Geocaching has become a grown up treasure hunt activity. It can be a useful marketing tool to generate continued activity within your jurisdiction. This workshop will focus on the basics of geocaching and how the GPS expert can develop geocaching targets that can help treasure seekers learn a little more about your jurisdictions history, hidden jewels within your jurisdiction, lure them to fun activities, or marketplace guidance.
Doug Kotnik, GISP - Precision Laser & Instrument
20 years GIS experience in private sector, consulting, and government. Formerly Butler County GIS Director and 2007 OGRIP Best Practice Award recipient.
Ken Carrier - Montgomery County Water Services
Currently, GIS Specialist for Montgomery County Ohio Water Services. Previously, worked for the Butler County Ohio Auditor's Office GIS Department from 2005-2009. Was one of the founding members of SWOGIS (Southwest Ohio GIS Users Group), an OGRIP 2007 Best Practices Award Recipient, ESRI Forums 2009 MVP, and ESRI 2010 SAG Award Recipient . Experience includes ArcSDE, ArcServer, ArcInfo Desktop, ArcPad, VBA, VbScript, Cityworks, and Oracle.
Patricia Moehring, GISP - City of Lebanon
GIS Administrator for the City of Lebanon with 12 years local government GIS experience. Actively involved with non-profit organizations to promote GIS and Geography awareness -- OGRIP (10 years), Ohio URISA (5 years), and Caching Our World K-12 Geography Education (4 years).