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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
Advocating for the Profession

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US Senate Bill 1253 - Geospatial Data Act of 2017 – Sent shockwaves through the GIS industry, potentially putting at risk the jobs of thousands of GIS professionals.  In North Carolina, several GIS professionals lost their jobs or had to change the services they offered to comply with new laws. Are you aware of similar efforts in your state?  Attend this session of seasoned professionals who have been involved and followed these trends for many years and learn what you can do.

Panelists:
  • Tripp Corbin, GISP, CFM, MCP, CIT+, President, eGIS Associates, Inc., Dacula, GA
  • Kim McDonough, GISP, GIS Coordinator, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Nashville, TN
  • Gary Kent, Integrated Services Director, The Schneider Corporation, Indianapolis, IN


Moderators
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Brent Jones

Global Manager, Land Records/Cadastre, Esri
Based in Washington D.C., Brent Jones oversees Esri’s worldwide strategic planning, business development, and marketing activities for land records, cadastral, surveying, and land administration.  As a recognized technology innovator, Jones specializes in modernizing existing land... Read More →
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Michael Glenn O'Grady, GISP

Michael Glenn O’Grady was the founding chair of URISA’s PAC and is currently serving as chairman again, in addition to being on the URISA board. He has been a member of URISA since 1979 and is a former URISA president. O’Grady retired from local government in 2006 after spending... Read More →

Speakers
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Tripp Corbin

CEO, eGIS Associates, Inc.
CEO
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Kim McDonough, GISP

Senior IT Manager, Tennessee Department of Transportation
I have been involved in GIS since my first course in Computer Cartography in 1981. I worked in the Computer Cartography Lab for the School of Forest Resources at N.C. State Univ. from 1983 until 1986. At that time, I moved back to my home town of Nashville and worked initially in... Read More →
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Gary Kent

Integrated Services Director, The Schneider Corporation
Gary Kent is in his 35th year with The Schneider Corporation, a surveying, GIS and consulting engineering firm based in Indianapolis, and with offices in North Carolina, Florida, Texas and Iowa. He has been chair of both the ALTA and NSPS committees on the ALTA/ACSM (now NSPS) Standards... Read More →



Thursday October 26, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am
Clearwater, Third Level

Attendees (34)