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Tuesday, September 9 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Community Health and GIS Initiatives

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Interactive mapping applications can be used to promote healthy and active living lifestyles. Speakers will discuss the development of GIS services to assist communities with health care planning and transportation safety, and providing access to health related information.

  • Community Commons:  Mapping the Commons
    Chris Barnett and Yan Barnett, Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems (CARES), University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Using GIS for Defining the Spatial Pattern of Diabetes Patients at Jeddah City
    Abdulkader Murad, PhD, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • New Hampshire Bike Week-Making it Safer for All
    David Salzer and Patrick Santoso, UNH Technology Transfer Center, Durham, NH 
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Chris Barnett

Co-Director, CARES - University of Missouri
Christopher Barnett Co-Directs the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems (CARES) at the University of Missouri - Columbia. Chris has been with CARES since 1992, and has worked extensively with geographic information technologies (GIT). His early work combining GIT and Internet technologies contributed to the development of the CARES Map Room and a variety of web-based information and assessment tools, including the Missouri... Read More →

Yan Barnett

Yan Barnett is a Senior Spatial Analyst at the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems at the University of Missouri. She has been with CARES since 1994. A large part of Yan's work has been on the development and application of spatial decision support systems. In recent years, she has been primarily involved in web-based applications, developing customized mapping and data visualization tools, and specialized assessment systems... Read More →

Abdulkader Murad, Ph.D

Jeddah - Saudi Arabia, Professor
Prof. Abdulkader A. Murad is a Fallow at the Charted Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, FCInstCES. Currently, he is the GIS and IT Advisor for the Vice President for projects in king AbdulAziz University and a Professor of GIS in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at King AbdulAziz University. Previous to this, he was Vice Dean for research at the faculty of Environmental Design and the Chairman of the Department of Urban... Read More →
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David Salzer

Director of Projects, Technology Transfer Center at UNH
David Salzer, GISP manages the Mosaic Parcel Map Project at the Technology Transfer Center. He received his BS and MS in Civil Engineering from UNH in '05 and '07 respectively and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. David also manages a number of "Special Projects" for the center including; the Municipal GIS Assistance Program, the New Hampshire Damage Estimation Program, and Tax Administration Program Development.
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Patrick Santoso

Property Tax Equalization Manager, Technology Transfer Center at UNH
Patrick Santoso is the Property Tax Equalization Manager at the Technology Transfer Center. He has a BS and MS from UNH in Engineering and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. In addition to Property Tax Equalization Patrick also manages Road Salt Reduction in winter maintenance, Municipal Road Surface Management, process automation, and GIS data collection projects.

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

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