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Conference Proceedings

Concurrent Sessions
Thursday February 17, 10:45-11:30

Track 1:
Making Connections: Mashups and Location-Based Services

“Where Am I? How Did I Get Here? NCSU Libraries' WolfWalk: A Location-Aware Mobile Interface to Campus History,” Jason Casden, NCSU Libraries
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“To G or not to G - Exploring the Use of Google Maps API for Local Government,” Jason Sanford, Ubisense Consulting
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Track 2:
Mobile Data Collection for Any Size Budget

“Collecting Spatial Data in the Field with Cybertracker,” Richard Bergl, NC Zoo
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“3D Mobile Mapping,” David Henderson, Topcon Positioning Systems 
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Track 3:
Roads and Parcels and Building Footprints for All

“NC Statewide Built Environment Dataset:  Update, Development and Future Analysis,” John Lay, NC Office of Geospatial and Technology Management
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“Data Cooking 101 – How to Slice and Dice Your Data into Standards,” Pam Carver, Henderson County, and Alex Rickard, Eastern Carolina Council 
Presentation Not Available

Track 4:
GIS Cabability Maturity Model

“URISA GIS Capability Model,” Greg Babinski, GISP, King County, WA 
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Track 5:
This Old House as Seen by a Mouse: A Look at Housing

“Queen Anne, a Greek Revival, & a Log House: It's Not A Joke, it's GIS ,” Andrew Edmonds, NC State Historic Preservation Office 
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“Tracking Home Foreclosures in Forsyth County,” Jason Clodfelter, Forsyth County 
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Track 6:
GIS and CAD Working Together

“Understanding the DWG Format,” Tripp Corbin, GISP, Keck & Wood, Inc. 
Presentation Not Available

“NCDOT County Mapping Conversion - Map Production Automation,” Rob Floyd, GISP, ARCADIS
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Track 7:
Serve

“GISCorps: GIS Volunteers Assisting Worldwide,” Joseph Forrest, Resource Geoservices 
Presentation Not Available

“Working with OpenStreetMap: Results of the NCSU Campus Mapping Party,” Steven Johnson, Deloitte FAS
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Concurrent Sessions
Thursday February 17, 1:30-3:00
Track 1:
Coming Together in a Crisis - The Gulf Oil Spill and the Haiti Earthquake 

“Disaster Management & Readiness: Creating Enterprise GIS for the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill,” Drew Stephens, The GIS Institute 
Presentation Not Available

“Data Collaboration During Crisis: Something Old and Something New,” Kate Chapman, Fortius One 
Presentation Not Available

Track 2: 
REST-afarian Web Services 

“GeoREST: Open Searchable Access to Geospatial Data,” Geoff Zeiss, Autodesk
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“WhatWhereWhen-WISE,” Joshua Lieberman, Deloitte, FAS 
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“ArcGIS Server Open Rest API,” Kevin Armstrong, Esri
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Track 3: 
'Win-When' You Freely Share Data 

“Data Sharing: What Works? What Doesn’t?,” Lynda Wayne, GISP, GeoMaxim 
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“North Carolina Tackles Data Discovery and Access with a Revitalized NC OneMap,” Lee Mandell, GICC Chair, and Colleen Sharpe, GISP, City of Raleigh 
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Track 4:
GIS Strategy and Governance

“The GIS Strategic Planning Process,” David Holdstock, GISP, Geographic Technologies Group 
Presentation Not Available


“Sustaining GIS Governance: Challenges & Rewards,” Jonathan Feldman, City of Asheville 
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“Philadelphia’s ROI Experiment in Enterprise GIS Strategic Planning,” Jim Querry, City of Philadelphia
Presentation Not Available
Track 5:
Keep 'Em Moving: Transportation Modeling

“GIS and Linking Multimodal Transportation - Evaluating Connectivity Projects,” Don Kostelec, Transpo Group 
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“Evaluating Public Transit Efficiency Using GIS and Spatial Optimization,” Eric Delmelle, UNC Charlotte 
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“Geographic Support for Transportation Reform,” Paul Black, GISP, Triangle J COG
Presentation Not Available

