KAPS Annual Golf Outing & Picnic: June 30 & July 1 in Lexington, KY

Getting the GISt of It: GIS for the Modern Geomaticist

This course will delve into the acquisition and integration of GIS (Geographic Information System) data into current day geomatics workflows.

Stephen Chino, PLS Stephen C. Chino, Jr., PLS is the GIS Manager for the city of Paducah and has been involved with GIS/GPS work and projects since 1997. He graduated from Grayson County High School in 1994 and received his Bachelor of Science in Geography from Western Kentucky University in 1999. While there his major emphasis was in GIS/GPS technology with a minor in City and Regional Planning. He began interning with the Barren River Area Development District in Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1998 in the GIS/GPS department and in 2000 he accepted a full time position with the BRADD as their Public Administration Specialist. In July 2001 he accepted a surveying technician position with Hunter Martin & Associates in Paducah, Kentucky. While with HMA, Inc. Mr. Chino successfully obtained his Professional Surveying license for the state of Kentucky in 2008. In December of 2011, Mr. Chino accepted the GIS Specialist position with the City of Paducah and was promoted to GIS Manager in the fall of 2016. He has practiced in the GIS/geomatics field for 18 years and has been a licensed Kentucky land surveyor for 8 years.

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