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Networking [clear filter]
Saturday, February 8

5:00pm PST

CalGIS Informal Gathering
Saturday, February 8 
5:00pm - 8:00pm: Hilton Hotel Bar
Relax after your travels in the Hilton Hotel Bar. This will be an unhosted event. Meet your fellow CalGIS attendees and prepare for the conference ahead.

Saturday February 8, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm PST
Hilton Hotel Lobby Bar
Sunday, February 9

5:00pm PST

Women In GIS: No-host Networking Social
Come meet your fellow women and their allies in the GIS field and find out about the Women In GIS organization.

Sunday February 9, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm PST
Hilton Hotel Lobby Bar

6:30pm PST

Networking Palooza
Sunday February 9
6:30pm - 6:45pm: Meet at the Hilton Hotel Bar (then walk to…)
7:00pm - 8:30pm: Pier 76 Fish Grill, 95 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

An unhosted networking event at the Pier 76 Fish Grill in the Downtown Long Beach Pine Street district. Casual California food and beverages. Meet at the Hotel Bar after the Women in GIS Social and walk to Pine Street together.

Sunday February 9, 2020 6:30pm - 8:30pm PST
Hilton Hotel Lobby Bar
Monday, February 10

5:00pm PST

Exhibit Hall Networking and Poster Session
Visit with our exhibitors, enjoy some refreshments, and get the specs you need to bring back to the office to streamline processes and make your GIS exemplary!

Be sure to browse the poster and web mapping applications on display in the foyer area. The presenters – GIS professionals as well as students will be there to discuss their work. Competition for student presentations will not only be judged by a small group of education professionals, but also by popular votes. Please come to support our student work!

  • Web Maps & Applications - Web Maps and Dashboards for the County of San Luis Obispo Environmental Health - Gina Herbst, GIS Analyst, County of San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Invasive Plant Species Mapping using Drones in the Santa Ana River Watershed - Poster
    Greg Kaganyuk, GIS Specialist, HANA Resources, Inc., Lake Forest, CA
  • Web Maps & Applications - Using Web Mapping to Circulate Data on Archaeological Research at El Pilar - Thomas Crimmel, GIS Manager, UCSB/MesoAmerican Research Center, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Web Maps & Applications - Europe ‘58
    Diana Rathfelder, GIS Intern, City of Whittier, Whittier, CA
  • Utilizing Drone and Mapping Technology in Western Snowy Plover Conservation - Poster
    Alissa Goldberg, Student, California State University Channel Islands, Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Web Maps & Applications - Kona Coast Below “See” Level
    Rachel Ablondi, Student, Research Assistant, University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute, Los Angeles, CA
  • Web Maps & Applications - Spatial Analytics in Roadway Safety
    Joanna Haoshi Wang, Transportation Planner / GIS Analyst, KOA Corporation, Orange, CA
  • Web Maps & Applications - California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards Geo-narrative (Storymap)
    Jeff Peters, U.S. Geological Survey, Moffett Field, CA
  • The Application of GeoAI to Identify Qanat Locations: An Assessment of Deep Learning Techniques Using ArcGIS Pro - Poster
    Sasa Arsic, Student, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
  • Web Maps & Applications - LA Travelers App
    Ali Bazarah, PhD Candidate, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
    Projects team members:
    Alice Tuan 
    Chuck Baker 
    Pranav Ravikrishnan
  • Understanding the Spatial Dimension of Homelessness - Poster
    Hafsa Aasi, Doctoral Candidate in Information Systems and Technology, Claremont Graduate University, Fullerton, CA
  • Using Maxent modeling to predict the potential distribution of Oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) in California - Poster
    Cheol Min Lee, Environmental Scientist, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA
  • Maps Online! City of Whittier Public Map Gallery - Poster
    Shannon Julius, GIS Analyst, Current: City of Long Beac/Former: City of Whittier, Long Beach, CA
  • ArcCollector Spillway Inspection Workflow for the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District
    Daniel Jones, Forestry Operations, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

