2019 Schedule

All events are in Charles Library (1900 N 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122) unless otherwise noted

Time Event
11:00 am Workshop

Registration is required. Restricted to Temple students, faculty, and staff

Location: GIS Studio, 1st Floor Gladfelter Hall

1:00  pm Welcome + Lightning Talks

  1. Obtaining Destinations, Activity Space Area and Distance Traveled from GPS Data in R: An Illustration
    Eugene Brusilovskiy, Temple University, Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion
  2. GIS for Social Justice in Health
    Bari Dzomba, Temple University, College of Public Health, Health Services Administration and Policy
  3. Matt Amato, Technical Lead for Cesium ion
  4. Residential Land Use Change in the Wissahickon Creek Watershed: Profitability and Sustainability?
    John Sorrentino, Temple University, College of Liberal Arts, Economics
2:00 pm Keynote: “Landscape lessons: Tales of GIScience shaping public policy and public policy shaping GIScience” David Tulloch, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Rutgers’ School of Environmental and Biological Sciences.
3:00 pm Lightning Talks

  1. Introducing the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Dashboard
    Jorge Zambrana, GIS Analyst, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  2. Exploring Gun Violence Hotspots and Gang Set Spaces in Philadelphia
    Hayley Wight, Graduate Student, Temple University, College of Liberal Arts, Criminal Justice
  3. Distribution of Temple sites in the “Song Dynasty Collection of Biographies of Eminent Monks” (10th Century)
    Marcus Bingenheimer, Temple University, College of Liberal Arts, Religion & Temple University Libraries, Duckworth Scholars Studio 
  4. The Path of Empowering Temple University with GIS
    Chris Snowadzky, Temple University, Office of Space Management
  5. Teaching Spatial Analysis Through GIS Problem Solving
    Bradley Gardener, College of Liberal Arts, Department of Geography and Urban Studies
4:00 pm GIS and Public Policy Panel

Heidi Grunwald, Director at Institute for Survey Research, Co- Director at Center for Public Health Law Research

Megan Heckert, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

David Long, GIS Manager at Montgomery County

Janine Simmons, Policy Analyst at Reinvestment Fund

5:00 pm Poster Session + Reception

  • Identifying Vulnerability to Flooding and Extreme Heat in Philadelphia, PA Victoria Bill, Villanova University, Department of Geography and the Environment
  • Distribution and Location of Temples in China – Before and After the 20th Century Thomas Kuklinski, Temple University, Chinese & Religion
  • Mapping Matters: Visualizing disparity, demographics, and the social determinants of health Providenza Rocco , Temple University, Center for Bioethics
  • Comparative Analysis of Armed Robbery Incidents Kelly Sharadin, Temple University, Fox School of Business
  • A County Wide Study of PM 2.5 and the Atmospheric Microbiome Justin Stewart, Villanova University
  • Spatiotemporal Patterns of Urban Expansion in Mexico City Metropolitan Area: Implications for the Sustainability of Megacities Carlos Topete Pozas, Temple University, Department of Geography and Urban Studies
  • Geospatial Analysis of Veteran Access to Health Care Services and Other Benefits in Pennsylvania Lindsey Tracy, Millersville University, Geography
  • Green Streets – The Distribution of Trees in Philadelphia Alexandra Vancko, Temple University, Department of Geography and Urban Studies