator with the Ohio Department of Transportation. He focuses on delivering technology solutions to improve customer workflows & agency efficiency. Ian provides leadership for asset management, data governance, LRS/Road Inventory and GIS policy initiatives... Read More →



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

1:30pm

Knowledge & Power: Legal and Ethic Considerations for GIS and Planning - AICP/CM Approved 1.5 (.5 L/1.0 E)

Attention Planners!  This session is especially designed for you,  but GIS professionals in planning departments – you’ll definitely want to mark your schedule to attend this very special session as well! This session was developed to combine both the legal and ethical responsibilities for a Certified Planner, or a planner preparing for certification testing, in understanding how to avoid perceived and/or actual misuse of “knowledge and power.”  Come learn about these two very important aspects of planning through a panel of experts and fun/interactive audience case scenarios. 

Participants of this session will learn:

  • Potential professional ethical risks of using or sharing data/information for decision-making and/or personal gain (intentional actions or not)
  • A clear understanding of your role and the Freedom of Information Law and FOIA requests
  • What is confidential and/or proprietary data including geocoded proprietary survey, sensitive/critical infrastructure, archaeological and environmental data – how are you ethically and legally bound?
  • Misinterpretation or using carefully selected data to paint an inaccurate picture or analysis –“Lying with Maps”
  • Understanding the statistical significance of data and the potential for bias and representation
  • Understand legal agreements for the use of proprietary and/or copyrighted imagery, data and other materials

Presenters:
Teresa Townsend, AICP, Planning Communities, Raleigh, NC
Ed Wells, GISP, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Washington, DC
Kelly Alfaro Haugen, Thurston GeoData Center

 


Speakers
avatar for Teresa Townsend, AICP

Teresa Townsend, AICP

Chief Executive Officer, Planning Communities
avatar for Ed Wells, GISP

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... Read More →
avatar for Kelly Alfaro Haugen

Kelly Alfaro Haugen

GIS Analyst, Thurston County GeoData Center
Ms. Alfaro Haugen is a GIS Analyst II with over 10 years of experience in both the private and public sectors working with GIS data, analysis, cartography and education. Kelly has been with Thurston County, in Washington State, since 2007 where she supports the Long Range and Current... Read More →


Wednesday October 21, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Room 5

1:30pm

Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
Public Participation GIS (PPGIS) provides awareness through geographic technology education and participation on a local level.  These presentations will focus on efforts to measure services and the impact of poverty on traditionally underserved populations through quality data and participatory systems.

Moderator: Judy Colby-George, GISP, Spatial Alternatives, Yarmouth, ME 

  • 1:30 - 2:00pm
    Where Y at? Using PPGIS to Study Street Lights in the Black Pearl of New Orleans
    Graham Hayes, Entergy New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • 2:00 - 2:30pm
    Participatory Geographic Information Systems: Mapping Nairobi Informal Settlement
    Katie Pickett, University of Central Arkansas, New Orleans, LA 
  • 2:30 - 3:00pm
    GIS in Poverty Alleviation
    Rania Qutieshat, Dr., Balqa Applied Univerity, Amman, Jordan
    Mohammed Al Hiari, Hashemite Fund for Human Development, Amman, Jordan 

Moderators
avatar for Judy Colby-George, GISP

Judy Colby-George, GISP

Principal, Spatial Alternatives
Judy Colby-George: Judy owns Spatial Alternatives in Maine which specializes in using geospatial tools to engage people in policy making around natural resource issues like land use and ocean management. She has been working with various communities for over 20 years.

Speakers
avatar for Graham Hayes

Graham Hayes

Project Manager/QA/QC, WhoData.org
I am a recent graduate from the University of New Orleans (Dec. 2014), with a B.S. in Urban Planning with a concentration in Geography. I was recently hired as an Engineering Associate in Gas Distribution for Entergy New Orleans after spending a year as a GIS Tech. I have also recently... Read More →
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Mohammed AL Hiari

Financial and Administrative Manager, Financial and Administrative Manager
I am working at JOHUD as operational activities .JOHUD is a NGO aim to develop human abilities and encourage local communities to encourage economic and social empowerment and reduce poverty
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Rania Qutieshat, Ph.D

I am now working as assistant prof. at Balqa Applied University .I hold A PhD. degree in Geography ,MA in Regional planning,Ba in Architecture
avatar for Katie Pickett

Katie Pickett

GIS Research and Analysis, Landmapp
Katie Pickett is a Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) candidate at the University of Central Arkansas where she studies sociocultural and political implications of various indices and quantifiable and qualitative data. Ms. Pickett obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the... Read More →



Wednesday October 21, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Room 4

4:00pm

Calculating Walksheds and Crop Cover Changes - AICP/CM Approved 1.0
This session focuses how current GIS technologies are used at the local level to determine Walkshed for light rail access and crop growth over space and time.

