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GIS-Pro 2016: URISA’s 54th Annual Conference
October 31-November 3, 2016
Westin Harbour Castle - Toronto, Ontario

Geospatial information is everywhere, at everyone’s fingertips and URISA as an organization has been at the forefront for the past  50 years, through global technology and social shifts.  In the time it took you to pull up the description of this conference, perhaps on your phone, tablet or laptop, you have already considered the conference location, investigated the good eats and conference events, and mapped all of your indoor and outside activities.  URISA connects members and partners with the educational, networking and collaboration resources that professionals need to evolve geospatial tools and solutions that respond to real places in real time.

Join the GIS Community in Toronto, Ontario for a powerful, collective exchange of GIS knowledge!

Professional Planners: Be sure to note the workshops and sessions that have been approved for AICP-CM credits. Nearly 50 AICP-CM credits were approved for this year’s program!

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Tuesday, November 1 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Supporting Vulnerable Populations and Mitigating Risk with Location Technology

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This session will explore the use of location technology tools and services to model issues within vulnerable communities in order to mitigate risk and ensure recovery efforts, as well as how location technology can be used to reduce risk of vector borne diseases.
AICP CM Approved 1.5 

Moderator: Stephen Berry, GISP, GIS Coordinator, Clark County GIS, Winchester, Kentucky, United States

  • Where is there a Link between Small Babies and the Outdoor Environment?
    Charlene Nielsen, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada 
  • Non-Traditional Data Sources Useful in Recovery Planning
    Lynn Dupont, GISP, ASLA, GIS Coordinator/Principal Planner, Regional Planning Commission for Greater New OrleansNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Zika: Location Technology to Reduce Your Risk
    Wendy Peloquin, GISP, Account Manager, Geographic Information Services, Inc. (GISinc), Jacksonville, Florida, United States

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Stephen Berry GISP

GIS Coordinator, Clark County GIS
Stephen Berry, GISP, is a 1995 Graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Geography. Stephen has been a Certified GISP since 2007 and has over 20 years of work experience in the GIS Profession. He has worked with GIS in industries ranging from utilities and transportation to mining and local government planning. His current professional position is the GIS Coordinator of the Clark County Consortium for GIS in Winchester, Kentucky... Read More →

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Lynn Dupont, ASLA, GISP

GIS Coordinator/Principal Planner, Regional Planning Commission
Since 1999 Lynn Dupont has been employed at the Regional Planning Commission of New Orleans as principal planner and GIS Manager handling enhancement projects, land use studies and data integration in the region. Her emphasis has been in working with State and Federal agencies in procuring usable data for use at the local level. She represents Planning and Development Districts on the Louisiana GIS Council and has been an active participant in... Read More →
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Charlene Nielsen

Interdisciplinary PhD Candidate, University of Alberta
Charlene Nielsen is dedicated to defending the "health of the land" for all organisms on earth by developing Geographical Information Systems solutions through integrative collaborations. She is currently an interdisciplinary PhD candidate in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and Pediatrics at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Her research brings the geographic perspective to exploring the spatial co-location of adverse birth... 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).

Tuesday November 1, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Pier 2/3

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