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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


Moderators
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Kendrick Watson

Academic Programs Director, University of Southern California, Spatial Sciences Institute
Ken is responsible for recruiting and advising students in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs at the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. He earned his B.S. in Communications from Boston University, his M.A. in Educational Administration from California State University... Read More →

Speakers
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Eric Money

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

Information Technology Specialist, California Highway Patrol
Christina Brunsvold is an Information Technology Specialist at the California Highway Patrol in the Communications Centers Support Section. Christina graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master’s in Geographic Information Science and Technology and won the... Read More →



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