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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
Engaging GIS Students in the Community - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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Spatial technologies are empowering students to be involved in their local communities. Learn how GIS professionals and faculty are leading elementary, middle school, high school, and undergraduate college students using the power of GIS to understand and contribute to their environments.

  • Introduction of Geo-spatial Technologies: GIS in Secondary Education
    Dawson Belk, GISC, Jr., Web Developer, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • GIS Day Savannah: How We've Introduced GIS to 1000s of Students
    Lara Hall, GISP, GIS Director, Chatham County Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission, Savannah, GA
    Thomas Jeanquart, Senior Systems GIS Analyst, City of Savannah, Savannah, GA
  • The Urban Scene – Student Exploration of Town Using Survey 123
    Michael Crosby, Assistant Professor of GIS and Remote Sensing and Bryant Devillier, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Louisiana Tech University-School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, Ruston, LA


Moderators
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Susan Kamei

Managing Director, USC Spatial Sciences Institute
As Managing Director of the University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute, Susan Kamei oversees the strategic initiatives and operations of the Institute's academic and research programs. Her expertise in higher education administration includes collaborative and life-long... Read More →

Speakers
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Dawson Belk

Jr. Web Developer, Louisiana Tech University
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Lara Hall

GIS Director, Chatham County Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission
Lara Hall is the Director of Savannah Area GIS. SAGIS works with the City of Savannah, Chatham County, The Metropolitan Planning Commission and non-profit and private organizations to maintain standards, manage data, provide geospatial education, and coordinate geospatial projects... Read More →
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Thomas Jeanquart

Senior Systems GIS Analyst, City of Savannah
I am a Senior GIS Analyst with the City of Savannah. I graduated Georgia Southern University and began my GIS career mapping archaeological sites for public and private lands. I moved into utility mapping and now spend my time with permitting, planning and addressing. One of my... Read More →
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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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Bryant Devillier

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Louisiana Tech University-School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry



Tuesday October 1, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Salon 19, 1st Floor