LIGIS Fall 2014 Conference on October 9, 2014 at

Brookhaven National Lab in Berkner Hall (Bldg 488)

Special Note: NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED,  simply bring ID as you must sign in at the front gate and get a visitors pass.


9:00 – 9:45

Registration and Networking – Please sign in.

9:45 – 10:00

Introduction And Opening Remarks – Ross Baldwin, LIGIS Chairperson 

10:00 – 12:00

“Homegrown Long Island : Part I”

Suffolk and Nassau Agencies Presentations from various agencies throughout Long Island on interesting GIS Projects they have engaged in 

 12:00 – 1:00


 1:00 – 1:30

Keynote Speaker: Andrew Nicklin , Director of Open NY – Office of the Governor, State of New York

Responsibilities as the new Director include helping expand the open data website, engaging with the developer and research community through Open Data events, and helping to oversee the design of a model website for municipalities to share their information. Mr. Nicklin will coordinate with the Office of Information Technology Services to evaluate and provide recommendations concerning the management, design and structure of Open NY.

1:30 – 3:00

Homegrown Long Island: Part II

Suffolk and Nassau Agencies Presentations from various agencies throughout Long Island on interesting GIS Projects they have engaged in


Here is the information for vendors wishing to display:

Brookhaven National Laboratory Product Demonstration Guidelines

The following procedures and information is for Vendors Inquiring about demonstration space at Brookhaven National Laboratory:

  • Reservations for Vendor space in Berkner Hall-Building 488 is done through the conference office by;

Ruth Comas

P.O. Box 5000, Building 488

Upton, NY 11973

Phone 344-3545 fax 344-2069 cell phone 828-9502


  • Two eight foot tables with cloths will be provided
  • Announcements on the BNL web page can be made, please forward a brief description of your company.
  • Information provided to Ruth Comas may be posted on our home page such as a very brief description of your company product, contact, demo time, and date. A weeks’ notice is requested
  • The demonstration Fee is $184.50; additional tables are $26.10 each. Payments should be made out to BSA and must be received prior to vendor demonstrations or on the day of the event. If pre-mailing a payment send payment to the attention of Ruth Comas at the above address. Limited Packages may be shipped ahead of time with prior approval. Storage of large boxes is not available.
  • The vendor must provide all supplies required for the demonstrations i.e. power cords and other necessary supplies. All brochures and debris are to be removed at the conclusion of the demonstration.
  • Vendors may set up from 9am till 11 am. Traffic is heaviest from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm.
  • All demonstrators need Photo ID to gain access on site. Please email Ruth Comas with the demonstrators’ names and security will be notified. Visitors who are not US Citizens may not be able to enter the site.

A Small banner may be hung up in the lobby area during the product demonstration.

*Outside food it not allowed to be brought in

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