MACo 2013 Summer Conference Session – Getting to “Yes” with GIS: What Digital Mapping Technology Can Do for You

Description: Geographic Information System (GIS) technology is designed to analyze and map data in a geographic format. While initially used for land use planning, GIS mapping is now used to assist county governments in a wide variety of vital services, including disaster coordination and response, public safety and law enforcement, infrastructure maintenance, and departmental responsiveness. Panelist will explain how GIS technology works and provide examples of how this versatile technology can assist county governments.


  1. Richard Eberhart Hall, Secretary, Maryland Department of Planning
  2. Marshall L. Stevenson, Client Solutions Manager, KCI Technologies, Inc.
  3. Patrick Callahan, GIS Manager, Prince George’s County Office of Information Technology
  4. Deborah Carpenter, GIS Specialist, Garrett County Planning and Land Development

Date & Time: Friday, August 16, 2013; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

MACo’s 2013 Summer Conference will be held from August 14 – 17 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland.

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