2010 Washington GIS Conference

The 2010 Washington GIS Conference will be held April 19th-21th.
Schedule is subject to change.

Last Update: 4/13/2010

Conference Agenda

   The full conference program is now available in PDF format.

8:00am - 4:00pm
Room 315
Room 316
Room 317
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:00pm - 1:00 pm
Box Lunch near Room 317
1:00pm - 5:00 pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
Conference Registration
8:00am - 9:00am
Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 10:15am

Opening Session

Opening Statement by
Don Burdick, WA URISA President

Welcoming Address by
Marilyn Strickland, Tacoma City Mayor

Keynote Address by
Keynote by Ian Von Essen
GIS Manager for Spokane County and Chair Elect of the Washington State Geographic Information Council.

10:15am - 10:30am

Morning Break

Room 315
Room 316
Room 317
Room 318
10:30am - 12:00pm
Vendor Presentations
Rise to the Challenge
Crisis Management
Environmental GIS
Discussion: Rising to the Challenge, Robust GIS in Recessionary Times

Panel Members
Ian Von Essen
George Horning
Kirsty Burt
Steve Beimborn
Linda Gerull
No presentation scheduled.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch - Ballrooms A & B
Vendor Presentations
Census 2010
3D Modeling
Open Source Introduction and Practical Examples of Application
No presentation scheduled.
Panel Discussion with Session Open Source Speakers by Michael Gerlek
(30 mins.)
2:30 pm-3:00pm
Afternoon Break - Vendor Area
3:00pm– 4:30pm
Vendor Presentatios
Census Mapping and Addressing
Crime Analysis
Washington Statewide GIS Plan
Washington Statewide Strategic GIS Plan

Tom Carlson, PhD
Joy Paulus
Ian Von Essen
Cy Smith
No presentation scheduled.
No presentation scheduled.
No presentation scheduled.
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Vendor Social Event - Vendor Area
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Washington Jeopardy! - Room 316
8:00am- 4:00pm
Conference Registration
8:00am- 9:00am
Continental Breakfast - Ballrooms A & B
Room 315
Room 316
Room 317
Room 318
Vendor Presentations
Tools and Technology
Managing GIS
Data and Application Development
10:00am- 10:30am
Morning Break - Vendor Areas
10:30am- 12:00 pm
Vendor Presentations
If it is Free, is it Good?
Mapping Road Assets
Dick Thomas Student Competition
(20 min. presentations)
Panel Discussion: If it is Free, is it Good?

Ian VonEssen
Roger Andre'
Michael P. Gerlek
Jared Erickson
Donna Wendt
Open Source GIS Training Classes and Support by Karsten Vennemann from TerraGIS LTD.
No presentation scheduled.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Box Lunch - Near Room 317/Leadership Meeting 12:20 to 1:20pm - Room 315
1:30pm- 3:00pm
Vendor Presentations
Transportation Networks
Modeling with GIS
Spatial Data Quality: Dealing With the Devil in the Details
Panel Discussion: Spatial Data Quality Issues

Karl Johansen
Doug Smith, CP, PE, RPP
Michael Kulish, PLS, GISP
Gavin Schrock, PLS
No presentations scheduled
No Presentation Scheduled
3:15pm - 4:00pm
Closing Sesstion:

Board Election, Post Contest Winners and
Dick Thomas Award Winner Announcements - Ballrooms A & B
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