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  • 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
Precision Addressing for Community GIS and 9-1-1 - AICP/CM Approved 1.0

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Locating addresses and people precisely and accurately is more important than ever. Finding the exact location of an address is a major focus of emergency responders and community data managers. Attend this presentation to learn more about location precision of addresses related to spatial reference systems, community data management, and related workflows for 9-1-1 emergency preparedness.

  • Addresses and Geographic Names as Spatial Reference Systems
    Martha Wells, GISP, Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC, University Park, MD
    Ed Wells, Retired, URISA Past President
  • How the State of Hawaii Reached Over 99% Synchronization Between MSAG and GIS
    Katja Krivoruchko, GIS Manager, Akimeka LLC, Kihei, HI



Moderators
avatar for Kathrine Cargo, GISP

Kathrine Cargo, GISP

GIS Analyst, Orleans Parish Communication District
Kathrine Cargo is a GIS Analyst for the Orleans Parish Communication District, the 9-1-1 Administrators for the City of New Orleans. Prior to working in 9-1-1, Kathrine spent six years in public service working as a Planning Administrator and GIS Project Manager for the New Orleans... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Martha Wells, GISP

Martha Wells, GISP

Principal, Spatial Focus LLC
Addressing professional, co-author of Federal Address Data Standard, background in urban planning, GIS, land records/cadastre, and addressing systems.  I have worked in the United States, and internationally over the past 40+ years, and have been a URISA member and volunteer since... Read More →
avatar for Ed Wells, GISP

Ed Wells, GISP

Retired/URISA Past President, Retired
Ed Wells is Past President of URISA, and has been a member of the URISA Policy Advisory Committee since its creation in 2008. He retired in 2017 after nine years as GIS Manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in 2017. During that time he worked with WMATA's... Read More →



Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Salon 21, 1st Floor