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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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Friday, October 2 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Building and Maintaining a Strong GIS Community

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This session discusses how to build valuable relationships by incorporating volunteering, community groups, and other social networking activities into your existing professional skills. We will explore techniques for retaining and transitioning relationships between scholastic and professional environments and how to keep the synergy flowing between the two areas.

  • Building Your Professional Community
    Eva Reid, MPA, GISP, Senior Analyst, District of Columbia Government, Alexandria, VA
  • Professional Metamorphosis: Making the Transition from Student to Work Life
    Meghan Jones, GIS Specialist, LJB Inc., Miamisburg, OH

Moderators
avatar for Steven Steinberg, Ph.D., MPA, GISP

Steven Steinberg, Ph.D., MPA, GISP

Geographic Information Officer, Los Angeles County-Internal Services Department
Dr. Steven J. Steinberg is the Geographic Information Officer (GIO) for Los Angeles County California. In collaboration with a team of highly skilled GIS professionals, he guides the geospatial strategy for more than 10 million residents and 100,000 county employees across 37 departments. Dr. Steinberg, a self-titled “geospatial evangelist” is passionate about the use of technology... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Eva Reid, MPA, GISP

Eva Reid, MPA, GISP

Senior Analyst, Government of the District of Columbia
Eva Reid, MPA, GISP is a Senior GIS Analyst and Training Coordinator for the District of Columbia Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO). She has 25 years of experience in information technology, training and project management. Eva is noted for the caliber and creativity of... Read More →
avatar for Meghan Jones

Meghan Jones

GIS Specialist, LJB, Inc
Meghan T. Jones is a GIS Specialist with LJB Inc, and A&E firm in Dayton, Ohio. She recently finished her degree, with a B.A. and M.A. in Geography and a certification in GIS from Miami University. Her Master's research was published in the Fall 2019 issue of ArcUser Magazine on using... Read More →


Friday October 2, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT