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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, USC Spatial Sciences Institute
As Managing Director of the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California, Susan Kamei oversees the daily operations of the Institute's undergraduate and graduate academic programs and research initiatives. Her expertise in higher education administration in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Christina Boggs-Chavira

Christina Boggs-Chavira

Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources
Christina Boggs is an Engineering Geologist with the California Department of Water Resources in the Division of Integrated Regional Water Management North Central Region Office, in the Geology and Groundwater Investigations Section. Christina has two Bachelor’s degrees from CS... Read More →
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Melisa Caric Lee, GISP

President, Compass Rose GIS
Melisa Lee, GISP has been working in the GIS industry for over 16 years. As a graduate from San Diego State University's Geography program, Melisa has worked for several public and private companies specializing in Environmental, Transportation, and Engineering using GIS. She has... Read More →
avatar for Kara Collier, MSES

Kara Collier, MSES

GIS Analyst, Dynamic Vision Mapping Services
I earned my masters in Environmental Science and Geospatial Analysis in December of 2014 and have been developing a base of experience as a GIS Analyst and sub-contractor for a few agencies to keep my feet in the GIS world while I try to find myself a permanent foothold in this a... Read More →



Tuesday October 24, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
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