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Thursday, May 24 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Ethical Dilemmas for the GIS Analyst

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This is an open session to discuss ethical dilemmas and awareness of ethics in the GIS community. As GIS professionals what is our responsibility to behave ethically? How do we in the GIS profession ensure that ethics and the ethical use of data is understood, promoted, and supported? Are there gaps? If so, how should we address them to fill the void?


Scott Carte

GIS Coordinator, Thurston Regional Planning Council

Elizabeth Donovan

Crime Analyst, Thurston County Sheriff Office
Elizabeth Donovan- Crime Analyst for the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. She has a degree in Criminal Justice and a GIS Certificate from UWT. She has over 5 years of experience working with GIS in county government and with the general public. Kenneth Clark- A lieutenant with... Read More →

Kelly Alfaro Haugen

GIS Analyst II, Thurston County GeoData
Kelly Alfaro Haugen is a GIS Analyst II for the Thurston County GeoData Center with over 10 years of experience in both the private and public sectors working with GIS data, analysis, cartography and education. She works primarily with Public Health and Resource Stewardship Departments... Read More →

Janene Michaelis

GIS Analyst, Thurston County
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Gary Montgomery

GIS Analyst, City of Lacey
Gary has more than 15 years’ experience in federal, state, and local government geospatial work including science, statistical analysis, and policy support.

Sarah Smith

GIS Analyst II, Thurston GeoData Center

Cathy Walker

GIS Data Administrator/Analyst, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Thursday May 24, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm AKDT