Geospatial, Geovisual and Geofantastic!



Alison Slaats


Seeing is believing. That’s why visualization and analysis technologies – particularly geospatial tools – are indispensable components of government services. Leveraging these technologies opens the door to better planning, decision-making, citizen services and public safety. This session provides a high level overview of geospatial technology by sharing several Minnesota government projects.

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Steering Committee

Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
Bill Bleckwehl, Cisco
Dave Andrews, DEED
Jay Wyant, Minnesota IT Services
Jim Hall, Ramsey County
Matt Bailey, IBM
Melissa Reeder, League of Minnesota Cities
Nathan Beran, City of New Ulm
Sue Wallace, IT Futures Foundation
Lisa Meredith, Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative
Justin Kaufman, Minnesota IT Services
Renee Heinbuch, Washington County/MNCITLA
Jerine Rosato, Ramsey County
David Berthiaume, Minnesota IT Services
Cory Tramm, Sourcewell Tech 

Content Committee

Coming soon!