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Tuesday, April 9 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Showcase Lightning Talks

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CalGIS 2019 Student Showcase Opportunities 
The Student Showcase is a session of 5-7 minute lightning talks. This is a feature opportunity for students to showcase diverse topics of class projects or research ideas that apply GIS. Support the Next Generation of GIS Leaders in this session!

  • GIS Application and Benefit in Public Health
    Chenxi Xiao, Undergraduate Student, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • GIS applications on California Fires
    Benjamin Goolsby, Undergraduate Student, California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Updating the NHD for US Forest Service Lands: An Educational & Collaborative Approach
    Chen Chen, Graduate Student, California State University Northridge
  • A Multispecies Assessment of Core areas and Connectivity of Codistributed Mammals in the US-Mexico Border Ecoregions
    Cirenia Torres, Graduate Student, University of Southern California
  • Creating a Cartographic and Photographic Virtual Tour of San Luis Obispo in 1886
    Allen W. Dailey, Undergraduate Student, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Building a Spatial Database of Biochar Research and Practice with Web-GIS
    Mike Babcock, Graduate Student, University of Southern California
  • Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Arctic Freshwater Landscapes Analyzed using Remote Sensing Data and Landscape Watershed Analysis
    Jessie Doyle, Graduate Student, California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Predicting the Spatial Distribution and Richness of Fish across the North Slope of Alaska
    Arev Markarian, Graduate Student, California State University-Monterey Bay 

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An-Min Wu

CGIA Chair / Lecturer, California Geographic Information Association (CGIA) & University of Southern California
An-Min is a GIS educator, researcher, and field soil scientist that cares about environmental sustainability. As CGIA Chair, she is focused on advocacy work for members and the CA GIS community at large. An-Min teaches a variety of GIST courses (spatial analysis, spatial databases... Read More →

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Jessie Doyle

Cal State Monterey Bay
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Chenxi Xiao

Student, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Chenxi Xiao is a third-year student majoring in Environmental Management and Protection at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, with special emphasis on GIS and Computer Science. She is interested in managing the environment using technology as a tool. Chenxi is currently focusing her studies... Read More →

Benjamin Goolsby

Valet Supervisor, Ace Parking
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Chen Chen

Student, California State University Northridge

Cirenia Torres

Student, University of Southern California
Cirenia is a grad student at the USC’s Spatial Sciences Institute. She has a microbiology, ecology, and evolutionary biology background. She has experience in biodiversity conservation projects collecting and analyzing DNA samples in a genomics lab. In Costa Rica, she participated... Read More →
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Allen Dailey

Student, Cuesta College
I am a GIS student at Cuesta College and Foothill College, and I am almost finished with an associate's degree in geology. As a lover of the outdoors, I hope to ultimately find an environmentally-related GIS job. I love maps, rocks, and mountains, but also poetry and art. In fact... Read More →
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Mike Babcock

MS Student, University of Southern California
Mike is a M.S. student in the Geographic Information Science and Technology Program at the University of Southern California’s Spatial Sciences Institute (Los Angeles, CA). A returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Burkina Faso, Mike holds degrees in International Development Technology... Read More →

Tuesday April 9, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
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