GIS Day 2019 Program

Preliminary Program

Keynote Speaker…

Ryan Covington Keynote photo

Dr. Ryan Covington, SkyTruth

Keynote Title: “Navigating Geospatial Technology in 2020 and Beyond”

Ryan leads SkyTruth’s conservation technology program. His work combines geographic information science (GIS), remote sensing, and machine learning to identify, map, and monitor threats to the planet. Ryan holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he studied the spatial dynamics of environmental impact assessment, especially as they relate to questions of environmental injustice and human health risk.


Milwaukee Ignite Spatial!

A great success last year, back again this year!

What is Ignite Spatial, you ask? Check it out here!
(Sometimes called Pecha Kucha.) 5 minute presentations: 20 slides, 15 seconds each!
View the Ignite presentation: “Why and How to Give an Ignite Talk” and…
View the GIS Day 2012 videos:

Exciting! Dynamic! Give it a try!

 

Time: 8:30 am-9:30 am

Morning Registration

GIS Day Registration Requested
Location: American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing
Bagel and Coffee Sponsors: Einstein Bros. Bagels and Donna Genzmer

Time: 10:00 am

UWM Student GIS Project Competition Judging

Location: American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

 

Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Morning Workshops

W1: Intermediate Python Scripting for ArcGIS 10

Free – Registration Requested
Chris Dickerson (Waukesha County) & Chris Brannin (Shoreland, Inc.)
Location: GML Classroom B

W2: Introduction to GIS

Free – Registration Requested
Greg Latsch, Marketing Analytics Consultant
Location: Lubar Entrepreneurship Center 107

W3: ArcCollector Workshop

Free – Registration Requested
Neal O’Reilly, Conservation and Environment Science Program
Location: Lapham 249

Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am

American Geographical Society Library Tour

Free – Registration Requested
Jovanka Ristic, American Geographical Society Library, UWM Libraries
Location: American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

 

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Information Tables

Free – Registration Requested
Location: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center

Time: 11:30 AM-1:15 PM

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Registration Requested
Location: Golda Meir Library, 4th floor Conference Center
Pizza Sponsor: Zaffiro’s Pizza

Student Project Competition Awards

Keynote Speaker

Ryan Covington Keynote photo

Dr. Ryan Covington, SkyTruth

Keynote Title: “Navigating Geospatial Technology in 2020 and Beyond”

Ryan leads SkyTruth’s conservation technology program. His work combines geographic information science (GIS), remote sensing, and machine learning to identify, map, and monitor threats to the planet. Ryan holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he studied the spatial dynamics of environmental impact assessment, especially as they relate to questions of environmental injustice and human health risk.

Special Celebration of UWM’S Urban Planning Department’s 45th Anniversary

SARUP 50th Anniversary
with Professor Bill Huxhold (retired)
We will give special recognition to the department’s contribution to GIS in southeastern Wisconsin.

Time: 1:15 PM-2:15 PM

Ignite Spatial Milwaukee

 

Veronica Lopez, US Forest Service, A Day in the Life … A Forest Service Perspective
David Semitekol, Mid-America Real Estate – Wisconsin, LLC, TBA
Melissa Mann, SSP Innovations, Inc, Becoming a GIS Software Engineer
Kim Meinert, Waukesha Land Information Office; Wisconsin Land Information Association, Wisconsin Land Information Association

Time: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Afternoon Workshops

W4: Using LiDAR Data in ArcGIS: a quick primer

Free – Registration Requested
Brett Ketter, Geosciences Department
Location: Lapham 249

W5: Census Data and Tools for GIS

Free – Registration Requested
Stephen Appel, American Geographical Society Library, UWM Libraries
Location: GML Classroom B

W6: ArcGIS Online and Story Mapping

Free – Registration Requested
Sue Borchardt, Geography
Location: Bolton 293

Time: 2:30 pm- 3:30 pm

American Geographical Society Library Tour

Free – Registration Requested
Jovanka Ristic, American Geographical Society Library, UWM Libraries
Location: American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library, 3rd floor East Wing

 

Time: 4:30 pm –

Social Meet-up

Location: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Student Union, Gasthaus