2015 Conference Presentations

Welcome to OFWIM!
Kristin Rogers, President

Welcome to Virginia
Jim Husband, Past-President
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Keynote Presentation
Wildlife Management From a 10,000 Foot View
Bob Duncan, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

USGS Science Data Catalog – Meeting Government Open Data Requirements
Marcia McNiff, US Geological Service

Monitoring Explorer Online Map Viewer
Rebecca Scully, US Geological Service

The Data Lifecycle – Making the Data Work for You
Julie Defilippi, Atlantic Coast Coop. Statistics Program

A Web Based Tool to Identify and Prioritize Riparian Areas for Climate Change Resiliency
Jessica Rhodes

At-Sea Mobile Data Collection
Lowell Ballard and Chris Gerecke, Timmons Group

Monitoring Seasonal Habitat Change Using NDVI Analysis in Global Mapper
Christian Ruenzi, Blue Marble Geographics

Find Game
Jim Husband, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Lowell Ballard, Timmons Group

Mobile Apps Today
Joe Kirby, Missouri Dept. of Conservation

Collecting GIS Data with Echo Smart Pen
Lynn Barrett, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Assessing FINS for Virginia’s Freshwater Fish Data
Karen Horodysky, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

A Tighter Line on Service – Fish Records in the 21st Century
Dyanne Cortez, Ron Smith, Danny Lewis
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Here We Go
Keith Hurley, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Development and Piloting of a Real-Time, Mobile Seafood Dealer Reporting Application for SAFIS
Anna Webb, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

Student Scholarship Session

Assessing Lake Sturgeon Spawning Habit on the Upper Tennessee River
Daniel Walker, University of Tennessee

Intra-Water Body Bank Angler Site Choice
Brian Harmon, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Making Data Approachable in Virginia’s Wildlife Action Plan
Chris Burkett, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Achieving Business Aligned Information Technology
Darren Chiappinelli, Sabot Consulting
Kirk Keller, University of Missouri

Effective use of GIS & GIP in Law Enforcement
Lenée Pennington, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Capturing Chaos – a Relational Database to Track Species of Greatest Conservation Need
Jason Czapiga, Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Using Python to Automate Map Production
Don Katnik, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Expediting Environmental Review with Species Distribution Models
Jason Bulluck, DCR-Natural Heritage

An Overview of the Geographic Resource Analysis Support System
Don Schrupp, Colorado Division of Wildlife (retired)