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Sunday, April 22
1:00PM to 5:00PM Short Courses
Monday, April 23
8:00AM to 12:00PM Short Courses
1:00PM to 5:00PM Short Courses
5:00PM to 6:00PM Social Event: New Participant Reception
6:00PM to 9:00PM Off-Site Social Event: Liberty Memorial and National World War I Museum
Tuesday, April 24
8:00AM to 9:30AM Opening Keynotes and Awards Ceremony
9:30AM to 10:00AM Ignite Session:
GIS Behind the Scenes - Aaron Addison, GIS Coordinator, Washington University - St. Louis

Smart Growth - Shelby Johnson, Arkansas GIO, State of Arkansas

Safe & Healthy - Brett Lord-Castillo, GIS Programmer, St. Louis County, MO

Technologies & Trends - Matt May, Assistant Director for Operations, Johnson County, KS Emergency Management

Public Face of GIS - Tony Perkins, Asst. Director Enterprise Systems & Technology, City of Lenexa, KS

10:00AM to 10:30AM Break:
10:30AM to 12:00PM
Public Face of GIS I
Moderator: Ivan Weichert
1) Kansas Legislative Information Systems and Services
(60 Min)

Ivan Weichert
Kansas Information Technology Office
Topeka, KS


Other Presenters:
Sean McGrath, Propylon, Lawrence, KS

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2) Establishing the Iowa GIS Service Bureau
(30 Min)

Kevin Kane
Iowa State University - GIS Support
Ames, IA



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Safe and Healthy I
Moderator: Phyllis Poche
1) GIS Meets EMA: Finding How to Incorporate GIS into Emergency Management at Scott County
(30 Min)

Stephanie Macuga
Scott County, IA
Davenport, IA



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2) Mid-Missouri RPC Structures Project - Planning and Emergency Response
(30 Min)

Katrina Thomas
Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission
Ashland, MO


Other Presenters:
Chris Stephens

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3) Integrating GIS into a State Common Operating Picture
(30 Min)
Smart Growth I
Moderator: Suzanne Wiley
1) Getting Data under Control: Managing & Exploiting Your Imagery & Point Clouds
(90 Min)

Joe Mostowy
Intergraph
Norcross, GA


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GIS Behind the Scenes I
Moderator: Melissa Lanclos
1) What's New with ArcGIS 10.1
(90 Min)



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Other Presenters:
JD Overton, Esri

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Technologies and Trends I
Moderator: Nathan Watermeier
1) Infogroup Geocoded Data
(30 Min)

Dan Erker
Infogroup
Papillion, NE


Other Presenters:
Al Benek

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2) Build and Connect Geocoding Web Services from State and Local Governments
(30 Min)

Ge Lin
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Lincoln, NE


Other Presenters:
Jeffrey T. McReynolds Nathan Watermeier

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3) CAMA/GIS on The Web
(30 Min)

Melissa Crane
Kansas Department of Revenue, Property Valuation Division
Topeka, KS



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Other Presenters:
Ken Nelson, Kansas Data Access and Support Center

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Technologies and Trends VIII
Moderator: David Drum
1) Choosing an ArcGIS Server Web API - Technical and Management Perspectives
(60 Min)

Michael Schonlau
Douglas County, NE
Omaha, NE



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2) Plugins or Standards? Deciding Between Flex, Silverlight and HTML5
(30 Min)

Shane Buscher
Technology Associates
Omaha, NE



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12:00PM to 1:30PM Lunch: On Your Own
1:30PM to 3:00PM
Public Face of GIS II
Moderator: Steve Marsh
1) 3-D Data for the Masses: Spatial Tools for Leveraging the Power of 3-D Data
(90 Min)

Chuck Anderson
GeoDigital International
Lampoc, CA


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Safe and Healthy II
Moderator: Ryan Lanclos
1) Missouri's Broadband Mapping Efforts
(30 Min)

