GIS in Transportation Safety - Free Conference

Posted by GIS talk On Wednesday, November 14, 2012
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The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public conference on the use of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in transportation safety on December 4 and 5, 2012.

GIS is a rapidly expanding group of technologies and analytical techniques that uses geographically referenced data to support complex data integration, advanced statistical analysis, precise investigation, and effective visualization of data. The meeting will bring researchers and practitioners in transportation safety and GIS together to discuss how GIS data, technologies, and techniques are applied to improve transportation safety. They will identify emerging themes, current challenges, and potential solutions in using GIS in transportation safety. The meeting will include eight panels, with experts from government agencies, research institutes, non-profit organizations, and industry covering all modes of transportation.

Dates: December 4 (Tuesday) - December 5 (Wednesday), 2012
Times: 9:00am-5:00pm
Venue: The NTSB's Board Room and Conference Center

Address: 429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC 20594 (in the lower level near the Postal Service)
Tel: 202-314-6305
Directions: http://www.ntsb.gov/about/conference_center.html

This conference is open to the public. Due to the capacity of the venue, registration is required. Please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER with the NTSB's Training Center.

In the event that you need to cancel your registration, please email studentservices@ntsb.gov.


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