Track 6:
Infrastructure Planning Starts Here

“Mobile 311, Drew Fioranelli, City of Asheboro 
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“GIS and the Land Application of Biosolids,” Kathy Wolfe, Iredell County 
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“Wastewater Data Conversion to Support Hydraulic Modeling,” Rob Bailey, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities 
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Track 7:
Grow

“Department of Labor Geospatial Technology Competancy Model," Rodney Jackson, GISP, Central Piedmont Community College 
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“GISP Certification Application Process from a Reviewer's Point of View,” Shannon Mcdonald, GISP, NC Division of Waste Management 
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“Career Development - Prepare for 'The Places You'll Go',” Susan Pulsipher, GISP, Versar, Inc. 
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Special Session:
Award-Winning Graduate Student Presentations

“Spatial Analysis of Surveyed Perceptions of Safety, Crime, and Lighting,” James Waynick, Appalachian State University
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“Spatial Modeling of the Risk of Mosquito-borne Disease Transmission, Chesapeake, VA,” Haley Cleckner, East Carolina University 
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“Building a GIS Database for the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone,” Motunrayo Akinpelu, NC Central University 
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Concurrent Sessions
Thursday February 17, 3:30-5:00
Track 1:
Getting Social: Making Connections with GIS

“GIS and the Social Web,” Kevin Armstrong, Esri
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“Local Government Use of Web GIS in North Carolina,” Jon Breece, UNC Chapel Hill 
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“Government 2.0: Open Data,” Tobin Bradley, Mecklenburg County 
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Track 2: 
The Desktop App: News of My Death is Premature 

“The Desktop App: News of My Death is Premature,” Jason Roberts, Duke University
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“If You Can Browse This Map, Thank a Desktop,” Bill Dollins, Zekiah Technologies, Inc.
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“Exploring Geospatial Data with the GeoViz Toolkit,” Frank Hardisty, Penn State University 
Presentation Not Available

Track 3:
Best Practices: Data Done Right!

“Moving from ‘Keeping Stuff’ to Geoarchiving: Preserving NC’s Geospatial Data,” Alec Bethune, CGIA, and Kelly Eubank, NC State Archives
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“Streamlining the Metadata Process Using ArcObjects Programming,” Tim Mulrooney, NC Central University
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“Updating and Using the GICC Utility Standard and Data from the Last Century,” James Armstrong, Richmond County
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Track 4:
GIS and Enterprise Business System Integration

“Transitioning from Formal Project Management to Agile: The NCDOT Experience,” Janet Lowe, NC DOT 
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“Storyboarding: The Power of an ERP System that is Spatially-Enabled,” Keri Shearer, GISP, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Stormwater Services
Presentation Not Available

“City of Greenville Automated Inspection System for Public Works,” Judy Johnson, GISP, City of Greenville 
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Track 5:
Teach Your Children Well: Modeling for Sustainable Development 

“Base Model Generation Using LIDAR to Investigate Possible Impacts of Solar Regulations,” Kathleen Snyder, Durham City-County
Presentation Not Available

“Site Suitability Modeling for Open Space Prioritization,” Bill Shroyer, GISP, Wake County 
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“Multi-level Spatial Modeling of Per-Capita Land Consumption and Fragmentation of Human-Modified Landscapes,” Douglas Shoemaker, UNC Charlotte 
Presentation Not Available

Track 6:
GIS: It Just Makes Economic Sense

“Utilizing Spatial Technology to Determine Maximum Economic Value of Brownfield Sites,” Shel Brannan, Research Triangle Institute 
Presentation Not Available

“NC Buildings and Sites – Upgrading for Better Decisions in the Site Selection Process,” Allan Sandoval, NC Department of Commerce
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“The Development of an Economic Model to Optimize CO2 Pipeline Networks: Economic Analysis of Carbon Capture Storage Potential,” Darmawan Prasodjo, Duke University
Presentation Not Available

Track 7:
Learn

“The GIS Certification Institute and its Value Within the Geospatial Community,” Rodney Jackson, Central Piedmont Community College 
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“Higher Education GIS Curriculum Choices within North Carolina,” Jeff Essic, NC State University
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“Do They Get It?  Assessing GIS Student Learning Outcomes,” David Carr, NC State University (also one of the graduate student award winning presentations)
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Special Session:
Award-Winning Graduate Student Presentations

