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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, October 6 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Unpacking GIS Data for NG9-1-1

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Unpacking the NENA NG911 GIS Data Model
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Melissa Liebert, GIS Analyst, Comtech Telecommunications Inc., Seattle, WA
Debra Rozeboom, PMP, ENP, GISP, General Manager West Coast, GeoComm, Albany, OR
Diana Gijselaers, System Engineer-GIS, Motorola Solutions, Vancouver, WA
Natalie Lee, GISP, Geospatial Data Programs Manager, Georgia Geospatial Information Office (GIO) 

Please note there will be a break from 12:00 - 1:00 pm.

The Data Model provides the blueprints in how to structure Next Generation 9-1-1 data in order for it to be utilized by an Emergency Services IP Network (ESInet). This workshop is intended to provide an overview of the NENA NG9-1-1 Data Model and the i3 call flow process, demonstrate best practices in populating 9-1-1 GIS fields, and provide examples of how proper utilization of the Data Model can provide better 9-1-1 call routing.

  • Understand the basics of NG9-1-1 Call Flow and how they inform GIS data business requirements
  • Become familiar with the NENA NG9-1-1 GIS Data Model
  • Learn how to build a proper NG9-1-1 GIS data set
  • Understand the repercussions of how the NG9-1-1 GIS Schema impacts a 9-1-1 system
  • Practice applying learned concepts to real-life situations
  • Introduction to NG9-1-1
  • Basics of NG9-1-1 Call Flow
  • Understanding Business Requirements: LOST Query; PIDF-LO; CLDXF
  • Transition from Legacy to i3
  • NG9-1-1 Data Model - Big Picture
  • Digging in and Unpacking the NG9-1-1 Data Model
  • Document structure - terms and important concepts
  • Individual Layer Review
  • How to create/use the NG9-1-1 Model Template
  • Data Issue Review - Exercises and Examples
  • Wrap-up - Where to Start and Next Steps

This workshop is aimed at URISA members who provide support to their emergency communications division and/or support addressing workflows in their community. Participants should have a working knowledge of GIS concepts.

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Michael G. O Grady

Retired/URISA Past President, Retired/URISA Past President
Michael Glenn O’Grady was the founding chair of URISA’s PAC and is currently serving as chairman again, in addition to being on the URISA board. He has been a member of URISA since 1979 and is a former URISA president. O’Grady retired from local government in 2006 after spending... Read More →

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Melissa Liebert

Program Manager, Comtech Telecommunications Inc
Melissa Liebert is a Program Manager for Comtech Telecommunication Corp. Before moving to the private sector, Melissa was chair of the Washington State NG 9-1-1 GIS Subcommittee and was involved in developing NENA documents including NG GIS Data Stewardship, Standards for the Provisioning... Read More →
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Deb Rozeboom, PMP, ENP, GISP

Product Manager/GIS Services, GeoComm
Deb Rozeboom, ENP, GISP, PMP is a GIS Services Product Manager with GeoComm and is dedicated to helping GIS professionals and 9-1-1 agencies understand the importance of GIS in 9-1-1 and NG9-1-1 systems.  In her 19 year career in Public Safety GIS she has worked with countless cities... Read More →
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Diana Gijselaers

System Engineer, Motorola Solutions
Diana Gijselaers has always loved maps and helping people, which is why she has focused her career on mapping for 9-1-1 and Public Safety. Diana is a GIS/Mapping Product Manager for Call Handling at Motorola Solutions. She helps lead product launch and systems engineering efforts... Read More →
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Natalie Lee, GISP

Geospatial Data Programs Manager, Georgia Geospatial Information Office
Natalie Lee, GISP is the Geospatial Data Programs Manager at the Georgia Geospatial Information Office. She oversees projects that build critical data at the State scale. Natalie has enjoyed 14 years working with GIS in a variety of disciplines including floodplain mapping, conservation... Read More →

Tuesday October 6, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm CDT