Welcome to the 2019 TUgis Conference. TUgis: Maryland’s Geospatial Conference is a cooperative undertaking of three primary partners—Maryland State Geographic Information Committee, Maryland Department of Information Technology, and Towson University. TUgis is dedicated to growing and empowering the GIS community throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The annual conference connects the Maryland GIS community to new ideas and trends and offers ample opportunities to find ways to collaborate.


Dawn Blanchard

McCormick Taylor
Manager, GIS Services
Ms. Blanchard joined McCormick Taylor's GIS Team as a GIS Analyst in May 2015. With over 17 years of experience in her field, Ms. Blanchard has mastered a wide array of GIS software and development tools. She has an extensive background in database design and management coupled with experience in scripting using ArcObjects and .Net. This allows her to streamline data collection and data analysis and create customized tools for analysis, data entry, and reports. Over the past two years, her role has expanded to Project Manager and she now oversees all development efforts and GIS needs related to our energy group.