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Thursday, October 11 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
How Can GIS Serve My Public Safety Emergency Communications Center? - AICP/CM Approved 1.5

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For most GIS professionals, public safety/emergency response can seem like a black box of voodoo magic. GIS can play a vital part role in supporting public safety if the spatial needs of public safety are known. From providing data to the Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, to preparing location data for Next Generation 9-1-1, to supporting situational awareness in the field with map-based applications, the correct emergency response often relies on knowing where to respond. This session will provide GIS professionals with the public safety perspective so the veil of mystery can be lifted on the public safety/emergency response black box, and GIS can better serve public safety and emergency management professionals.

  • How Can I Serve my Public Safety Emergency Communications Center
    Kathrine Cargo, GISP, ENP,  GIS/Mapping Coordinator, Orleans Parish Communication District, New Orleans, LA
    Jeff Ledbetter, GISP, Sr. GIS Manager, Michael Baker International, Santa Ana, CA
    Keri Brennan, DataMark Product Manager, Michael Baker International, Indianapolis, IN

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Rachel Marquez, GISP

GIS Analyst, Los Angeles County Internal Services Department

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Keri Brennan, GISP ENP

GIS Consultant and President, Benchmark Geospatial LLC
Keri Brennan, GISP, ENP is a senior-level GIS Consultant and President of Benchmark Geospatial.  Keri has over 27 years of GIS experience as a consultant, trainer, and product manager with a focus on providing solutions to local, state, and federal governments, especially in the... Read More →
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Kathrine Cargo, GISP

GIS Analyst, Orleans Parish Communication District
Kathrine Cargo is a GIS Analyst for the Orleans Parish Communication District, the 9-1-1 Administrators for the City of New Orleans. Prior to working in 9-1-1, Kathrine spent six years in public service working as a Planning Administrator and GIS Project Manager for the New Orleans... Read More →
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Jeff Ledbetter, GISP

Public Safety GIS Expert, DATAMARK - Michael Baker International
I’m a people person who knows a lot about technology. My focus has been Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and its supporting platforms such as databases, cloud-based computing, servers, etc.I have a knack for being able to interface between business needs and technical requirements.I'm... Read More →

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