Mapping the Risk: Using GIS to Tackle Zika

URISA

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
10:30 a.m. - noon CDT

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Overview

Zika hit the US shores a little over a year ago impacting many communities in the southern United States. There are success stories in how GIS was deployed to identify high risk areas, monitor, and contain and control the virus. This timely session will detail community engagement, solution deployment, and how to leverage your GIS investment to combat Zika.

Speakers

Wendy Peloquin, GISP

Wendy Peloquin, GISP is an Account Manager at GISinc supporting State and Local Governments and is based out of Jacksonville, FL. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia with a B.S. in Geography and a Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS). Read More

Wansoo Im, PhD

Wansoo Im has applied community participatory mapping method on environmental health, health equity, healthcare, transportation, and other planning-related fields. He has taught at Rutgers, NJIT, and UDMNJ for over 20 years. He is an associate professor at Department of Family and Community Medicine and a director at National Community Mapping ... Read More

Contact Info

Wendy Nelson, wnelson@urisa.org