Virtual Training -  Discovering GIS Information that Supports Public Safety
Learn how to use the GIS Inventory as a directory for information access, sharing & collaboration          

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  • Bill Burgess, National States Geographic Information Council
  • Christina McCullough, Geospatial Analyst, Indiana National Guard
  • Richard Butgereit, Information Management, Florida Division of Emergency Management
  • Moderator - Sandi Cone, Technical Advisor, NAPSG & GIS Analyst, City of Laurel, MD


Thursday August 25, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

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System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows 7, Vista, XP, or 2003 Server

Macintosh-based attendees
Required: Mac OS X 10.4.11 (Tiger) or newer


Contact - Liz Anderson
National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation
Tel. 202.895.1711 

 Join us for this special Webcast Training on August 25!

Title: Discovering GIS Information that Supports Public Safety
Date: Thursday, August 25
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30pm EDT (10:00am-11:30am Pacific Time)
Cost: Free 

Join us for a virtual training to learn how to use the GIS Inventory as a directory for information access, sharing & collaboration across public safety at all levels of government.

The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation and the National States Geographic Information Council, with support from the US Department of Homeland Security, are co-hosting a webcast training to provide  public safety & emergency services personnell and GIS & IT professionals with training on how to use the GIS Inventory to advance the use of geospatial information in daily public safety operations. 

  • Learn the basics of what the GIS Inventory is and how it works
  • Gain ideas for how your public safety agency(s) can use the GIS Inventory to support your mission & operations
  • Discover how to use the GIS Inventory as a directory to forge relationships & collaboration
  • Learn how to get access to data layers your agency needs to advance how you use GIS in daily operations
  • Provide feedback & ideas for how the GIS Inventory can be tailored to better support your public safety agency(s)

Who Should Attend?

  • Fire Service (Firefighters, Battallion Chiefs, etc.)
  • Emergency Managers & Homeland Security (Local & State)
  • Law Enforcement (Police, Sheriffs, Fusion Centers)
  • EMS - EMTs - Ambulance
  • GIS Analysts, Specialists, Managers
  • IT Support to Local Agencies
  • And all other Public Safety & GIS Personnel in Local, State, & Tribal Government

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