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Thursday, September 11 • 9:00am - 10:30am
GIS Drives Organizational Change

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The implementation of GIS in support of business processes often drives change in the way organizations operate. This is based on necessary changes in the business processes and helps achieve the efficiencies enabled by the use of geospatial technology. In this session, you'll hear about the organizational challenges and benefits of implementing GIS for emergency response related to Next Generation 9-1-1, the organizational challenges and benefits of developing a consortium approach in a rural county, and the organizational challenges and benefits of enabling non-GIS professionals to use web mapping tools.

  • The True ROI of Accurate GIS Data for Public Safety
    Patrick Melancon, GIS Data Resources, Inc, Nashville, TN
  • Local Government GIS Consortia
    Stephen Berry, GISP, Clark County GIS, Winchester, KY
  • Exploiting GIS for the Non-GIS User Deploying a Web Map
    John Wright, GISP, Range Resources Corporation, Canonsburg, PA


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Stephen Berry GISP

GIS Coordinator, Clark County GIS
Stephen Berry, GISP, is a 1995 Graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Geography. Stephen has been a Certified GISP since 2007 and has over 20 years of work experience in the GIS Profession. He has worked with GIS in industries ranging from utilities and transportation to mining and local government planning. His current professional position is the GIS Coordinator of the Clark County Consortium for GIS in Winchester, Kentucky... Read More →

Patrick Melancon

Patrick Melancon has 15 years experience building and maintaining GIS datasets. He recently started with GDR,inc as VP of product innovation and customer solutions to bring his expertise of building GIS data for Next Generation 911 to other agencies.Starting for GDT who was bought out by TeleAtlas and finally bought out by Tom Tom Patrick has worked in all aspects of the data build process finishing up his 10 year career as the custom solutions... Read More →

John Wright, GISP

GIS Analyst, Range Resources
John Wright has Masters Degree in Geography from the University of Akron in 2003 and has been a GIS Analyst for Range Resources Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company, for the last 10 years.

Thursday September 11, 2014 9:00am - 10:30am
Grand Chenier

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