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Tuesday, September 9 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Applying the Geospatial Technology Competency Model

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In collaboration with the US Department of Labor, the National Geospatial Technology Center is updating the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM) so that it can remain relevant for the geospatial industry. Given the impending update to the Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIS&T) Body of Knowledge by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), and the move by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) to base their exam upon Tier 4 of the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM), it is time to review the GTCM competencies. This session will begin with a review of the GTCM, followed by a review of input on suggested updates garnered from the geospatial community, to prepare the session participants for an open discussion on GTCM updates.

  • Updating the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM)
    Rodney Jackson, GISP, National Geospatial Technology Center, Burlington, NC 

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Greg Babinski

GIS Marketing & Business Development Manager, King County GIS Center
Greg Babinski is a geographer who has worked in GIS management for 28 years. His professional responsibilities include management, marketing and business development, and GIS consulting. Greg is the founder and former Chief Editor of The Summit, the Washington State GIS Newsletter... Read More →

Speakers
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Rodney Jackson, GISP

Co-PI: National Geospatial Technology Center, Davidson County Community College
Rodney Jackson received his MA in Geography from East Carolina University (ECU) in 1992 and worked in the GIS field for local government agencies prior to initiating a career in higher education in 1998. He began his efforts by developing the first Geographic Information Systems... Read More →



Tuesday September 9, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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