Director, Professional Development and Geospatial Technology Education
Kevin Mickey is Director, Professional Development and Geospatial Technology Education. He is also Adjunct Associate Faculty for the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI, teaching graduate courses in the application of GIS for emergency management and public safety.
Kevin is a recognized expert in the application of geospatial technologies in support of natural hazard risk analysis and emergency management. In addition to developing, managing, and supporting risk related projects, he also designs and instructs practitioner and academic courses on a variety of geospatial topics and technologies. Kevin has nearly three decades of consulting experience for multiple US federal agencies as well as many state and local government, private sector, academic, and nonprofit organizations.
He is the current President of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). URISA is recognized internationally as a leader in the geospatial profession with more than two dozen state, provincial, and regional chapters. Kevin has been involved with URISA in several capacities, serving as a member of its Board from 2014-2017 as well as previously chairing the URISA Professional Education Committee and its Community Resilience Committee. He received the URISA Leadership Award in 2018.
Kevin is the former chair of the Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and a former member of the Indiana Geographic Information Council Board of Directors.