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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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Wednesday, October 2 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Soup to Nuts: A Bite-Size Approach to Mentoring and Networking

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I’m new to GIS and have SOOO many questions. Who can give me advice? How do I get involved and build my network? How do I connect with someone who is willing to be my mentor? What should I expect from a mentor and what is expected of me as a mentee? Believe it or not, mentoring and networking is a symbiotic relationship. In this session, discuss doable steps that will foster an emerging career.

  • Mentoring Tomorrows GIS Leaders
    Haley Zehentbauer, Business Analyst, Stark County Ohio, Carrollton, OH
    Kristin Johnston, GIS Technician, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, North Carolina
    Kathrine Cargo, GISP, ENP, GIS/Mapping Coordinator, Orleans Parish Communication District, New Orleans, LA
    Clare Brown, GISP, IT Manager/Website Administrator, New Orleans, LA
    Carl Anderson, GISP, Consultant, NewLight Technologies, Bradenton, FL

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Alex Lopez-Rogina

GIS Coordinator, Madison Utilities

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Clare Brown, GISP

CEO, GeoOrbit Properties, LLC
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Carl Anderson, GISP

Senior Systems Architect, New Light Technologies Inc
Carl Anderson, GISP support Federal, State, Local and Private partners with geospatial needs. I am a former URISA President. I have 30+ years of geosptial experience.
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Kathrine Cargo, GISP

GIS Manager, Orleans Parish Communication District
Kathrine Cargo, GISP is the GIS/Mapping Coordinator for the Orleans Parish Communication District (OPCD) . Prior to coming to OPCD in 2002, Ms. Cargo worked for sixteen years in both public and private agencies as a Principal City Planner and GIS Project Manager. Ms. Cargo has a Masters... Read More →
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Kristin Johnston

GIS Technician, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Kristin Johnston oversees the GIS program at the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and serves on the URISA Vanguard Cabinet for young professionals. She enjoys hiking, tennis and cooking. As a self proclaimed AvGeek, you can often find her watching planes land at the end of the runway... Read More →

Haley Zehentbauer

Business Analyst, Stark County Ohio

Wednesday October 2, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Salon 19, 1st Floor