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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 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Ignite-style presentations (also known as lightning talks) are limited to five minutes (20 slides auto-advanced at 15 seconds each). The best presentations are both educational and entertaining!
  • Mystery Deck 
    Mystery Presenter
  • The Florida Emergency GIS Response Team Initiative
    Scott Warner, GISP, Bay County Emergency Services, Southport, FL
  • Adventures of a Road Warrior
    Keri Brennan, GISP,  Michael Baker International, Indianapolis, IN
  • Chattanooga Data
    Carl Anderson, GISP, New Light Technologies, Bradenton, FL  
  • Geographic Distribution of the Great Pacific Tree Octopus: Puget Sound & Beyond
    Clayton Putnam, GIS Analyst-Planner, Ronald Wastewater District, Shoreline, WA
  • Best Practices for Publishing Map Services
    Anna Verrill, GISP, Senior Geospatial Analyst, The Baldwin Group, Inc., Charleston, SC
  • A Soft Approach to Soft Skills
    Kendrick Watson, Academic Programs Director, USC Spatial Sciences Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  • URISA Vanguard Cabinet: Making a Mark!
    Alyssa Randall, GIS Analyst/Environmental Planner, Planning Communities, Raleigh, NC
  • GIS Strategic Planning - Why Do One?
    Randal Krejcarek, PE, GISP, Senior Consultant, Spatial Focus, LLC, Boca Raton, FL
  • Women in GISChristina Boggs-Chavira, Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources

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Carl Anderson, GISP

Assistant Division Chief, U.S. Census Bureau
Carl Anderson, GISP supports Federal, State, Local and Private partners with geospatial needs. he is a former URISA President and has 30+ years of geospatial experience.
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Keri Brennan, GISP ENP

GIS Consultant and President, Benchmark Geospatial LLC
Keri Brennan, GISP, ENP is a senior-level GIS Consultant and President of Benchmark Geospatial.  Keri has over 27 years of GIS experience as a consultant, trainer, and product manager with a focus on providing solutions to local, state, and federal governments, especially in the... Read More →
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Hilary Perkins, GISP

Comprehensive Planner, City of Maryland Heights
Hilary has over 20 years experience working with GIS in both the public and private sector.  She is currently the Comprehensive Planner for the City of Maryland Heights, Missouri. Her previous GIS and planning work in transportation, environmental, urban planning, and community development... Read More →

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Scott Warner GISP, FPEM

Public Safety GIS/ 9-1-1 Specialist, Bay County Emergency Services
I graduated from Texas State University- San Marcos where I received my BS in Geography with a concentration in GIS. I have been in the GIS/EM/9-1-1 field for over 11 years. I have been with Bay County Emergency Services for over 3 years as their Public Safety GIS/ 9-1-1 Specialist... Read More →
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Anna Verrill, GISP

Senior Geospatial Analyst, The Baldwin Group, Inc.
Anna Verrill is the Data Manager for MarineCadastre.gov. She manages the data and maps as well as coordinating updates on a monthly basis. She has been with The Baldwin Group at NOAA Office for Coastal Management in Charleston since April 2012. Anna has a Bachelor’s degree from... Read More →
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Randal Krejcarek, GISP, PE

Consultant, Spatial Focus LLC
Randal Krejcarek has 30 years experience implementing and managing Enterprise GIS in local government. He currently works for Spatial Focus. LLC.  Prior to joining Spatial Focus he Krejcarek lead Delray Beach, FL Environmental Services Department as its Director and City Engineer... Read More →
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Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG

Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources
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Clayton Putnam

Planner-GIS/IT Analyst, Ronald Wastewater District
I have been active in the GIS community since 2003. Working for over 10 years at RWD in the Planning and Development Department has allowed me to develop a mature GIS for analysis, asset management, and coordination with local agencies to ensure environmental quality for Puget Sound... Read More →
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Alyssa Randall

GIS Analyst & Environmental Scientist, Planning Communities, LLC
Alyssa Randall is a GIS Analyst and Environmental Scientist at Planning Communities in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her work mostly includes climate action planning, community and environmental impact assessment and equity analysis. She has a background in coastal science and environmental... Read More →
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Kendrick Watson

Academic Programs Director, University of Southern California, Spatial Sciences Institute
Ken is responsible for recruiting and advising students in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs at the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. He earned his B.S. in Communications from Boston University, his M.A. in Educational Administration from California State University... Read More →

Tuesday October 24, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Grand 5-8, Second Level