Presented by the Palm Beach County Countywide GIS Forum

September 28-29, 2017

Check this page often as we present the current information nearing the conference dates.


Expo Program – The GIS Expo is continuing to Go Green this year!

Expo Schedule – For a quick overview of all of the presentations, view the schedule-at-a-glance. A copy will be available to you at the registration desk.

Sponsor Opportunity

The Committee is busy preparing for this year's event. If you are interested in being a sponsor, or know someone or a company who is, please contact our Sponsor Committee.
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The Venue

Palm Beach County Convention Center located at 650 Okeechobee Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Convention Center
Lat 26.704884, Lng. -80.057201...
USNG: 17R NK 93617 54094 (NAD83)


About the Expo

The South Florida GIS Expo is an annual conference sponsored by the Palm Beach Countywide GIS Forum. For 2017 our Co-Chairs are Josephine Rudd and Heather Kostura. The South Florida GIS Expo serves as a way to foster collaboration, Geographic Information System coordination, networking, education and training for the rapidly expanding professional GIS Community in the South Florida Region. The Expo is run completely by volunteers, and is proud to continue to be a FREE event for attendees!

The 2017 Expo represents our 24th year of organizing and facilitating this regional GIS conference. For 2016 we had over six hundred registrations from the public sector, private companies, non-profit organizations and exhibitors. This event is a such a success due to the efforts of our dedicated Expo Committee volunteers.

2016 Expo Committee Members


Keynote Speaker

Rob Krug is a Senior Solutions Architect for SonicWALL. He has been in the network security space for 25 years in both the private and public sector, and has extensive certifications in both networking and security disciplines as well as all SonicWALL certifications. Having designed, managed and supported some of the most secure and vast networks imaginable, Rob has an extensive background in security network design, engineering and telecommunications, and is a past SonicWALL Engineer of the Year.

Presentation Title:
Hacker Craft: Preventing the Breach.

This presentation will provide an in-depth analysis of the latest trends, tactics, and news of the cyber threat landscape as seen from the eyes of a practicing security engineer. Once you have seen what the bad guys have been up to today, you will be exposed to a crash course of security policy management and network security architecture design that will help prevent the breach of tomorrow.

Discussions will include:

  • Threat Landscape Review
  • The Danger in the Internet of Things
  • Fortifying the network
  • Security craftsmanship
  • Implementing the solution


Look for an e-mail confirmation for any registration submittal. If you do not receive one, contact the appropriate committee for confirmation of your submittal.


Presenters Needed for the 2017 SF GIS Expo

We’re all interested in knowing how you Treasure Your Assets! Attendees at the 24th annual SF GIS Expo are ready to learn how you protect your important GIS data, infrastructure, resources, etc. in our continuously evolving world. Any and all presentation topics are encouraged. Current tracks include Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Web GIS, Government, GIS Management, Environmental, Ethics, Strategic Planning, Data Analysis, Public Safety, GPS Technology, Data Quality and Asset Management. Additional details are on the Abstracts page. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

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We invite all public sector employees and students to share your recent GIS projects. Please display your project poster during this year’s event.

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Online Registration is CLOSED. Registration will be available onsite.

Event Volunteers

Did you know that the South Florida GIS Expo is organized and run entirely by Volunteers? Our committee volunteer support includes staff from Palm Beach and Broward counties, several municipalities and other government and private agencies in the South Florida Region. If you are interested in volunteering onsite during the two days of the conference, fill out the registration below. For questions, please email

Our Sponsors


Transportation Links

Palm Tran
Tri Rail
Palm Beach International Airport


Hampton Garden Inn/Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Airport Rate $99
1601 Worthington Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Courtyard West Palm Beach Airport Rate $109
1800 Centrepark Drive East
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

West Palm Beach Event Information

City of West Palm Beach Calendar
City of West Palm Beach Waterfront
Things to Do

GIS Links

Countywide GIS
GISP Information
Expo History