Skills Training 1

Learn How to Geocode for Your Public Safety Agency

A Virtual Training Co-Hosted by:  NAPSG Foundation Logo in blue and white  


Tuesday January 27, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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PC-based attendees
NAPSG's Webex platform
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Milton Ospina, HERE
Milton has been actively involved in the GIS industry since 1988. He spent 15 years working at Esri as a software intructor and Industry Marketing Manager. Mr. Ospina joined HERE, a Nokia Business, in 2008 as Business Development Manager. In 2004 he co-authored Measuring Up: The Business Case for GIS book (Esri Press) and in 2007 he co-authored Mapping for Congress: Supporting Public Policy with GIS: Library of Congress, Congressional Cartography Program (Esri Press.)
Mr. Ospina is a frequent US and international speaker on the use of GIS for urban planning, community development, and the critical role high-quality GIS map databases play in the development of Enterprise GIS Systems.  

Peter O'Rourke, NAPSG Executive Director


Peter O'Rourke
National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation

The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation and HERE are co-hosting a virtual training to provide the public safety and GIS community with training on how to use ArcGIS Online and HERE data for the geocoding process in a public safety scenario.  This virtual training is a great opportunity for individuals that are new to the technical aspects of GIS for public safety and are seeking to develop foundational skills. 

  •  Learn how to complete the geocoding process – a GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, usually by referencing address information from a street segment data layer.
  • Learn how to convert street addresses into spatial data in a public safety scenario
  • Learn how to display converted street addresses as features on a map
  • Learn how to use HERE map content and point addressing to build the geocoding locators used in both ArcGIS Online and Street Map Premium

 Who Should Attend?

  • GIS Analysts, Specialists, and Managers
  • Information Technology professionals that support public safety
  • Public Safety professionals interested in gaining basic GIS skills – Emergency Managers, Fire Service, Law Enforcement, Search & Rescue, Mass Care, Public Health, and others