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Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) Webinar Series
How to Create an Amazing GIS Career
Featured Speaker
May 2019
Online
20 Books to 50K Self Publishing Summit
Event Co-Organizer
Participant
Jan 2019
Bali, Indonesia
i.am.angel Foundation
First Robotics Challenge
Mentor
Dec 2014
Boyle Heights, CA
LA Startup Week
Social Media Coordinator
Media Partner
Oct 2014
Santa Monica, CA
LA Civic Innovation Lab
Learn Do Share Open Design Session
Participant
Oct 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Silicon Beach Fest
Journalist
Media Partner
July 2014
Santa Monica, CA
Wearable Tech LA Event
Human Centered Design
Media Partner
July 2014
Pasadena, CA
Esri Education User Conference
Story Maps on Campus & In Your Community
Speaker
July 2014
San Diego, CA
City of LA Tech Bullpen
Journalist
Media Partner
June 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles City Hall
Technology & Innovation Conference
Journalist
May 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Startup Hackaton
Hack for LA
Mentor
May 2014
Los Angeles, CA
GOV20LA
Are you a Spatial Superhero?
Keynote Speaker
April 2014
Santa Monica, CA
Annual Meeting
Association of American Geographers
Media Partner
April 2014
Tampa, FL
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Networking: Promoting Yourself by Making Connections that Count
Workshop Instructor
April 2014
Tampa, FL
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Becoming a Certified GISP and Why It Matters for Your Geospatial Career
Workshop Instructor
April 2014
Tampa, FL
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
You're Hired - Tips & Tricks for Impressive Resumes & Portfolios
Workshop Instructor
April 2014
Tampa, FL
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Integrating Career Awareness and Preparedness into the Geography Curriculum
Panelist
April 2014
Tampa, FL
Esri Development Summit
Participant
March 2014
Palm Springs, CA
YouTube Space
Open Data Demo - City of L.A. Controllers Office
Participant
March 2014
Playa del Rey, CA
Tech + People = Santa Monica, a City of Wellbeing
Journalist
March 2014
Santa Monica, CA
Fourth Annual Los Angeles Geospatial Summit
HOSTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Event Co-Organizer
Feb 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Code for L.A. Meet Up
Driving Innovative in Your Organization
Keynote Speaker
Jan 2014
Los Angeles, CA
National Geographic Education Tweet Chat
Commentator
Panelist
Nov 2013
Online
Spatial Plexus Conference
Bridging the Gap - From Backpacks to Briefcases
Keynote Speaker
Nov 2013
Atlanta, GA
Esri Education GIS Conference
ArcGIS Online Pioneers - Adventures in Teaching with ArcGIS Online
Speaker
July 2013
San Diego, CA
World Resources Simulation Center
Career Resources for GIS Students
Keynote Speaker
April 2013
San Diego, CA
CALGIS 2013: Pathways to California's Future
Career Development, Mentoring, and Certification
Panelist
April 2013
Long Beach, CA
CALGIS 2013: Pathways to California's Future
Leveraging the Geospatial Technology Competency Model for Curriculum Development & Career Planning
Speaker
April 2013
Long Beach, CA
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Integrating Career Preparation into Geography Curricula
Panelist
April 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Becoming a Certified GISP and Why It Matters for Your Geospatial Career
Co-Instructor
April 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Career Mentor
Volunteer
April 2013
Los Angeles, CA
Alaska Survey & Mapping Conference
Speak Spatially - Strategies for Effective GIS Communication
Workshop Instructor
Feb 2013
Anchorage, AL
Esri GeoDesign Summit
Technology Innovations
Moderator
Jan 2013
Redlands, CA
URISA Young Professionals Webinar and Hangout
Online Event Organizer + Speaker
Organizer & Panelist
Dec 2012
Online
The World Bank
World Bank Institute Technology Ideation Workshop
Keynote Speaker & Co-Organizer
Nov 2012
Washington,, D.C.
The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Spatial Decision Support Workshop
Co-Organizer + Participant
Nov 2012
Washington, D.C.
URISA GIS Pro Conference
Professional Development, Certification, and Mentorship
Organizer, Panelist
Oct 2012
Portland, OR
Esri Public Safety Partnership Meeting
GIS Decision Support for Public Safety – Threat, Risk, and Hazards Assessments
Facilitator & Speaker
Aug 2012
Redlands, CA
Emerging GIS Leaders
GIS Professional Development Opportunities Webinar
Host
July 2012
Online
Esri International User Conference
Get Involved with Your Profession - Jump into URISA
Speaker
July 2012
San Diego, CA
Esri International User Conference, Environmental Showcase
Smart Decisions Using Science and Technology
Exhibitor
July 2012
San Diego, CA
Cal State Environmental and Sustainability Expo
Mapping Your Impact
Keynote Speaker
May 2012
Palm Desert, CA
Esri Federal User Conference
Spatial Decision Support (SDS) for Multi Agency Federal Resource Management
Presenter
Feb 2012
Washington D.C.
URISA GIS Pro-Conference
Mentorships - Challenges & Opportunities
Organizer + Moderator
Nov 2011
Indianapolis, IN
ESRI International User Conference
Effects of Logging in the Congo Basin Rainforests
Speaker
July 2011
San Diego, CA
ESRI International User Conference
Teaching GIS in Developing Countries
Speaker
July 2011
San Diego, CA
Annual Team Meeting
Population and Change in the U.S. Great Plains
Presenter
June 2011
Boulder, Colorado
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Land Transitions in the American Plains
Co-Author
April 2011
Seattle, Washington
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Fine Scale Land Cover and Human‐Natural Disturbances in Congo Basin Forests
Co-Author
April 2011
Seattle, Washington
International Forestry Resources & Institutions Biennial Meeting
Quality Control Results - 20 Years of Collaboration
Presenter
Jan 2011
Hyderabad, India
Population and Environment in the Great Plains Annual Meeting
Analysis Results of Land Use Change - 1970-2005
Presenter
Sep 2010
Ann Arbor, MI
ESRI International User Conference
Climate Change and Sustainable Communities
Presenter
July 2010
San Diego, CA
ESRI Education User Conference
Keeping Your Course Cutting Edge
Panelist
July 2010
San Diego, CA
Central African Forests and Institutions Advisory Board Meeting
Spatial Analysis of Logging Roads in Cameroon and Republic of Congo
Presenter
May 2010
Ann Arbor, MI
Population and Environment in the Great Plains Annual Meeting
Land Use Change, 1970-2005
Presenter
Sep 2009
Ann Arbor, MI
Central African Forests and Institutions Advisory Board Meeting
Spatial Tools and Databases
Presenter
May 2008
Ann Arbor, MI
Annual Team Meeting
Population and Environment in the U.S. Great Plains
Presenter
Sep 2007
Ann Arbor, MI
National Women's Studies Association Conference
Classrooms Outdoors, On the Road & Abroad: Teaching about Social Issues and Human Relations
Panelist
2007
Chicago, IL
Pennsylvania State University
Master of GIS Advisory Board Meeting
Contributor
June 2007
State College, PA
Southeast Michigan - City Council Meetings
Using GIS to Help your Community
Presenter
Oct 2006
Detroit, MI
Affect Destiny Youth Organization
Volunteer
Mentor
July 1999
Ecuador + Peru
Affect Destiny Youth Organization
Volunteer
Mentor
July 1998
Costa Rica
Affect Destiny Youth Organization
Volunteer
Mentor
July 1997
Coastal Islands, Belize

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