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Wednesday May 2, 2018

8:00 am Registration Open
8:30 am Introduction to Python Programming Database – Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices Switching to ArcGIS Pro Mobile Data Collection Survey 123 Afternoon
Noon Lunch
Registration Open
1:00 pm Introduction to Python Programming >Database – Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices Switching to ArcGIS Pro UAS/UAV Intro to Lidar
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Ice Breaker Social

Thursday May 3, 2018

8:00 am Registration Open
Vendor Exhibitions Open
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Keynote

David Holdstock, Geographic Technologies Group

10:00 am Break and Vendor Exhibitions
10:30 am Planning and Resource Management New Frontiers in Data

SuiteWater:  Development of an Online Geospatial Watershed Planning Tool

Teal Wyckoff, Cathy Rosenthal, Jalynda Mckay, & Jason Writer

Locating Patented Mining Claims in San Juan County Colorado

Nathan Lowry and Kim Buck

GIS and Web Applications for Flood Risk Communication

Madeline Kelley


GIS as a Platform for Natural Resource Management

Karen Rogers


USGS Elevation Data Products and Services

Barry Miller

Practical Considerations and Uses of USGS 3DEP Lidar Data Products

John Kosovich

What Do You Do With a Bunch of Lidar?

Nick Viau

Z in the Real World

Brady Hustad

Noon NSGIC Updates

Karen Rogers

12:30 pm LUNCH
1:30 pm GIS in Public Safety New Frontiers in Data
Safety? Yes it Applies to You too!

Tina Woodrum

NextGen 911

Karen Rogers

Wildfire Mitigation

Pete Magee

Panel Discussion

Common Challenges Faced in Creating Standard Data Products for the 3D Elevation Program

Kimberly Mantey & Josh Nimetz

Contours – More than Just Lines

Lindsay Decker

Metadata Tips and Tricks

Rich Chamberlain

A Water GIS for the Future, New path forward for Water Development Projects

Peter Gill

3:00 pm Break and Vendor Exhibitions
3:30 pm GIS Professionals New Frontiers in Data
Making the Best Out of Nothing: Success as a GIS Professional with Few Resources

Lindsay Major

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification – What is It?

Mary Lackner

GIS data Floating in The Sky

Sean Maday

Building Compelling Open Data Sites

Matt Bullock

Step into the Map: AR Application in One Call Support

Live Demonstration Outside

Brady Hustad

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Vendor Social

Friday May 4, 2018

8:00 am Registration Open
Vendor Exhibitions Open
8:30 am Web and Mobile Mapping People and GIS

The National Map Corps – Interactive Challenge Map

Rachel Stevenson

WPLI a Resource Mapping Tool

Jalynda Mckay

Collaboration Across Borders – Tax Lien Parcel Sales

Pete Magee

Building Mobile GIS Workflows with Mobile Applications from Esri

Joseph Peters

Machine Learning and Surface Tuning for Mobile Access

John Coe


Understanding Tourism:  Spatial Analysis of Squished Penny Machines

Jackie Phipps

The Escalante Game (5DT192): Reinvestigation of a Game Drive Site on the Western Slope of Colorado with Drones and GIS

Connor C. Johnen

A People’s GIS About What Works

Paddington Hodza


Communicating the Broader Impacts of Research with GIS and Story Maps

Doug Haller

10:30 am Break and Vendor Exhibitions
10:30 am Colorado State University
Geospatial Centroid
New Frontiers in Datums
Various Student Presentations Elevating to a New Frontier: Crowd Sourcing and New Datums

Pam Fromhertz

11:30 am Closing Keynote:  Brady Hustad, Argis Solutions
12:45 pm Closing Remarks
1:00 pm Lunch