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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 
Wednesday, September 30 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Data Visualization, Analysis and Critical Infrastructure Solutions

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It is essential to communicate the importance of GIS solutions to management. This presentation will explore how to identify critical infrastructure, analyze the methodology of stormwater fee assessments, and how to use data metrics to increase stakeholder confidence.

  • Challenges Acquiring Accurate Critical Infrastructure Data & Web GIS Solutions
    Zachary Vavra, GIS Specialist, U-Spatial/University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN
  • Developing a Stormwater Utility Fee - City of Alexandria, VA
    Michael Smith, GISP, Principal GIS Analyst, City of Alexandria, Alexandria, VA
    Rachael Holland, P.E., LEED AP BD+C., Stormwater Utility Manager/CE IV, City of Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

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John Nolte, GISP

GIS Manager, Denver Water
John M. Nolte, GISP is the GIS Manager of Denver Water's Administrative Services GIS. He has been in the industry for nearly 30 years and has worked in various positions. He is a board member of URISA International and an instructor for the GIS Leadership Academy. He lives in Denver... Read More →

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Zachary Vavra

GIS Specialist, U-Spatial/University of Minnesota
Zach Vavra completed an MS in GIS in the spring of 2015 from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. After graduation, he and his wife moved to the wonderful town of Duluth, Minnesota, where he pursued a GIS career with the University of Minnesota Duluth. He currently works... Read More →
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Michael Smith, GISP

IT Program Manager, City of Alexandria
Michael Smith is a GIS professional with 20 years of experience, predominantly in local government. During his tenure with the City of Alexandria, Michael directed and managed the strategic GIS implementations within the City's asset and work order management system (Cityworks), the... Read More →
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Rachael Holland, PE, LEED AP BD+C

Stormwater Utility Manager, City of Alexandria
Rachael is an engineer with the City of Alexandria, Virginia’s Department of Transportation and Environmental Services. As the City’s Stormwater Utility Manager, she has led cross-departmental teams in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to billing... Read More →

Wednesday September 30, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT