2009 Ohio GIS Conference
Presentation Abstract and Biography

CAMEO Suite as GIS

Alan Finklestein, Strongsville F.D.

Lt. Alan Finkelstein is a WMD and CAMEO instructor for Louisiana State University’s National Center for Biomedical Research and Training. He has 27 years of experience as a Firefighter and Paramedic and 17 years as a HazMat Technician. His background also includes extensive experience in Emergency Response, Command and Control, and Emergency Planning. Since 1986, Mr. Finkelstein has worked for the Strongsville Fire and Emergency Services Department in Ohio.

Dan Pfeiffer, Nelsonville Fire Dept.

Dan Pfeiffer is the Nelsonville Station Chief for the Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services District. Dan also serves the Nelsonville Fire Department as a part-time firefighter and as its Safety/ Training Officer. He also serves as Public Information Officer for the City of Nelsonville. Dan has been involved with emergency services 26 years.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 2:45 PM - Track 3

Presentation will cover the use of the free CAMEO Suite as a complete GIS system, particularly for emergency response and planning. Updates to the suite have enabled the import of shapefiles from other systems such as ArcView. the presentation will cosist of an introduction to the CAMEO Suite and a case study from Athens County, Ohio which has developed a an emergency plan using the CAMEO Suite.

Presentation Powerpoint (16.2MB)