Date:  February 22, 2017  — Time:  11AM to 12PM


GISCI began providing GIS professional certification in 2003 and launched the GISCI Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as an addition to the GISP certification in 2015. This session will focus on the value and growth of GIS professional certification, a description of the new Exam, and where GISCI and the GISP certification will go from here.

Presenter Bio

Bill Hodge, GISP, Executive Director, GISCI

As a non-academic geographer with a degree in Chemistry, a Masters in Theology, a GIS Certificate from Penn State, and being a 2018 MGIS Candidate in their online program, while holding a GISP Certification since 2010, I am interested in and intrigued by all things geospatial!  As Executive Director of GISCI, I am now responsible for helping to determine and direct the institute’s focus in its second decade of existence.