Agenda Highlights

Explore InSPIRE 2024 Session Overviews:

  • 10 Little Rules for Sharing Your Story Workshop – Join Frank Winters, former New York State Geographic Information Officer, as he leads the participants through a series of discussions and exercises designed to help them gain confidence in public speaking, better connect with listeners, and share stories that inspire both creativity and action.
  • Special Event Location Intelligence – Explore how the Town of Chapel Hill leverages ESRI’s Special Events Solution, enhancing event management through GIS technology.
  • Geo-Rescue: Navigating Emergency Response with GIS Magic – Explore how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can revolutionize EMS response times by optimizing routing, resource allocation, and situational awareness.
  • Spatial Craftsmanship: Learn to Build Custom Solutions in ArcGIS Pro – Workshop focused on creating custom geoprocessing tools using ArcGIS Pro to help your organization automate tasks, transform data, and standardize workflows.
  • Enhancing Public Safety through Statewide Collaboration of Infrastructure Operators and Geospatial Data Owners – This workshop will explore the transformative potential of statewide collaboration among infrastructure operators and geospatial data owners to enhance public safety.
  • Women in Public Safety & GIS A panel discussion moderated by NAPSG Director Tari Martin, with several of the nation’s most prestigious female public safety GIS practitioners.
  • GIS Solutions Pageant – Showcase of innovative GIS solutions from various agencies, highlighting creative uses of geospatial technology to solve public safety challenges. Contestants will present entertaining, rapid-fire presentations and compete for prizes. 
  • The Role of Geospatial Technology in Addressing Social Equity in Emergency Management – A panel discussion on the technologies and methods that can support equitable emergency management practices.
  • Best Practices in Fire Data Analysis – Learn how some of the nation’s largest Fire agencies leverage geospatial technologies for fire service operations, including pre-incident planning, community risk reduction, and resource deployment.
  • Big Data in Law Enforcement – Highlights law enforcement agency utilization of big data and GIS for crime mapping, predictive policing, and community engagement.
  • The Uninvited Guest: Involving GIS in the Technology Acquisition Process – Panel session that will engage the audience around technology in-use, their experiences in the acquisition process, and ideas for integrating appropriate staff to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of GIS technology acquisition in public safety and emergency management contexts. Come prepared to share solutions you have implemented and why you chose them.
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