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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
Mentorship: The Low-Down and the Meet-Up

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Oprah Winfrey has described a mentor as someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself, and that insight is important at every stage of a career. Learn about the value of a mentorship (and a reverse mentorship), what to expect out of a mentorship, and how to develop a mentor-mentee relationship. Then speed-connect with fellow GIS professionals to help build your network and see if there’s a mentorship in the making.

Panelists to include: 
  • Christina Boggs-Chavira, Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources in the Data Publication, Exchange and Management Section
  • Melisa Caric Lee, President, Compass Rose GIS, and President-Elect, SoCal URISA
  • Kara Utter, Vanguard Cabinet 

Moderators
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Susan Kamei

Managing Director, Spatial Sciences Institute University of Southern California
As Managing Director of the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California, Susan H. Kamei directs the Institute's strategic initiatives, external relations, and administration of its academic and research enterprise centered on the development and use of GIS... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kara E. Utter, MSES, BS

Kara E. Utter, MSES, BS

GIS Specialist - Independent Contractor, Dynamic Vision Mapping Services
Kara is a GIS Specialist and the owner of Dynamic Visions GIS. She has worked in local government for 5 years and within the USFS for 7 seasons. Kara has worked as a consultant on a variety of projects related to wildland fire, archaeology, health, fisheries, timber, ecology, creative... Read More →
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Melisa Caric Lee, GISP

President, Compass Rose GIS
avatar for Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG

Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG

Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources



Tuesday October 24, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
River Terrace 3, Third Level