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Welcome to the event site for GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018! 
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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Thursday, October 11 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Amp Up Your GIS Career

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Navigating your way in the geospatial professional world can be daunting, whether you are a student, young professional, or seasoned professional. This panel will discuss ways which are effective in propelling your GIS career: building a portfolio to showcase your work and current interests; developing a mentorship; and strengthening your networking skills.

  • Boardroom Skills for the Socially Awkward
    Rachel Rodriguez, GISP, Senior GIS Analyst/ CAMS Coordinator, Los Angeles County: Internal Services Department, Downey, CA
  • The Value of Mentorship
    Melisa Caric Lee, President, Compass Rose GIS, and President, SoCal URISA
    Susan Kamei, Managing Director, USC Spatial Sciences Institute, Los Angeles, CA    
  • Oh The Places You’ll Go.. In Geospatial Science!
    Rachel Stevenson , University of Colorado, Denver, CO


Moderator
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Susan Kamei

Managing Director, Spatial Sciences Institute University of Southern California
As Managing Director of the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California, Susan H. Kamei directs the Institute's strategic initiatives, external relations, and administration of its academic and research enterprise centered on the development and use of GIS... Read More →

Speakers
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Melisa Caric Lee, GISP

President, Compass Rose GIS
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Rachel Marquez, GISP

GIS Analyst, Los Angeles County Internal Services Department
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Rachel Stevenson

Pathways Intern, USGS
Rachel Stevenson Is a recent graduate of the University of Colorado Denver and a current Intern with the US Geological Survey. Her work includes building web applications and promoting social science. Rachel is Actively involved in the larger geospatial community.




Thursday October 11, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
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