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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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Social Justice and Equity Implications of GIS [clear filter]
Monday, September 30
 

10:30am

Elections, Gerrymandering, and Civil War Monuments - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
This session discusses social justice implications which fall in the realm of politics. Two presenters will discuss elections and the third presenter will consider Confederate War Monuments in public spaces.

  • Conducting Elections: Migrating from Street Index Files to Spatial Databases
    Gary Bilotta, GISP, GIS Manager, Maricopa County Recorder Elections, Phoenix, AZ
  • Development of a Geospatial Database Used to Challenge Partisan Gerrymandering
    Mark Salling, PhD, GISP, Senior College Fellow, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
  • Examining the Meaning of Confederate Civil War Monuments
    Greg Babinski, MA, GISP, GIS Marketing & Business Development Manager, King County GIS Center, Seattle, WA


Moderators
avatar for Robert Kirkman, GISP

Robert Kirkman, GISP

Enterprise Services Manager, Metro

Speakers
avatar for Greg Babinski, GISP

Greg Babinski, GISP

GIS Marketing & Business Development Manager, King County GIS Center
I am the Marketing and Business Development Manager for the King County GIS Center in Seattle. Previously I was the GIS Supervisor for the East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland. I have an MA in geography from Wayne State University. I am a Past-President of URISA and founder... Read More →
avatar for Mark Salling, Ph.D, GISP

Mark Salling, Ph.D, GISP

Senior College Fellow, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Mark Salling is a Senior Fellow in the Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. Active in URISA since 1982, he is a past board member, recipient of URISA's Service Award, and a past member of the Core Committee of URISA’s GISCorps. He served on the Council of... Read More →
avatar for Gary Bilotta, GISP

Gary Bilotta, GISP

GIS Manager, Maricopa County Recorder Elections
Gary Bilotta is the GIS Director for the Recorder and Elections Department in Maricopa County, Arizona and has been since 2006. In his role there, he manages the GIS team, develops and maintains the department’s custom GIS applications and oversees the development of the department’s... Read More →



Monday September 30, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm
Salon 22, 1st Floor

4:00pm

Health & Equity: The Civic Engagement Component - AICP/CM Approved 1.0
These talks examine the benefits of public participation GIS and civic engagement at the local level.  They will discuss a variety of tools used to engage the public in decision making and data gathering.

  • Automation Increases Planning, Civic Engagement and Transparency
    Michael Shean, GISP, GIS Supervisor, M-NCPPC, Upper Marlboro, MD
  • Leveraging Mobile GIS to Enrich Citizen Engagement in Making Healthy Communities
    Yunwoo Nam, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Moderators
avatar for Mark Salling, Ph.D, GISP

Mark Salling, Ph.D, GISP

Senior College Fellow, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Mark Salling is a Senior Fellow in the Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. Active in URISA since 1982, he is a past board member, recipient of URISA's Service Award, and a past member of the Core Committee of URISA’s GISCorps. He served on the Council of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Yunwoo Nam

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 →
avatar for Michael Shean, GISP

Michael Shean, GISP

GIS Supervisor, M-NCPPC
Michael Shean is the GIS Supervisor for Prince George's County Planning Department and is responsible for the oversight of the GIS infrastructure and the development and management of new GIS initiatives.



Monday September 30, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon 22, 1st Floor
 
Tuesday, October 1
 

9:00am

From Poverty Alleviation to Burning Villages, Using Spatial Analysis for Social Justice - AICP/CM Approved 1.0
Using various forms of spatial analysis, the speakers will identify particular populations or locations in order to enhance public knowledge, improve policies, and protect vulnerable populations.

  • Hotspots of Enclave Communities of Registered Sexual Offenders in Alachua County
    Shefali Tripathi, PhD., GISP, City of Gainesville, Gainesville, FL
  • Cluster Identification and Potential Interventions for a Poverty Alleviation Program
    Delaney Almond, Geospatial Analyst, GeoAdaptive, Boston, MA
  • Monitoring for Village Burnings with SmallSats: A Case-Study in Myanmar
    Andrew Marx, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Southern California, Spatial Sciences Institute, Los Angeles, CA


Moderators
avatar for Robert Kirkman, GISP

Robert Kirkman, GISP

Enterprise Services Manager, Metro

Speakers
avatar for Shefali Tripathi, PhD., GISP

Shefali Tripathi, PhD., GISP

Senior Police Planner, City of Gainesville
Shefali Tripathi is a certified Senior Police Planner at the Gainesville Police. She has over 17 years of advanced spatial analysis experience in law enforcement, criminal justice, and urban planning. Dr. Tripathi is also a Senior Research Fellow at the National Police Foundation... Read More →
avatar for Delaney Almond

Delaney Almond

GeoAdaptive
Delaney Almond is a GIS Analyst at GeoAdaptive. She performs spatial and statistical analysis to evaluate conditions at local and regional scales, which allows for informed recommendations for improvements to be made. She also has professional experience in the public sector, working... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Marx, Ph.D

Andrew Marx, Ph.D

Associate Professor, University of Southern California, Spatial Sciences Institute
Andrew J. Marx is an associate professor of the practice of Spatial Sciences at the Spatial Sciences Institute of the University of Southern California Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.Throughout his academic and professional career, he has focused on improving the uses... Read More →



Tuesday October 1, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Salon 22, 1st Floor
 
Wednesday, October 2
 

8:30am

Techniques & Tools in Community Data Collection and Analysis - AICP/CM Approved 1.5
How we collect data and produce maps have important community and social justice implications.  These three presenters will discuss techniques for developing data and visualizations which can be used to improve understanding and empower local citizens.

  • Leveraging Python to Improve Geospatial Workflows
    Dave Grolling, MPSGIS, GIS Strategist, American Academy of Family Physicians, Washington, DC
  • Equity and Social Justice Panel Discussion - Bring your questions and ideas



Moderators
avatar for Greg Babinski, GISP

Greg Babinski, GISP

GIS Marketing & Business Development Manager, King County GIS Center
I am the Marketing and Business Development Manager for the King County GIS Center in Seattle. Previously I was the GIS Supervisor for the East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland. I have an MA in geography from Wayne State University. I am a Past-President of URISA and founder... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for David Grolling, MPS

David Grolling, MPS

GIS Strategist, American Academy of Family Physicians
David Grolling joined HealthLandscape in January 2016. His primary responsibilities include managing the geospatial data for the UDS Mapper, producing special purpose maps, and programming. He has experience in GIS, spatial analysis, veteran’s health data and military health records... Read More →



Wednesday October 2, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Salon 22, 1st Floor