ESRI, SAIC, WOOLPERT AND BCS hold GIS in homeland security workshop

ESRI, SAIC, WOOLPERT AND BCS hold GIS in homeland security workshop

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Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Woolpert LLP and Bradshaw Consulting Services (BCS) have joined forces to create an advanced, informative one-day workshop on applying GIS tools and practices to homeland security and emergency response programs. A representative from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) will speak on how GIS is used to prepare for and gauge the impact of widespread natural disasters or bioterrorist events. GIS experts will present the very latest information on topics such as integration and interoperability, data models and advanced data collection tools, E911 mapping, resource tracking, wireless applications and critical infrastructure management.

This workshop will be held on September 12, 2003, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Atlanta. The event is free of charge, but seating is limited. Please register early at www.woolpert.com/asp/events/GIS_0903.asp.