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Friday, October 12 • 8:30am - 10:00am
GIS Management Know-How

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This interactive session will address issues such as protecting your data, utilizing social media to promote GIS, taking GIS from good to great, and developing the best possible GIS team.

  • MOU’s, IGA’s, Licensing Agreements, Disclaimers, Do I Need These and What Good Are They?
    Eric Bohard, GISP, Technical Services Manager, Clackamas County, Oregon, Oregon City, OR
  • Get your Tweet on:  Social Media as an Effective GIS Management Tool
    Robert Kirkman, GISP, Enterprise Services Manger, Oregon Metro, Portland, OR
  • Taking a GIS Team from Good to Great
    Toby Soto, www.GISSuccess.com, Riverside, CA
  • Implementing an Internal GIS Assessment for Staff Development and Hiring Practice
    Carrie Carsell, GISP, GIS Specialist, Fehr & Peers, Carmichael, CA

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Ashley Hitt, GISP

Vice President, GeoAnalytics, Connected Nation
Ashley Hitt, GISP is the Vice President of GeoAnalytics at Connected Nation, a national leader in broadband expansion programs. She oversees operations, project execution, and strategic planning for the GeoAnalytics team and is responsible for developing strategies using GIS to provide... Read More →

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Robert Kirkman, GISP

CTO, Planning Communities
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Eric Bohard, GISP

Technology Services Manager, Clackamas County
Eric Bohard, GISP is a GIS practitioner/manager spanning some 30 plus years working at a combination of private and public sector employers, currently working for Clackamas County, Oregon. Past URISA International Board Member. Past Oregon Chapter President and Board Member. Past... Read More →
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Carrie Carsell, GISP

GIS Specialist, Fehr & Peers
Experienced Senior Geographic Information System Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the GIS industry. Skilled in GIS Applications, Analytical Skills, and Urban Planning, on her 15th year working with Fehr & Peers, a national transportation firm. Strong media and... Read More →
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Toby Soto

GIS Manager, GISSuccess.com
Toby Soto serves as the  editor of MuniGovGuy.com blog site focusing on GIS strategies, technologies, and techniques to advance GIS in local government.Soto’s professional experience includes 25 years in the Information Technology field specific to local government. He has worked... Read More →

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