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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 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Calling All Young Professionals: Career Panel Honest Talk

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For young, entry-level, or emerging pros, it’s daunting to see job descriptions that require an increasing number of certifications, skills, and areas of expertise. Are all of these emerging technologies and competency expectations necessary, or are employers looking for a GIS unicorn? How do I know what skills will enhance my career and give me a competitive edge in the workplace? Participate in an interactive presentation and discussion to explore the options.

Calling All Young Professionals: Career Panel Honest Talk
Kevin Volz, GISP, Operations Lead, Evari GIS Consulting, San Diego, CA
Christina Brunsvold, GIS Specialist, California Energy Commission, Sacramento, CA
Rachel Rodriguez, GISP, Senior GIS Analyst/ CAMS Coordinator, Los Angeles County

Moderators
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Susan Kamei

Managing Director, Spatial Sciences Institute University of Southern California
As Managing Director of the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California, Susan H. Kamei directs the Institute's strategic initiatives, external relations, and administration of its academic and research enterprise centered on the development and use of GIS... Read More →

Speakers
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Kevin Volz, GISP

Director of Operations, Evari GIS Consulting, Inc,
GIS, Management, GISP, Python, Spatial Analysis, Automation, Efficiency, Value, Leadership
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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 →
avatar for Rachel Rodriguez, GISP

Rachel Rodriguez, GISP

Sr. GIS Analyst, Los Angeles County Internal Services Department



Monday September 30, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Salon 19, 1st Floor