UM-Dearborn

Kochoff Hall, University Center

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

GIS day 2018 provided students, faculty, staff, and the community with the opportunity to explore, share and learn about the application of geographic information systems (GIS) to problems that affect the environment and community.  Presentations and exhibits will showcase the use of GIS in community development, public safety, health, environmental science, and others. 

2018 Event Information

  • Program (click on hyperlink to view slides, where available)

    Welcome 

    • 9:00 - 9:10     Dr. Georgina Hickey, Chair of Natural Sciences Department, UM-Dearborn

    Session 1 - Keynote

    • 9:15 - 10:00     Mapping on Purpose - John Nelson (ESRI)

    Session 2 - New Developments and Historic Inquiries

    • 10:15 - 10:35    Overview of recent GIS activities at the State of Michigan - Everett Root (State of Michigan)
    • 10:35 - 10:55    Utilizing Smart Technologies with your GIS - Mike Cousins (OHM Advisors)
    • 10:55 - 11:15    Remote Sensing to Digitally Preserve Native American Petroglyphs - Frank Boston (MDOT)
    • 11:15 - 11:35    Historic Maps and Modern GIS: Understanding the Religious Landscape of Seventeenth Century Barbados - John Chenoweth (UM-Dearborn)

    Panel Discussion - Careers and Trends in GIS

    • 12:00 - 1:00     Ann Burns (SEMCOG), Mike Cousins (OHM Advisors), Mat Halliday (Ducks Unlimited), Susan Moore (Oakland County), John Nelson, (ESRI), Ariana Toth (Giffels Webster)         

    Session 3 - Public Health / Mobility

    • 1:30 - 1:50      A GIS Approach to Risk Assessment Modeling for Public Health Research - Qiong (Joan) Zhang (MSU)
    • 1:50 - 2:10      Mapping Detroit's Food System - Alex B. Hill (Detroit Health Department)
    • 2:10 - 2:30      Multimodal Transportation Planning & GIS for the City of Dearborn - Moe Ayoub (City of Dearborn)

    Session 4 - Environmental Science

    • 2:45 - 3:05      Development and Demonstration of Unmanned Aerial System-Enabled Remote Sensing for Environmental and Transportation Applications - Colin Brooks (Michigan Tech Research Institute)
    • 3:05 - 3:25      Object-Based Image Analysis of Drone Imagery for Identification of Jack Pine Saplings after the 2012 Duck Lake Fire - Raechel White (MSU)
    • 3:25 - 3:55      LiDAR 101 - Everett Root (State of Michigan) and Mike Cousins (OHM Advisors)
    • 3:45 - 4:05      Monitoring the Glaciers of the Mongolian Altai Mountains Using Satellite Imagery Analyses - Ulrich Kamp (UM-Dearborn)      

     

  • Pre-registration

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