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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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Thursday, October 26 • 8:30am - 10:00am
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What's the value of a GIS or geospatial graduate degree vs. continuing education? What should I look for in a graduate program? What is the best preparation for getting admitted to a graduate program? How do I get the most out of a graduate program?

Proposed Panelists:
  • Wendy Peloquin, GISP, Account Manager, GISInc., Jacksonville, FL 
  • Eric S. Money, Ph.D., Associate Director of Professional Education, Center for Geospatial Analytics, Assistant Professor of GIST, and Director of Graduate Programs, MGIST/GISCert, North Carolina State University
  • Daniel Behnke, GISP, Senior GIS Analyst, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, FL
  • Amber Bloechle, MS, GISP, Director at University of West Florida GIS, Pensacola, Florida
 
 

Moderators
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Ken Watson

Academic Programs Director, University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute
Ken Watson oversees recruitment and academic advisement for the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. He received his B.S. in Communications from Boston University and an M.A. in Educational Administration from California State Unive... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Account Manager, Geographic Information Services, Inc. (GISinc)
Wendy Peloquin, GISP is an Account Manager at GISinc supporting State and Local Governments and is based out of Jacksonville, FL. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia with a B.S. in Geography and a Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS).
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Daniel Behnke, GISP

Director of Asset Management Operations, Data Transfer Solutions
Daniel is the Director of Asset Management Operations at Data Transfer Solutions. He has over a decade of experience with asset and pavement data collection and rating services utilizing Esri’s ArcGIS software. Prior to becoming the Director of Asset Management Operations, Daniel... Read More →
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Eric Money, PhD

Associate Director of Professional Education, NC State University Center for Geospatial Analytics
Eric currently serves as the Associate Director of Professional Education in the Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University. He is also the director of NC State's Professional Masters degree in GIST and Graduate Certificate programs. Much of his work centers on curri... Read More →



Thursday October 26, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am
River Terrace 3, Third Level

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