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June 4, 2014
GIS-Pro 2014 Featured Speakers Revealed

Des Plaines, Ill., May 29, 2014—URISA is pleased to announce the featured keynote speakers participating at GIS-Pro 2014, September 8-11, in New Orleans. GIS-Pro attendees will learn how to inspire citizen and local government collaboration; how to use GIS to support informed decision-making in New Orleans; and will also hear about the latest innovations and key technology trends to watch in government .

Tuesday, September 9:

Citizens and Government Making Our Cities Better Together

Jill Bjers, Code for Charlotte Brigade Co-Captain and Catherine Bracy, Director of Community Organizing for Code for America, will discuss Code for America and the Brigade program. Code for America is a non-profit that works to enhance the connection with citizens and their government with the use of technology.  The Brigade is a citizen volunteer program that focuses on collaboration between residents and local government to address civic problems with technology.  The City of Charlotte, North Carolina was one of only 10 governments selected for the 2014 Code for America Fellowship program and initiated the active, fast growing Code for Charlotte Brigade. You will want to hear the exciting work they've already accomplished in a very short time.

Wednesday, September 10:

Using GIS to Disseminate Date in New Orleans

Benjamin Horwitz, Operations and Data Manager, and Allison Plyer, Executive Director of The Data Center will discuss how GIS is used to support informed decision-making in New Orleans. From repopulation post-Katrina and  improving upon the spatial displays of small area data from the American Community Survey to exploring the growth of jobs outside of population centers and documenting the vulnerability of coastal populations, the Data Center's work is awe-inspiring and vitally important to the region.

Thursday, September 11:

20 Government Innovations That Matter

Steve Ressler, Founder and President of GovLoop.com, the “Knowledge Network for Government” will discuss their latest report "20 Government Innovations That Matter" based on survey and interviews with thousands of government employees across the globe.  He will discuss key top technology trends in government from Internet of Things to Mobile Service Delivery and how you can apply these innovations at your agency.

In addition to the featured keynote speakers, GIS-Pro 2014 is  filled with essential education (from full-day comprehensive URISA Certified Workshops to quick-hit Lightning Talks), professional development and networking events, and opportunities to explore Best (and Next) Practices. Join the discussion! The entire conference program is detailed online and registration discounts are available until July 21.

 

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