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Wednesday, July 22 • 9:45am - 10:45am
What? A picture is worth only 1,000 words? Using GIS to present a complete, detailed story.

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If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the imagery presented in a GIS Map can say so much more. Development within a community with a sustainable sense of place requires decisions to be made in a timely manner, and equally important, based on solid facts. Significant increases in available data, collection process improvements, and software capabilities, allow a GIS Map image the ability to hold a complete picture upon which to base and present your informed decisions. A well developed GIS can provide the practical planner the information necessary to plan, design, coordinate, maintain, and preserve areas for a more resilient future. This session will focus on improved data development within your GIS that can increase its usefulness in the decision making process. Attendees will learn practical concepts and see real world applications of GIS, developed to store and retrieve information about everything from buildings and infrastructure, to soils, slopes, and population characteristics.

Speakers
avatar for Lee E. Smith, AICP, GISP

Lee E. Smith, AICP, GISP

Planner / GIS, Clark Nexsen, Inc.
Lee Smith has over 20 years of Planning and Project Management experience including 13 years serving in public sector positions in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Mr. Smith joined the Virginia Beach, Virginia offices of Clark Nexsen in 2007 allowing his experiences to expand into Master Planning efforts for a variety of clients including universities, community colleges, federal campus planning and military base planning efforts... Read More →
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Will Munsell

Clark Nexsen
Will Munsell has over 5 Years of experience in spatial data development and presentation including 4 years in drafting and design. After Joining the Virginia Beach, Virginia offices of Clark Nexsen in 2006, Mr. Munsell expanded his capabilities in GIS Development by becoming certified in GIS and obtaining his Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP). Will serves clients ranging from military base projects for all branches of the US... Read More →



Wednesday July 22, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Merrimac Sheraton Waterside Hotel

Attendees (15)