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Orlando Water Resources Conference Focuses on GIS

Water resources professionals who need to be at the forefront of geospatial technology should plan to attend the American Water Resources Association Specialty Conference "GIS and Water Resources VI" in Orlando, FL March 29-31, 2010.
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to explore existing and emerging geospatial technologies ranging from data capture and management to hydrologic information systems, decision support systems and communication. Highlights from the program include session tracks on LiDAR, Groundwater and Groundwater Arc Hydro, the National Hydrography Dataset lead by Jeff Simley of USGS and Cyberinfrastructure led by Dr. David Maidment from the University of Texas at Austin.

The plenary session features a keynote by ESRI's Jack Dangermond addressing strategic technologies for water resources in the next decade. The keynote will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists to join Jack Dangermond are Dr. Maidment, Carol Wehle of the South Florida Water Management District, Catherine van Ingen of Microsoft Research and Katherine Lins, USGS.