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Zsolt Nagy to Lead Discussion on Advancing Geospatial Priorities at GIS-Pro 2010

August 10, 2010

Zsolt Nagy, GISP, will draw on his current and previous experiences to speak on the directions and opportunities to identify, collaborate, and advance geospatial priorities during the Closing Plenary Session at GIS-Pro 2010: URISA’s 48th Annual Conference for GIS Professionals in Orlando.

Zsolt Nagy is a Senior Project Manager with AECOM focused on advancing and marketing the company’s GIS specialty practice.  Prior to joining AECOM in 2009, Mr. Nagy was the State GIS Coordination Manager for the State of North Carolina.  Zsolt conducted his first GIS project over 30 years ago utilizing a classic ‘overlay’ approach in the evaluation and positioning of a recreational hiking trail in the Duke Forest.   A graduate of North Carolina State University College of Natural Resources and Paul Smith’s College of Forestry, Zsolt began his professional career at the NC Center for Geographic Information & Analysis as a Technician taking career steps with positions as Project Leader, GIS Analyst, Project Manager, Production Manager, and Database Administrator, before serving as the State GIS Coordinator.   Zsolt has made numerous contributions to national organizations and on collaborative initiatives.  He was appointed by the US Secretary of Interior as a charter member of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee and is a former President of the National States Geographic Information Council.  Earlier this year, Zsolt received The Old North State Award from Governor Bev Perdue in recognition of his service to North Carolina.

GIS-Pro 2010 will take place September 28-October 1, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. For conference details, visit www.gis-pro.org.

[Source: URISA press release]

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