Harrisburg University of Science and Technology welcomes you to the GeoDev Summit!

We’ve got a great lineup of speakers for you this year! Check out our Keynote speaker, and the Beginner and Intermediate tracks you can follow at this year’s GeoDev Summit.


Thursday, February 29, 2024

9:00a – 9:15a

Opening Comments and Introductions

9:15a – 10:15a

Keynote:   Christopher Tracey (NatureServe)

10:15a – 10:30a

Networking Break


Track 1 – Beginner

Track 2 – Intermediate

10:30a – 12:00p


(90 minutes)

Brian Grey (Harrisburg University):

“How to Read Python Like a Nerd (Without Having to be One)”

Nicholas Giner (Esri):

“Data Science in ArcGIS Using Python and R”


12:00p – 1:00p

Drone Exhibition and Networking Lunch

1:00p – 1:45p


(45 minutes)

Sean Burke (GeoDecisons):

“Nutrient Management in a Geospatial World”



Jacqueline Nova (Esri):

“ArcGIS Experience Builder: Migrating from ArcGIS Web AppBuilder”

James Whitacre (PA Game Commision):

“Using Web Scraping and ArcGIS Online Notebook Scheduled Tasks to Update Feature Services”


1:45p – 2:00p

Networking Break

2:00p – 3:30p


(90 minutes)

Kyle Snyder (PA Broadband Development Authority):

“Spatial Data Processing using SQL”

Patrick McKinney (PA Department of Health):

“Coding Interactive Web Maps: A Hands-On Guide to Building with Leaflet.js and Parcel.js”

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