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The Open Data Consortium project: building consensus on geographic data distribution policy. CalGIS 2002 Conference. March, 2002.

Motivating GIS-based Organizational Change. CalGIS 2002 Conference. March, 2002.

The Bay Area Geographic Information Survey, co-presenter with Mike Skowronek. CalGIS 2002 Conference. March, 2002.

GIS Implementation Management Workshop. CalGIS 2002 Conference. March, 2002.

"How Good Are Your Maps?" GeoWorld magazine, February, 2002, p. 40-42.

Making Policies and Plans for Technology. League of California Cities conference. December, 2001.

Emergent Initiatives: the Open Data Consortium project. 2001 National GeoData Forum. November, 2001.

The Open Data Consortium project. URISA International Conference. October, 2001.

Consensus Builds a Successful GIS. ESRI International User Conference. July, 2001.

Implementing the Surveyors' & GIS Professionals' Accord. ESRI International User Conference. July, 2001.

Motivating GIS-based Organizational Change. ESRI International User Conference. July, 2001.

"Steps for Success: GIS Consultants Share Implementation Strategies." GeoWorld magazine, July, 2001, p. 42-44.

Implementing the Surveyors' & GIS Professionals' Accord. California Land Surveyor's Association. July, 2001.

Consensus Builds a Successful GIS. GeoSpatial World 2001 Conference. June, 2001.

Implementing the Surveyors' & GIS Professionals' Accord. GeoSpatial World 2001 Conference. June, 2001.

Motivating GIS-based Organizational Change. GeoSpatial World 2001 Conference. June, 2001.

"All for One and One for All Consensus Builds a Successful GIS." GeoWorld magazine, June, 2001, p. 46-49.

Guest Instructor: Implementing GIS in Public Agencies. University of California, March, 2001 (John Landis, Instructor).

"Surveyors and GIS Professionals Reach Accord." Journal of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, vol. 61, No. 1, March, 2001, p. 35-36. http://www.acsm.net/nceegislis.html

ASPRS Certification Program for GIS/LIS. Panelists included Keith Clark, George Erio, Kass Green, Brett Jefferson, Bruce Joffe, Mike Renslow. Video conference, February, 2001.

GIS Implementation Management Workshop. CalGIS 2001 Conference. February, 2001.

Implementing the Surveyors' & GIS Professionals' Accord. CalGIS 2001 Conference. February, 2001.

Consensus Builds a Successful GIS. CalGIS 2001 Conference. February, 2001.

Integrated GIS System Benefits. Santa Clara County Assessor's Offsite Training Conference. October, 2000.

NCEES Model Law Task Force Report on Agreement. NSGIC Annual Conference. October, 2000.

Guest Instructor: Managing GIS Projects. University of California Extension, Fall Semester, 2000 (George White, Instructor).

Forum on NCEES Model Law Regarding Professional Roles for GIS Basemap Development. URISA International Conference. August, 2000.

Motivating GIS-Based Organizational Change. URISA International Conference. Aug. 2000.

"GIS vs. Survey &endash; Who's Responsible for What?." GeoWorld magazine, p. 42-44, July 2000, Adams Business Media, Arlington Heights, IL. http://www.geoplace.com/gw/2000/0700/0700who.asp

Resolving Legal Responsibilities Between GIS and Surveyors. Bay Area Automated Mapping Association (BAAMA) Presentation. June, 2000.

"Building Bridges Between Surveyors and Other GIS Professionals: a report on progress." Metes & Bounds: the Official Journal of the Kansas Association of Mappers, June 2000.

Motivating GIS-Based Organizational Change. ESRI International User Conference. June, 2000.

State Regulation of GIS. Presented with Lee Hennes. ESRI International User Conference. June, 2000.

"Defining the GIS Profession." Contribution to article edited by Rebecca Somers. GeoInfo Systems magazine, p. 22-29, May 2000, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR. http://www.geospatial-online.com/0600/0600somers.html

Proposal to Re-write the NCEES Model Law. National States Geographic Information Council Mid-year Conference. March, 2000.

Motivating GIS-based Organizational Change. Sixth annual California GIS Conference. March, 2000.

