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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 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Building Your Team

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Whether you are currently a manager or leader in your organization, or if you are preparing for that next step, how we interact with our GIS team, non-GIS staff, and other stakeholders is equally important to the technical aspects of your GIS career. This session will provide examples of how to effectively promote and align your organization on the path to success. These are just a few of the topics covered in the URISA Leadership Academy – get an intro before registering for the full ULA!

  • GIS and HR Partnering for Success
    Louis Schoolkate, GISP, County GIS Coordinator, Orange County Government, Orlando, FL
  • Communicating Effectively with your Geospatial Research Team
    Allison Bailey, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis, University of North Georgia, Cumming, GA
  • GIS Team Building & Staff Retention
    Ashley Hitt, GISP, Director, GIS Services, Connected Nation, Louisville, KY
    Melisa Caric Lee, GISP, President, Compass Rose GIS, Oceanside, CA 

Moderators
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James Armstong

Partner, Spatial-Relationships
James Armstrong is a near 30 year veteran of the GIS industry. Having obtain his Masters Degree in GIS from NC State in 2012, last year he retired from public service as the Richmond County Director of GIS to open Spatial-Relationships, a GIS Consultant firm, with his wife (and f... Read More →

Speakers
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Allison Bailey

Associate Professor, University of North Georgia
Dr. Bailey is an associate professor of environmental studies and GIS at the University of North Georgia Institute for Environmental & Spatial Analysis. Her specialty is Environmental Communication where she seeks ways to involve the community into data collection and rep... 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 →
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Louis Schoolkate, GISP

County GIS Coordinator, Orange County Government
Louis has directed the GIS program for Orange County Florida since 2006 where his 18 staff are responsible for providing GIS analysis services, mapping , application development, and GIS data maintenance for Orange County Government which has over 7000 staff serving a populatio... Read More →
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Ashley Littell Hitt, GISP

Director, GIS Services, Connected Nation
Ashley Hitt, GISP, is the Director of GIS Services at Connected Nation, a national leader in broadband expansion programs. She oversees the operations of the GIS Services department and develops methodologies for using broadband data to provide solutions to stakeholders that impa... Read More →



Wednesday October 25, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Clearwater, Third Level

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