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Tuesday, February 11 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Going from GIS User to GIS Leader

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Panelist will consist of 2-3 pre-identified GIS Professionals to answer host and audience questions.  Questions and discussion will be focused on how the panelist went from User to Leader and how they influence others in the organization to progress from User to Champion to Leader.

Host and co-host will be Toby Soto of GISSuccess.com and Tim Nolan of Collin County TX. Discussion will be based on the GIS Peer Success Webinar format but with a LIVE audience. Note: Based on available IT and WiFi capabilities, a LIVE broadcast is desired but not required.

  • Going from GIS User to GIS Leader
    Toby Soto, Owner, Soto Media LLC, Riverside, CA
    Tim Nolan, GISP, Sr. Applications Manager, Collin County TX
    Carlos Isaac Cabrera, GISP, GIS Administrator, Contra Costa County
    Annalisa Saqui, PE, GISP, Orange County Sanitation District
    Steven Steinberg, Ph.D., GISP, County of Los Angeles

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Christina Brunsvold

Information Technology Specialist, California Highway Patrol
Christina Brunsvold is an Information Technology Specialist at the California Highway Patrol in the Communications Centers Support Section. Christina graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master’s in Geographic Information Science and Technology and won the... Read More →

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Toby Soto

Founder, GISSuccess.com
Toby Soto is the founder of GISSuccess.com, a resource for the GIS Professionals looking to improve their GIS Leadership Skills to build a better tomorrow.  After 26 years in the Public Sector implementing and integrating GIS, Toby went into the GIS Services and Consulting business... Read More →
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IT Senior Manager - Applications, Collin County, Texas
Tim has more than 30 years of experience as a leader, speaker, and Lean and Agile practitioner. As a Technologist with executive and hands-on experience in Information Technology (IT), Records Management, and GIS for local government/municipal technology initiatives, Tim has created... Read More →
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Carlos Isaac Cabrera, GISP

GIS Administrator, Contra Costa County
My goal as a public servant is to advance IT and GIS in ways that are innovative and non-redundant. I have a passion for all things IT and specialize in Enterprise IT and GIS.

Annalisa Saqui, PE, GISP

IT Analyst III, Orange County Sanitation District
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Dr. Steve Steinberg, GISP

Geographic Information Officer, Los Angeles County, Internal Services Department
Dr. Steve Steinberg is the Geographic Information Officer for Los Angeles County California. A self-titled geospatial evangelist, he is passionate about applying GIS to solve real-world problems.

Tuesday February 11, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm PST
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