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Welcome to URISA’s GIS-Pro 2020 — A special virtual edition for challenging times.
We invite you to review the agenda, block your calendar, and join us virtually for URISA’s 58th Annual Conference. Our community has always been resilient and eager to help each other through a crisis. Be engaged. Ask questions. Explore solutions. Make the most of this opportunity. Be safe.

Workshops will be presented ’live’ on September 23 & 24 and after GIS-Pro on October 6 & 7. Attendance at one workshop is included with full registration.

Note that all times in this online agenda are presented in CENTRAL Time (URISA’s office is in Chicago).

You must be registered to access the online platform (which is not this Sched agenda). 

Main conference site: www.gis-pro.org 
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Tuesday, September 29 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Featured Panel: Ethical Considerations Concerning the GIS Professional’s Role in Redistricting

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Ethical Considerations Concerning the GIS Professional’s Role in Redistricting
It’s time to redistrict. This session provides tips for how the GIS professional can make sound and ethical decisions in redistricting projects.

Panelists
Mark Salling, PhD, GISP, Senior Research Associate, Levin Urban College, Cleveland State University/Retired
Michael Mc Donald, Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Sophia Garcia, GIS Analyst, Dolores Huerta Foundation, Bakersfield, CA


 

Speakers
avatar for Mark Salling, Ph.D, GISP

Mark Salling, Ph.D, GISP

Senior Research Associate, Levin Urban College, Cleveland State University/Retired
Mark Salling, PhD, GISP is an applied urban geographer and demographer and has more than 40 years of experience in data management, dissemination, and analysis. He has been active in providing and analyzing data and has conducted studies in urban migration, poverty, housing, voting... Read More →
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Michael Mc Donald

Professor, University of Florida
Dr. Michael P. McDonald is Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from University of California, San Diego and B.S. in Economics from California Institute of Technology. He held a one-year post-doc fellowship at Harvard University and previously taught at Vanderbilt University; University of Illinois... Read More →
avatar for Sophia Garcia

Sophia Garcia

GIS Analyst, Dolores Huerta Foundation


Tuesday September 29, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT