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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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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 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
From Street to Satellite - Leverage Your Imagery Investment

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This session will present unique approaches to imagery use in your organization.  Whether your needs are asset management, real estate assessment, or emergency management, new types of imagery deliver real benefits – attend and see how.
AICP CM Approved 1.0  

Moderator: Alex Hepp, Director, Assessment, CycloMedia Technology, Inc. 

  • Exploring the Use of Oblique Imagery at Strathcona County
    Sarah McDonald, BES, MSc, GISP, GIS Project Manager, Strathcona County, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Machine Learning Used to Identify Missing Assessment
    Tammy Sikma, GISP, GIS Manager, County of Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario Canada
    Bill Singleton, Vice President, Ecopia, Waterloo, Ontario Canada

Moderators
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Alex Hepp

Director, Assessment, Cyclomedia
High Resolution Street-level Imagery

Speakers
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Sarah McDonald, MSc, GISP

GIS Project Manager, Strathcona County
Sarah is the GIS Project Manager for Strathcona County in Sherwood Park, Alberta. She supports the County Enterprise GIS by planning, coordinating, and implementing projects. She holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Geography from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Science in Geography from the University of Victoria. Sarah is a Certified GIS Professional (GISP) and a member of URISA International.
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Tammy Sikma, GISP

GIS Manager, County of Peterborough
Tammy has worked in municipal GIS for 16 years. She, along with 2 full-time GIS Technologists, service the mapping needs of the County of Peterborough and its 8 local municipalities. Tammy is a graduate of the University of Guelph and Fleming College and is a member of URISA’s 10-Year Club. Her professional interests include tourism, privacy applications, data licensing, and innovative technologies.
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Bill Singleton

Vice President, Ecopia Tech
Current solutions for feature extraction are slow and inaccurate. Come learn how new technology is drastically improving the process of creating vector maps from imagery so you can spend your time driving to insights, instead of painfully creating these information layers yourselves! | Interests: Computer Vision, Canada, US, Urban Development



Wednesday November 2, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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