New York State GIS Conference at the
on Oct. 23-24, 2006
Meet Talbot Brooks and Twyla McDermott, two key people who responded to the hurricane Katrina. They will be part of a spellbinding panel at beautiful Lake Placid. The panel will demonstrate GIS techniques used to analyze storm surge, power outages and map out missing persons reports and calls for service during this incredible time.
Step aboard the "brain bus" where volunteers worked non-stop at 12 workstations to provide timely information to decision-makers and rescuers. Learn about team building and real applications that made a difference and helped so many.
This year's conference is supported by sponsorship from CDM, ESRI, Hewlett Packard, IAGT, Manifold Systems, MapInfo, James W. Sewall, PAR Government, TeleAtlas, and Trimble.
7th Annual Partnership Award - Deadline is September 27th
Related Articles on Emergency Management: Read more about the many uses for GIS in emergency situations.