State Regulation of GIS: BORPELS, Surveyors, and GIS Professionals. Sixth annual California GIS Conference. March, 2000.

The GIS Community and California Board Resolution 98-03. California Land Surveyors Association / Nevada Association of Land Surveyors conference. February, 2000

GIS-Surveyor Professional Responsibilities. National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) Conference. August, 1999

State Regulation of GIS: Regulation by Whom? to Protect the Public from What?. URISA International Conference. August, 1999.

On-Line Development Review Process - Combination of GIS, Permits and Comment Management. Presented with Dennis Klein, Ho Wing Sit, Raymond Kinser, Scott Duncan. URISA International Conference. August, 1999.

Forum on Professional Roles for GIS Data Development. URISA International Conference. August, 1999.

"Mappers, Surveyors, and other GIS Professionals Reaching Accord." GeoInfo Systems magazine Showcase Edition, p. 22-23, August 1999, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Why GIS? Personal Motivation Unlocks the Energy. ESRI International User Conference. July, 1999.

GIS Data Sharing: Public Policy Supports and Impediments. Presented with Patrick DeTemple, Michael Stevens, Scott McAfee, Eric Waldman. ESRI International User Conference. July, 1999.

Forum on Professional Roles for GIS Data Development. Presented with Marc Van Zuuk. ESRI International User Conference. July, 1999.

Forum on Professional Roles for GIS Basemap Development. ASPRS &endash; American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Conference. May, 1999

"Tie Point". Letter to the Editor published in Point of Beginning, p. 10-11, April, 1999, Business News Publishing Company, Troy, MI.

Sale and Distribution of Public GIS Data. Bay Area Automated Mapping Association (BAAMA) Presentation. March, 1999.

Panelist: GIS and the Surveying Community. California Land Surveyors Association / Nevada Association of Land Surveyors joint Conference. March, 1999

The Need for Surveyors in GIS Basemap Development. Presented with Rudy Stricklan, PLS. Arizona Professional Land Surveyors 18th annual Conference. March, 1999

Why GIS? Personal Motivation Unlocks the Energy. 5th annual California GIS Conference. February, 1999.

Bettering Your Basemap: How Surveyors Can Help Improve the GIS Landbase. 5th annual California GIS Conference. February, 1999.

Workshop Instructor: Managing GIS Implementation. 5th annual California GIS Conference. February, 1999.

Role of the Land Surveyor in Geographic Information Systems. U.S. Bureau of Land Management Cadastral Technical Conference - Legal Aspects. February, 1999

"Fuzzy Data or Split Hairs: Exploring the Need for Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps." Co-authored with David Paul Johnson. GeoInfo Systems magazine, p. 39-45, January 1999, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Fuzzy Data or Split Hairs: Exploring the Need for Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps. Presented with David Paul Johnson. Southern California GPS Users Group, January, 1999.

SimCity Myths and Operation. Digital Cities: Urban Environments and Interactive Technologies. M.I.T. Media Lab Seminar, September, 1998

"Organizational Change: Reluctant or Therapeutic?." GeoInfo Systems magazine Showcase Edition, p. 36, September 1998, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

"Should Surveyors Control GIS Landbase Data?." GeoInfo Systems magazine Showcase Edition, p. 33-34, September 1998, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Fuzzy Data or Split Hairs: Exploring the Need for Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps. Presented with David Paul Johnson. Northern California Land Surveyor's Association, September, 1998.

Using GIS/CAFM for Facilities Management & Planning: A Case Study of the NASA Ames Research Center. Presented with Dennis Shew. National Collegiate CADD Conference. Stanford University, August, 1998.

Managing Organizational Change for Technological Implementation. National Collegiate CADD Conference. Stanford University, August, 1998.

Fuzzy Data or Split Hairs: Exploring the Need for Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps. Presented with David Paul Johnson. ESRI International User Conference. July, 1998.

Change Management &endash; Tactics that Work for GIS Implementation. ESRI International User Conference. July, 1998.

Workshop Instructor: Project Implementation. AM/FM International Conference XXI, April, 1998.

GIS Applications to the Construction Industry. Northern California Construction Institute Seminar. Stanford University, April 1998.

