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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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Monday, October 23 • 6:30pm - 9:30pm
GIS-Pro 2017 Mapathon: Put your mapping skills to good use!

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Put your GIS skills to good use at the GIS-Pro 2017 Mapathon. This evening activity will support the many projects of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT). 

Participants should bring a laptop and have some basic familiarity with OpenStreetMap. 

With all of the recent natural disasters, the GIS Community has responded swiftly to project requests, including URISA's GISCorps. Projects for the mapathon may include any number of responses from Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria to the earthquakes in Mexico, flooding in Southeast Asia, and California wildfires. Current projects are listed.

Video Tutorial on 'Adding a Building to OpenStreetMap from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap: https://youtu.be/VPJz-AucqF4

A great way to network with your fellow GIS professionals while giving back!


A huge thank you to New Light Technologies for providing sponsorship and support for this event.


Moderators
avatar for Carl Anderson, GISP

Carl Anderson, GISP

Consultant, Newlight Technologies
Carl is a Senior Solutions Architect for New Light Technologies, supporting Federal and State clients.  In his career he has developed geospatial systems for small and large data systems using both open source and proprietary software. Previously he has worked with the U.S. Census Bureau as a geospatial data architect and Fulton County Georgia responsible for enterprise wide Data Integration, Business Intelligence and GIS operations. Over his GIS career, he has been involved in building systems and interoperability for Emergency Management, Addressing, Cadastre, Taxation and other administrative government records systems. He has been involved as a contributor and user in Open Source projects since the early... Read More →
avatar for Christina Boggs-Chavira

Christina Boggs-Chavira

Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources
Christina Boggs is an Engineering Geologist with the California Department of Water Resources in the Division of Integrated Regional Water Management North Central Region Office, in the Geology and Groundwater Investigations Section. Christina has two Bachelor’s degrees from CS... Read More →


Monday October 23, 2017 6:30pm - 9:30pm
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