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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Friday, October 12 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Expanding Your GIS Network

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Learn how industry innovations and trends in data impact your career engagement; how to thrive as a woman in GIS and help women around you thrive; and how to stay engaged as a lifelong learner in the online world.

  • Women in GIS: Thriving as One and Priming those Around you to Thrive!
    Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG, Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA
  • Can my Love of Maps Turn into a Job? Engaged Student Scholarship and Lifelong Learning for Geospatial Professionals in an Online World
    Justine Blanford, Associate Professor and Beth King, Assistant Professor, Penn State, State College, PA
  • GIS Education for Industry 4.0
    David DiBiase, Director of Education, Industry Solutions, Esri, Redlands, CA

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Tory Elmore

Conservation GIS Analyst, Alaska, National Audubon Society
Tory has been working in conservation GIS since she graduated from Brown University in 2013, first for The Wildlands Conservancy, California's largest nonprofit landowner, and now for Audubon California. She is passionate about k-12 GIS education and participatory GIS, particularly... Read More →

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Justine Blanford

Associate Professor, Penn State University
Dr. Justine Blanford has over 20 years of experience in the GIScience field. Her research is based on theoretical geographic information science concepts where she uses GIS, big datasets, novel data and technologies along with a variety of spatial and statistical analysis methods... Read More →
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David DiBiase, GISP, CMS

Director of Education, Industry Solutions, Esri
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Beth King

Assistant Professor, Penn State
I teach and advise in Penn State's Online Geospatial Education Programs. We have certificates in GIS, GeoInt, Remote Sensing, and Programming and we have a Master of GIS (MGIS) degree.
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Christina Boggs-Chavira, PG

Engineering Geologist, California Department of Water Resources

Friday October 12, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am PDT
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