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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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Monday, September 16 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
GISPro Ignite 2013

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Lightning talks, frivolity, and education! Attend URISA’s GIS-Pro IGNITE session for fast-paced presentations, with some entertainment mixed in. You’ll be glad you did! Participants to include: 

  • A Short History of Disruption
    Greg Babinski, GISP, King County GIS Center, Seattle, WA
  • My Transect Data are in PDF Format!
    Rachel Shmookler, RPS - Applied Science Associates, Inc., South Kingstown, RI
  • Afraid of The Dark: Community Streetlight Inventory
     Justin Jobin, The Town of Jamestown, Jamestown, RI
  • GIS and System Integration for Small Organizations
    Michael Olkin, GISP, Town of Amherst, MA, Amherst, MA
  • Citizen Problem Reporting via Smart Phones
    David Holmes, Intergraph Corporation, Levittown, AL
  • Access Your Plans and Drawings in the Field: A Mobile Application for Department - Thomas Harrington, Jr., PhD, Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo), Boston, MA
  • What GIS People Need to Know About MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
    Adena Schutzberg, Directions Magazine,
    Somerville, MA
  • Maps and the Geospatial Revolution: Reflections on Teaching a MOOC on Mapping
    Anthony C. Robinson, Ph.D, Penn State University, College Park, PA
  • Community Maps
    Don Cooke, Esri, Redlands, CA
  • We Are Vanguard!
    Ryan Bowe, GISP, Photo Science, Nicholasville, GA, and Wendy Peloquin, Reynolds, Smith & Hills (RS&H), Atlanta, GA
  • The State of GIS in Rhode Island
    Shane White, State of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

Speakers
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Donald Cooke

Esri, Redlands, CA
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Kevin Mickey, GISP, CTT+

Director Professional Development and Geospatial Education, The Polis Center @ IUPUI
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Greg Babinski, GISP

GIS Marketing & Business Development Manager, King County GIS Center
I am the Marketing and Business Development Manager for the King County GIS Center in Seattle. Previously I was the GIS Supervisor for the East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland. I have an MA in geography from Wayne State University. I am a Past-President of URISA and founder... Read More →
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Ryan Bowe, GISP

Photo Science
Ryan Elizabeth Bowe, GISP works for Photo Science in Lexington, Kentucky.  She has a passion for metadata and she has created tens of thousands of metadata files for geospatial datasets, some of which she acquired, edited, documented and delivered to clients.  Co-author of “Avoiding... Read More →
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Michael Olkin, GISP

GIS Administrator, Town of Amherst
Michael Olkin is the GIS Administrator with the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts.  Michael has worked in the Geographic Information Systems industry for 17 years, specializing in municipal GIS implementation, server GIS, database administration & all types of fun techie stuff.  Michael... Read More →
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Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Account Manager, GISinc
Wendy Peloquin, GISP is an Account Manager at GISinc supporting State and Local Governments and is based out of Jacksonville, FL. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia with a B.S. in Geography and a Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS).
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Shane White, GISP

RIGIS Coordinator, State of Rhode Island
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David Holmes

Business Strategy, Intergraph Corporation
David Holmes is currently a Business Consultant assisting with strategic marketing, business development, and sales operations within the Security, Government & Infrastructure Division (SG&I) of Intergraph.   He has been with Intergraph SG&I for 5 years in strategic marketing and... Read More →
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Justin Jobin

GIS Coordinator, The Town of Jamestown
Justin Jobin is the Environmental Scientist and GIS Coordinator for the Town of Jamestown, RI where he is responsible for the implementation, management, and maintenance of The Town's  Geographic Information System.  He is also responsible for overseeing the Town’s High Groundwater... Read More →
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Thomas Harrington, PhD

Director, Applied Georgraphics Inc
Tom Harrington is Director of Marketing at Applied Geographics (AppGeo) where he has worked for the last 12 years and where he is involved mainly in deciphering RFPs and preparing proposal responses to them. He also enjoys strategic business planning and the challenge of keeping up... Read More →
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Anthony Robinson

Assistant Professor and Director of Online Geospatial Education, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University
I direct Penn State's Online Geospatial Education programs and serve as an Assistant Director in the Department of Geography's GeoVISTA Center. On nights and weekends I'm Vice President of NACIS and Chair of the ICA Commission on Visual Analytics.
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Adena Schutzberg

Executive Editor, Directions Magazine
Adena Schutzberg is Executive Editor of Directions Magazine and principal at ABS Consulting Group, Inc., a GIS consulting firm providing services to clients including GIS software, data, and imagery companies. Previously, she headed U.S. operations for UK-based Cadcorp, and held... Read More →
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Rachel Shmookler

RPS ASA
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 →


Monday September 16, 2013 7:30pm - 9:00pm
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