2018 Conference Presentations

Let's Partner - Moving Forward Together

Guest Speakers

About the Hood River
Paul Blackburn, Mayor of Hood River

Keynote Presentation
Won Kim, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Social Fishing Apps: A New Data Collection Tool For Fisheries Management
Dustin Martin, ReelSonar, Inc.

Updating the Biota Information System of New Mexico User Interface: A Building Block of the New Mexico Conservation Information System
Ginny Seamster, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

A Tool for Data Consolidation and Standardization
Karen Horodysky, Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries

Efficiency and Opportunities Gained with a Data Exchange API
Greg Wilke, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

The Environmental Data Initiative’s Ecological Data Management Training Program: Experience of a Summer Fellow at Archbold Biological Station
Gabriel Kamener, Environmental Data Initiative

Improved Compliance Management Through Data Integration and Automation
Sam Haffey, P.E., Four Peaks Environmental Science & Data Solutions LLC

Interagency Cooperation for Data Sharing: USFS and Arizona Heritage Working to Establish Electronic Data Sharing Capacity
Sabra Tonn, Arizona Game and Fish Department

Configuring and Deploying Story Maps – Tell and Promote Your Agency’s Story 
Mike Bialousz, ESRI

Improving Habitat Restoration Through Centralized Record Keeping: The Land Treatment Digital Library
Justin L. Welty, Dept. of Interior U.S. Geological Survey

Managing Hosted ArcGIS Content Locally and in the Cloud
Chelsea Krause, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks

The Magic of Machine Learning
Keith Hurley, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Introducing GeoOptix: Tools for Fueling Collaboration and Secure Environmental Data Management in the Cloud
Keith Steele, Sitka Technology Group

Student Scholarship Presentations

Association between Mussel Beds and Hydrogeomorphic Features in two Ozark Drainages
Jordan Holtswarth

Impacts of Intermittency to Stream Biota Community Structure
Isabel Papraniku

Field Session Preview

Underwood-In-Lieu Navigation and Restoration Project
Yakama Nation Fisheries

Data Visualization Tools for Aquatic Habitat Evaluation and Species Recovery Prioritization
Jon Walker, ICF

Data Driven Decision Making Using Tableau
Joe Kirby, Missouri Dept. of Conservation

Restoration Actions for Salmonids Under Current and Climate Change Conditions
Laura E. McMullen, ICF

Building for the Future: Bringing MOFEP into the 21st Century

Dyan Pursell, Missouri Department of Conservation

Using Deep Learning to Screen Time-Lapse Pictures for Vehicles
Keith Hurley, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

The Power of ARCGIS Story Maps for Informing Decision-Makers
Nancy Leonard, NW Power and Conservation Council

Maine’s Conservation Actions Tracker (Shaken not Stirred)
Chris Gerecki, Timmons Group

Species Habitat Distribution Maps to Support Conservation Planning at a National Scale
Alexa McKerrow, USGS

Predicting Forest Fires with Machine Learning

Ian Downard, MapR

Building Wildlife Models with Cloud-Based Mapping Techniques
James R. Hatten, USGS

The Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Flood and Storm Transport (NAS FAST) Mapper
Matthew Neilson, U.S. Geological Survey

How to Deal with and Use All That GPS Tracking Data… What a Mess!
Eric Edgley, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Using an Emerging Hot Spot Analysis to Improve Angler R3 Efforts
Matt Burlingame, Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Survey123 and Collector – What’s New?
Matt Taraldsen, ESRI

ArcGIS Solutions: Getting the Most Out of Your Existing GIS Investment
Mike Bialousz, ESRI

Mapping and Quantifying Xeroriparian Across the Arid Deserts
Austin Smith, Arizona Game and Fish Department