2020 Schedule

All events will be held remotely via Zoom, please use registration links below for the sessions you would like to attend.

Time Event Registration Link
11:00am ESRI Tech Briefing: ArcGIS Experience Builder
*open to Temple students, faculty, and staff only
1:00pm UCGIS Webinar: Shared Knowledge in a Democratic Society and Connected World Registration
2:00pm GIS and COVID-19 Panel
Moderator: Jeremy MennisPaul Sesink Clee, Senior Lead GIS Analyst at the City of PhiladelphiaXiaojiang Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, College of Liberal Arts, Temple University

Abby Rudolph, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, Temple University

Jie Wu, Director of International Affairs, Director of Center for Networked Computing (CNC), Laura H. Carnell Professor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, College of Science and Technology, Temple University

3:00pm GIS and Racial Justice Panel
Moderator: Hamil PearsallMônica A. Haddad, Associate Professor, Department of Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State UniversityAmy Hillier, Associate Professor, School of Social Policy & Practice, Department of City and Regional Planning, PennDesign

Candice Landry, Assistant Teaching Professor of Geography, Earth and Mineral Sciences Department, Penn State University at Altoona

Michelle Kondo, Research Social Scientist, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, Philadelphia Field Station

Alisa Shockley, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University

4:00pm Student Lightning Talks
Moderator: Sarah JonesUsing GIS to Guide Philly’s First Neighborhood-Level Forestry Plan
Evelyn Gorey, Undergraduate Student, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple UniversityUsing GIS to Target Facilities in Noncompliance under the United States EPA
Monica Crosby, PSM alumni, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple UniversityEnvironmental Exposomics and Lung Cancer Risk Assessment in Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
Thomas McKeon, PhD student, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University

Empowering Temple University with GIS
Chris Snowadzky, Assistant Director & GIS Manager, Temple University Facilities

R-package ecochange: Integrating RS Products to Strengthen the Colombian Biodiversity Observation Network
Wilson Lara Henao, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Geography and Urban Studies

A Patchwork of Settlements: Mapping Pennsylvania Settler Colonialism
Joe Makuc, MA Student, Department of History, Tauheedah Shukriyyah Asad, PhD Candidate, Lew Klein College of Media and Communication, Stanley Schwartz, PhD Candidate, Department of History, and Ryan Wheatley PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology.

5:00 PM GIS Jobs Panel & Networking Session
Moderator: Liz JanczewskiAaron Fraint, Senior Transportation Planner, DVRPCLauren Gilchrist, Senior Vice President, Senior Director of Research for Philadelphia, JLL

Luis Olivieri, Director of GIS, Hopeworks Camden

Labaron Palmer, Senior Policy Analyst, Department of Planning & Development at City of Philadelphia