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Keynote Address [clear filter]
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
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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

Columbia Cartographic
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
 
Thursday, October 22
 

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