New York State

GeoSpatial Summit 2018


Great Setting

Welch Allyn Lodge 4355 State Street Rd, Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153 More Info


Engaged Attendees

Our attendees are serious about learning and thinking about great things.


Awesome Speakers

Our speakers will engage you, challenge you and allow you to think outside the box.

2018 GeoSpatial Summit

The 2018 NYS Geospatial Summit was held on September 26, 2018, at the Welch Allyn Lodge in Skaneateles, New York. This one-day event, with an evening reception the night before, featured an array of excellent keynote speakers. We hope you will join us for future events!

Welch Allyn Networking Area

Welch Allyn Lodge Front Entrance

Brought To You By

Kate Kiyanitsa (Chair), Lis DeGironimo,
Christa Hay, Razy Kased, Sheri Norton, Lindi
Quackenbush, Paul Rooney, Karyn Tareen,
Noreen Whysel.

"I like the great networking opportunity and the
wide range of speakers, ideas and topics."

Summit Speakers

These speakers will engage you, challenge you and allow you to think outside the box.

Bill Johnson

Carpe Geo Evangelist at Applied
Geographics, Inc.

Presentation: Carpe Geo and Parvus Momentum

Mark Bathrick

Director at U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Aviation Services

Presentation: The Democratization of the 3rd Dimension – Keys to Success in the Drone Revolution

Dr. Debarchana (Debs) Ghosh

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Presentation: Connecting People, Things, and Places in GIS

Bert Granberg

Analytics Director for the Wasatch Front Regional Council

Presentation: Make BiGISh Connections!

Dr. Bebra Laefer

Prof. at NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress

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More awesome speakers

2018 Summit Program

Tuesday, September 25, 2018


NYS Association Meting


Reception Begins

8:00pm – 8:45pm

Bill Johnson Keynote

8:45pm – 9:00pm

Awards Ceremony

Wednesday September 26, 2018

8:00am – 9:00am

Registration & Breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am


9:15am – 12:30pm

Morning Session

12:30pm – 1:30pm


1:30pm – 5:00pm

Afternoon Session

Summit Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for another great conference!

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