Workshops

Media Strategies for GIS Organizations

Workshop Cost: $25

1-3PM

Featured speaker: Arien Rozelle, St. John Fisher College

This workshop from communications professionals provides content on effective strategies for working with media channels to inform interested stakeholders about the impacts of GIS work performed in government and commercial settings.

 

 

UAS/Drone Methods

Workshop Cost: $25

1-3PM

Featured speaker: Christa Kelleher, Syracuse University

This workshop provides presentations on current uses of drones with relevance to GIS practice in environmental, government, and commercial use. Discussion centers on tips for drone data collection and how to prepare for commercial UAS operation.

 

 

GIS Data Quality and Accuracy

Workshop Cost: $25

3-5PM

Featured speakers: Benjamin Houston, Groundpoint Engineering, and Mary Susan Knauss, NYSDOT

This workshop provides presentations on use of data accuracy standards in evaluating GIS data as well as on best practices in GIS asset data. Discussion covers the application of accuracy metrics to GIS data such as LiDAR as well as on using the US National Grid for asset data management.

 

 

GIS Education

Workshop Cost: $15

3-5PM

Featured speaker: Mike Jabot, SUNY Fredonia

This workshop is geared towards developing the GIS workforce of the future with relevance to teachers, higher education professionals, and GIS professionals interested in supporting community development. Discussion of web GIS use in education is accompanied by dialog on building effective educational partnerships among secondary, higher education, and professional practice.