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Thursday, October 11 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Walk and Drive Safely with GIS - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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How do you make your community safer with GIS?  Transportation incidents and excavating utilities are two areas where you can make immediate impact with analysis and GIS.  Attend this session and learn how to use your GIS for transportation analysis, pedestrian planning and call before-you-dig systems for efficient and safe operations.

  • Mapping Pedestrian Infrastructure Using Open Tools
    Bond Harper, GISP, EIT, GIS Integrator, City of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Los Angeles Metro Digalert Geospatial Conversion
    Michael Quant, Software Engineer, Los Angeles Metro, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pick your Poison: Point, Line, or Polygon as your Spatial Unit?
    Ruda Zhang, Postdoctoral Associate, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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Kristin Johnston

GIS Administrator, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Kristin Johnston oversees the GIS program at the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. She previously served on the URISA Vanguard Cabinet for young professionals. She enjoys hiking, tennis and cooking. As a self proclaimed AvGeek, you can often find her watching planes land at the end... Read More →

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Bond Harper

GIS Integrator, City of Beverly Hills
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Michael Quant, M.Sc.

Software Engineer, Los Angeles Metro
Michael Quant is currently employed as a Software Engineer with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). Within Metro, he is a member of the Rail Maintenance of Way and Engineering department and provides support to the Wayside Systems Rail department. He... Read More →
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Ruda Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral associate, University of Southern California
Ruda does research in urban transportation, trying to solve traffic congestion on paper and in real life.

Thursday October 11, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
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