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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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Wednesday, September 23 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Microsoft Project™ Software Tutorial

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Microsoft Project™ Software Tutorial
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS, President, Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants, Frankfort, KY 
Randal Krejcarek, PE, GISP, Supervising Engineer, Wilsey Ham, San Mateo, CA

This tutorial will provide an overview of Microsoft ProjectTM software and its use to support the planning and execution of GIS projects. The format will be a presentation and explanation of terms and concepts and a live demonstration of MS Project. The objective is to provide participants with a practical understanding of project planning and management concepts, creation of a project work plan (work breakdown structure), and use of ProjectTM for applying controls on project timing, presenting project plans, and monitoring project status. This tutorial is appropriate for professionals with no prior experience with MS Project, those who have a beginning or intermediate level of experience, or those who need a refresher in the use of MS ProjectTM software
  • Concepts critical in work plan (WBS) preparation
  • Basic overview of the MS Project interface and capabilities
  • Different project views (Gantt, Calendar) and tools to customize format and display
  • Setting up a WBS and task hierarchy, task properties, predecessors
  • Hyperlinks for ProjectTM Tasks
  • Creating/modifying tables to control project views
  • Critical path analysis
  • Use of ProjectTM baselines and tools for status tracking
  • Reporting and presentation tools and methods
Introduction to resource management

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Bryan Townsend, GISP

GIS Manager, York County Government

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Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP, CMS

President, Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants
Mr. Croswell is the President and lead consultant of Croswell-Schulte Information Technology Consultants. He is an expert in information technology and GIS implementation and management with over 40 years experience as an IT and GIS practitioner, program manager, and an IT/GIS consultant... Read More →
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Randal Krejcarek, GISP

Supervising Engineer, Wilsey Ham
Randal Krejcarek, PE, GISP has over 30 years of experience in the GIS field. He currently heads the GIS Asset Management Division of Wilsey Ham in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to joining Wilsey Ham, he was a Spatial Focus team member and led the City of Delray Beach, FL, Environmental... Read More →

Wednesday September 23, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm CDT