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Gina Herbst

GIS Analyst, County of San Luis Obispo
I really enjoy finding new ways to leverage different mapping and analytical tools for the public, our environmental health staff and countywide operations. We are continually extending our environmental health services with program-targeted VertiGIS Geocortex map viewers and AGOL... Read More →
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Greg Kaganyuk

GIS Analyst, HANA Resources, Inc.
I am the lead GIS Analyst at HANA Resources, Inc., a full service environmental consulting firm. My experience includes drone technology for plant health assessment, plant species identification, and site monitoring.

Thomas Crimmel

GIS Manager, UCSB/MesoAmerican Research Center
I work in the design, maintenance, and implementation of an organizational wide database at the MesoAmerican Research Center that is focused on making our data free and available via our ArcGIS Online web map. In addition, I manage a team of students who use LiDAR scans at the ancient... Read More →

Diana Rathfelder

GIS Intern, City of Whittier

Alissa Goldberg

Student, California State University Channel Islands
​​​I am a drone pilot studying environmental science and conservation. My current research involves drone imagery and mapping of endangered and threatened shorebirds on Ormond Beach, California to improve traditional monitoring methods.
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Rachel Ablondi

Research Assistant, University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute
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Joanna Haoshi Wang

Transportation Planner/GIS Analyst, KOA Corporation
Joanna works for KOA Corporation as a GIS Analyst in local roadway safety and active transportation planning. Her specialty is in creating intuitive visual storytelling through graphic design, and generating in-depth data insights for planning and engineering initiatives.
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Jeff Peters

Geographer, USGS
Jeff Peters is a Geographer at the USGS Western Geographic Science Center. He uses GIS to estimate community exposure and model evacuation for natural hazards. Community emergency managers use these analyses to plan before future events occur and help minimize loss of life and costs... Read More →

Hafsa Aasi

Doctoral Candidate, Claremont Graduate University
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Ali Bazarah

PhD Candidate, Claremont Graduate University
Ph.D. candidate in information system at Claremont Graduate University. My research interest is in information exchange between multi-stakeholders for supporting decision making. I am using GIS and Geospatial technology to build a platform and framework for facilitating information... Read More →

Sasa Arsic

Student, Claremont Graduate University

Cheol Min Lee

Environmental Scientist, California Department of Food and Agriculture
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Shannon Julius

GIS Analyst, City of Long Beach
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Daniel Jones

Student | Forestry Operations, Humboldt State University
I am a senior at Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, enrolled in the Forestry Operations program. I hope to achieve state licensing as a Registered Professional Forester. I enjoy problem solving and workflow automation as well as working and playing in the woods.

Monday February 10, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm PST

7:00pm PST

The Promenade Crawl & Geotrivia
Monday February 10
7:00pm - 7:15pm: Meet in the Hotel Bar after the poster session to form groups then walk together to the Long Beach Promenade.
7:30pm - 9:00pm: Long Beach Promenade, Various Locations
9:00pm - ?: Congregation Ale House, 201 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802

Activity: The Promenade Crawl & Geotrivia
All locations are within approx. 500 ft of each other along the Long Beach Promenade. The groups will go to the first 4 locations in a different sequence, then all will end at Congregation. At each location, the group will receive a set of trivia questions and work to answer it. Order some food or drink while you are at it to support the fabulous local establishments. Prizes will be given out at the final location based on number of correct answers.

The Ordinarie, 210 The Promenade N, Long Beach, CA 90802
Portuguese Bend Distilling, 300 The Promenade N, Long Beach, CA 90802
The Stave Bar, 170 The Promenade N, Long Beach, CA 90802
Dog Haus Biergarten, 210 E 3rd St, Long Beach, CA 90802

Last stop for all: Congregation Ale House, 201 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Then head back to the Hilton together!

Sponsored by DATAMARK

Monday February 10, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm PST