LIVE State of GIS Address: Mapping California’s Future

WHO:              

Scott Gregory

Assistant Secretary, California Geographic Information Officer

WHAT:             

The State of GIS Address:  Mapping California’s Future

November 14 is International GIS Day, the annual salute to geospatial technology and the benefits it brings to government, industry and society.

In a live presentation via Google+ Hangout, Scott Gregory, California’s Geographic Information Officer, will give the first ever “State of GIS in California” address, an overview of California’s Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) program, initiatives underway and what mapping data holds for the future of the Golden State.  He will also provide strategic understanding of the role of GIS in state government and how this technology can be leveraged by Californians.

WHEN:            

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 — 11:30 AM

WHERE:           

LIVE Broadcast – http://www.youtube.com/user/CAGIO2012

SPEAKER:      

Scott Gregory is the Assistant Secretary over Geospatial Information Systems for the California Technology Agency, and is the Geographic Information Officer (GIO) for the State of California. He brings over 16 years of GIS experience from a wide variety of county, federal, private sector and academic roles.  Before joining the California Technology Agency, Scott managed the Public Safety/Homeland Security market for the California Regional Office of Esri Inc. In this role, he was responsible for developing GIS strategies for mission critical systems and creating viable and sustainable GIS solutions for the Public Safety community in California and Nevada. Prior to joining Esri, Scott was the GIS Manager for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District. At the Corps of Engineers, he oversaw and managed the USACE GIS program for both civil and military clients for the Western US. Scott earned a bachelor of arts degree in Geography from Sacramento State University and a masters of business administration from Regis University.

CONTACT:       

Christine Lally

(916) 319-9223 | Christine.Lally@state.ca.gov