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Geographic Information Systems Online Information Session (222GIS100)
Join us for this free online information session to hear about our program in Geographic Information Systems (GIS); meet our instructors and staff, and learn how our program can help you reach your career goals. Our program meets the continuing education needs of GIS analysts, GIS specialists, land use planners, environmental scientists, research data analysts, and others looking to enhance their use of geospatial thinking, analysis and modeling. Get your questions answered and learn how our programs can help you advance your career.

Sep 21, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Karen Beardsley
Director of Global Professional Programs @University of California Davis Global Affairs
Dr. Karen Beardsley received her PhD in Geography from the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). She has worked at UC Davis since 1994 as a researcher and geographic information system (GIS) specialist. She currently serves as the Director of Global Professional Programs with the Global Affairs Office at UC Davis, after working for over 20 years with the Information Center for the Environment in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy. Her interests include applications of GIS and other geospatial technologies to biodiversity protection and land use planning, as well as developing international connections and opportunities for UC Davis students, scholars and faculty around the world. In 2015-16, Karen worked as a Fulbright Professor at the Royal Thimphu College in Bhutan. She taught college students about geographic information science and technology, and arranged and delivered short GIS courses for Bhutanese government staff.
Ruth Cervantes
Program Manger of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) @UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education