2019 Symposium Schedule and Keynote


    The 2019 GIS Symposium will include a full day of Ohio URISA sponsored workshops on May 8th, in addition to the Symposium's general sessions and panels on May 9th. There are breaks throughout the day to recharge with coffee and to visit and learn from the many vendors who have booths and displays.

    May 8th - Ohio URISA Education Series 

    8:00 - Doors open
    9:30 - Start of sessions
    12:00 to 1:30 - Lunch (on your own)
    5:00 - End of program

    May 9th - GIS Symposium 

    7:30 - Doors open
    8:30 - Welcome and introductions
    8:45 - Keynote
    12:00 to 1:00 - Lunch
    4:20 - Closing remarks

    Geospatial Social begins immediately afterwards


    The Science of Where™ your community can thrive

    Jared Shoultz

    Esri Health GIS Patterns Specialist


    Mr. Shoultz is the Esri Health GIS Patterns Specialist drawing on over 20 years’ experience. Prior to Esri, he was a Senior GIS Research Associate at the University of South Carolina managing geographic studies and operations. He also spent 12 years at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control as a Deputy Director, Informatics Director and GIS Manager. His professional focus has been on the development, operation and GIS integration of enterprise public health and environmental information systems.


    Esri’s health expert will provide insight into how GIS is digitally transforming health and safety organizations by providing an enhanced toolset to address some of their most complex challenges. Whether communities are grappling with the current opioid epidemic, conducting routine surveillance, striving to end homelessness or modernizing end-to-end preparedness and response plans, GIS can help. The latest and greatest in ArcGIS technology will be shared along with inspirational stories of communities that have already taken the leap.