“WebGIS-based Interactive Visualization of  Reconstructed Cognized and Functional Spaces: The Case of U.S. Migration,” Zhaoya Gong, UNC Charlotte
Presentation Not Available

“A Biomass Fuelshed Assessment and Optimization Model for a Hypothetical Combined Heat and Power Unit at Duke University,” Richard Crowley, Duke University
Presentation Not Available

“Using Spatial Analysis Technology to Assess Habitat Change on North Carolina Barrier Islands: Masonboro Island and Rachel Carson Reserve,” Matthew McCarthy, UNC Wilmington
Presentation Not Available

Concurrent Sessions
Friday February 18, 8:30-10:00

Track 1: 
Working the Problem: The Crisis Toolkit 

“Open Source Computer-Aided-Dispatch – GIS at Work in Emergency Response,” Arnie Shore, Anne Arundel County, MD 
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“Geovisualization of Hurricanes:  Experimental Eye-tracking, Biometrics, and Enhanced Storm Surge Visualization Tools,” Tom Allen, East Carolina University 
Presentation Not Available

“An Introduction to the Sahana Software Foundation,” David Bitner, Sahana Software Foundation 
Presentation Not Available

Track 2:
Is the Data Becoming the Platform?

“GeoSynchronization Services as a Data Sharing Platform,” Jeff Harrison, The Carbon Project 
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“Using the Open Source DotSpatial GIS Library to Create Tasks for the Data for Environmental Modeling (D4EM) System,” Aaron Parks, Research Triangle Institute
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“Can Mobile Industry Technology Be of Interest to the GIS Community?,” Tor Björn Minde, Ericsson AB 
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Track 3: 
2010 Census: The Counting is Over.  Now What? 

“2010 Census Data Products,” Kelly Karres, US Census Bureau 
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Panel--Preparing for the Next Census 
  Deirdre Bishop, US Census Bureau 
  John Gallimore, Davie County
  David Nash, City of Fayetteville
  Jennifer Song, NC State Data Center 
  David Wiggins, US Census Bureau
Presentation Not Available

Track 4:
Enterprise GIS Best Practices

“Best Practices for Enterprise GIS: Research Findings from Charlotte, NC,” Twyla McDermott, GISP, City of Charlotte 
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Panel--Enterprise Best Practices
  Greg Babinski, King County, WA 
  Colleen Sharpe, City of Raleigh
  Charles Friddle, Wake County
  Jim Querry, City of Philadelphia
Presentation Not Available

Track 8:
'Ain't No Mountain High Enough'

 “The Critical Role of GIS in Communicating Climate Change,” Scott Shuford,  Onslow County 
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“NC Sea Level Rise Risk Management Study: Potential Impacts, Risk Assessment, and Mitigation/Adaptation Strategies,” John Dorman, NC Office of Geospatial and Technology Management
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“The Use of GIS in Facilitating Regional Climate Assessments in North Carolina,” Greg Dobson, NEMAC/RENCI, UNC Asheville
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Track 9:
Today's EOC: GIS Supporting Disaster Response 

“Where to Find Data During the Storm – Understanding Homeland Security Information Program's Gold and Freedom Datasets,” Leah Schwizer, Booz Allen Hamilton 
Presentation Not Available

“COBRA – Charlotte Operations Based Response Analysis System: Providing a Comprehensive View to Incident Command,” Bridget Hayes, Charlotte Fire Department
Presentation Not Available

“Integrating WebEOC’s Tabular Data Collected from County Emergency Managers into a Web based 'Situational Awareness Viewer.',” Marc Stannard and Carla Woodlief, NC Office of Geospatial and Technology Management
Presentation Not Available

Special Session:
GIS Goes 3D

“PostGIS 2.0 Raster and 3D Support Enhancements,” Leo Hsu and Regina Obe, Paragon Corporation 
Presentation Not Available

“Emergency Action Plans: Using GIS to Develop Dam Breach Inundation Zones,” Cameron Crenshaw, Schnabel Engineering 
Presentation Not Available

“GIS and Videogame Technology: New Tools for Urban Planning,” Jeff Hicks, NEMAC/RENCI, UNC Asheville 
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Special Session:
Award-Winning Undergraduate Student Presentations

