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Houston Regional GIS Expo 2019

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Houston TranStar

6922 Katy Rd

Houston, TX 77024

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Houston Regional GIS Expo 2019 will highlight the use of GIS-Geographic Information Systems technology by Harris County area government agencies, law enforcement, private industry and the education community. This event is free and open to the public.

Highlights:

  • Real-time demonstrations of GIS systems used in Harris County in Exhibitor Area
  • Speaker presentations on GIS applications
  • ESRI presentations
  • Map Gallery and gps/GIS enabled vehicles on display
  • Tour of Houston TranStar and the Harris County Office of Emergency Management (please register for tour at 10 am or 1pm when you get to venue)
  • Join URISA after the Expo at a social networking event at Canyon Creek from 3pm-6pm. Canyon Creek is located at 6603 Westcott St, Houston, TX 77007. Drink and food specials with a Tex-Mex theme.

Keynote: Craig Glennie, Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston, and the Principle Investigator of the National Science Foundation will speak about the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping.

Tentative Speaker Presentations:

  • Dr. David K. Arcter, UT in Austin: Bringing Hi-Resolution, Near-Time Flood Maps to Texas
  • Jeff Golan and Sheronda Drew, Harris County Budget Management: ATLAS-Harris County GIS for Easy Use
  • Miguel Pavon, TNRIS: Compilation & Availability of 3D Buildings for Texas
  • and more to be scheduled, if you would like to make a presentation, contact mvera@houstontranstar.org

To Register as a Sponsor or Exhibitor:

http://www.h-gac.com/geographic-data-workgroup/gis-expo/sponsors.aspx

Committed Sponsors to date: ESRI, Woolpert, NewEdge Services, LLC, B2ZEngineering,& AllTerra Central

To enter a map in the Map Gallery competition email: melvic.degracia@bmd.hctx.net

If you are interested in participating in the speaker presentations please contact:

Maria Cristela Vera Flores, GISP, maria.vera@houstontranstar.org, 713-881-3278

What is the cost to attend this event? The event is free to all attendees, but please register your interest to attend. Donations are appreciated to fund a GIS Day Students' Day event held later in November..

What are my transport/parking options getting to the expo? Shuttle Parking is available. Park at the Texas Department of Transportation, 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77007. Park in the parking garage on any space not marked RESERVED. A METRO shuttle will be making roundtrips as needed. Please carpool when possible.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to attend the expo? To attend you must be 18 years of age or older, please bring ID if needed for admittance to Houston Transtar..

Is there food available at the expo? Food trucks Mundy's and NOLA PoBoy's will be available on site. Houston TranStar is also centrally located near many food establishments.

I still have questions, how can I contact the organizer?

Contact Maria Cristela Vera Flores, maria.vera@houstontranstar.org, 713-881-3278

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