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Wednesday, October 10 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Why do I have to do this? Answers to NG9-1-1 GIS Questions - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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GIS and NG9-1-1 standards can be confusing and leave one asking: why do I have to do this? Explore commonly asked questions, bring your own questions, and get answers from a panel of experienced NG9-1-1 professionals that go beyond ‘because the Standard says so’.  Walk away with a better understanding and real answers to common questions like: why do I need a 98% match rate? What are the uses of FGDC, CLDXF, and PIDF-LO?

Why do I have to do this? Answers to NG9-1-1 GIS questions
Diana Gijselaers, Systems Engineer /GIS, Airbus DS Communications, Vancouver, WA
Brooks Shannon, Vice President of Product Management, RapidDeploy, St. Cloud, MN
Deb Rozeboom, GISP, General Manager, GeoComm/West Coast, Albany, OR

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Sean Lehman, GISP, ENP

Project Manager, Geo-Comm, Inc
Sean Lehman is a project manager at GeoComm. Sean is a public safety GIS professional with over 18 years of GIS experience and the last 10 years of leading numerous GIS, 9-1-1, and NG9-1-1 projects. He serves on several NENA working groups, and he is a certified Emergency Number Professional... Read More →

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Diana Gijselaers

System Engineer, Motorola Solutions
Diana Gijselaers has always loved maps and helping people, which is why she has focused her career on mapping for 9-1-1 and Public Safety. Diana is a GIS/Mapping Product Manager for Call Handling at Motorola Solutions. She helps lead product launch and systems engineering efforts... Read More →
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Deb Rozeboom, ENP, PMP, GISP

Product Manager, Public Safety GIS Services, GeoComm
Deb Rozeboom, ENP, GISP, PMP is a GIS Services Product Manager with GeoComm and is dedicated to helping GIS professionals and 9-1-1 agencies understand the importance of GIS in 9-1-1 and NG9-1-1 systems.  In her 17-year career at GeoComm in Public Safety GIS she has worked with... Read More →
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Brooks Shannon

Vice President of Product Management, RapidDeploy
I'm passionate about GIS and how it's used in public safety. I love discussing the role of GIS in NG9-1-1 and tactical mapping, and the future of GIS in emergency response.

Wednesday October 10, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
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