The Role for Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps. Presented with David Paul Johnson. California Land Surveyor's Association Conference: CLSA/NALS, March, 1998.

Fuzzy Data or Split Hairs: Exploring the Need for Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps. Presented with David Paul Johnson. 4th California GIS Conference. February, 1998.

Change Management &endash; Tactics that Work for GIS Implementation. 4th California GIS Conference. February, 1998.

Workshop Organizer: Federal Cooperation with Local Governments. 4th California GIS Conference. February, 1998.

Workshop Instructor: Managing GIS Implementation. 4th California GIS Conference. February, 1998.

Organizing GIS Nationally: a look at Federal and National GIS Activities. BAAMA Conference on "The Politics of GIS," January, 1998.

The Role for Surveyors in GIS Presented with David Paul Johnson. BAAMA Conference on "The Politics of GIS," January, 1998.

Instructor: Urban GIS Techniques / Advanced GIS Planning. San Jose State University, Fall Semester, 1997.

"Management: The Growing Need for Organizational Therapy." GeoInfo Systems Showcase Edition, August 1997, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

"Institutions: The Role of the Federal Government is Changing ... or is it?" GeoInfo Systems Showcase Edition, August 1997, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Management Tactics for GIS Implementation. URISA Conference, July, 1997.

Workshop Instructor: Managing GIS Implementation. URISA Conference, July, 1997.

Organizational Changes That Increase GIS Benefits. ESRI User's Conference, July, 1997.

Executive Seminar: Leadership for GIS Implementation. 3rd Annual California GIS Conference, February, 1997.

Workshop Instructor: GIS Implementation. 3rd Annual California GIS Conference, February, 1997.

Introduction to the California Geographic Information Association. 3rd Annual California GIS Conference, February, 1997.

GIS Technology: What it Does, Where it is Going. DA/DSM DistribuTech Conference'97, "Market Intelligence" track. January, 1997.

Management Tips for Successful GIS Implementation. BAAMA Seminar, January, 1997

Executive Leadership for GIS Implementation. GeoForum'96 Conference, December, 1996.

Introduction to the California Geographic Information Association. GeoForum'96 Conference, December, 1996.

Introduction to the California Geographic Information Association. CA-NV-HI ArcInfo User's Group, November, 1996.

Book review of "Drawing the Line: Tales of Maps and Cartocontroversy" by Mark Monmonier. Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, Vol 8, No. 2, Fall, 1996.

The California Geographic Information Association's Resources for Professionals. California Mosquito and Vector Control Association, October, 1996.

Editorial Contributor, Hardware Trends:, Software Trends, Data Developments, Trends in Services. GeoInfo Systems Showcase Edition, August 1996, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

A Tool for Institutional Therapy: GIS Provides the Opportunity for Organizational Change. URISA Conference, July, 1996.

Workshop Instructor: GIS Implementation. URISA Conference, July, 1996.

Moderator: At Long Last: GIS Brings Order to BIG Real Estate Databases. URISA Conference, July, 1996.

Supporting GIS Databases: a legislative update. Fifth Annual Natural Resources GIS/GPS Conference, May, 1996.

GIS Impact on Organizational Management. AM/FM International Conference XX, March 1996, Proceedings.

The Surveyors' Connection to GIS. California Land Surveyors Association & Nevada Association of Land Surveyors '96 Joint Conference, March, 1996.

GIS Impact on Organizational Management. Second Annual California GIS Conference, March 1996.

Editorial Contributor, "What's New with Hardware? It's Faster, Smaller, and Cheaper!". GIS GPS Sources, 1995, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Workshop Instructor. Planning an Organization-wide GIS. GeoForum'95 Conference, December, 1995.

"To Sell or Not to Sell: GIS's Budgetary Dilemma." GeoInfo Systems, September 1995, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Editorial Contributor, Hardware Trends:, Software Trends, Data Developments, Trends in Services. GeoInfo Systems Showcase Edition, August 1995, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Organizer & Panelist. Selling Public GIS Data: The California Experience. URISA'95 Conference, July 1995

Workshop Instructor, Managing GIS Implementation. URISA'95 Conference, July 1995

GIS Impact on Organization Management, GIS/GPS Training Conference, June 1995

Large Firms are Not Always the Best. Prospects: Asian Sustainable Development, March 1995. ASD Publishing, Ltd., Hong Kong.

