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Wednesday, September 18 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Portals and Archives: The Positive Effects

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Building a data archive or portal can improve business decision-making and facilitate management of the underlying data.  This session will discuss the benefits of developing and implementing such a system.

  • Montana’s GIS Data Archive: A Practical Approach to Geographic Data Preservation
    Diane Papineau, MS, GISP, Montana State Library, Helena, MT
  • GIS Web-Based Mapping Plays Central Role in County Operations
    Dean Salmons, GISP, Orange County Florida, Orlando, FL
  • Ocean Use Mapping in the Northeast
    Rachel Shmookler, RPS - Applied Science Associates, Inc., South Kingstown, RI

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Steve Sharp, GISP

Director of Enterprise GIS Services, VT Center for Geographic Information
Stephen Sharp is a certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) with over 20 years of experience in the GIS industry. He is currently the Director of Enterprise GIS Services at the Vermont Center for Geographic Information (VCGI). Mr. Sharp provides supervisory, technical... Read More →


Dean Salmons, GISP

GIS Supervisor, Orange County Government
Dean Salmons is a supervisor with Orange County, Florida.  He has a masters degree from UCF in Public Administration and a bachelors degree in Geography from Florida State University.
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Diane Papineau, GISP

GIS Programmer/Analyst, Montana State Library
Diane holds an MS degree in Earth Sciences from Montana State University in Bozeman, emphasizing GIS, remote sensing, historical and cultural geography, and GIS education. For the Montana State Library, she serves as the Montana Geographic Names MSDI theme steward and the Montana... Read More →

Rachel Shmookler

Rachel Shmookler specializes in geospatial analysis, data processing, and data management. Rachel attended Clark University where she received a B.A. in Environmental Science and an M.A. in Geographic Information Systems. She has been working at RPS ASA for the past three years on... Read More →

Wednesday September 18, 2013 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT

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