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2014 Annual Meeting Recap: Cumberland Chapter of URISA

Thank you to everybody who attended our inaugural Annual Meeting on January 24, 2014 in Bowling Green, KY!
Below you will find links to the meeting notes and presentation slides. Please continue to share ideas on our Forum!

Annual Meeting 2014 Agenda
Annual Meeting Minutes/Discussion Notes

Presentation Slides:
Keri Brennan, Benefits of URISA Membership
Scott Dobler, The KGA K-12 GIS Initiative
Kurt Butefish, URISA Has a Horse in This Race: The Status of Geography Education in Tennessee
Kim McDonough, The Role of GIS Professionals in Education
Kevin Cary, GIS Programs at WKU

Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants is an independent consulting firm providing information technology evaluation, design, planning, and implementation services in the U.S., Canada, and internationally. We offer in-depth experience with information technology development and management with a focus on organizations' business needs and enterprise information technologies including ERP, GIS, records/content management, land and infrastructure asset management, Web services and other core technologies that support public and private sector organizations. We specialize in defining IT needs and specifications and providing support in procurement and implementation of IT solutions, governance structure, and management practices that serve our clients' business needs.

Peter Croswell, PMP, GISP
Croswell-Schulte IT Consultants
406 Winners Circle
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 848-8827
(502) 320-9055 (cell)

GEO-JobeŽ GIS Consulting is a team of "Geospatial Thinkers" consisting of professional geographers trained to view all things from a spatial perspective. Our mission is to work with utilities, local governments and airports to identify opportunities where GIS technology can increase their operational efficiency and then implement solutions that capitalize on these opportunities. Through our mission, we advance the technology forward, produce a more efficient public sector and a more competitive private sector, and ultimately introduce our clients to the world of geospatial thinking.

Neill Jobe
Senior Vice President
GEO-JobeŽ GIS Consulting
1420 Donelson Pike, Suite A-20
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: (615) 883-0085
Fax: (615) 296-4024

GISbiz is an IT software solutions company specializing in geospatial applications. GISbiz offers mobile, web and desktop software solutions to utilities, government agencies and commercial organizations by utilizing the latest technologies from Apple, Microsoft, Google, Oracle and ESRI. Our mission is to add great business value to our clients by delivering technology services in a professional and timely manner. GISbiz is a privately held corporation, incorporated in the state of Tennessee and has been successfully serving clients since 2003. The company has been established and run by people with strong expertise and professional integrity. In 2010, Nashville Technology council ranked GISbiz as one of the top innovative technology companies in the Nashville area. We are a DBE small business and certified by SBA as an 8(a) company.

Brandon Fyffe
Business Development
25 Century Blvd, Suite 602
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 600-4166
(615) 603-0612 (cell)

KCI's Geospatial Solutions Practice offers comprehensive IT solutions to our clients through innovative thinking and technology. Focusing on GIS technologies, our staff of trained professionals covers the spectrum of technical services - from needs assessments to cartographic design, web development to document management, field data collection to engineering document research, and asset management to program management. For more than 20 years, KCI has been applying GIS technology for clients in virtually every technical discipline. Whether analyzing environmental impacts in a potential corridor for a magnetic levitation (Maglev) train or creating an ESRI-based critical infrastructure database for the City of Baltimore, KCI's GIS professionals have consistently demonstrated a mastery of GIS technology and its versatile applications. KCI is proud of its record of completing projects on time and within budget.

Amanda O'Shea, GISP
Senior GIS Analyst
7003 Chadwick Drive, Suite 343
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: (615) 377-2499
Fax: (615) 377-2498