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We’re so excited to partner with the four URISA California Chapters and CGIA to present this one-of-a-kind geospatial super-event in Palm Springs, California. Use this site to design your agenda, review presentations in-depth, and network with your peers.

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Wednesday, October 10 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Welcome & Keynote Address - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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We are so honored to welcome Kate Anderson, Director of Public Relations for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla (Kuh-Wee-uh) Indians, to officially open GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018.

The Chairs of GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018 (Alex Hepp and Steve Steinberg) will discuss program highlights and recognize the many contributors from all of the partner organizations. Then, hear from URISA's President Teresa Townsend and  invited guests as we kick off an education-packed week in Palm Springs.

Beckie Howell, Director of GIS for the  Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians will discuss Enterprise GIS for Managing Reservation Land, and then we'll welcome URISA & CalGIS friend and Esri President, Jack Dangermond as our opening keynote speaker.

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Townsend, AICP

Teresa Townsend, AICP

Chief Executive Officer, Planning Communities
Teresa is a founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Planning Communities, an urban planning and environmental socially-responsible B-Corp Certified firm, and has been a leader in integrating geospatial sciences in community, transportation and environmental planning for more... Read More →
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Jack Dangermond

Co-Founder/President, Esri
A landscape architect by training, Jack Dangermond founded Environmental Systems ResearchInstitute (Esri) in 1969 with a vision that computer mapping and analysis could help us design a better future. Under Dangermond's leadership, that vision has continued to guide Esri in creating... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Steve Steinberg, GISP

Dr. Steve Steinberg, GISP

Geographic Information Officer, Los Angeles County, Internal Services Department
Dr. Steve Steinberg is the Geographic Information Officer for Los Angeles County California. A self-titled geospatial evangelist, he is passionate about applying GIS to solve real-world problems.
avatar for Alex Hepp

Alex Hepp

Director Assessment, Cyclomedia Technology, Inc.
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Beckie Howell

Director of GIS, Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians


Wednesday October 10, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
Grand Ballroom