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Welcome to the event site for GIS-Pro 2019 in New Orleans! 
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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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Tuesday, October 1 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Training the Trainer

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Want to share your enthusiasm for GIS? In this session, get ideas from two projects that involve GIS teachers and trainers with students that promote geospatial curricula and are building a GIS-competent pipeline.

  • Approaches and Techniques in Teaching GIS for Adult Learners
    Fikriyah Winata, Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • The GEO Project: Geospatial Education and Outreach in Mississippi
    Gunnar Olson, GISP, ESRI Desktop Associate, Geospatial Technology Specialist, Mississippi State University-GRI, Stennis Space Center, MS


Speakers
avatar for Gunnar Olson, GISP

Gunnar Olson, GISP

Geospatial Technologies Specialist, Mississippi State University
A Research Associate at Mississippi State University's Geosystems Research Institute (GRI), I have worked on the GEO (Geospatial Education and Outreach) Project for the past thirteen years. We are federally funded by NOAA to provide free geospatial education and outreach to Mississippi... Read More →
avatar for Fikriyah Winata, M.S., CTT+

Fikriyah Winata, M.S., CTT+

Ph.D Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fikriyah Winata (Fik) is a first-year Ph.D student with a concentration in health/medical geography. Her interest in vector-borne disease brought her to work at the Geographic Information Science and Spatial Epidemiology (GISSA) Lab, College of Veterinary Medicine, the University... Read More →



Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Salon 19