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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!

Creating an attendee profile within Sched DOES NOT REGISTER you for the conference or specific workshops. You must register for the conference here.

Note: If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Westin Harbour Castle saying that there is now a cheaper rate... just hang up. It is a scam.  
 

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Wednesday, November 2 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
2016 Geospatial Student Competition

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URISA and the Young Professionals Vanguard Cabinet are pleased to showcase the finalists in the 2016 Geospatial Student Competition. The intent of the competition is to allow university students the opportunity to present how they are using GIS or other geospatial tools to answer questions, solve problems, display data, and contribute to academic research.

Moderator: Daniel Behnke, GISP, AICP, Director of Asset Management Operations, Data Transfer Solutions, Orlando, Florida, United States

Finalists:
  • Daniel Stephen - Oregon State University - "Automated Layout of Origin-Destination Flow Maps: U.S. County-to-county Migration 2009–2013" - Graduate Student
  • Joshua Sheldon - University of Central Arkansas- "Using New Methods: Finding Downhill Runs in Florida" - Graduate Student
  • Molly Finch - Community College of Baltimore County - "The Power of Place: Areas of Influence for Baltimore City Homicides (2010-2015)" - Second Year Student

Speakers
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Daniel Behnke, GISP, AICP

Director of Asset Management Operations, Data Transfer Solutions
Daniel is the Director of Asset Management Operations at Data Transfer Solutions. He has over a decade of experience with asset and pavement data collection and rating services utilizing Esri’s ArcGIS software. Prior to becoming the Director of Asset Management Operations, Daniel collected and processed data for approximately 40,000 roadway miles including pavement distress, rutting, roadway geometry and right-of-way assets as well as... Read More →
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Molly Finch

Student in the Geospatial Applications Program, Community College of Baltimore County
Molly is currently a student in the Geospatial Applications Program at the Community College of Baltimore County and a professional in the environmental science and education field in Baltimore, MD. Her academic background is in Biology and Environmental Studies and she is interested in using her GIS training to pursue work in natural resource monitoring, specifically with aquatic resources, on the local and international level.
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Daniel Stephen

Oregon State University



Wednesday November 2, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Pier 9

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