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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 • 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  Leveraging computing power in smartphones, cellular networks and the cloud leapfrogs outdated methodologies.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

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Andrew Milanes, GISP

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 →

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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
Liz Lowe has worked at New Orleans City Park for the past five years. She started the GIS program from scratch as an intern, and she continues to help her co-workers organize their data. While out in the field she works with sub-contractors who either have uncovered a utility feature... Read More →
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Eric Gakstatter

Principal, Discovery Management Group, LLC
Eric has been involved in the high-accuracy GNSS industry for 30+ years. His company deploys thousands of high-accuracy GNSS receivers each year across many industries. For ten years, Eric was the high-accuracy GNSS contributor to GPS World magazine, authoring over 200 technical articles... 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 CDT
Salon 18, 1st Floor