Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Webinar

    Your Map To Success:

    Virtual Interviewing

    Join URISA Texas & SWIGGIS Austin for Your Map To Success: Virtual Interviewing, a discussion of how to navigate the virtual interview. Come to get your questions answered!

    Panel Discussion Outline:

    For some, virtual interviewing has been a part of their job searching process already, for many it is their first time navigating the technology and dynamics. In this panel discussion, you will learn tips for your virtual interview -- which includes the process so you know what to generally expect, how to convey your best self virtually, platforms, and setting up your stage and equipment so you may be better prepared for your next virtual interview.

    Submit your questions before the session to be considered here

    About The Speakers:

    Michelle Coughlin is a Human Resources Advisor - Talent Acquisition for the City of Austin Public Works Department in Austin, TX. She received her BA in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. Michelle is a Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional and a licensed attorney with the State of Texas. Like many entities adjusting to a virtual environment, her Department moved to virtual interviewing amid the pandemic. Michelle wrote the virtual interviewing procedure for her Department and helps hiring managers navigate hiring in a virtual world. 

    Marcus Primm has worked in both the private and public sectors including working in information security right out of the Airforce, managing accounts with Travelers Insurance in the City of Hartford and engaging the community and stakeholders for nonprofits and local governments such as Urban Strategies, an organization that specializes in neighborhood revitalization, City of San Antonio Health Department examining childhood obesity and the City of Austin’s Neighborhood Partnering Program which helps Austin residents carry out improvement projects. Now, Mr. Primm is a partner in an investment properties business and working for a nonprofit doing community engagement policy.

    Tim Nolan was hired on at Collin County in 1992. He established a student internship program in 1994 that thrives to this day. He launched GIS, Scrum and Kanban at Collin County. He has learned in the last few years that Records Management is cooler than you think and Apps are the best way to share information. GIS was his first love, and Agile is his new love. 

    About the Moderator:

    Courtney Roe, GISP has been a member of the GIS, CAD, and Survey community since 2013, with her roots in these fields going back to her academic experience at Texas State University and Austin Community College. Courtney is currently employed at Pape-Dawson Engineers as a Civil CAD Designer in Land Development and is both a GISP and Autodesk Civil 3D Certified Professional. She enjoys being on the Board of Supporting Women in Geography & GIS (SWIGGIS) and is always engaged in the GIS and CAD community.

    As a curator of knowledge, Courtney brings an enthusiasm and passion for the integration of Civil CAD, Surveying and GIS to maximize the potential of the industry. “Embrace it, we never stop learning!”

    This webinar is open to the public and is welcoming and respectful of all people.

    • Monday, November 16, 2020
    • 9:00 AM (CST)
    • Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    • 6:00 PM (CST)
    • ZOOM

    Texas GIS Day

    Texas GIS Day is brought to you by:

    ATX GIS Day
    Houston Area GIS Day

    SWIGGIS Austin

    Texas A&M University GIS Day

    University of North Texas

    University of Texas - Austin

    GIS Day is an international forum for geographic information system (GIS) users to share their knowledge and applications of GIS technology. The event provides an opportunity for students of all ages, professionals, businesses and the public to discuss the impact GIS has on our daily lives.

    More information about their event can be found here: https://atxgisday.org/ 

    Become an Texas GIS Day sponsor and extend your recognition, reach your target market, and support GIS Day outreach and education efforts.

    Your contributions will go towards raffles and prizes for contests for all ages and more..

    If you would like to provide raffle prizes, volunteers or have any other questions please email ATXGISDay@gmail.com


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