2024 Conference Topic and Speaker List


Get Stuff Done with AI – Marjorie Roswell –Tech for Good Academy

3D World Building with CityEngine, ArcGIS Pro, and LiDAR From Your Pocket -Justin Cole – University of Wisconsin Madison – GIS Professional Program

Value of GIS for Health and Human Services – Maureen Graney – Esri

Leaf Collection System, Town of Tonawanda, NY- Skyler Paternostro – Town of Tonawanda

The Parcel Fabric… It’s not that scary. – Gerard Aiken – Esri

Using ArcHydro to Model Floods in the Main River Watershed, Germany – Karl Korfmacher – Rochester Institute of Technology

Survey123; Moving from Beginner to Advanced – Colin Liu – Geocove

Leveraging GIS for use with Residential Waste Water Treatment Procedures within The Niagara County Public Health Department (Environmental Division) – Lisa Casey – Niagara County Department of Public Health

NY DOS Gateway – More Than Just A Data Portal – Jeff Herter – NY Department of State, Office of Planning Development and Community Infrastructure

Quantifying Plant Biodiversity Using Different Spectrometers – Bianca Cilento – Rochester Institute of Technology


Land Classification in Lackawanna: Remote Sensing Applications for Analyzing  Land Use and Land Cover – Brennan Postich – SUNY Buffalo State University

Housing Crisis in the Adirondacks, NY – Becca Halter – Adirondack Land Trust/UW-Madison

The Sinuous Connection Reduction index: a novel metric for quantifying species-specific functional connectivity. Collin O’Connor – University at Buffalo

Heat Vulnerability and Poverty Intersection in Upper Manhattan to Bronx New YorkKeith Gonzalez – RIT