How does GIS make you safer during Emergencies?

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Date(s) - 02/13/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Georgia Department of Transportation Traffic Management Office (TMC)


The mission of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is to facilitate the protection of life and property against man-made and natural disasters by directing the state’s efforts in the areas of prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.

For our February luncheon Robbie Bagby, GIS manager for GEMHSA, will be presenting on how he uses:

  • Data Sources
  • Methods of data ingestion
  • Displaying the data and user interaction


Note: There will be a tour of the GEMA State Operation Center after the presentation

Speaker Bio:

Robbie is a 2013 alumni of KSU GIS program with a history of land surveying and county government GIS.  Robbie volunteers with GeoMentor, GISCC, and The Etowah Valley Historical Society.

Robbie’s Publications:

Georgia Uses Crowdsourced Damage Reporting Site During Irma –

Proactive Alert Notification Tools System – 2017 Esri Public Sector Conference

Etowah Valley Historical Society Bartow History Scholars –


Bookings are closed for this event.