Organizer & Moderator, Selling Public GIS Data: Finding the Middle Ground. Southern California URISA Conference, March 1995.

Panelist, CGIA Open Forum ? California Geographic Information Association. Southern California URISA Conference, March 1995.

"Hardware Trends: It's Faster, Smaller, and Cheaper." GeoInfo Systems Showcase Edition, August 1994, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Approaching the "Magic Slot": Technical Innovations in Automated Vectorization. URISA'94 Conference, August 1994.

Organizer & Moderator, Tools and Techniques for Infrastructure Management Using GIS. URISA'94 Conference, August 1994.

Better and Cheaper: Technical Innovation Builds Palo Alto's High-Quality Map Base. GeoInfo Systems, June 1994, Advanstar Communications, Eugene, OR.

Public Agency GIS Data: Best Buy for the Buck! GIS in Business'94 Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 1994

Planning S.F.'s GIS Implementation, a Seminar? Workshop series for the San Francisco Electronic Information Processing Steering Committee and Dept. of Public Works, November 1993

GIS Use/Compatibility with CADD, CADD in the Public Works Environment conference, sponsored by American Public Works Association, Sacramento, CA, November 1993.

Four Approaches to GIS in the Bay Area, A GIS Management Seminar sponsored by the South Bay chapter of the American Public Works Association, San Jose, CA, October 1993.

Putting GIS Technology To Work: Implementing GIS Efficiently; Managing GIS Effectively, A GIS Orientation/Management Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 1993.

Benefits of Implementing GIS Technology: Examples from Government Agencies and Utility Companies, Second International ArcINFO Users Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 1993.

Update from the Ashes: GIS Helps Oakland Organize to Rebuild, GIS/LIS'92, San Jose, CA, November 1992.

Organizer & Moderator, GIS Case Studies: Lessons Learned, GIS/LIS'92, San Jose, CA, November 1992.

Organizer & Moderator, Geographic Information Management, GIS/LIS'92, San Jose, CA, November 1992.

GIS Applications in Planning, Bay Area Automated Mapping Association workshop, Berkeley, CA, September 1992.

"Update from the Ashes: GIS Helps Oakland Organize to Rebuild." by Bruce A. Joffe, F. Michael Smith, Chris Difani. GeoInfo Systems, July/August 1992, Aster Publishing Corp., Eugene, OR.

Managing the Infrastructure with AM/FM/GIS Technologies: Implementation and Management Issues. APWA Education Foundation one-day clinic, Oakland, CA, May 1992.

Geographic Information Systems: Putting the Technology to Work. University of New Mexico School of Architecture and Planning lecture series, April 1992.

Up from the Ashes: GIS Helps Oakland Organize to Rebuild, EMEX'92, Emergency Management Exposition, San Francisco, CA, March 1992.

Bruce Joffe and Bryan Bergstrand, Engineering Drawing Management with GIS Technology, URISA'91 conference, August 1991; also published in GeoInfo Systems, April 1992, Aster Publishing Corp., Eugene, OR.

GIS Case Studies: Lessons Learned, URISA'91 conference, San Francisco, CA, August 1991.

Workshop Instructor, GIS Management & Operations, URISA'91 conference, San Francisco, CA, August 1991.

Moderator, GIS Case Studies: State & Local, Government Technology Conference, Sacramento, CA, May 1991.

"Mapping Cost Savings for a Multiparticipant AM/GIS," by Bruce Joffe, Robert Finkle, Frank Lockfeld. GeoInfo Systems, November/December 1990, Aster Publishing Corp., Eugene, OR.

Workshop Instructor, Managing Infrastructure Assets in a Municipal Environment Using AM/FM/GIS, GIS/LIS'90 conference, November 1990.

Organizer, Vendor's GIS Innovations panel, and GIS User's Experiences panel, National Computer Graphics Association (NCGA) conference, August 1990.

