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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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Samir Gambhir

Toronto, Canada Area
Samir Gambhir is the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) researcher and manager of Equity Metrics program at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (HIFIS) at University of California, Berkeley. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of mapping, spatial analysis and web-GIS. His work experience spans across multitude of research areas such as social justice and advocacy, planning, health, and business with a focus on human geography. His areas of interest are application of spatial models and GIS technologies to advance research, analysis and policy interventions. Prior to joining HIFIS, Samir worked as GIS Manager for Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Toronto. Prior to CGHR, he worked as Senior GIS Researcher at The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2003 with a Masters degree in City and Regional Planning. He holds a Bachelors degree in Architecture from India.