Tom Vought
University of Missouri - Geographic Resources Center
Columbia, MO


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2) Wireless Data Communications via Amateur Radio
(60 Min)

Matt May
Johnson County Emergency Management and Communications
Olathe, KS


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Smart Growth II
Moderator: Ed Crane
1) Land use and activity center data development for the Kansas City region
(30 Min)

Andrea Repinsky
Mid-America Regional Council
Kansas City, MO


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2) Gravity Modeling with Business Analyst
(30 Min)
GIS Behind the Scenes II
Moderator: Patsy Alexander
1) Avoiding the Common GPS Pitfalls -Tips & Tricks
(90 Min)



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Other Presenters:
Scott Smith, Seiler Instrument

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Technologies and Trends II
Moderator: Mike Kallas
1) Optional Approaches to Achieving Basic Photogrammetric Project Objectives
(90 Min)

Mike Kallas
MJ Harden Associates, Inc.
Mission, KS



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Other Presenters:
Jay Smith, MJ Harden, Mission, KS

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Technologies and Trends IX
Moderator: Ray Fox
1) LiDAR 101
(30 Min)
2) Developing Contour Maps Using LiDAR
(30 Min)

Randy Mayden
Surdex
Chesterfield, MO


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3) The Node at the End of the Line - Ground Based LiDAR as Facilities Management Tool
(30 Min)

Scott Komarek
Shafer, Kline & Warren
North Kansas City, MO



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3:00PM to 3:30PM Break: with Exhibitors
3:30PM to 5:00PM
Public Face of GIS III
Moderator: Amber Reynolds
1) Zombie Preparedness and GIS
(90 Min)

Devan Tucking-Strickler
Kansas Division of Emergency Management
Topeka, KS


Other Presenters:
Jessica Frye, KDEM; Jesse Smith, KDEM

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Safe and Healthy III
Moderator: Marty Bausano
1) Next Generation 911
(90 Min)

Kathy Liljequist
NENA
St. Cloud, MN



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Other Presenters:
Marty Bausano

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Smart Growth III
Moderator: Ingrid Landgraf
1) What is the GSS Initiative?
(30 Min)

Joel Barrow
U.S. Census Bureau
Kansas City, KS


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2) Using Census Data in a GIS
(30 Min)
3) 2010 Census Geospatial Data Types & Applications
(30 Min)

Thomas Morton
U.S. Census Bureau
Kansas City, MO


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GIS Behind the Scenes III
Moderator: Ray Fox
1) Panel Discussion: Constructing and Evaluating a Request for Proposal
(90 Min)

Ray Fox
U.S. Geological Survey
Rolla, MO



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Other Presenters:
Craig Molander, Surdex; Stacia Alvarez, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, St. Louis, MO

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Technologies and Trends III
Moderator: Tim Haithcoat
1) Integrating Network and Human-geo GIS Information into the Movement Model Repast
(30 Min)
2) Geospatial Analysis of Ecosystem Invasion: Russian Olive in Bismarck-Mandan Wildland-Urban Interface
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Other Presenters:
B. D. Madurapperuma1*, M. J. Anar2, P. G. Oduor3 and L.A. Kotchman4 1,2Environment and Conservation Science Program, North Dakota State University, USA 3Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University, USA 4State Forester, North Dakota Forest Service, USA

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3) IPAS: An ArcGIS Server-Based Framework for Oil and Gas E&P Decision Support
(30 Min)

Chad Cooper
Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
Fayetteville, AR



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Technologies and Trends X
Moderator: Kevin Kane
1) Decimeter-Accuracy GIS for Mapping Applications
(90 Min)

Scott Smith
Seiler Instrument
Belton, MO



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Other Presenters:
Jay Riester, Seiler Instrument

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5:30PM to 8:00PM Exhibitor Social - Monte Carlo Night!
Wednesday, April 25
8:30AM to 10:00AM
Public Face of GIS IV
Moderator: Mark Duewell
1) The Missouri Department of Conservation's Development of a Spatial Data Map Gallery
(30 Min)