"Visual Recognition of Emergency Phones on Campus: Using Viewshed Analysis to Determine Where Emergency Phones Can Be Seen,” Karreem Ali, UNC Charlotte 
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“3D Storm Surge Modeling on the Outer Banks,” Nicholas Lee, East Carolina University 
(Unable to attend) 

“GIS Modeling to Identify Potential Conservation Easements along the N. and S. Fork New River, NC,” Aaron Chapman, Appalachian State University 
Presentation Not Available

"Verifying Impervious Surfaces for the City of Durham, North Carolina,” Kerry Bacon, NC Central University 
(Unable to attend)

Concurrent Sessions
Friday February 18, 10:30-12:00

Track 1:
Wisdom of the Crowd: User Generated Content

“The OpenStreetMap Collaborative Prototype,” Eric Wolf, USGS
Presentation Not Available

“Let’s Have a (Mapping) Party! The Essentials of OpenStreetMap," Steven Johnson, Deloitte FAS 
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“Updating OSM from Public and Institutional Data,” Carl Anderson, GISP, SpatialFocus, Inc. 
Presentation Not Available

Track 2:
Geo-Jenga: How to Stack Your Apps

“SDI: No Longer a 4-Letter Word,” Mike Pumphrey and Alyssa Wright, OpenGeo
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“Cross Comparison of  Spatially Enabled Databases: PostGIS, SQL Server and JASPA,” Regina Obe and Leo Hsu, Paragon Corporation 
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“The Right Tool for the Job,” Dave Michelson, City of Asheville 
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Track 3:
Why Can't I Find an Address? 

 Panel--Addressing 

“The FGDC Addressing Standard,” Martha Wells, SpatialFocus, Inc. 
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“NENA Next Generation 911 Standard,” Martha Wells, SpatialFocus, Inc.
See previous presentation

“Standards in Developing a Robust Address Database / Repository,” Rhonda Buckner, Mecklenburg County 
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“Keeping the Address Repository Current,” Lee Snuggs, Cabarrus County 
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Track 4:
Interagency Coordination and Value Strategies

“Business Process Management:  Six Sigma Methodology and Creative Resourcing Solutions,” Charles Rutherford, Mecklenburg County 
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“NG 9-1-1 to the Regional GIS Rescue,” Rachel Kilby Bello, Guilford Metro 9-1-1 
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“The National Geospatial Platform,” Karen Siderelis, US Department of the Interior 
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Track 8:
'Earth, Wind and Fire' 

“Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Species Habitats and Distributions in the Southeastern US,” Alexa McKerrow, USGS / NC State University 
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“Offshore Wind Resources – The Cape Wind Avian Project,” Jeff Burm, AECOM
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“State Assessment of Forest Resources and Lessons Learned from the Hyde County 'Evans Road' Fire,” Andrew Bailey, NC Division of Forest Resources (unable to attend - presented by David Jones, NC Division of Forest Resources) 
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Track 9:
Public Safety: Analysis and Planning

“Crime Analysis – Which way did he go … which way did he go?,” Jason Schiess, Durham Police Department 
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“Youth Gang Activity Assessment,” Tom Bell, GISP, and Taylor Dellinger, GISP, Western Piedmont COG 
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“Vulnerability Indexes for Preparedness Planning,” John Boos, GISP, Research Triangle Institute 
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Special Session:
GIS in the Classroom: K-12 Presentations

“Young Citizen Scientists: Tracking Eastern Box Turtles at the Lake Raleigh Area,” Juliana Thomas, Peter Fortunato, Katie Garceran and Sam Smith, Exploris Middle School, Raleigh 
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“Using GIS for Physical Health: From the Class Room to the Community,” Geovanny Solero, 4-H Equipo GIS; Thomas Ray, NC State University; Shayne De La Cruz, Vivian McCarter, Anthony Williams and Trent Williams, Fuquay-Varina High School
Presentation Not Available

“The Mt. Kilimanjaro GIS Project,” Laurie Garo, UNC Charlotte; Jose Alejandro, Camille Long, Lizbeth Rangel and Jackson Styers, John H. Morehead Stem Academy, Charlotte
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Special Session:
Award-Winning Undergraduate Student Presentations

