RIGIS User Group Meeting
June 24, 2014
The Rhode Island GIS Users Group (RIGIS) and NEURISA are happy to bring you the next RIGIS User Group Meeting on June 24, 2014. The event will be hosted by FM Global at their Research Campus, 743 Reynolds Road, Glocester, RI 02814.
Fires, explosions, hurricane-force winds, flying debris - it's all in a day's work at the FM Global Research Campus. The 1,600-acre (648 ha) FM Global Research Campus in West Glocester, R.I., USA, is the premiere center in the world for property loss-prevention scientific research and product testing.
|9:00 AM||Arrival and continental breakfast|
|9:30 AM||Research Campus Tour: Test fire burn, Natural Hazards lab, dust explosion|
|12:30-3:30 PM||RIGIS Presentations with Networking Break|
|12:30 PM||Shelter Island, New York's Event and Post-Event Tool Set for Hurricane Sandy|
|Mike Doyle, Hilltop Northeast Enterprises|
|1:00 PM||Surveying Archaeological Sites Damaged by Hurricane Sandy Along the Coastlines of Southern Rhode Island and Block Island|
|Jane Miller & Jay Waller, Public Archaeology Laboratory|
|1:30 PM||Using SLOSH to Model Storm Surge Vulnerability for Coastal New England Communities|
|Rachel Shmookler, Applied Science Associates|
|2:30 PM||Rhode Island Transportation Assets Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise|
|Christina Delage Baza, State of Rhode Island|
|3:00 PM||The Road Not Taken - Route Finding Help for Emergency Responders and Evacuees|
|Michele Giorgianni, Applied Geographics|
|3:30 PM||Meeting Concludes|
Presentation Topics may include:
Agendas follow a regular format of 3 to 4 speakers with a break long enough in the middle of the program for networking. Anyone interested in presenting should contact Shane White at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can register for the event here. There is no registration fee for this event but space is limited! Priority is given to RIGIS Members and those who live or work in Rhode Island.
Hurry, registration closes on Thursday, June 19th at 5pm! Register today!