April 7, 2022
Telematics Empowers Safe and Efficient Operations for Public Works, DOT, and Utilities. Join this session to learn how.
GIS-centric telematics solutions provide real-time information to empower mobile workers to collaborate, respond as well as providing services with map data integrated to match varied department workflows.
Illinois DOT, Esri, CompassCom and others will present the latest developments in real-time GIS, mobile IoT, and Cloud based deployments for the mobile work force. Wireless connectivity strategies with Motorola LMR and broadband cellular networks ensures interoperability with multiple departments and coverage across areas of service. Examples of third-party software integration to the CompassCom platform including Esri GeoEvent and Velocity web services will be shared. Case studies will give examples of best practices for safety, efficiency, sustainability, and accountability, as organizations look to improve customer service and operational excellence..
Workflow case studies
- Winter maintenance
- Solid waste
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Public Works, Utility and DOT Directors
- Superintendents and Managers
- Directors and Managers of Operations and Operations Personnel
- Solid Waste Managers and Coordinators
- Public Fleet Directors and Managers
- Public Facilities and Grounds Directors and Managers
- Water and wastewater Services Directors and Managers
- Streets/Roads/Bridges Directors and Managers
- Parks and Grounds Managers
- Transportation Directors and Managers
- Stormwater and Flood Control Directors and Managers
- Emergency Management Directors and Coordinators
- Sustainability Specialists
- GIS technologists
- Asset Management Specialist
- Safety managers
Founder and CEO, CompassCom
Brant Howard is the Founder and CEO of CompassCom Software Corporation a provider of GIS centric GNSS Tracking Systems. He is an innovator and leader of the CompassCom Team to develop and deploy tracking systems for mission critical applications. Brant has undergraduate and Master’s Degrees in Geology from Indiana University. His experience includes the US Geological Survey; Camp, Dresser & McKee, and endeavors in the Remote Sensing, GPS and the electronic technology professions. Brant holds Patents in Geospatial and Mobile Resource Management technology, and has authored articles in technical journals relating to Geology, GIS, remote Sensing and Mobile Resource Management. He has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Denver, and presents at seminars and conferences worldwide.
Global Transportation Industry Director, Esri
Terry Bills is the Transportation Industry Manager at Esri. He has over 30 years’ experience in transportation planning and policy, information technology and GIS. Terry has been with Esri for 15 years, where he provides subject matter expertise and thought leadership in transportation.
Communication Lead Technician, Illinois Department of Transportation
Randy Neal is Communication Lead Technician with the Illinois Department of Transportation. He started at IDOT December of 2017. Prior to that, Randy was a senior technician in a Motorola service shop in central Illinois for 37 years.
Senior Analyst, City of Fort Collins
Scott Bowman is a Senior Analyst for the City of Fort Collins, Colorado. Scott has worked in the Information Technology field over the last 34 years at the city and during that time has been involved in all aspects of technology, primarily specializing in Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) and Asset Management applications.
Director Of Transportation Operations, City of Fort Collins
Larry Schneider is Streets Superintendent for the City of Fort Collins, Colorado. Larry has been named one of the Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year by the American Public Works Association. He started working for the city as a streets crew chief in 1980 and in 1982 became the Streets Superintendent, where he oversees all Streets Department operations, including the street maintenance program, snow removal, sweeping, graffiti removal, crushing operations, traffic control, and maintenance of all road shoulders, medians and alleys. Under Schneider’s leadership, Fort Collins has become a nationally recognized leader in innovative snow operations, including equipment, materials and technology, training and storage facilities.
Chief Revenue Officer, CompassCom Software Corporation
Mike Gyde is Chief Revenue Officer for CompassCom. Mike has on the ground experience with Compass clients helping them use telematics solutions to solve their operational challenges. Prior to joining CompassCom, Mike worked in the Phoenix area with Belcan, Performance Software Corporation, Alt Software, Quantum3D, Honeywell and the Arizona Department of Transportation. He was an Associate Professor in Avionics at Stavanger University in Norway, where he also worked with PROSYS. Mike is an aerospace professional with experience in international business, business development, marketing & sales, safety critical software architect and delivery, engineering execution, process compliance, and personnel management. His specialties include avionics, geospatial, DO-178B/C and DO-200A.
Vice President, CompassData
Hayden Howard is Vice President of CompassData, Inc., He has over 18 years of experience in the areas of survey, photogrammetry, and geospatial data development. Leading telematics systems include accurate map data to best support users’ workflows. Hayden has accumulated a vast amount of field survey experience, in-office processing experience and has a keen knowledge of the different geodetic requirements put forth by customers around the world. He has collected data in multiple countries from the Outback of Australia to the Arctic Circle of Alaska, and has managed the collection, post-processing and final deliverables of large projects both domestically and internationally. He has worked with multiple satellite, aerial imagery, LiDAR and RADAR providers, and understands the requirements for terrestrial data collection to tie a remotely sensed product to the ground. Hayden is head of business development and sales for the CompassData team. He is well known and well respected in the industry for his knowledge of the technology and his ability to bring innovation and success to the corporation.