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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 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Modeling Data to Mitigate Emergencies - AICP/CM Approved 1.0

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Attend this session to learn how GIS modelling and data can be used to measure natural resource impacts during project design, measure situational awareness and resource management, and disaster trends for predicting future events.

  • How Close Was It? Assessing City Tornado Risk in Louisiana
    Michael Crosby, PhD, Assistant Professor of GIS and Remote Sensing, Louisiana Tech University-School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, Ruston, LA
  • USGS Event Support Maps and the 3D Elevation Program - Lidar in FL, PR, and USVI
    Xan Fredericks, GISP, Lidar Coordinator/Associate National Map Liaison, US Geological Survey, St Petersburg, FL
    Chris Cretini, National Map Liaison, US Geological Survey, Lafayette, LA
  • NPDES and Natural Resource Tracking at Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA)
    Marian Batton, GISP, Senior GIS Analyst, JMT Technology Group, Hunt Valley, MD

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Jennifer Buchanan, GISP

Water Resources Engineer, GEI Consultants
Jennifer Buchanan is a Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) and received a GIS Certificate of Achievement. She has nearly 20 years of years of experience as a Water Resources Engineer and GIS Specialist. Buchanan specializes in stormwater and sustainability... Read More →


Michael Crosby, PhD

Assistant Professor-GIS and Remote Sensing, Louisiana Tech University-School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry
Michael Crosby is Assistant Professor of GIS and Remote Sensing at Louisiana Tech University. He has over 10 years experience in GIS and remote sensing applications and has been involved in research related to severe weather and climate change impacts on forests, urban forestry, spatial... Read More →
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Xan Fredericks, GISP

National Map Liaison, U.S. Geological Survey
Xan Fredericks, GISP works with the U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program User Engagement Office as the National Map Liaison to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. She is also a member of the USGS Geospatial Information Response Team and the Chair of the... Read More →

Chris Cretini

National Map Liaison, US Geological Survey
Chris Cretini works in the USGS National Geospatial Program and is located at the Wetland and Aquatic Research Center in Lafayette, LA. He is The National Map liaison to Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, working to develop data acquisition and stewardship... Read More →
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Marian Batton

Sr. GIS Analyst, JMT Technology Group
Ms. Batton is a Senior GIS Analyst working within the JMT Technology Group with over 25 years of experience. She is currently providing GIS program support to the Environmental Division of MDTA’s Office of Engineering and Construction.

Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Salon 21, 1st Floor