Workshop Instructor, Managing Organizations for Effective GIS Utilization, URISA conference, August 1990.

Organizer, AM/GIS Vendor's Innovations, URISA conference panel, August 1990.

Managing GIS Effectively, URISA conference, August 1990.

Workshop Instructor, Implementing Infrastructure Management Systems in Municipalities, AM/FM International conference, April 1990.

Organizer, Vendor's GIS Innovations panel, and GIS User's Experiences panel, ACSM/ASPRS conference, March 1990.

Bruce Joffe and Frank Lockfeld, Joint Agency GIS Development in Santa Clara County, ACSM/ASPRS conference, March 1990.

Managing AM/GIS Systems, ACSM/ASPRS conference, March 1990.

Organizer, AM/GIS Vendor's Innovations, GIS/LIS'89 conference panel, November 1989.

Implementing AM/GIS for Infrastructure Management, conference workshop, GIS/LIS'89, November 1989.

Managing GIS Effectively: Real Experiences with Mature Systems, NCGA seminar, November 1989.

Organizer, AM/GIS Vendor's Innovations, URISA conference panel, August 1989.

SimCity: A City Planning and Management Simulation Gaming Tool, URISA conference paper, August 1989.

Infrastructure Management with GIS seminar, URISA conference, August 1989.

Implementing and Managing AM/GIS Systems, California Mapping conference AM/GIS workshop, October 1988.

Organizer, Vendor's Panel: GIS System Architecture Options - Solving Applications Appropriately, URISA conference, August 1988.

Managing Automated Intelligent Mapping, URISA conference, August 1988.

Bruce Joffe, Chuck Cmeyla, Richard Nugent, Using AM/GIS for Infrastructure Management, URISA conference workshop, August 1988.

Joint Development of AM/GIS Resources and Capabilities: Feasibility, Finances, and Politics, Bay Area Automated Mapping Association workshop, Berkeley, CA, July 1989.

Organizer, System Configuration Approaches, AM/FM International conference panel, July 1988.

Bruce Joffe and Larry Reitz, Implementing AM/FM for Infrastructure Management, AM/FM International conference seminar, July 1988.

Organizer, Vendor's Panel: GIS System Architecture Options - Solving Applications Appropriately, California Geographic Information Society panel, June 1988.

Bruce Joffe and Joseph Ferreira, Jr., Implementing GIS Technology: From the Lab to the Office, GIS'87 seminar, October 1987.

Organizer, GIS Hardware/Software Review, Chattmap'87 panel, September 1987.

Bruce Joffe, Jerry Tudos, and Mike Pavlides, Infrastructure Management Information System Development, Chattmap'87 seminar, September 1987.

Organizer, GIS Software Architecture, URISA conference panel, August 1987.

What Makes Automated Mapping Intelligent?, URISA conference, August 1987.

Guidelines for Evaluating AM/GIS Systems, AM/FM International conference, July 1987.

Fundamentals of AM/FM Hardware and Software, AM/FM International conference seminar, July 1987.

Automated Mapping for County Assessors, Southern Regional AssessorsÕ Association conference, April 1987.

Applications and Development of Automated Intelligent Mapping, NCGA conference, March 1987.

Implementing Automated Mapping/Geographic Information Systems, NCGA conference seminar, March 1987.

So You Have the System, Now What?, California Association of County Data Processors, October 1986.

Evaluating and Selecting a GIS System, URISA conference, August 1986.

Automated Intelligent Mapping: Response to a Need, California Transportation and Public Works conference, May 1986.

Organizer, GIS System Architecture for Large Mapping Projects, NCGA panel, March 1986.

Integrated Infrastructure Database Design, NCGA conference seminar, March 1986.

The Use of Integrated Geographic Information Systems in Selected Projects, American Society of Civil Engineers conference, February 1986.

Techniques for Implementing a Full-scope AM/FM Database, AM/FM International conference, August 1985.

Organizer, The Best of Mapping Software, NCGA conference panel, March 1985.

"The Facility and Utility Management System: Full-scope Automated Facilities Management for Airports and New Communities." Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) conference, August 1984. Also published in Geo-Processing, No. 3 1986.

 

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