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Welcome to the event site for GIS-Pro 2019 in New Orleans! 
Use this site to design your agenda, review presentations in-depth, and network with your peers.
Start reviewing the comprehensive workshop and training opportunities, the keynote addresses, professional development and networking events, and the abundance of concurrent breakout sessions in several focused program tracks:

  • GIS Leadership & Management
  • Community Resiliency and Sustainability 
  • Social Justice and Equity Implications of GIS
  • GIS Supporting Health and Human Services
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • Geospatial Technology Innovations
  • Inspiring the Future of GIS and Education

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Monday, September 30 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Thinking About Grad School?

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What’s the value of a GIS or geospatial graduate degree vis-à-vis continuing education? What should I look for in a graduate program? What is the best preparation for getting admitted to a graduate program? How do I get the most out of a graduate program? What makes a graduate degree a worthwhile investment? Delve into these questions and more during this panel discussion.

  • Thinking About Grad School?
    Ken Watson, Academic Programs Director, Spatial Sciences Institute, Los Angeles, CA
    Eric S. Money, Ph.D., Associate Director of Professional Education, Center for Geospatial Analytics, Assistant Professor of GIST, and Director of Graduate Programs, MGIST/GISCert, North Carolina State University
    Christina Brunsvold, M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology Candidate 2019, GIS Specialist, California Energy Commission, Sacramento, CA


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Ken Watson

Academic Programs Director, Spatial Sciences Institute
Ken Watson oversees recruitment and academic advisement for the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. He received his B.S. in Communications from Boston University and an M.A. in Educational Administration from California State University... Read More →

Speakers
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Eric Money, Ph.D

Associate Director of Professional Education, North Carolina State University
Eric is currently the Associate Director of Professional Education in the Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University. He serves as Director of several graduate programs, including NC State's Masters of Geospatial Information Science & Technology and Graduate Certificate... Read More →
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Christina Brunsvold

GIS Specialist, California Energy Commission
Christina Brunsvold is a GIS Specialist for the California Energy Commission in the GIS Services and Cartography Unit and a recent graduate from the University of Southern California with a Master’s in Geographic Information Science and Technology. In 2018, Christina was selected... Read More →



Monday September 30, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm
Salon 19, 1st Floor