Conference Agendas

Conference overview schedule updated 4/15/2016

Tuesday Afternoon May 3

Esri ArcGIS Online Workshop

Summary:  Registration; half-day Esri seminar; exhibitors' set-up; off-site evening WVAGP Mixer at Morgantown Brewing Company.

Wednesday May 4

Wednesday Agenda
     WVAGP Annual Meeting

Summary:  Plenary sessions including reports on state GIS activities; keynote speaker; drone group picture; WVAGP Annual Meeting; Esri Hands-on Learning Lab; exhibitors; off-site evening social sponsorship dinner at the Montmarte Restaurant in Hotel Morgan.

Thursday May 5

Thursday Agenda
     Paper & Poster Abstracts
     Geo-Spatial Funding Workshop

Summary:   Concurrent paper and poster presentations; Geospatial Jeopardy; Awards Recognition; Esri Hands-on Learning Lab; exhibitors; off-site evening WVAGP Hospitality Dinner at Mountain State Brewing Company.

Friday Morning May 6

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Workshop (Brooks Hall)

Summary:   Half-day workshop; Humanitrian OpenStreetMap.


Daniel Sui The Keynote on Wednesday May 4th will be given by Dr. Daniel Sui. He is an Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Ohio State University. His presentation title is ""Little Drones' Emerging Big Challenges for GIS." Dr. Daniel Sui is currently an Arts and Sciences distinguished professor at the Ohio State University. He received his PhD in Geography from the University of Georgia. He is a former chair of the Department of Geography (2011-2015) and former director of the Center for Urban & Regional Analysis (CURA) (2009-2012) at OSU. He has authored and co-authored several books and over 120 articles in the field of Geographic Information Science. His current research focuses on four areas: 1. GIS-based spatial analysis and synthesis for urban, environmental, and public health applications; 2. Volunteered geographic information and the use of social media as a new data source for geographic research; 3. Legal and ethical issues of using geospatial technologies in society; 4. Coupling of human and natural systems and security implications of climate change.