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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
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Bill Hodge GISP

Executive Director, GIS Certification Institute
As a non-academic geographer with a degree in Chemistry, a Masters in Theology, a GIS Certificate from Penn State, and being a 2018 MGIS Candidate in their online program, while holding a GISP Certification since 2010, I am interested in and intrigued by all things geospatial... Read More →
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Tripp Corbin, GISP

President, EGIS Associates
Tripp Corbin has over 20 years of GIS, Surveying and mapping experience. He is a recognized expert in the field of geospatial technology. As a GIS Certified Professional and CompTIA Certified trainer, he teaches GIS classes and workshops throughout the US and Canada. Tripp is an... Read More →
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Rebecca Somers, GISP

GIS Management Consultant, Somers-St.Claire GIS Management Consultants
Rebecca is a GIS Management Consultant specializing in GIS management and organization, program review and application of best practices, and strategy development. A GIS leader for more than 25 years, she has helped dozens of organizations successfully develop their GIS programs... Read More →



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

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