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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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Wednesday, October 25 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Bridging the Gap Between University and Career - Continuing the Conversation

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A gap exists between university programs and the professional world – one which could be bridged through spreading of knowledge that might allow students to customize their educational programs and experiences. The URISA Vanguard Cabinet has created a blog (http://urisavc.wixsite.com/urisa-vc) dedicated to outreach for students and young professionals which will include answers to Frequently Asked Questions based on information gathered from this round-table discussion/session. This focus-group session will be a continuation of the ever-evolving discussion around this topic and is meant for those at all stages in their career, but will focus on giving advice to students and young professionals. We hope this session will bring together veteran GIS’ers and young professionals to give everyone the opportunity to express their thoughts and ideas. As a result, we will continue to contribute to the extensive list of questions and informational needs that will help bridge the gap that occurs between university and career.

Panelists TBD:
The panel will consist of 3-5 young professionals on the Vanguard Cabinet or veteran professionals who support Vanguard initiatives. 


URISA Vanguard Cabinet

The Vanguard Cabinet (VC), a URISA initiative, is an advisory board made up of passionate, young geospatial professionals who strive to engage young practitioners, increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the ge... Read More →

Wednesday October 25, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
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