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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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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
    Christina Brunsvold, GIS Specialist, California Energy Commission, Sacramento, CA
    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, Regional Planning Commission, New Orleans, LA
    Carl Anderson, GISP, Consultant, NewLight Technologies, Bradenton, FL


Speakers
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Clare Brown, GISP

IT Manager/Website Administrator, Regional Planning Commission
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Carl Anderson, GISP

Consultant, NewLight Technologies
Carl is a Senior Solutions Architect for New Light Technologies, supporting Federal and State clients.  In his career he has developed geospatial systems for small and large data systems using both open source and proprietary software. Previously he has worked with the U.S. Census... Read More →
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Kathrine Cargo, GISP

GIS/Mapping Coordinator, 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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Christina Brunsvold

GIS Specialist, California Energy Commission
Christina Brunsvold is a GIS Specialist for the California Energy Commission in the GIS Services and Cartography Unit and a recent graduate from the University of Southern California with a Master’s in Geographic Information Science and Technology. In 2018, Christina was selected... Read More →
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Kristin Johnston

GIS Technician, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority



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