Date: Tuesday February 14, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cherokee Run Golf Club
1595 Centennial Olympic Parkway
Conyers, Georgia 30013
Additional instructions: As you drive into the entrance of Cherokee Run it will put you into the main parking lot. Come in the front door of the clubhouse and you will walk straight into the banquet room, it will be directly in front of you. There is a French door to your left and one to your right that you can enter into.
“Using GIS to Make Cemetery Data Available to the Public”
Speaker: Donna Freeman began her GIS career in 2003 with the City of Covington. She served the citizens of Newton County for 4 years. In January 2008, she started the development of the GIS system for the City of Conyers. Donna plays an instrumental role in the data collection, online mapping, and assisting the public and the city’s various departments with GIS data. Donna has an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming from Gwinnett Technology College and bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix.
Presentation Summary: Cemeteries are an important part of a community’s history. Understanding the layout and having a record of each lot owner is very important. Using GIS technology to map each grave is an efficient way to have all the information right at your fingertips. Using online maps provides the community easy access for genealogy research making valued information available for all.
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