You Are Invited
Shreveport Geological Society
Continuing Education Event
"Geo-Spatial Resources in Time of Recovering"
Presented by: Xingwen Chen
Geographical Information Systems and Data
in the Oil and Gas Industry
When: November 16, 2016 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Where: Petroleum Club of Shreveport - 15th Floor
$90.00 per person, includes materials and meal
Limited to the first 70 Paid Reservations by November 9th.
Online reservations are now closed.
401 Edwards St., Ste 1601
Shreveport, LA 71101
Make checks payable to Shreveport Geological Society.
Dr. Xingwen Chen graduated from Wuhan University, China, with a BS degree in Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing. He earned his master's degree in Agronomy from Kansas State University (Manhattan, Kansas) conducting research that reconstructs plant 3D structures in computer using ordinary cameras and stereo-photogrammetric methodology. He earned his Ph.D. in Agricultural & Biological Engineering from Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana) focusing on environmental assessment using holistic mathematical models and geographic information system (GIS).
Xingwen has more than 25 years of experience in geospatial information management in the fields of GIS and environmental assessment. He has led and conducted numerous GIS projects that involve with topographic mapping, enterprise geospatial database design and management, as well as customized GIS applications development such as internet GIS. Xingwen served as the Louisiana State Rep of the South Central Arc User Group (SCAUG) in 2006, 2015-2016. He established the North Louisiana GIS User Group and served as president many times. He is the president of ABCD GIS Mapping that he started in 2010. Dr. Chen is a board member of NARO Louisiana, ArkLaTex Association of Professional Landmen – ALTAPL, and MultiCultural Center of the South.