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UCGIS Symposium 2021: Advancing GIScience-informed Policy Solutions

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· Sessions
GIScience-Informed Evaluations of COVID-19 Policy Responses
This panel will address the role of geospatial technologies for monitoring, modeling, and responding to the spread and severity of COVID-19.
Jeremy Mennis Elisabeth Root Paul Delamater Shengjie Lai Wei Luo
2021-06-07T10:30:00Z 2021-06-07T12:15:00Z America/New_York GIScience-Informed+Evaluations+of+COVID-19+Policy+Responses https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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UCGIS at 25
During this session, UCGIS will hear from previous leaders that span our 25+ year history. Our Annual Awards ceremony will also take place during this time.
Diana Sinton Jeremy Mennis John Wilson
2021-06-07T12:30:00Z 2021-06-07T14:45:00Z America/New_York UCGIS+at+25 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Environmental Sustainability-based Policy Solutions
Policy solutions on all aspects of Environmental Sustainability using GIS and spatial data science technologies
Jennifer Bernstein Mohsen Ahmadkhani Cindy Zhang Adam  Gallaher Junghwan Kim
2021-06-07T15:00:00Z 2021-06-07T16:30:00Z America/New_York Environmental+Sustainability-based+Policy+Solutions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Unmanned Aerial Systems & Policy Implications
Recent Developments, Policy Implications, and the Future of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Geospatial Field
Dean Griffith Lance Brady Adam  Mathews Tombo Jones Paddington Hodza Jane Read Stephanie  Rogers
2021-06-07T16:45:00Z 2021-06-07T18:15:00Z America/New_York Unmanned+Aerial+Systems+%26+Policy+Implications https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Utilizing GIS to Promote Health Research, Advocacy, and Social Justice
Keynote
Jeremy Mennis
2021-06-08T11:00:00Z 2021-06-08T12:15:00Z America/New_York Utilizing+GIS+to+Promote+Health+Research%2C+Advocacy%2C+and+Social+Justice https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lightning Talks 1: GeoInformation Science & the Environment
Rapid research presentations showcasing questions from, and methods for, spatial analyses related to the environment.
Morgan Rogers Bo Peng Gabriel Appiah Myung Sik Cho Kate Vavra-Musser Shannon Ricci Jeff Stern
2021-06-08T12:30:00Z 2021-06-08T13:45:00Z America/New_York Lightning+Talks+1%3A+GeoInformation+Science+%26+the+Environment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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GIS for Community Health
Aspects of community health involving GIS and geospatial technologies for data collection, analysis, and modeling.
Debs Ghosh Russell Kirby Michael Emch Sara McLafferty Yongmei Lu
2021-06-08T13:45:00Z 2021-06-08T15:15:00Z America/New_York GIS+for+Community+Health https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Smart & Resilient Cities
Dana Olsen Addie Schlussel Shelley Grant Emily Cone Kenneth Ekpetere Xiaojiang Li Yue Lin Jinwoo Park Sarbeswar Praharaj Angela Yao
2021-06-08T15:30:00Z 2021-06-08T17:00:00Z America/New_York Smart+%26+Resilient+Cities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Education Committee Session
Forrest Bowlick
2021-06-08T17:15:00Z 2021-06-08T18:45:00Z America/New_York Education+Committee+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Mapping Social and Spatial Inequality
How socio-theoretically informed GIS and geovisualization are used to engage policy.
Jim Thatcher Stacy Warren Christian Anderson Jin-Kyu Jung Rina Ghose Amy Hillier Eric Sheppard
2021-06-09T11:00:00Z 2021-06-09T12:30:00Z America/New_York Mapping+Social+and+Spatial+Inequality https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lightning Talks 2: Geographic Information Science and Health
Rapid research presentations showcasing questions from, and methods for, spatial analyses related to human health.
Mehak Sachdeva Molly Miranker Ashleigh Price Shrobona Karkun Sen Ye Tian Thomas McKeon
2021-06-09T12:45:00Z 2021-06-09T14:00:00Z America/New_York Lightning+Talks+2%3A+Geographic+Information+Science+and+Health https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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GIScience and Public Policy - Professional Ethics
This session will focus on the role of the GIScientist in the public policy arena.
Charles Brady III Marie Price Camelia Kantor Katherine Cann Alberto Giordano
2021-06-09T14:00:00Z 2021-06-09T15:30:00Z America/New_York GIScience+and+Public+Policy+-+Professional+Ethics https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
UCGIS Council Meeting
The semi-annual Council Meeting.
Jeremy Mennis Jane Read
2021-06-09T15:45:00Z 2021-06-09T17:45:00Z America/New_York UCGIS+Council+Meeting https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fucgis-symposium-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Diana Sinton

UCGIS Executive Director

Jennifer Bernstein

Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California

Jeremy Mennis

Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University

Shaowen Wang

University of Illinois

John Wilson

Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California

Debs Ghosh

University of Connecticut

Jim Thatcher

University of Washington

Mohsen Ahmadkhani

University of Minnesota

Mehak Sachdeva

Arizona State University

Molly Miranker

Texas State University

Morgan Rogers

University of California, Los Angeles

Bo Peng

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Dana Olsen

University of Washington

Russell Kirby

University of South Florida

Addie Schlussel

University of Washington

Emily Cone

University of Washington

Charles Brady III

GIS Certification Institute

Michael Emch

UNC Chapel Hill

Christian Anderson

University of Washington

Stacy Warren

Eastern Washington University

Dean Griffith

Jones Day

Shrobona Karkun Sen

Temple University

Ashleigh Price

The University of Alabama

Rina Ghose

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Sara McLafferty

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Adam Mathews

Western Michigan University

Shelley Grant

University of Washington

Tombo Jones

Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, Virginia Tech

Yongmei Lu

Texas State University

Marie Price

George Washington University

Paddington Hodza

Wyoming GIS Center, University of Wyoming

Forrest Bowlick

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Gabriel Appiah

Georgia Institute of Technology

Myung Sik Cho

Michigan State University

Elisabeth Root

The Ohio State University

Jin-Kyu Jung

University of Washington

Angela Yao

University of Georgia

Shengjie Lai

University of Southampton, UK

Cindy Zhang

University of Geography

Wei Luo

National University of Singapore

Camelia Kantor

US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

Katherine Cann

American Geographical Society

Sarbeswar Praharaj

Arizona State University

Jinwoo Park

Texas A&M University

Yue Lin

The Ohio State University

Xiaojiang Li

Temple University

Kenneth Ekpetere

University of Kansas

Alberto Giordano

Texas State University

Junghwan Kim

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Paul Delamater

UNC Chapel Hill

Stephanie Rogers

Auburn University

Jeff Stern

University of Pennsylvania

Ye Tian

University of Georgia

Eric Sheppard

Department of Geography, UCLA

Lance Brady

National UAS Project Office

Amy Hillier

School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania

Shannon Ricci

North Carolina State University

Jane Read

Department of Geography & the Environment, Syracuse University

Kate Vavra-Musser

Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California

Thomas McKeon

Temple University

Adam Gallaher

University of Connecticut

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