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URISA Invites the Global GIS Community to #GISPro2020

Published Sunday, September 20, 2020

Wherever you are in the world, you are invited to join your peers in the global GIS Community virtually at #GISPro2020.

Hear a special message from Jack Dangermond and keynote addresses from Governor Martin O’Malley, FEMA’s GIO Chris Vaughan, and the Director of the National Geodetic Survey, Juliana Blackwell.

Select your preferred full or half-day workshop to attend (included with full registration). Note that pre-registration is required for workshops and each has capacity limits.  Take advantage of these live, instructor-led training courses: 

  • Best Practices for GIS Project Planning and Management 
  • NG911 & the GIS Workflow 
  • GIS in Emergency Management 
  • Microsoft Project™ Software Tutorial 
  • Experimental Learning Techniques to be More Effective 
  • Introduction to GIS for Equity and Social Justice  
  • Navigating a Virtual Landscape for your GIS Career  
  • Building Community Using Geospatial Tools
  • Unpacking the NENA NG911 GIS Data Model 
  • Changes Afoot After 2022: State Plane and the Death of the U.S. Survey Foot 
  • Preparing for GISP Certification 
  • Coordinate Systems and Projections: Grid V. Ground    

Gain insight and be re-energized during featured sessions focused on Racial Equity & GIS; GIS and the Pandemic; Redistricting; and GIS Ethics

Review the ‘track sheets’ for focused content throughout GIS-Pro on these timely and important topics: 

Don’t stress about attending all of the presentations. If work or family responsibilities conflict with the GIS-Pro 2020 agenda, you can catch up later, on demand. Earn GISP Education Points for certification or renewal. Connect with organizations in our Virtual Showcase. Meet other GIS professionals from around the world during networking events. 

Just don’t wait too long to register. Workshops are filling quickly and time is short. Make your plans: www.gis-pro.org 

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