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Tuesday, September 9 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Optimizing the Value of Navigating the Built Environment

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All human activity incurs costs. The built environment often can add a layer of complexity that can increase these costs. This session will discuss the principles of good design in addressing and how the application of these priciples can minimize the costs associated with navigating through the build environment, as well as provide ideas to help solve some of the challenges of 21 Century address data structures.

  • Addresses are a System
    Sara Yurman, GISP, Spatial Focus, Inc., Decatur, GA
    Martha Wells, GISP, Spatial Focus, Inc., University Park, MD
  • GIS Needs to Become Much More Definitive As It Becomes the Framework for Subparcel Entities Including Suites, Occupancies, Rooms and Apartments
    Peirce Eichelberger, gDBMS, Inc, Collegeville, PA
  • Spatial Reference Systems for Unaddressable Features
    Ed Wells, GISP, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
    University Park, MD

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Al Little, GISP

Manager of Special Projects - GIS, City of Hamilton
Al Little is the Manager of Special Projects - GIS for the City of Hamilton. Al has over 30 years experience in the surveying, mapping, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and information technology fields, 28 of which have been in a municipal government environment. | | Al holds a diploma from Seneca College as a Cartographic Technician, a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Geography) degree from the University of Waterloo, and a... Read More →

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Peirce Eichelberger

GIS Manager, gDBMS Inc.
Peirce Eichelberger has had the great fortune to implement and manage two important and well-known GIS programs. From 1986-1993 he was the GIS Manager for the Orlando/Orange County (FL) GIS. The Orlando/Orange County program was a model in the implementation of a multi-government management/funding consortia, large-scale application development from a geographic data perspective (1,500 named tables with 18,000 data elements in an advanced DBMS... Read More →

Ed Wells, GISP

GIS Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
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Martha Wells, GISP

Founder, Spatial Focus, Inc.
Martha Wells, GISP is a founder of Spatial Focus LLC. She is also co-author of the United States Thoroughfare, Landmark and Postal Address Data Standard (FGDC), and the URISA workshop on addressing. She is a member of the National Academy of Science Mapping Advisory Committee. She has worked on addressing issues and GIS for the past 20 years.
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Sara Yurman, GISP

Geodata Architects, Spatial Focus Inc
Sara is a founding partner in Spatial Focus, a GIS consultancy started in 1998. Her work with Spatial Focus has been all over the United States, with international projects in places such as Abu Dhabi, Serbia, Indonesia and Malawi. She manages Spatial Focus production staff, often using open source GIS to build master address repositories. She is a member of the Address Standard Working Group, chairing the Quality Control section of the FGDC... Read More →

Tuesday September 9, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Grand Couteau, 5th Floor

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