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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 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Accuracy Isn’t Everything, but it is GIS - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Gone are the days of complicated workflows and expensive hardware to collect accurate data in the field and from your citizens.  Leveraging computing power in smartphones, cellular networks and the cloud leapfrogs outdated methodologies.  Attend this session and learn how to BYOD (bring your own device) to collect high accuracy data and get your community engaged.

  • Cloud Based GIS Data Collection Workflows with Real-Time Corrections
    Kevin Cormier, MGIS Sales Consultant, Navigation Electronics, Inc., Lafayette, LA
    Liz Lowe, GIS Technician/Construction Manager’s Assistant, New Orleans, LA
  • GPS is Changing a lot - Collecting 3D, Survey-Grade Data on your Mobile Device
    Eric Gakstatter, Principal Consultant Discovery Management Group, West Linn, OR
  • Using The GeoProfile to Inform, Engage and Connect with Citizens
    Timothy Oliver, Director, Horry County Government/IT/GIS, Conway, SC


Moderators
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Andrew Milanes

Vice President, Environmental Science Services, Inc. (Es²)
Andrew Milanes is the Vice President at Environmental Science Services, Inc. (Es²) and has served as an engineer and project manager on numerous environmental and geospatial projects over the past 25 years. Mr. Milanes received his Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering... Read More →

Speakers
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Kevin Cormier

MGIS Sales Consultant, Navigation Electronics, Inc.
Kevin is originally from Gueydan, Louisiana (the Duck Capital of America) and he grew up working in the rice fields in his home state. After some work experience in the Energy industry, Kevin decided to pursue a degree in AutoCad. This led him to NEI, where he has worked his way... Read More →
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Liz Lowe

GIS Technician/Construction Manager Assistant, New Orleans City Park
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Eric Gakstatter

Principal GNSS Consultant, Discovery Management Group
Eric Gakstatter has been involved in the GPS/GNSS industry for more than 25 years as a product manager and power user. Since 2000, he’s been a power user of GPS/GNSS technology as well as a consultant with capital management companies; federal, state and local government agencies... Read More →
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Timothy Oliver

Director, Horry County Government/IT/GIS
Tim has over 26 years experience in the Local Government arena (10 Years in Rock Island, IL and 17 years at Horry County.) He is currently the CIO for Horry County. All line of business applications (deployment, ongoing support, web development and GIS) are under his direction. The... Read More →



Tuesday October 1, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Salon 15