2020 National Planning Conference

GIS Workshop: 4/13 @ 1:00 PM -Empowering an Informed Public: Generating and Analyzing Genuine Citizen Engagement

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. PDT

CM | 1.25

Cost: $

Activity Type: Educational Sessions

Activity ID: NPC192006

Location: Exhibit Hall

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  • Effective practices for using GIS Software.
  • Use easy-to-use apps.
  • Create partnerships between citizens and your planning department through GIS.


In this hands-on workshop, we will examine the changes in expectations of citizens, evolving from traditional public notification to modern demands for information and engagement. You will learn how easy-to-use apps can create a genuine partnership between citizens and their planning department and empower planning professionals to produce buy-in for better, more sustainable plans. Laptops and other equipment required for session will be provided.

Session Speakers

Keith Cooke
Birmingham, AL