Michael Klein
Missouri Department of Conservation
Jefferson City, MO



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2) Advantages of a State Clearinghouse Geoportal for Data Discovery
(30 Min)



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Other Presenters:
Martin Wills, MSDIS

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3) Tackling the Integral Challenge: Data Centralization
(30 Min)

Drew Rifkin
Safe Software
Surrey, BC, Canada,



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Safe and Healthy IV
Moderator: Shellie Willoughby
1) Utilizing GIS and GPS Technologies in Response to the February 29th, 2012 Tornado in Branson, Missouri
(60 Min)
2) Geocoding E911 Data
(30 Min)

Kathy Liljequist
NENA
St. Cloud, MN



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Smart Growth IV
Moderator: Stacey Priest
1) Elementary Outreach
(30 Min)
2) Using GIS In the Public School System
(30 Min)

Thomas Meyer
Fayetteville Public Schools
Fayetteville, AR


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3) 3D Laser Scanning Project for Worth County Schools
(30 Min)
GIS Behind the Scenes IV
Moderator: Shelley Silch
1) A New Generation of USGS Maps: US Topo
(30 Min)

Shelley Silch
U.S. Geological Survey
Urbana, IL



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2) Historical Topographic Map Collection
(30 Min)

Ingrid Landgraf
U.S. Geological Survey
Lawrence, KS


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3) The National Map Viewer
(30 Min)

Ingrid Landgraf
U.S. Geological Survey
Lawrence, KS


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Technologies and Trends IV
Moderator: Phyllis Poche
1) Web Editing and Workflow Optimization
(90 Min)

Joe Mostowy
Intergraph
Norcross, GA


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Technologies and Trends XI
Moderator: Bob Nutsch
1) Airborne LiDAR Collection of Various Watersheds in Oklahoma
(30 Min)

Kasey Brown
Merrick & Company
Greenwood Village , CO



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2) Current Research Initiatives at the Kansas Applied Remote Sensing Program
(30 Min)

Stephen Egbert
Kansas Applied Remote Sensing Program (KARS)
Lawrence, KS



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Other Presenters:
Kevin Dobbs, KARS; Jude Kastens, KARS; Chris Brown, KARS; Chris Bishop, KARS; Vijay Barve, KARS;

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3) Getting More out of LiDAR: Mapping Impervious Surfaces and Tree Canopy
(30 Min)
10:00AM to 10:30AM Break: with Exhibitors
10:30AM to 12:00PM
Public Face of GIS V
Moderator: David Drum
1) Using Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) for Statewide Data Collection Initiatives
(30 Min)

Charly Clendenning
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO


Other Presenters:
Shannon White, University of Missouri

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2) Regional Clearinghouses Respond to State Emergency Events...
(30 Min)



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Other Presenters:
Ken Nelson, Data Access & Support Center (KS);

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Safe and Healthy V
Moderator: Melissa Lanclos
1) GIS Response in Joplin, Missouri
(90 Min)

Debbie Briedwell
State of Missouri, ITSD-Office of Geospatial Information
Jefferson City, MO


Other Presenters:
Alexis Gieseker, State of Missouri - Public Health; Craig Molander, Surdex; Matt Gamm, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, St. Louis MO; Sara Scheibel, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, St. Louis MO

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Smart Growth V
Moderator: Eileen Battles
1) Local and State Working Together to Maintain a Statewide, Certified Tax District Map for Kansas
(30 Min)

Eileen Battles
Data Access & Support Center - DASC
Lawrence, KS



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Other Presenters:
Ed Crane, Esri

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2) Making 2010 Census Data Spatial
(30 Min)
3) Redistricting in Arkansas: Lessons Learned and Looking Forward to 2020
(30 Min)

Tony Davis
Arkansas Geographic Information Office
Little Rock, AR


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GIS Behind the Scenes V
Moderator: Jim Langtry
1) GIS Strategic Planning: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
(30 Min)
2) Using GIS Vendor Services in Rural Government: Getting that Bang for the Buck.
(30 Min)