Moderator: Donna Phillips, GISP, City of Hayden, Hayden, ID

  • 4:00 – 4:30 PM
    Developing a Process to Connect Remotely Sensed Crops to BMPs and Water Quality
    Keota Silaphone, MCP, GISP, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD 
  • 4:30 – 5:00 PM
    Calculating Walksheds in Light Rail Station Areas:  A Case Study in SeaTac, WA
    Zinta Smidchens, GISP, City of SeaTac, WA, SeaTac, WA 

All AICP

 

Moderators
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Donna Phillips

GIS/Engineering Services Coordinator, City of Hayden

Speakers
avatar for Keota Silaphone, MCP, GISP

Keota Silaphone, MCP, GISP

Lecturer, Salisbury University
Keota Silaphone has 10 years of practical working experience in the public sector as a Natural Resources Planner and GIS Analyst for the Worcester County Government on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. From 2003 to 2012, she worked within the Department of Comprehensive Planning (7 years... Read More →
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Zinta Smidchens

GIS Coordinator / Analyst, City of SeaTac
Zinta Šmidchens earned a B.Sc. at the University of Toronto. Her professional career has spanned the public and private sectors, in organizations ranging in size from a small consulting firm to a state geological survey, to a large natural resources company. She is currently the... Read More →



Wednesday October 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 5

4:00pm

Decision Support Systems in Urban Planning - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
This session will discuss how current geospatial technological tools and analysis are being used to help facilitate community visioning, decision support, and policy in Urban Planning.

Moderator: Doug Adams, GISP, Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD

  • 4:00 – 4:30 PM
    Establishing Measures and Data to Support Planning and Policy Decisions to Integrate Transportation and Health
    Teresa Townsend, AICP, Planning Communities, Raleigh, NC 
  •  4:30 – 5:00 PM
    Decision Support Systems in Urban Planning Evaluating GIS in Municipalities
    Rania Qutieshat, Dr., Balqa Applied University, Amman – Jordan 

All AICP

 

Moderators
avatar for Doug Adams, GISP

Doug Adams, GISP

Engineering Program Manager, Baltimore County DPW
Doug is the GIS Program Manager for Baltimore County, Maryland’s Department of Public Works. He has over 30 years of experience in geospatial industry. Doug is an adjunct professor at Towson University where he teaches GIS Database Design and Interpretation of Aerial Photographs... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Townsend, AICP

Teresa Townsend, AICP

Chief Executive Officer, Planning Communities
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Rania Qutieshat, Ph.D

I am now working as assistant prof. at Balqa Applied University .I hold A PhD. degree in Geography ,MA in Regional planning,Ba in Architecture



Wednesday October 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 4

4:00pm

Use of GIS to Facilitate Urban Sustainability - AICP/CM Approved 1.0
This session will discuss site selection methods and GIS tools used to facilitate urban sustainability.  The presentations will review the processes used to determine locations for recycling, landfill and aggregate operations in an urban environment, as well as an open source tool that can be used to map potential solar resources.

Moderator: Jochen Albrecht, Ph.D., Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY

  • 4:00 – 4:30 PM
    Characterization of Event-based Supply and Demand in an Urban Market
    Christopher DiMaggio, PE, Pennsylvania State University, Camarillo, CA
    AICP
  • 4:30 - 5:00 PM
    Urban Solar Energy Mapping and Geospatial Analysis: The Case of Philadelphia, PA
    Kirby Calvert, PhD, Penn State University, University Park, PA

 


Moderators
avatar for Jochen Albrecht

Jochen Albrecht

Hunter College

Speakers
avatar for Chris DiMaggio

Chris DiMaggio

A marketing professional and registered civil engineer, I am currently a graduate student at The Pennsylvania State University focusing on the study of location-based business analytics.
avatar for Kirby Calvert, Ph.D.

