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Webinar: National Address Database
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Webinar: National Address Database
Webinar: National Address Database


When: October 19, 2017
1:00 - 2:00 PM CT
Where: Online
United States
Timothy Trainor, Chief Geospatial Scientist, U.S. Census Bureau




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: The 
National Address Database (NAD) i
s a collaborative effort between the U. S. Census Bureau and the Department of Transportation within the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) to create and maintain a publicly accessible set of addresses and location information to support innumerable uses including emergency response and public safety. The WebEx introduces participants to:

  • What is the NAD?
  • How is it coming about?
  • What are some of the benefits?
  • How can I become involved?

Join this informative webinar to learn more about the NAD and how you and your organization can get involved.  

Bio: Timothy Trainor is the Chief Geospatial Scientist for the U.S. Census Bureau.  He performs research and developmental activities in the broad area of geospatial science that includes exploring methodological, technical and substantive issues relating to the creation, collection and integration of geospatial information.  He is recognized nationally and internationally for contributions to the fields of geospatial science, geography and cartography and the integration of statistical and geospatial information.  As former Chief of Geography Division, he was responsible for maintaining and managing road, boundary, and address data for the Nation.  He has been instrumental in advancing efforts for creating a National Address Database (NAD).

He currently serves as the Co-Chair for the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management and is the Head of U.S Delegation.  He is the Senior Agency Official for Geospatial Information for the U.S. Department of Commerce and is an executive member of the U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee.  Mr. Trainor served as Vice President of the International Cartographic Association (2007-2015).  He is a member of the American Association of Geographers, Cartography and Geographic Information Society, National States Geographic Information Council, and the Urban Regional Information Systems Association. 


Key Words: address, database, national, U.S. Census Bureau, FGDC, NAD, Department of Transportation





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