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DATAMARK Announces Third Annual Virtual Conference: DATAMARK Orbit

SANTA ANA, Calif., February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DATA MARKPublic Safety Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Team Michael Baker Internationalannounces its third annual virtual conference: DATAMARK Orbit. The three-day event will focus on the latest innovations, standards and best practices, as well as personal stories related to public safety GIS. The free virtual event supports DATAMARK’s mission to educate and advocate for the public safety and GIS communities as they transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1). DATAMARK Orbit will take place from March 22 – 24, 2022, with sessions taking place between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. PDT (11:00 and 5:00 p.m. EDT) Daily.

“Our team is comprised of former dispatchers, 9-1-1 directors and GIS professionals who have made DATAMARK the authority on public safety GIS data,” said jason beven, ENP, Managing Director, DATAMARK. “For this year’s virtual conference, DATAMARK Orbit, our team drew on that experience and built on two successful conferences, as well as national education efforts such as monthly webinars and in-person workshops, to present a program based on community insights that we. With 18 sessions spread over three days, DATAMARK Orbit is sure to inspire the public safety and GIS communities to innovate and create.”

DATAMARK Orbit highlights include:

– Notable guest speakers: The 2022 agenda features industry leaders in the public safety and GIS communities, including keynote speakers Brooks ShannonInteroperability Program Manager for the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) and George KelemanExecutive Director of the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies (iCERT).
– Sessions informed by the public: DATAMARK Orbit includes 18 sessions covering relevant and diverse topics, including indoor mapping, next-generation 9-1-1 data development, color theory in the PSAP and more.
– Certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP sponsorship) or emergency number professional (ENP): Registered participants who enter the GISP or ENP Sweepstakes may earn coverage of all testing fees and certification costs for GISP or ENP certification. The draw can be registered at
– Public Safety Response Center (PSAP) Award: National Public Safety Carriers Week takes place the week of April 10 – 16, 2022. DATAMARK Orbit participants have the opportunity to name their local PSAP to win gift baskets and 24-hour catering. The winners will be announced during the closing ceremony of the conference. Additional information on the nomination procedure is available at

Additional information and registration details can be viewed via the conference website:

As trusted public safety advisors, DATA MARK brings comprehensive, hands-on expertise in police, fire, EMS, and 9-1-1 leadership roles to next-generation 9-1-1 transitions. The DATAMARK team leads the industry in shaping rules and legislation, and creating a suite of products and services that ensure accurate emergency response location data in life-saving situations. DATAMARK enables its team and partners to foster relationships of trust and cultivate data integrity for informed decision-making. DATAMARK, Michael Baker International’s public safety GIS team, has decades of proven experience in critical government addressing projects. The team works with clients to solve their complex needs, from data quality checks and addressing to workflow analysis and more. Learn more about the company at and follow DATAMARK on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Michael Baker International
Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering and consulting services. That of the firm Practices encompass all facets of infrastructure, including design, civil engineering, planning, architecture, environment, construction and program management. For more than 80 years, the company has been a trusted partner, providing comprehensive services and solutions to commercial customers and all branches of the military, as well as federal, state and municipal governments. Embrace emerging technologies and the latest innovations – like smart transportation and design-build project delivery – Michael Boulanger is an industry leader that offers expertise and quality. The company’s more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations are committed to making a difference for customers and communities through a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement. To learn more, visit

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