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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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Jeffrey Freeman, PhD, MPH

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Program Manager, Prevention Preparedness & Response
Dr. Jeff Freeman represents the National Health Mission of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), which is the nation’s largest and longest serving University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). In this role, Dr. Freeman serves in both management and technical positions as the Senior Scientist and Program Manager for the National Health Mission’s Prevention, Preparedness and Response Program. The mission of this program is to fundamentally transform the way the world prevents, detects and responds to health threats in all environments. Dr. Freeman also leads APL’s Disaster Response Corps, which enables APL staff and technologies to be leveraged in response to disasters and other critical events. Before coming to Johns Hopkins, Dr. Freeman worked as a researcher in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where he was involved in standing up the Center for Humanitarian Emergencies. He holds joint appointments in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health as an Associate Faculty member in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering and as a Research Faculty member in the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health. He was previously selected as an Emerging Leader in Biosecurity Fellow by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. External to Johns Hopkins, Dr. Freeman serves as a Visiting Scholar in the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH). His formal academic training includes a PhD in Environmental Health and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a MPH in Global Health from Emory University. He has advanced training and expertise in Public Health Informatics, Risk Sciences and Public Policy, and Global Complex Humanitarian Emergencies. Dr. Freeman’s current research interests include Humanitarian Artificial Intelligence, Situational Awareness and Autonomous Systems, Secure Multiparty Computation, and Next Generation Health Information Management.


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