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Title: The National Map Users Conference: The Importance of Geospatial Information for Effective Adaptation to Climate Change
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) sponsored the inaugural The National Map Users Conference (TNM UC) in conjunction with the eighth biennial Geographic Information Science (GIS) Workshop on May 10-13, 2011, in Golden, Colorado. The National Map Users Conference was held directly after the GIS Workshop at the Denver Marriott West on May 12-13. The focus of the Users Conference was on the role of The National Map in supporting science initiatives, emergency response, land and wildlife management, and other activities.
The National Map Users Conference Experience: Short interviews of Conference attendees. (4:29)
Opening remarks and plenary speakers, Thursday, May 12, 2011 (UC Day 1)
Award Ceremony, Tommy Dewald of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Keven Roth “semi-retired” USGS are the co-recipients of this year’s Henry Gannett Award, presented by Marcia McNutt, Director of the USGS and Alison Gannet, great-niece of Henry Gannett. Roth and Dewald were cited for their development of the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD). (30:03)
Continuing remarks and plenary speakers, Friday, May 13, 2011 (UC Day 2)
Closing Session: “What You Said: Shaping the Direction of The National Map”. (33:50)
Selected Sessions, Thursday, May 12, 2011 & Friday, May 13, 2011
Location: Golden, CO, USA
Date Taken: 5/13/2011
Video Producer: Michael Moore , U.S. Geological Survey
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