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GIS Pro 2013: URISA’s 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals.  The conference will take place at the Rhode Island Convention Center which is connected directly by a skywalk to our Headquarters’ Hotel, the Omni Providence (previously the Westin Providence)  http://www.urisa.org/gispro2013

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Tuesday, September 17 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Storytelling, Cupcakes & TV

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Telling our stories helps us communicate and build consensus. While the Internet has opened up new and creative ways to build and share those stories, low-tech/high touch can work wonders too! Further, the story of GIS is also told when GIS analysis and digital mapping shows up film and television. Sometimes it is "fantastical" - really, who wouldn't want those CSI apps? - but sometimes they show real, cutting edge technology. This session features both high tech and high touch ways to communicate and tell our stories.

Moderator: Luke Boggess, GISP, R&M Consultants, Anchorage, Alaska

  • Cupcakes, Buttons and Putting It Out There
    Christina Boggs, California  Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA
     
  • Storytelling- the Art of Civic Engagement
    Chris Thomas, Esri, Redlands, CA
     
  • History of the GIS-World, Part I: A Look at the History of GIS in Film and Television
    Gene Del Greco, GISP, KE McCartney & Associates Inc., Mansfield, OH 
AICP Credits: CM 1.50 

Speakers
avatar for Gene DelGreco, GISP

Gene DelGreco, GISP

GIS Manager, KE McCartney & Associates
Gene Del Greco GISP, GIS Manager of KE McCartney brings 35 years of experience working with local governments in three states. As GIS Manager for the Richland County, Ohio GIS Consortium, he guided the efforts of a 22 member GIS Consortium. As Development Director of Weirton West... Read More →
avatar for Christina Boggs-Chavira, P.G.

Christina Boggs-Chavira, P.G.

Engineering Geologist, Department of Water Resources
Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG, 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... Read More →
avatar for Chris Thomas

Chris Thomas

Director of Government Markets, Esri


Tuesday September 17, 2013 10:30am - 12:00pm
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