Kirby Calvert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
Kirby Calvert received his PhD from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Working with the Institute of Energy and Environmental Policy, he studied renewable energy development under one of the most comprehensive policy programs in North America. His work aims to improve... Read More →



Wednesday October 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Birch Ballroom
 
Thursday, October 22
 

8:30am

Community Health and GIS Initiatives - AICP/CM Approved 1.0

This session Will explore the utility of geospatial technologies and techniques in improving health care quality, examining the spatial and non-spatial factors in heath care accessibility, and look at GIS as a  participatory tool for environmental advocacy.

Moderator: Hilary Perkins, GISP, City of Maryland Heights, Maryland Heights, MO

  • 8:30 – 9:30 AM
    Healthcare Associated Infections: Advancing CDC’s Health Care Quality Protection Efforts through Geospatial Maps/Apps
    Danielle Ayan, GISP, PMP, ICP, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) | Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) | Geospatial Research, Analysis and Services Program (GRASP), Atlanta, GA

  • 9:30 – 10:00 AM
    Stress in New York City
    Jochen Albrecht, Ph.D., Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY


Moderators
avatar for Hilary Perkins, GISP

Hilary Perkins, GISP

Comprehensive Planner, City of Maryland Heights
Hilary has over 20 years experience working with GIS in both the public and private sector.  She is currently the Comprehensive Planner for the City of Maryland Heights, Missouri. Her previous GIS and planning work in transportation, environmental, urban planning, and community development... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jochen Albrecht

Jochen Albrecht

Hunter College
avatar for Danielle Ayan, GISP, PMP

Danielle Ayan, GISP, PMP

Contract Project Manager, Booz Allen Hamilton
As a Geospatial Lead for Booz Allen Hamilton, Danielle works to advance the mission of the Health and Human Services (HHS)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) via the Geospatial Research Analysis and Services Program (GRASP). Danielle is the Program/Project Manager for... Read More →



Thursday October 22, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Room 5

8:30am

GIS and Next Generation 9-1-1 in Washington State - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
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

     


Moderators
avatar for Kathrine Cargo, GISP

Kathrine Cargo, GISP

GIS Manager, Orleans Parish Communication District
Kathrine Cargo, GISP is the GIS/Mapping Coordinator for the Orleans Parish Communication District (OPCD) . Prior to coming to OPCD in 2002, Ms. Cargo worked for sixteen years in both public and private agencies as a Principal City Planner and GIS Project Manager. Ms. Cargo has a Masters... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Shawna Ernst

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 →
avatar for Ian Von Essen

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 →
avatar for Dan Miller

Dan Miller

E911 GIS Manager, Washington Military Department
Dan has been with the Washington State E911 Program 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. Prior to this work, he spent... Read More →
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Lynn Palmer

GIS Analyst, RIVERCOM 911
avatar for Joe Sacco

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
Birch Ballroom

8:30am

Transportation: Project Management and Data Design- Methodologies - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
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
avatar for Ed Wells, GISP

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... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Pyung ho Kim, GISP

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... Read More →
avatar for Jim Glassley

Jim Glassley

Senior GIS Analyst, HDR Engineering
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... Read More →
avatar for Nick LaRue

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... Read More →
avatar for Anthony Leimeister

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... Read More →



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

10:30am

Closing Keynote: Building Healthy Communities - AICP/CM Approved 1.0
In the current climate of healthcare reform and increasing emphasis on improved population health outcomes, the need to focus efforts on building healthy communities is more relevant than ever. Technology and data advances support healthy communities through transparency and open data agendas, big data analysis, and improved usability and flexibility in system design. Dr. Geraghty will discuss these themes as they apply to the GIS workflows that support building healthy communities.

Speakers
avatar for Este Geraghty,  MD, MS, MPH, GISP

Este Geraghty, MD, MS, MPH, GISP

Chief Medical Officer & Health Solutions Director, Esri
Dr. Estella M. Geraghty, MD, MS, MPH, CPH, FACP, GISP is Esri's Chief Medical Officer and Health Solutions Director where she leads the health and human services sector team, focusing on the improvement of health though strategic use of geographic information systems. Dr. Geraghty's... Read More →


Thursday October 22, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Grand Ballroom B