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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 

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James Armstrong, GISP

Partner, Spatial Relationships LLC
I am a partner in a Boston based Geospatial Consultant agency. We can assist in short term as well as long term staffing needs, as well as project management oversight. We are proponents not only of the technology but of the profession. In that light we support the mission of URISA... Read More →

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Allison Bailey

Associate Professor, University of North GA
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Ashley Hitt, GISP

Vice President, GeoAnalytics, Connected Nation
Ashley Hitt, GISP is the Vice President of GeoAnalytics at Connected Nation, a national leader in broadband expansion programs. She oversees operations, project execution, and strategic planning for the GeoAnalytics team and is responsible for developing strategies using GIS to provide... Read More →

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 population... Read More →
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Melisa Caric Lee, GISP

President, Compass Rose GIS

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