Curtis Moore
Manatron
Hays, KS


Other Presenters:
Travis Rozean, Manatron; Beau Dealy, Manatron

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3) GIS Professional Certification: What You Need to Know
(30 Min)

Jason Felton
Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City KS
Kansas City, KS


Other Presenters:
James W. Langtry, GISP, U.S. Geological Survey

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Technologies and Trends V
Moderator: Tracy Moy
1) Integrating GEOBIA and GIS for Automated Georeferencing of 1850s General Land Office Survey Maps
(30 Min)

Kevin Dobbs
Kansas Biological Survey
Lawrence, KS


Other Presenters:
Ryan Surface, KARS; Stephen Egbert, KARS; William Busby, KARS;

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2) Developing Historical GIS Information through Orthophoto Production of Archived Aerial Photography
(30 Min)

Ashley Shepherd
Premier Geospatial, Inc. - a XeDAR Company
Arvada, CO


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3) Comparison of Mapping Approaches for Irrigated Crop Types in Kansas
(30 Min)
Technologies and Trends XII
Moderator: Suzanne Wiley
1) Visual Impact Evaluation System for Offshore Renewable Energy - VIESORE
(30 Min)

Chad Cooper
Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
Fayetteville, AR



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2) Automated Geospatial Conflation of Vector Road Maps to High Resolution Imagery
(30 Min)

Wenbo Song
University of Missouri - Geographic Resources Center
Columbia, MO


Other Presenters:
Tim Haithcoat, GRC

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3) GIS Modeling of Prehistoric Mound Locations in Iowa
(30 Min)

Chad Goings
Iowa Geographic Information Council
Washington, IA


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12:00PM to 1:00PM Lunch: Own Your Own (Vouchers Provided)
1:00PM to 1:30PM Break: Dessert Reception with Exhibitors
1:30PM to 3:00PM
Public Face of GIS VI
Moderator: Lee Allen
1) Create that Maps and Apps Webpage, Get the Information Out to the Public
(30 Min)

Lee Allen
Shawnee County, KS
Topeka, KS



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2) The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, an Enterprise GIS
(30 Min)

John Ellis
The Chickasaw Nation
Ada, OK


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3) GIS - the "S" is for Storytelling
(30 Min)

Aaron Addison
Washington University - St. Louis
St. Louis, MO


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Safe and Healthy VI
Moderator: Phyllis Poche
1) Streamlining Permitting Process using GIS and a Web Interface
(30 Min)

Ryan Lafrenz
Warren County, IA
Indianola, IA


Other Presenters:
Andrew Harrison, The Schneider Corporation

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2) Innovative QA/QC Tools For Large Area Imagery Projects - Open Source Web-Enabled Solution
(30 Min)

Jeff Padgett
Woolpert, Inc.
Dayton, OH


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3) Web Processing Service: The Final Frontier for Web GIS
(30 Min)

Mike Pumphrey
OpenGeo
New York, NY


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Smart Growth VI
Moderator: Jason Sweet
1) Overview of FEMA's Risk MAP Program: New Products for Communities' Flood Mitigation
(30 Min)

William Zung
Greenhorne & O'mara, Inc.
Overland Park, KS



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Other Presenters:
Jason Sweet, GISP, CFM, Greenhorne & O'mara, Inc.; Aaron Zieg, Greenhorne & O'mara, Inc.

