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Special thanks to Mariposa County Fire for hosting this no-cost workshop.


Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT
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Fire Station 1 - Mariposa
5273 CA-49
Mariposa, CA 95338

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Paul Doherty
National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation

Yosemite All-Hazards Region GIS Workshop 

The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation and University of California, Merced, are hosting a no-cost workshop for members of the emergency management community near Yosemite National Park. The goals of this workshop are:

  1. To introduce the DHS Science & Technology Core Information Guidelines to the local emergency management and first responder community.
  2. Discuss lessons learned and best practices implemented in recent disasters. 
  3. Facilitate the formation of a new GIS for Emergency Management coordination group (Yosemite All-Hazards Region GIS for Emergency Management - YAHR). 

What To Bring?

  • All: A mobile device for completing a quick survey (not mandatory) 
  • GIS Specialists: A laptop with your ArcGIS Online username / password (*contact us if you do not have one). There will be Public Wifi available in the afternoon.

Agenda (Tentative)

09:00AM - 12:00 PM The morning will feature presentations, a hands-on activity, and discussions around the topic of core information needs for all-hazards incidents. 

12:00 PM Lunch (not hosted) - To see eateries in the area, please click here.

1:00PM - 4:00 PM The afternoon will consist of a workshop format with hands-on training for the GIS Specialists; all audiences are welcome.

See Detailed Agenda

This workshop builds on the successful use of geospatial tools and best practices during the Ferguson Fire (see case study).