NextGen 9-1-1 & GIS Workflow (Half-Day)



Monday, October 23, 2017
8:30 a.m. - noon EDT

CM | 3.50

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This URISA Certified Workshop is aimed at the GIS professional who is currently supporting or may support their emergency communications division in the future. In a fully operational next generation 9-1-1 system, GIS is the core component in determining how a 9-1-1 call is routed to the correct public safety answering point (PSAP). 

This technology shift will have profound impacts on local data maintenance workflows, local data access, and data fidelity.   We recognize there is a sincere lack of education available aimed at the GIS professional who may not be as versed with the 9-1-1 terminology or needs.  This workshop is intended to provide an overview of next generation 9-1-1, GIS’ role in such a system, the implications on local workflows, and to illustrate common pain points and sources of errors in local GIS datasets.


Sandi Stroud

Sandi Stroud is the Public Safety GIS National Director at Michael Baker Jr., Inc. She specializes in NG9-1-1 GIS. In her former professional life, Sandi spent her time working in the public sector as the former GIS Coordinator for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, the GIS support to the Assistant Secretary ... Read More

Kathrine Cargo, GISP

Kathrine Cargo, GISP, ENP is the GIS/Mapping Coordinator for the Orleans Parish Communication District . Prior to coming to OPCD in 2002, Ms. Cargo worked for sixteen years in both public and private agencies as a Principal City Planner and GIS Project Manager. Ms. Cargo has a Masters degree in ... Read More

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