Ariel Katz

Response Analyst

Fire Fighter/Paramedic

American University

Ari Katz is majoring in international relations at American University. Among his many accomplishments and projects, he served as a disaster reconnaissance leader in Haiti after the 2010 hurricane and as a rescue intelligence logistics liaison for relief ops in Japan earlier this year. In this session, he will provide the invaluable perspective of the next generation the GIS workforce, and how their experiences and expectations will change the status quo.