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Event Overview

Time Topic
8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 8:40 Conference Welcome and Orientation
8:40 – 9:30 Opening Plenary Session – KEYNOTE
9:30-10:00 Vendor Exhibit Special Session  (Exhibits open 9:30-1:45)
10:00 – 12:00 Breakout Sessions
12:00 – 1:15 Lunch
 12:45 – 1:15 Poster Session
1:15 – 1:45 CIRGIS Imagery Project Session
1:45 – 3:15 Sponsor Presentations
3:15 – 3:30 Poster Session Awards, Raffle, Dessert

December 7, 2018

Keynote – Clint Brown

08:40  -  9:30
ASC 150

The Human Era of GIS Clint Brown September 2018 So far, there have been two great eras in the history of GIS: the Conceptual Era and the Implementation Era. Today, we are seeing the emergence of the third — The Human Era. Most recently, the explosion of Web GIS has enabled profound, new opportunities for …

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Using JavaScript to Render QueryTask Results

10:00  -  10:30
ASC 140

Revitalizing GIS at the City of Simi Valley – A Road Map to Enterprise-Wide GIS

10:00  -  10:30
ASC 130

Presenters Aaron Russell and Mike Chenevey Abstract:  The City of Simi Valley implemented their GIS many years ago.  However, as the city and it’s geospatial needs have grown significantly, their GIS has been relegated to a minor role and never received an enterprise position.  GTG partnered with the city team to better understand the opportunities …

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Mapping Irrigation Systems – GIS at a Large Scale

10:30  -  11:00
ASC 140

The Music Academy of the West is a small historical campus in Montecito with a lot of beautiful landscaping. Over time, the irrigation system became less documented and staff struggled with a series of disorganized and incomplete paper maps. The lack of accurate map information was making it difficult to manage frequent leaks and breaks, …

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Implementing GIS for Emergency Operations Centers – The Simi Valley Way

10:30  -  11:00
ASC 130

Presenters Randy White, and Jonathan Welker Abstract: Geographic Technologies Group (GTG) and the City of Simi Valley Emergency Operations Center (EOC) have been working collaboratively to implement an innovative and sustainable GIS management and analysis system for the City’s EOC. This initiative leverages Esri’s suite of software products to provide a geospatial EOC solution that …

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3D Visualization Demonstration

11:00  -  11:30
ASC 140

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Taking Off The Lifejacket: 30 Life Lessons from a Tech Startup Founder

11:00  -  11:30
ASC 130

Josh Northcott of Hounder.co is spilling the beans — Here to share tips for Entrepreneurs, Designers, Engineers and GIS professionals alike on a wide variety of topics from craft and business strategy to doing the best work of your life. This is a fun and energetic talk that get’s right into the nitty gritty of the work …

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The Exploration and Mapping of Saturn’s Moon Titan

11:30  -  12:00
ASC 150

Saturn’s moon Titan is the most Earth-like world in the Outer Solar System. Just like Earth, Titan has a thick nitrogen atmosphere that supports an active weather cycle underneath Titan’s opaque organic haze layers. The Cassini spacecraft discovered that underneath Titan’s haze layers are familiar features like rivers, lakes, seas, dunes, plateaus, canyons, and mountains. …

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Tools, Techniques, and Software for Field Data Acquisition

13:15  -  14:45
ASC 140 or 150

Engage Your Community with a Common Location Platform: ArcGIS Hub

13:45  -  14:15
ASC 140 or 150

GIS is no longer a back-office tool— communities around the world are harnessing the power of location to engage with local stakeholders and drive real change. Geography unites everyone in your community – including NGOs, academia, businesses, and various levels of government.  As we celebrate geography today, let’s take a look at geographic tools, like …

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Montecito Mudslides – Road to Recovery with GIS

14:15  -  14:45
ASC 140 or 150

On January 9, just a month after the Thomas Fire began and subsequently burned much of the area above Montecito and Carpinteria, the Santa Barbara South Coast’s first major winter storm triggered widespread mudslides and debris flows, destroying dozens of homes and leading to multiple fatalities. ZWORLD GIS quickly deployed emergency GIS support for the agencies immediately impacted and …

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A Safer and Healthier World Through GIS

14:45  -  15:15
ASC 140 or 150

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