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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

ArcPad at ESRI Homeland Security GIS Summit

ArcPad is being featured at the ESRI Homeland Security GIS Summit because of it deployment during the devastating February bushfires that swept throught 220,000 hectares of Victoria, Australia .

A short sharp overview will be available:
5 Minute Lightning Talk
Monday, July 13, 04:30pm - 06:30pm
SDCC, Room 6A (across from Sail Area)
Presented by Sgt. Greg Barras, Victoria Police

Stg. Barras was Situation Unit Leader , tasked with overseeing the GIS field data collection following "Black Saturday". As well as the initial Missing Persons searches, GIS and Arcpad in particular were used for the coronial searches of 5,781 properties.

In depth sessions which will feature Sgt. Greg Barras, Steve Forbes, ACT Emergency Services Agency (Part of the MAPS team) and ESRI's Wildland Fire Specialist Tom Patterson include:

Wildland Fire Special Interest Group meeting
Tuesday, July 14, 12:00pm - 01:00pm
SDCC Room 17B

Demo Theater
Tuesday, July 14, 04:30pm - 05:00pm
Public Safety Showcase

Demo Theater
Wednesday, July 15, 05:00 - 06:00pm
Public Safety Showcase

Law Enforcement Special Interest Group meeting
Thursday, July 16, 12:00 - 01:00pm
SDCC Room 17B

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