Loading…
GIS-Pro 2019 has ended
Welcome to the event site for GIS-Pro 2019 in New Orleans! 
Use this site to design your agenda, review presentations in-depth, and network with your peers.
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

Note that creating an attendee profile within Sched DOES NOT REGISTER you for GIS-Pro 2019 or specific workshops.
For registration and hotel information, click  HERE.   
For information about exhibiting at and sponsoring GIS-Pro 2019, click HERE

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

GIS Leadership & Management [clear filter]
Monday, September 30
 

10:30am

Surfing the GIS Waves to Success
Like other technologies, GIS continues to evolve and change in a steady stream of waves at different rates, but never stopping. As GIS practitioners, we cannot fight these waves. We must learn how to take advantage of the new developments. This presentation will review proven leadership and management strategies GIS practitioners can use to surf the GIS waves to success. These strategies include: Branding, Career Paths, Governance, and Best Practices.

  • Surfing the GIS Waves to Success
    Adam Carnow, Community Evangelist, Esri, Charlotte, NC



Moderators
avatar for Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC
Randal Krejcarek has 30 years experience implementing and managing Enterprise GIS in local government. He currently works for Spatial Focus. LLC.  Prior to joining Spatial Focus he Krejcarek lead Delray Beach, FL Environmental Services Department as its Director and City Engineer... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Adam Carnow

Adam Carnow

Community Evangelist, Esri
Adam Carnow is a Community Evangelist at Esri, the global market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He is a keynote speaker, thought leader and technology evangelist, helping organizations get the most out of their GIS investment, and make a difference in their communities... Read More →



Monday September 30, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm
Salon 15, 1st Floor

2:30pm

Developing GIS Management Best Practices - AICP/CM Approved 1.0
Best practices are an integral part of successful GIS management, yet there is little documentation on GIS management best practices, and some confusion regarding what a best practice actually is.  This session will define GIS management best practices and review the information currently available and discuss URISA’s initiative to develop an organized guide to GIS management best practices.

  • Discovering, Developing, and Using Best Practices for GIS Management
    Rebecca Somers, GISP, GIS Management Consultant, Somers St Claire GIS Management Consultants, Fairfax, VA
  • Development of the GIS Management Body of Knowledge
    Ed Wells, GISP, Retired /URISA President, University Park, MD
  • Overview of the URISA GIS Management Survey
    Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS, President, Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants, Frankfort, KY
    Ed Wells, GISP, Retired /URISA President, University Park, MD


Moderators
avatar for Rebecca Somers, GISP

Rebecca Somers, GISP

GIS Management Consultant, GMI Chair, Somers St Claire GIS Management Consultants

Speakers
avatar for Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS

Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS

President, Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants
Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS is an expert in information technology and GIS implementation and management with over 35 years experience as an IT and GIS practitioner, program manager, and an IT/GIS consultant. He currently serves as President of Croswell-Schulte Information Technology... Read More →
avatar for Ed Wells, GISP

Ed Wells, GISP

Retired /URISA President
Ed Wells is retired after 33 years in the GIS field, including nine years as GIS manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. He is a URISA Past President, and member of the GMI, Professional Education, Policy Advisory, and Conference Planning Committees. During... Read More →



Monday September 30, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Salon 15, 1st Floor

4:00pm

GIS Management Surf Stories
This roundtable will give GIS managers an opportunity to discuss shared experiences and challenges, find solutions, and plan for success.

  • GIS Managers' Roundtable
    Ashley Hitt, GISP, Director, GIS Services, Connected Nation, Louisville, KY

Moderators
avatar for Doug Adams, GISP

Doug Adams, GISP

Engineering Program Manager, Baltimore County DPW
Doug is the GIS Program Manager for Baltimore County, Maryland’s Department of Public Works. He has over 30 years of experience in geospatial industry. Doug is an adjunct professor at Towson University where he teaches GIS Database Design and Interpretation of Aerial Photographs... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Hitt, GISP

Ashley Hitt, GISP

Director, GIS Services, Connected Nation
Ashley Hitt, GISP, is the Director of GIS Services at Connected Nation, a national leader in broadband expansion programs. She develops methodologies for using broadband data to provide solutions that impact policy, economic development, and the Digital Divide.Ashley is the Program... Read More →



Monday September 30, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon 15, 1st Floor
 
Tuesday, October 1
 

9:00am

Surviving the GIS Storm
Your organization has gone through a shakeup, now what?  This session will provide a road map to help GIS managers handle the unexpected and share a real life reorganization and innovated outcome.

