SHRUG GIS Workshop ◦ November 7-8, 2018 ◦ Tallahassee, FL

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The Seven Hills Regional User Group is dedicated to bringing you the best GIS workshop experience possible!


The 2018 Annual SHRUG GIS Workshop will provide a forum for sharing the latest GIS related technology, research and development activities. We bring engaging industry leaders from all around the southeastern United States, into a format which combines thought provoking talks, informative demonstrations, and lively, hands-on labs. This workshop will showcase ongoing GIS efforts in both government and private sector organizations, and will cover all levels of experience from beginner to expert. Not to mention that the venue- and even the food!- are an experience in themselves. This is a GIS conference with a difference.

Normal Registration
$ 115 .00
9.24.18 - 10.31.18
  • 2 Great full days of GIS knowledge sharing and fun!
  • 40+ GIS presentation sessions
  • 2 Continental breakfasts
  • 2 Great Lunches
  • 2 Automatic Prize Drawing Tickets
  • 1 Workshop T-Shirt
  • Novelty items & information
Early
Registration
$ 95 .00
4.23.18 - 9.23.18
  • 2 Great full days of GIS knowledge sharing and fun!
  • 40+ GIS presentation sessions
  • 2 Continental breakfasts
  • 2 Great Lunches
  • 2 Automatic Prize Drawing Tickets
  • 1 Workshop T-Shirt
  • Novelty items & information
Student Registration
$ 50 .00
4.30.18 - 11.7.18
  • 2 Great full days of GIS knowledge sharing and fun!
  • 40+ GIS presentation sessions
  • 2 Continental breakfasts
  • 2 Great Lunches
  • 2 Automatic Prize Drawing Tickets
  • 1 Workshop T-Shirt
  • Novelty items & information

Keynote Speakers


Dr. Varanka

 

Dalia E Varanka, Ph.D.


Dr. Varanka leads the Geospatial Semantics and Ontology project of the Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science.

Dr. Varanka teaches a Geospatial Ontology and Semantics course for the Geographic Information Systems degree for the Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs.

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Mr. Mcdaniel

 

Robert McDaniel


Robert McDaniel is currently an Associate Teaching Professor in the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program and Senior Fellow at the Center for Disaster Risk Policy (CDRP) at Florida State University.

Rob specializes and is a nationally recognized expert in Disaster Response, Exercise Design/Development and Bio-Terrorism.

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Mr. Merrick

 

David Merrick


David Merrick is the Director of the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Disaster Risk Policy at Florida State University.

Mr. Merrick developed EMHS's unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) courses and curriculum. He is part of the team that developed the EMHS UAS capability for use in disaster management, and has led teams performing this work in Florida as well as Haiti, Belize, and Jamaica.

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Call for Presenters!


The 2017 Annual SHRUG GIS Workshop will provide a forum for the latest GIS technology, research and activities in the southeastern United States showcasing GIS-related efforts currently ongoing with both government and private agencies, and will cover all levels of experience from beginner to expert.

SHRUG thrives because there is an entire community of people who love helping their fellow community members. If you’d like to share your knowledge and expertise with the community, we’d like to hear from you.

BECOME A PRESENTOR

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Call for Sponsors!


Without sponsors and businesses, SHRUG wouldn’t be what it is today. We need your continued and appreciated support to keep these workshops thriving.

We have plenty of exciting opportunities, whatever your company size or budget, whether you would like to have an exhibitor booth, sponsor one of our social events, or just contribute financially. Let us know if you would like a sponsorship pack, or have a sponsorship idea you would like to share. SHRUG is a non-profit organization.

SPONSOR THE 2018 SHRUG WORKSHOP

Florida State University Conference Center
November 7-8, 2018
555 W. Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, Florida
32306-1640
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Agenda | Day 1


Time Event
8:00 am Registration Opens
8:00 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am Keynote Speaker - Dalia E. Varanka, Ph.D.
10:00 am Exhibit Vendor Hall Open
10:00 - 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 - 11:15 am Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
11:30 - 12:15 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 2:15 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
2:30 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
3:15 - 3:45 pm Afternoon Break
3:45 - 4:15 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (30 min sessions)
4:30 - 5:00 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (30 min sessions)
5:00 pm Exhibit Vendor Hall Closes
5:30 - Social Mixer Party - The Wilbury.  Food, Drinks, Entertainment and even more raffle prizes!

Agenda | Day 2


Time Event
8:00 am Registration Opens
8:00 am Exhibit Vendor Hall Open
8:00 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am Keynote Speakers - David Merrick & Robert McDaniel 
10:00 - 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 - 11:15 am Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
11:30 - 12:15 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch 
1:30 - 2:15 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
2:30 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions (45 min sessions)
3:15 - 3:45 pm Cookie Social
5:00 pm Convention Center Closes