2015 Speakers


 Schedule of Events For GIS Day, November 18th, 2015

*All events will be held at 1810 Liacouras Walk  (Conference Suite) with the exception of the session, Story Maps, which will take place at the Digital Scholarship Center in Paley Library.

11:00 am – 11:50 am
Story Maps – ‘Using StoryMaps in the classroom’ Kolson Schlosser, Department of Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University
*This event will take place at the Digital Scholarship Center in Paley Library
Hosted by Temple University Library
GIS Networking Lunch – Becoming a GIS Professional: Advice for undergraduates from Temple Alumni and GIS professionals (Lunch will be served)
Hosted by Temple University, Department of Geography and Urban Studies
GIS Lightning Talks I

1. Community Mapping and Engagement: Boots on the Ground, Tariem A. Burroughs, Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

2.Using GIS to Enhance School District Enrollment Projections:  A Practical Address-Based Application, Scott France, Montgomery County Planning Commission

3.Using GPS Technology and Spatio-Temporal Data Mining to Examine Community Mobility and Participation of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, Eugene Brusilovskiy,  Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Public Health, Temple University

4. A time series analysis of vegetative vigor and demographic changes in Philadelphia neighborhoods, 2000-2014, Hamil Pearsall,  Department of Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University

5. Archetype vs. Client – Shaping WikiMapping as a public engagement tool, Steve Spindler
WikiMapping.com, Steve Spindler Cartography

6. Mapping Moods to Understand How Place Affects Behavior: The Case of Teen Drug Use,  Jeremy Mennis,  Department of Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University;  Michael Mason, Department of Psychiatry,Virginia Commonwealth University

7. Making and Hosting your Own Webmaps: QGIS, Leaflet, and Github, Tyler Dahlberg, Azavea


GIS Lightning talks II

1. GIS Beyond ArcMap: 5 Awesome Mapping Tools You Might Not Know, Sarah Cordivano, Azavea

2. Volunteer mapping during crises, Ryan Burns,  Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University

3. Watersheds and Litter: Addressing Concerns through GIS, Robert Mcdermott,  Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University

4.  Analyzing Crime Along a Linear Network: Examining Larcenies on board Trains.  Josh Koehnlein, Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University

5. Scale and Spatiality in
Measures of Segregation, Lee Hachadoorian, Assistant Director, Professional Science Master’s in GIS, Temple University

6. Kevin Frech, Tracking Deforestation with the National Land Cover Database

7. GIS and Data Mining: connections and opportunities for research, Slobodan Vucetic,  Department of Computer & Information Sciences, Temple University

Keynote speaker:John Duchneskie (Assistant Managing  Editor/ Design and Graphics, The  Philadelphia Inquirer)
Raffle Drawing

**Kindle Fire, Garmin GPS watch and other gifts**

Food Provided!

Lightning talks are 7 minute presentations with  1 minute for questions