Summits & Meetings
GAASC has been having Spring Meetings and Fall Summits since we formed in 2006. Here is a description of what we have discussed and accomplished at each.
Fall Kickoff – Columbia, SC at Harbison Environmental Ed. Ctr., October 4, 2006
Initial membership and organizational kickoff meeting was held on October 4 at the Harbison Environmental Education Center, 5600 Broad River Road in Columbia. This meeting was open to both existing and prospective members. Project teams were formed based on what the audience suggested to tackle current issues.
Spring Summit, April 19/20 , 2007 – Grenville, SC - Flyer
This 2 day summit focused on review and delivery of projects initiated from the October meeting in Columbia. New projects were nominated, prioritized, and initiated with new teams. GIS Mutual Aid, Data Standard, Standardized GIS Job Titles, Resource Inventory & Cataloging project progress was reported.
Fall Summit, October 19, 2007 - Columbia, SC
This 1-day meeting will focus on review and delivery of projects initiated from the Spring meeting in Greenville. New projects will be nominated, prioritized, and initiated with new teams. Emphasis will be placed on networking and establishing improved communications and relationships between member organization GIS/IT leadership.
Fall Summit, October 23/24, 2008 – Beaufort, SC - Flyer
Looking Back at Katrina: A GIS Perspective, Daniel Morgan, Beaufort County GIS
Local Government GIS and the Hazus Program, Clayton Wine, City of Charleston
Local Government EMD Perspective on GIS, William Winn, Beaufort County EMD
GAA-SC Project: GIS Mutual Aid Clarification Memorandum, Frank Bishop, Aiken County GIS
GIS in the EOC – Charlotte Urban Area Security Initiative, Cotton Howell, York County EMD
Role of GIS in Emergency Management: A State Perspective, Melissa Berry, SCEMD
Closing the Gap Between GIS and Emergency Management Operations, Panel Discussion
GAA-SC Project: Report on Local Government Data Survey – Bryan Townsend, York County GIS, Crystine Rathburn, Florence County GIS
GIS Copyrights and the Supreme Court Decision – Jane Trinkley, McNair Law Firm, P.A.
Horry County: “Now What?”, Tim Oliver, Horry County IT/GIS