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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
avatar for Ken Watson

Ken Watson

Academic Programs Director, 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 University... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Behnke, GISP, PMP, AICP

Daniel Behnke, GISP, PMP, AICP

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 →
avatar for Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Account Executive, GISinc
Wendy is the East Coast Business Development Manager for GISinc's State and Local Government team. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors Degree in Geography and Certificate in GIS. Wendy has also earned a Masters in GIS Administration from the University... Read More →
avatar for Eric Money, Ph.D

Eric Money, Ph.D

Associate Director of Professional Education, North Carolina State University
Eric is currently the Associate Director of Professional Education in the Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State University. He serves as Director of several graduate programs, including NC State's Masters of Geospatial Information Science & Technology and Graduate Certificate... Read More →



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

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