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Welcome to the event site for GIS-Pro 2019 in New Orleans! 
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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 • 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Lightning Talks & "Mappy Hour"

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We're bringing back Lightning Talks, combined with a fun "Mappy Hour" this year!

Enjoy the fast-paced, educational and entertaining presentation style limited to 5 minutes (20 slides auto-advanced at 15 seconds each). Presenters do not have control of the advancement of slides and must tune their presentation to that timing.

Following is a preliminary list of 'lightning talks'. Winners of the URISA Vanguard Cabinet sponsored Digital Competition for university students and young professionals will also be invited.

  • Technology and Geographic Literacy in K-12 Education
    Dawson Belk, Undergraduate Research Assistant and Michael Crosby, PhD., Assistant Professor-GIS/Remote Sensing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • Mapper Rapper Presents Who Data?: The Beignet, Done That Tour
    Alyssa Randall, GIS Analyst & Environmental Scientist, Planning Communities, LLC, Raleigh, NC
  • Assessing Image Resolution Issues in Monitoring Streamside Management Zones
    Conner Gay, Undergraduate Research Assistant and Michael Crosby, PhD., Assistant Professor/GIS and Remote Sensing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • 2019 Digital Competition Winner: Harmonizing the Past with the Future: Data Synchronization between an ArcGIS Online Feature Layer and a SQL Database
    Jeremy Mullins, Student, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
  • 2019 Digital Competition Winner: Who is socially Vulnerable in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi to Tornadoes & How do Planning Practices Influence Safety?
    Taylor Esco, Student, Auburn University
  • 2019 Digital Competition Winner: Shadow Detection and Correction Using a Combined 3D GIS and Image Processing Approach
    Safa Ridene, Young Professional
  • When They Learn: Student Assessment of Parking Issues on Campus
    Michael Crosby, PhD., Assistant Professor/GIS and Remote Sensing and Mason Richardson, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • A Fast Algorithm for Computing Approximate Distance in the Cartesian Plane
    James Riechel, Claremont Graduate University (CGU), Claremont, CA
  • Mobile Mapping Solutions for Asset Management, Engineering Design, and Disaster
    Angie Swirski, Mapping/GIS Sales Manager, Navigation Electronics, Inc., Lafayette, LA
  • Spatial Analysis of Urban Fabric in Place-Based Context: Social Capital & Crime
    Yunwoo Nam, PhD, GISP, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
  • Park Redevelopment Changes in Blight Fines in a Post-industrial Community
    Myra Tetteh, MPP, PhD Candidate, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Detroit, MI
  • Addresses and Geographic Names as Spatial Reference Systems
    Martha Wells, GISP, Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC , University Park, MD
  • GISCorps Update
    Allen Ibaugh, GISP, AICP, Chief Executive Officer, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, FL
  • Using ArcGIS Online to Create Maps of College Campuses
    Michael Crosby, PhD., Assistant Professor-GIS and Remote Sensing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • California Wildfires: Effects on the Communities Within High Risk Vulnerable Areas
    Shobha Sriharan, Professor of Environmental Science, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA



Speakers
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Allen Ibaugh

CEO, Data Transfer Solutions
Will submit at later date
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Yunwoo Nam

Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Yunwoo Nam is an Associate Professor of Community and Regional Planning at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a faculty fellow of the CALMIT (Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies). He obtained his Ph.D degree in City and Regional Planning at the University... Read More →
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Martha Wells, GISP

Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC
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Alyssa Randall

GIS Analyst & Environmental Scientist, Planning Communities, LLC
You might know her for her maps, but also for her raps. By day she’s a GIS environmental mapper, and by night a peer-reviewed scientific rapper. Alyssa's research areas of interest include conservation GIS, environmental modeling, coastal management, geostatistics, satellite image... Read More →
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Jeremy Mullins

Graduate Student, University of West Florida
I am a student currently in the online GIS Master's program for the University of West Florida; my degree will be in GIS Administration.My passions include spatial analysis of climate variability across the Atlantic as well as public-safety-focused GIS database design, schema, and... Read More →
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Angie Swirski

Mapping & GIS Sales Manager, Navigation Electronics, Inc.
Working in the geospatial industry for over 10 years, Angie Swirski has dedicated her career to assisting clients from a multitude of industries in choosing the most benefical and efficient geospatial solutions to grow their business. Angie holds a BA in Business from Michigan State... Read More →
avatar for Myra Tetteh, MPP

Myra Tetteh, MPP

PhD Candidate, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Myra M. Tetteh is a native Detroiter. Ms. Tetteh is an alumna of the University of Michigan with an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Sociology, as well as a Master of Public Policy. Currently, Ms. Tetteh is a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan School of... Read More →
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Conner Gay

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Louisiana Tech University-School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry
I am a Senior in the GISc program at Louisiana Tech University. I am an avid outdoorsman, and enjoy the the way some aspects of GIS combine the outdoors with computers.
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Dawson Belk

Jr. Web Developer, Louisiana Tech University
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James Riechel

Graduate Student, Claremont Graduate University (CGU)
James Riechel has a background in traditional artificial intelligence (including computer vision), digital photogrammetry and surveying, and parallel and distributed algorithms. He earned his degrees at University of California, Irvine (BS), and Georgia Tech (MS), and has completed... Read More →
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Mason Richardson

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Louisiana Tech University-School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry
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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 →
avatar for Shobha Sriharan

Shobha Sriharan

Professor of Environmental Science, Virginia State University
Shobha Sriharan, Ph.D. is a Professor of Environmental Science at Virginia State University. Dr. Sriharan teaches Remote Sensing and climate change courses and trains students in climate change research. Dr. Sriharan is the project director the NIFA Grant on Climate Change Studies... Read More →
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Taylor Esco

Student, Auburn University



Tuesday October 1, 2019 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Grand Ballroom AB