  • Integrating GIS Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation
    Rebecca Somers, GISP, GIS Management Consultant, Somers St Claire GIS Management Consultants, Fairfax, VA
  • From Reorg to Success
    John Nolte, GISP, GIS Manager, Denver Water, Denver, CO


Moderators
avatar for Christina Brunsvold

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 →

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Somers, GISP

Rebecca Somers, GISP

GIS Management Consultant, GMI Chair, Somers St Claire GIS Management Consultants
avatar for John Nolte, GISP

John Nolte, GISP

GIS Manager, Denver Water
John Nolte, GISP is the GIS Manager for Administrative Services at Denver Water in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Nolte has been involved in GIS for over 20 years in various positions, from analyst to GIS Coordinator to his current position as GIS Manager.Mr. Nolte is also president of the... Read More →



Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Salon 15, 1st Floor

11:00am

Which Wave Do I Ride First? - AICP/CM Approved 1.0
If you feel overwhelmed at work and    need help prioritizing your workload, this session is for you.  Come and get ideas that you can put to use as soon as you get back to work.

  • Visualize Your Work!
    Tim Nolan, GISP, CGCIO, Applications Manager, Collin County, McKinney, TX


Moderators
avatar for Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Account Executive, GISinc
Wendy is the East Coast Business Development Manager for GISinc's State and Local Government team. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors Degree in Geography and Certificate in GIS. Wendy has also earned a Masters in GIS Administration from the University... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tim Nolan, GISP, CGCIO

Tim Nolan, GISP, CGCIO

Applications Manager, Collin County
Tim was hired at Collin County in 1992. He established a student internship program in 1994. He launched GIS and Agile/Scrum at Collin County. GIS was his first love, and Agile is his new love.Twitter: @plotboyTAGS: GIS, Agile, Scrum, Government, Dallas Cowboys



Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Salon 15, 1st Floor

1:30pm

Unleashing your Entrepreneurial Spirit...Without Breaking It - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
This session will bring together experienced GIS solutions providers and consultants to discuss and answer your questions about starting and building your own GIS business.

  • Unleashing your Entrepreneurial Spirit...Without Breaking It
    Tripp Corbin, GISP, MCP, CEO, eGIS Associates, Inc., Dacula, GA
    Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP, Chief Executive Officer, Data Transfer Solution, LLC, Orlando, FL
    Teresa Townsend, AICP, Chief Executive Officer, Planning Communities, Raleigh, NC

Moderators
avatar for Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC
Randal Krejcarek has 30 years experience implementing and managing Enterprise GIS in local government. He currently works for Spatial Focus. LLC.  Prior to joining Spatial Focus he Krejcarek lead Delray Beach, FL Environmental Services Department as its Director and City Engineer... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

Allen Ibaugh, AICP, GISP

President, Data Transfer Solutions
Will submit at later date
avatar for Teresa Townsend, AICP

Teresa Townsend, AICP

Chief Executive Officer, Planning Communities
avatar for Tripp Corbin, GISP, MCP

Tripp Corbin, GISP, MCP

CEO, eGIS Associates, Inc.
Tripp Corbin is the Chief Executive Officer and Lead Instructor for eGIS Associates. He is an award winning Certified Trainer with over twenty years of experience orchestrating and managing geospatial projects. He is recognized as an industry expert with a variety of geospatial software... Read More →



Tuesday October 1, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Salon 15, 1st Floor
 
Wednesday, October 2
 

8:30am

Let’s Get Together - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
Communication is key to successful GIS implementation.  This session will discuss how to bring the silos together toward a common goal, including outreach, whether it is just within your organization or trying to bring multiple organizations together.

  • GIS as a Cross-Fertilizing Technology: GISMO and NYC
    Jack Eichenbaum, Ph.D., Geography Adjunct Professor, Hunter College (CUNY),, Flushing, NY
  • Unlocking the Value of GIS: An Organizational Development Perspective
    Aaron Licker, BA, ADP GIS, GISP in progress, Principal, Licker Geospatial Consulting Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada


Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Jack Eichenbaum

Jack Eichenbaum

Geography, Adjunct Professor; Board member; Explorer, Hunter College (CUNY); GISMO; GeogNYC.com
Jack Eichenbaum holds a Ph.D. in Urban Geography (University of Michigan, 1972.) His research employed GIS (then known as computerized cartography.) His knowledge of digital NYC comes from a career in the Property Division of the NYC Department of Finance collecting data and modeling... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Licker

Aaron Licker

Principal, Geospatial Consulting
As principal of Licker Geospatial Consulting Co. (LGeo), Aaron has been consulting as a GIS professional for over twelve years. In that time, he has cultivated strong relationships with dozens of clients and colleagues who hold his work in high esteem. Aaron has a reputation for innovative... Read More →



Wednesday October 2, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Salon 15, 1st Floor