UC Agenda Sneak Peek: Part II

Two weeks ago, our agenda thieves brought you a preview of upcoming technical workshops at Esri UC. This week, they’re spilling the beans on some of the moderated paper sessions and specific presentations you can expect.

3D GIS: Utilizing LIDAR in GIS Operations and Planning Using ArcGIS

  • 3D Landscape Construction with High Resolution Imageries and LIDAR Data—Weimin Li, Cal Poly Pomona
  • 3D GIS for Site Feasibility Study in Hong Kong Housing Authority—Winnie Shiu (Hong Kong Housing Authority)
  • Appalachian Region Solar Panel Researching Using Dense Airborne LIDAR Data—Adam Riley, WVU Natural Resource Analysis Center
  • Different Applications of LIDAR Data – US Army Europe—Joshua Bridges, USAREUR ITAM GIS

Accessibility, Livability, Demographics and GIS:  Effective Transit Planning

  • Developing Location Based Parking Services for Park and Ride Users—Jianhong Xia, Curtin University
  • LYNX GIS Strategic Plan: Roadmap for the Next Decade—Douglas Lynch, TranSystems
  • Optimising Transport Choice in a Complex World—Steve Abley, Abley Transportation Consultants
  • The Accessibility Paradox or How to Analyze Accessibility for Sweden—Florian Stamm, Trafikanalys

Citizen Science and Mobile GIS

  • Citizen Science and Mobile GIS to Improve Homeless Counts—Kevin Remington, University of South Carolina
  • Using GIS as a Platform for Community Geography—Jack Reed, Georgia State University

Communicating with Executives Using Location Analytics

  • Assessing Low & Moderate Income Markets in Banking—Elio Spinello, RPM Consulting
  • Educating Insurance Departments with Maps—Douglas Wing, ISO
  • Predictive Trade Area Development & Analysis—Makism Sobkin, Capital One

Earthquakes, Tornadoes, and Snowfall – Oh My!

  • Earthquake Damage Estimation System and Its Application to Initial Response—Byeongpyo Jeong, NICT
  • GIS Modeling Natural Disasters with Operational Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale—Daniel Shands, Grassfield High School
  • GIS to the Rescue: Tornadic Event in Northern Kentucky—Trisha Brush, NKAPC

Enterprise GIS for Highway Agencies

  • A GIS-Centric Approach for Tracking and Reporting Major Capital Programs—Kurt Lebo, Illinois State Toll Highway Authority
  • AGO; Bringing the Organization to the Public with “Easy-Button” Apps—James Mitchell, Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development
  • Creating a Database Suitable for Multimodal Route Planning—Thomas Norlin, The Swedish Road Administration
  • DDOT TIES (Transportation Integrated Enterprise Solution)—José Colón, District Department of Transportation

Environmental Management – Invasive Species

  • Efficient Data Collection and Database Management System for Invasive Control—Yi-Chin Fang, Irvine Ranch Conservancy
  • Invasive Sahara Mustard Weed Habitat Toolset—Violent Cullors, University of Redlands
  • Our Mission Is to Eradicate Bovine TB from New Zealand—Kelly Beuth, AHB

Following the Right Path to Web GIS

  • Good GIS Shows Good Design; Bad GIS Shows Off Itself—David Ziff, Bexar County GIS
  • Not Another Password! Creating a Custom Provider for AGS—Katherine O’Brien, UNC at Chapel Hill
  • Searching for the Perfect Web Map – Does Yours Measure Up?—David Blumberg, US Navy

Getting Information into the Hands of Your Customers

  • Data Discovery and Open Data, Made Easy with Voyager—Duncan Rowe, York Region
  • Extending the Reach of GIS with ArcGIS Online—Ryan Latimer, Metro Nashville Public School District
  • Ride the Trail, Tell the Story—Leslie Kehmeier, International Mountain Bicycling Association

GIS as a Platform for Smart Grid

  • An Architectural Framework for Using GIS as the Smart Grid Platform—Jesper Vinther Christensen, Informi GIS
  • GIS Accuracy Required for Smart Grid Success—Brian Lindsay, Alabama Power Company
  • Improving Deployment Efficiency through Applied Location Analytics—Faye Hall, Black & Veatch

Excited about what’s in store? Ann Mayo-Kiely from Alaska Geographic explains why you need be at UC:

“This is an incredible gathering of innovative thinkers, with opportunities to connect with and build collaborations with people that otherwise might not realize their collaborative potential. People from urban planning, conservation, science, and education fields connected and shared ideas about how their technology and innovating use of GIS may cross disciplines in unexpected ways.”

Don’t miss your chance to hear first-hand how your peers are using geospatial technology to change the world. Register today.

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