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GIS-Pro 2017: THE Conference for GIS Professionals
October 23-26,  2017
Jacksonville, Florida
URISA and its local chapters are pleased to present GIS-Pro 2017 in JAX!  Join us for comprehensive education, networking, and professional development. 

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Tuesday, October 24 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
GISP: The Road To and Through an Exam

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The GIS Certification Institute began providing GIS professional certification in 2003 and launched the GISCI Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as an addition to the GISP certification in 2015. This session will focus on the value and growth of GIS professional certification and where GISCI and the GISP certification will go from here.

  • To Certify or Not to Certify: Level of Acceptance by the Industry
    Tripp Corbin, GISP, CFM, MCP, CIT+, President, eGIS Associates, Inc., Dacula, GA
  • The Development and Future of the GISCI Core Technical Knowledge Exam®
    Rebecca, Somers, GISP, GIS Management Consultant, Somers-St.Claire GIS Management Consultants, Fairfax, VA
  • GISP: The Road To and Through an Exam
    Bill Hodge, GISP, Executive Director, GIS Certification Institute, Big Lake, TX 
 

Moderators
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John Nolte

Infrastructure Support Services, City of Westminster
I am the Asset Management Lead for the City of Westminster, in Westminster, CO. Previously I was the GIS Coordinator for the Naval Weapons Station in Charleston, SC and Technical Manager in the Geophysics division of Zapata Inc, a private engineering consulting firm.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Somers, GISP

Rebecca Somers, GISP

GIS Management Consultant, Somers-St.Claire GIS Management Consultants
Rebecca is a GIS Management Consultant specializing in GIS management, program review, and strategy development. A GIS leader for more than 25 years, she has helped dozens of organizations successfully develop their GIS programs—both as an in-house GIS manager and as a consultant... Read More →
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Bill Hodge, GISP

Executive Director, GIS Certification Institute
avatar for Tripp Corbin, GISP, MCP

Tripp Corbin, GISP, MCP

GIS Implementation Manager, Davey Resource Group, Inc.
Tripp Corbin is the GIS Implementation Manager and Lead Instructor for the Davey Resource Group. He is an award-winning Certified Trainer with over twenty-five years of experience orchestrating and managing geospatial projects. He is recognized as an industry expert with a variety... Read More →



Tuesday October 24, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
St Johns, Third Level