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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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Charles Mondello

Property Drone Consortium
Columbia, SC
As the President of the Property Drone Consortium, Charles Mondello provides direction for the overall management, development and growth of the company. He is actively involved in all elements of the organization and focuses on shaping client requirements into viable corporate initiatives. He guides research, marketing, finance and all activities of the corporation. The  Property Drone Consortium, PDC, has made many contributions to the drone industry. PDC has briefed multiple tiers of Government driving change which has benefited drone operations. PDC is actively engaging public private partnerships developing joint operations guidelines in insurance and emergency response. Mondello’s career has encompassed multiple leadership roles including his most recent as chief industry strategist at Eagleview and as executive vice president of corporate development at Pictometry International Corp. He was involved in the creation of many new business lines and sales models supporting clients worldwide. Prior to Pictometry, Mondello was the director of technical development for Earth Data Technologies.  He directed marketing and sales of Litton's Emerge product line. During his time at Eastman Kodak he led both government and commercial remote sensing programs. Mondello spent time in the federal government sector managing the development of large data collection and processing systems, and prior to that, while at IBM, he specialized in semiconductor process design.Widely recognized by his peers in the profession, Mondello's accomplishments have included selection as the Director of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Primary Data Acquisition Division; as well as his election to serve as the Director of the ASPRS 10-year Remote Sensing Strategic Forecast. He has received multiple ASPRS Presidential Citations, the 2013 ASPRS Significant Achievement award and has been named the 2013 ASPRS Fellow of the year. Mondello was also selected to serve on the inaugural National Geospatial Advisory Committee for the US Secretary of the Interior. 
Mondello has a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Imaging Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is certified as a Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) and holds multiple patents in remote sensing/photogrammetry in oblique and real-time data processing.