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NYCArc User Third Annual Symposium

NYC Arc User Group

Friday, June 22, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

NYCArc User Third Annual Symposium

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Sign up now for the annual NYC Arc User Group Symposium.  It's free, fascinating, fun, and a rare opportunity to network with hundreds of local GIS users!

Keynote Speaker: 

Matt Knutzen, Geospatial Librarian, the Lionel Pinchus and Princess Firyal map Division, the New York Public Library


8:00 AM  Registration & Continental Breakfast


9:00 AM  Keynote: Unbinding the Atlas: transforming NYPL collections

Matt Knutzen, Geospatial Librarian, the Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division,  the New York Public Library


10:00 AM Who’s Reading Your Map?  Methods for Visualizing Knowledge

Chris Goranson, MGIS, GISP, Director, Parsons Institute for Information Mapping


10:30 AM Break


11:00 AM New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA) Waterfront Justice Project
Juan Camilo Osorio, Policy Analyst , New York City Environmental Justice AllianceNatasha Dwyer, Graduate Research Assistant at NYC-EJA

11:30 AM  GPS for travel research with ESRI technology

Timothy Michalowski, Abt SRBI, GIS Director & Dara Seidl, Abt SRBI, GIS Analyst

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Lightning Talks

A View Over the Fence: GIS in the State of Connecticut

Thad J. Dymkowski, GISP, President, Connecticut GIS User Network

Geocoding Difficult Data

Danielle Hartman, GISP, Senior GIS Specialist, Halcrow / CH2MHill

One Story about a Map That Ended Up in Court

Tim Calabrese, Manager, Operations Analysis, Office of Pupil Transportation, NYC Department of Education

1:30 PM Health and Environmental Justice Riskscapes: Mapping Environmental Stressors in the South Bronx, New York City

Andrew Maroko, PhD, Assistant Professor, Lehman College / CUNY School of Public Health

2:00  PM Bridging the Gap: Creating a framework that enables GIS users to create and deploy web mapping applications without writing any code

Michael Porter, PhD, Sr Analyst, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

2:30 PM Break

3:00 PM GIS at NYC Economic Development Corporation

Jiin Wen, Vice President OF MIS, New York City Economic Development Corporation

3:30 PM A New Map for a Warming City: A Prototype Map of New York City's Rooftop Cooling Potential

Gordon Green, Research Associate, Center for the Advanced Research of Spatial Information, Hunter College / City University of New York

 26 Federal Plaza (corner of Worth Street & Broadway), NY, NY, 6th Floor Conference center. 

Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m.  Keynote begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. 

Please allow up to 30 minutes to get through building security.



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When & Where

26 Federal Plaza, 6th Floor Conference Center
26 Federal Plaza
New York, NY 10013

Friday, June 22, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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