Meet certified GIS Professionals (aka GISPs)

Type: Virtual Panel
Theme: Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group Curated Track
Sponsor Groups: Careers and Professional Development, Public/Private Affinity Group, Graduate Student Affinity Group, Business Geography Specialty Group, Spatial Analysis and Modeling Specialty Group, Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/10/2021
Start / End Time: 3:05 PM / 4:20 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 1
Organizers: Coline Dony, Mark Revell
Chairs: Clancy Wilmott


Meet a panel of GIS Professionals who are certified by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI), and are in careers serving fields from health to forestry, and at different career levels. They will each discuss the job they do and the value of their certification from GISCI.

GISCI was established in 2002 by member organizations: Association of American Geographers (AAG), Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA), National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC), University Consortium of Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), to provide the GIS community with a complete certification program, leading to Certified GIS Professionals.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Introduction Clancy Wilmott University of California - Berkeley 10 3:05 PM
Panelist Dapeng Li South Dakota State University 15 3:15 PM
Panelist Arvind Bhuta USDA Forest Service 15 3:30 PM
Panelist Diana Sinton UCGIS 15 3:45 PM
Panelist Stephanie Deitrick City of Tempe/Arizona State University 15 4:00 PM

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