Areas of Expertise
geospatial technologies in support of natural hazard risk analysis and emergency management, designs and instructs practitioner and academic courses on a variety of geospatial topics and technologies.
Kevin Mickey is the director of professional development and geospatial technology education for The Polis Center. 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.
Mickey 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. He has nearly three decades of consulting experience for multiple U.S. 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 is recognized internationally as a leader in the geospatial profession, with more than two dozen state, provincial and regional chapters. He received the 2018 URISA Leadership Award.
Mickey is the former chair of the Multihazard Mitigation Council of the National Institute of Building Sciences and a former member of the Indiana Geographic Information Council Board of Directors.View full bio
Updated on: February 9, 2021