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2015 Annual Meeting Recap: Cumberland Chapter of URISA

Thank you to everybody who attended our second Annual Meeting on January 23, 2015 in Nashville, TN!
Below you will find links to the meeting notes and presentation slides. Please continue to share ideas on our Forum!

Annual Meeting 2015 Agenda

Presentation Slides:
Demetrio Zourarakis, Open Data: Realizing the Essence and Promise of GIS, with Examples from Kentucky and Others
Stephen Berry, Local Government GIS Cooperation
Dennis Pedersen, Tennessee's 3DEP Program
Andrew Griswold, TIPS - Tennessee's Statewide Street and Address Database for E-911
Benny Moorman, A Surveyor's Perspective of GIS

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)

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

At QCoherent we use our extensive experience with LIDAR to focus on specific functionality that enables users to maximize LAS LIDAR point clouds. We believe that LIDAR has significant and often untapped value. We focus on integrating LIDAR into workflows that already provide substantial value but lack sufficient architecture and/or specialized functionality for maximizing LIDAR investments. Our customers include all aspects of LIDAR users including commercial LIDAR data collection and processing providers, federal agencies, state government, local government, environmental and civil engineering firms, consulting firms, research short, groups like yours who desire an easy and effective way to use LIDAR.

Nancy Graham
LP360 General Manager
QCoherent (GeoCue Group)
9668 Madison Blvd., Suite 202
Madison, AL 35758
Phone: (256) 461-8289
Fax: (256) 461-8249