Monday - March 5, 2018: Morning Workshops

Available presentation or workshop materials are denoted with GREEN titles on this page.  To view:

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  Room 150 Room 152 Room 160
8:00-9:00 AM

Lightning Overview of the Best Geospatial Open Source
Topic Area: Open Source Product Review
Bob Basques

Technical Director - SharedGeo
St. Paul, Minnesota

Making Better Maps
Topic Area: How to Improve ArcGIS Maps
Jennifer Harrison, MSc, GISP

President - Teach Me GIS
Houston, Texas

Leveraging Amazon Web Services
Topic Area: Cloud Computing
Mark Korver, MCP
Geospatial Lead - Specialist Team    - Amazon Web Services
Seattle, Washington
9:00-10:00 AM

The U.S. National Grid (USNG)
Topic Area: Emergency Response Mapping
Randy Knippel

GIS Manager - Dakota County, Minnesota
Apple Valley, Minnesota

Making Better Maps
Topic Area: How to Improve ArcGIS Maps
Jennifer Harrison, MSc, GISP

President - Teach Me GIS
Houston, Texas

Leveraging Amazon Web Services
Topic Area: Cloud Computing
Mark Korver, MCP

Geospatial Lead - Specialist Team -  Amazon Web Services
Seattle, Washington
10:00-11:00 AM

The U.S. National Grid (USNG)
Topic Area: Emergency Response Mapping
Randy Knippel

GIS Manager - Dakota County, Minnesota
Apple Valley, Minnesota

Making Better Maps
Topic Area: How to Improve ArcGIS Maps
Jennifer Harrison, MSc, GISP
President - Teach Me GIS
Houston, Texas

How Can ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) Power Data Sharing Initiatives
Topic Area: Data Transformation & Sharing
Allison Hughes
Geospatial ETL Consultant - Consortech
Brossard, Quebec
11:00 AM-Noon

The U.S. National Grid (USNG)
Topic Area: Emergency Response Mapping
Randy Knippel
GIS Manager - Dakota County, Minnesota
Apple Valley, Minnesota

Making Better Maps
Topic Area: How to Improve ArcGIS Maps
Jennifer Harrison, MSc, GISP

President - Teach Me GIS
Houston, Texas

How Can ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) Power Data Sharing Initiatives
Topic Area: Data Transformation & Sharing
Allison Hughes
Geospatial ETL Consultant - Consortech
Brossard, Quebec
12:00-1:00 PM Independent Lunch Independent Lunch Independent Lunch

Monday - March 5, 2018: Afternoon Presentations

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                               Room 150                              
1:00-2:15 PM

KEYNOTE
Geospatial - A Key Technology Transforming the Construction Industry
Topic Area: Disruptive Technologies
Geoff Zeiss, PhD

Principal - Between the Poles
Ottawa, Ontario

 

 

                                Classroom 150                               Room 152
2:30-3:00 PM

Design Meets GIS
Topic Area: Utility Design Process
Dennis Beck, MSE, PE
President and CEO - Spatial Business Systems, Inc.
Lakewood, Colorado

Defensible Space Around Poles - from Soup to Nuts
Topic Area: Emergency Response Mapping
Joshua Schwartz, MS, GISP
GIS Utility Analyst - City of Fort Collins, Colorado
Fort Collins, Colorado
3:00-3:30 PM

Automation of GIS Data Integration at Region of Niagara
Topic Area: Utility Data Integration
Allison Hughes

Geospatial ETL Consultant - Consortech
Brossard, Quebec

Mapping 9-1-1 Calls 24x7 with a Web Based Map
Topic Area: 9-1-1 Technology
Dave Eaton
Maricopa Region 9-1-1
Phoenix, Arizona

3:30-4:00 PM Break Break
4:00-5:00 PM

Building EPCOR Water Canada's Situational Awareness Map
Topic Area: Real-Time Visualization
Natalie Fisher, MS, GISP
Manager, GIS - EPCOR Water Services Inc.
Edmonton, Alberta

Real-Time Weather Alerts for Routing
Topic Area: Real-Time Data Management
Brendan Farrell, PhD
CEO - Giraffe Geo
Seattle, Washington

Tuesday - March 6, 2018: Morning Presentations

Available presentation or workshop materials are denoted with GREEN titles on this page.  To view:

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                               Room 153                               Room 157

8:00-9:00 AM

A Scalable Approach to 3D Pipeline Visualization Using Cesium and AR
Topic Area: 3D Infrastructure Visualization
Piero Toffanin

Software Engineer - VirtualGIS
Duluth, Minnesota

Compass: Navigating Your Geospatial Data with Open Source Software
Topic Area: Open Source Web Mapping
Bob Basques
GIS Technician - City of St. Paul
St. Paul, Minnesota

9:00-9:30 AM

How Range Resources Automates Emergency Response Planning
Topic Area: Emergency Response Mapping
Josh Reinard
GIS Technician - Range Resources
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Integrating Python, Maximo, and GIS to Automate Environmental Review
Topic Area: Environmental Data Management
Jason Ramsey, MAS-GIS, GISP

Sr. GIS Analyst - Arizona Public Service Company
Phoenix, Arizona

9:30-10:00 AM Break Break
10:00-11:00 AM

Emerging Technologies in GIS: Mixed-Reality and Holographic GIS
Topic Area: 3D Infrastructure Visualization
Alec Pestov, MBA

CEO - Meemim Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

Update on the Geospatial Data Act 2017 and Similar Efforts in Various States
Topic Area: Emerging Geospatial Law
Mark Limbruner, GISP

President - GITA
Denver, Colorado

11:00-11:30 AM

International Educator Honoree Presentation
Using GIS for defining Socio-Economic-Status (SES) of Population in Respect to Geographic Access to Healthcare Facilities at Jeddah City

Topic Area: Urban Planning
Abdulkader Murad, PhD
Professor - King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Student Scholarship Winner Presentation
Mapping Subtidal Eelgrass Beds using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
Topic Area: UAS, UAV, Drone
Scott Nesbit
Student - University Wisconsin - Eau Claire / NOAA
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

11:30 AM-12:30 PM Independent Lunch Independent Lunch

Tuesday - March 6, 2018: Afternoon Presentations

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                                Room 165
12:30-1:45 PM

KEYNOTE
Just How Accurate is Your Drone?

Topic Area: UAS, UAV, Drone
Mike Tully, MBA, MS, CP, GISP
President & CEO - Aerial Services, Inc
Cedar Falls, Iowa

 

                                Room 150                               Room 152
2:00-2:50 PM

Mapping Underground Infrastructure: Accelerating International Initiatives
Topic Area: Underground Mapping Initiatives
Geoff Zeiss, PhD
Principal - Between the Poles
Ottawa, Ontario

Implementing As-Built & Leak Survey Data Collection & Maintenance Systems
Topic Area: Underground Data Management
Theresa Chavez, CSM
Director of Sales & Marketing - CartoPac International
Fort Collins, Colorado

3:00-3:50 PM

A GIS Based Work Flow to Optimize the Approach for Buried Hazard Mapping Projects
Topic Area: Underground Data Management
Thomas Jordan, PhD, PG
Key Environmental, Inc.
Mark Limbruner, GISP
GIS Manager - Southern Marcellus Shale Division
Range Resources
Pittsburgh Metro, Pennsylvania

US National Grid: The Emerging National Geolocation Standard
Topic Area: Emergency Response Mapping
Stephen Swazee, CAPT, USNR (Ret.)
Chair - Emergency Preparedness Committee, Minnesota Geospatial Advisory Council
St. Paul, Minnesota