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2) New Developments in River Valley Floodplain Mapping: A Survey of FLPDLN Model Applications
(30 Min)

Jude Kastens
Kansas Applied Remote Sensing Program (KARS)
Lawrence, KS



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Other Presenters:
Kevin Dobbs, KARS;

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3) Introduction to NHD and using the GeoConflation Process
(30 Min)

Joel Skalet
U.S. Geological Survey
Madison, WI


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GIS Behind the Scenes VI
Moderator: Paula Lemke
1) What's New with ArcGIS 10.1 (Repeat)
(90 Min)



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Other Presenters:
JD Overton, Esri

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Technologies and Trends VI
Moderator: Melissa Lanclos
1) Enterprise Emergency Mobile Mapping at City of Lenexa, KS
(30 Min)

Jeremy Bixby
City of Lenexa, KS
Lenexa, KS


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2) Mobile Apps (iOS) for Emergency Management
(30 Min)
3) Mobile Solutions for iOS
(30 Min)

Keith Goentzel
Swova
Fort Mitchell, KY


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Technologies and Trends XIII
Moderator: Bob Nutsch
1) Effectively Manage a Spatial SOA Using a Workflow-Based Software Architecture
(30 Min)

Jason Close
Latitude Geographics Ltd.
Victoria, WA



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2) Clearing the Air - Is It in the "Cloud"...or Not?
(30 Min)

Tammy Peterson
Valtus
Calgary, Alberta, Canada,



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3) Statewide LiDAR Programs - Risks and Rewards
(30 Min)

Robert Merry
AeroMetric, Inc.
Sheboygan, WI



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Other Presenters:
Ivan Weichert, Director Geographic Information Systems, State of Kansas

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3:00PM to 3:30PM Break: with Exhibitors
3:30PM to 5:00PM
Public Face of GIS VII
Moderator: Amber Reynolds
1) Welcome to our Website - We Hope You Hate It
(90 Min)
Safe and Healthy VII
Moderator: Ingrid Landgraf
1) Homeland Infrastructure Foundation Level Data (HIFLD)
(90 Min)

Jeremiah Steele
HIFLD
Saint Charles, MO


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Smart Growth VII
Moderator: Tony Spicci
1) Eco-Market Infrastructure: Spatially Enabling 3-D Data to Quantify Carbon & non-Carbon Forest Attributes
(90 Min)

Chuck Anderson
GeoDigital International
Lampoc, CA


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GIS Behind the Scenes VII
Moderator: Paula Lemke
1) Leveraging Cloud Technology for Simpler, More Flexible GIS
(90 Min)

Michael Schonlau
Douglas County, NE
Omaha, NE



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Technologies and Trends VII
Moderator: Susan Norton
1) LiDAR Breaklines: How Do You Know if You Need Them or Are They a Waste of Money
(90 Min)

Kenny Legleiter
Sanborn
Shawnee, KS



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Other Presenters:
Jay Smith, MJ Harden, Mission, KS

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Technologies and Trends XIV
Moderator: Adam Darbro
1) Sediment Deposition in Cochiti Reservoir and the Rio Grande: 3-D Comparison to Pre-Dam Conditions
(30 Min)

Cody Buhrmeister
Wilson & Company
Kansas City, MO


Other Presenters:
Justin Langer, Wilson & Company, Kansas City, MO

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2) Kansas DOT: Bringing Airspace Down to Earth
(30 Min)

James Katz
Burns and McDonnell
Kansas City, MO


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3) Mapping from Space: Photogrammetry from Satellite Imagery
(30 Min)

Ron Schonegg
Continental Mapping Consultants Inc
Sun Prairie, WI



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Other Presenters:
Paul Braun

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Thursday, April 26
9:00AM to 10:00AM Ignite Session:
GeoIris - Tim Haithcoat, Program Director, GRC - University of Missouri

Enhancing Elevation in Kansas - Ivan Weichert, Kansas GIS Director, State of Kansas

How to Talk to Your Legislators - Ed Crane, Account Manager, Esri

My GIS Profession Goes With Me at All Times - Paula Lemke, GIS Coordinator, Cerro Gordo County, IA

Common Operating Platform - Ryan Lanclos, International Market Manager - Emergency Preparedness, Esri

P3i - Proactive Police Patrol - Jeff McReynolds, GIS Program Manager, City of Lincoln, NE

10:00AM to 10:30AM Break:
10:30AM to 12:00PM Closing Keynotes and Brunch
1:00PM to 5:00PM Short Courses