“GIS and Videogame Technology: Development and Integration,” Alex Krebs, UNC Asheville
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“Internet Mapping in Western North Carolina Becomes a Juicy Idea,” Steven Greenhoe, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
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“Apex High School Cross Country Training Routes,” Jeremy Baynes, NC State University 
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"Historical Impact of Suburban Development in Mecklenburg County,” Paul Giers, Central Piedmont Communigy College 
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Concurrent Sessions
Friday February 18, 1:30-3:00

Track 1:
A Crystal Ball: The World of GIS in 2013

Panel--The World of GIS in 2013
  Kate Chapman, Fortius One 
  Jim Fox, NEMAC/RENCI, UNC Asheville
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  Tim Johnson, GISP, CGIA
  Joshua Lieberman, Deloitte FAS
  Twyla McDermott, GISP, City of charlotte
  Dave Peters, Esri
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  Geoff Zeiss, Autodesk
Other presentations Not Available

Track 2:
The Forecast for Hardware - virtually Cloudy?

“GPUs, Clouds and Grids:  Distributed Geoprocessing for Speed, Scalability and Better Living,” Robert Cheetham, Azavea, Inc. 
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“The GeoCloud Initiative: Deploying a Shared Geospatial Platform as a Service (PaaS),” Ken Shaffer, Federal Geographic Data Committee 
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Technical Considerations in Building on the Azure Cloud for USGS,” Jeff Harrison, The Carbon Project
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Track 3:
Looking at the World from Above

“Orthos for the State and the Ortho Business Plan,” Jeff Brown, GISP, CGIA, Hope Morgan, GISP, NC Office of Geospatial and Technology Management, and Gary Thompson, NC Geodetic Survey 
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“Classification and Profiling of Evergreen Understory and Forest Canopy Using Imagery and LiDAR,” Frank Obusek, CGIA
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“Use of GIS Modeling and High Resolution Imagery to Inventory Carolina Bays,” Jacob Turner, UNC Greensboro
Presentation Not Available

Track 4:
Business Intelligence

“Business Intelligence – System Integration,” Gary Cokins, SAS Institute, Inc. 
Presentation Not Available

“First Steps in Business Intelligence: Data Automation,” Kristian Forslin, NC Railroad Company 
Presentation Not Available

“Building an Enterprise Business Intelligence Community,” Katie Templeton, Charlotte Department of Transportation 
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Track 8:
'Bridge Over Troubled Water'

“An Overview of Cutting Edge Water Resources GIS Technology,” David Jones, NC Division of forest Resources 
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“Mapping North Carolina’s Estuarine Shoreline,” Scott Geis, NC Division of Coastal Management 
Presentation Not Available

“Mapping Wetlands for NC: New Maps and New Approaches,” Doug Newcomb, US Fish & Wildlife Service
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Track 9:
Stay Healthy; Stay Safe

“Buncombe County Multi-Hazard Risk Tool,” Todd Pierce, GISP, NEMAC/RENCI, UNC Asheville 
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“Building Geographic Information Systems Capacity as a Public Health Competency,” Joshua Tootoo, Duke University 

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“Targeted Outreach & Testing Based on Disease Density Maps,” Carter Vickery, GISP, and Yvonne Torres, Wake County 
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Special Session:
Land Records Management

“The Business Case for Seamless Parcels,” Tom Morgan, NC Land Records Management Program, and Nancy von Meyer, GISP, Fairview Industires 
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“Digital Data Submissions: Why? How? Who?,” Tripp Corbin, GISP, Keck & Wood, Inc. 
Presentation Not Available


“Implementing Parcel Map Quality Metrics,” Stephen Dew, Guilford County 
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Special Session:
Award-Winning Undergraduate Student Presentations

“The Impacts of Impervious Surface Change on Water Quality in Alamance County: 1984-2010,” Samuel Shoge, Elon University 
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“A Place to Play: How Rock Climbing Enthusiastics Are Purchasing Land to Increase Access in SE United States,” Sara Casey, UNC Wilmington (Originally planned to present "Mapping Local Food Production in Southeast North Carolina"
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“Teenage Pregnancy Rates, Race, and Poverty in North Carolina,” Maia Call, UNC Chapel Hill 
Presentation Not Available

“Spatial Analysis and Travel Time,” Daniel Newby, UNC Greensboro 
Presentation Not Available