Mukilteo | 2016
The 2016 PNWGITA Conference

The 2016 annual conference for PNWGITA will be taking place April 18 & 19 2016 meeting at the Future of Flight in Mukilteo, WA only 30 minutes North of downtown Seattle.

Come to Mukilteo, participate in our sessions and discuss today’s hot topics in Geomatics with your peers. We have a phenomenal roster of industry leading speakers that is second to none.

GITA Pacific Northwest represents and supports the Geomatics industry throughout the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Our inclusive association enables true collaboration; which comes with interacting with your peers from different industries including government, resource, energy among others.

We are looking forward to hosting you!!!!

Cost $200 members, $275 non-members (half cost GITA membership for new members).

Vendors: $300 (includes 1 conference registration)


Speaker Lineup

Peter BattyUbisense — Enterprise Mobile Architecture

Courtney MaxsonSpatial Business Systems — GIS Cloud solutions

Piet NooijFortis Gas — SmallWorld to GreGG FME Server Automation

Mark BruceHydromax — Using GIS for Crossbore Investigations

John HimmelFortis Gas — Unleashing the Power of Geospatial Technologies

Peter LeCouffeHarrier Aerial Surveys — UAS Applications for GIS – Challenges and Opportunities

Nicole Fink, BC Hydro — BC Hydro’s Dam Safety Reservoir Slopes Information System

Geoff ZeissBetween The Poles — Grid 3.0: Growing Opportunities for Geospatial



Sunday, April 17

Future of Flight Museum open for Tours
Check out the many exhibits and visit the Boeing Jet Assembly Plant.

Monday, April 18

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet & Vendor Area Open
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Opening Remarks:

Mary PhillipsPNW GITA 2016 President

Eric HoogenraadGITA Corporate Report

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Keynote Address

Enterprise Mobile Architecture

Peter BattyUbisense

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Java Break

Sponsored by ASPRS

Thank you Dave Brown

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. GIS Cloud solutions

Courtney MaxsonSpatial Business Systems

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. SmallWorld to GreGG FME Server Automation

Piet NooijFortis Gas

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Intergraph Technology Brief
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Networking Opportunities
1:30 p.m.  –  2:15 p.m. Using GIS for Crossbore Investigations

Mark BruceHydromax

2:15 p.m.  –  3:00 p.m. Unleashing the Power of Geospatial Technologies

John HimmelFortis Gas

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. ESRI Technology Brief
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Java Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. UAS Applications for GIS – Challenges and Opportunities

Peter LeCouffeHarrier Aerial Surveys

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. BC Hydro’s Dam Safety Reservoir Slopes Information System

Nicole Fink, BC Hydro

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Social – Vendor Area Cash Bar

Collaborate with your colleagues, the presenters and representatives from multiple corporations in the Vendor Area. One kick-start drink ticket is included in your registration packet.

 ** Bring your maps – View the maps displayed and rate them

Tuesday, April 19

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration Desk Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Business Meeting – All welcome

Bring your ideas and be vocal

  • Next Year’s Venue will be discussed
  • Election of officers
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address

Grid 3.0: Growing Opportunities for Geospatial

Geoff ZeissBetween The Poles

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Presentation

Eric CharetteHexagon

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Presentation

Bill Johnston,

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Java Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion – Industry Trends

Peter Batty, Geoff Zeiss, Bill Johnston

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing remarks and Door Prizes

Pass the gavel to new President, Mark Maass.

12:30 p.m. and onward Future of Flight Museum Tours available
©2018 PNW GITA. All Rights Reserved.