Panda Consulting Welcomes Chris Conkling

Panda Consulting is proud to announce that Chris Conkling has joined our team as Geospatial Technician. Chris is a proud graduate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida and has a Bachelors of Arts degree in Philosophy with a minor in Film Studies.

While still attending the University of Central Florida, Chris applied to, and was hired by Apple, becoming an integral part of the operation from specialist to technical expert.

During his time at Apple, Chris provided Leadership functions, technical support and expertise, coordinated Business Leads, and taught many one -on-one training sessions, workshops, and core training sessions. 

Chris has been surrounded his entire life with GIS and will be assuming the traditional responsibilities of a geospatial technician as well as attending conferences to network and get to know our Clients. In addition to providing all-around technical assistance, Chris will be focusing on new technologies (think ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online) and developing additional training and support opportunities.

Please take some time and welcome Chris and ask him about his experiences at Panda Consulting.  More biographical information is found here.

Panda Consulting Welcomes Dolly Carwile

Panda Consulting is proud to announce that Dolly Carwile has joined our team as Project Manager. Dolly brings to Panda Consulting over a dozen years working for private and public sector organizations focussed on land records and is a Professional Surveyor and Mapper in Florida (#6848) and involved in both the Florida Association of Cadastral Mappers and the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society.

Previous to joining our team, Dolly worked for the Orange County Property Appraiser's office in Orlando as their Senior Cadastral Mapper, responsible for section reengineering, coordinating with local surveyors to improve the accuracy of the base maps, and providing guidance on complex land title issues.

In addition to volunteering her time with several charitable groups visiting and raising funds for sick children, Dolly also is an Adjunct Professor at Seminole State College and presents regularly in classrooms as part of the STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) programs.  Dolly is passionate about learning and sharing her knowledge with others.

Please take some time and welcome Dolly and ask her about her experiences at Panda Consulting.  More biographical information is found here.

Panda Consulting and GISinc Team up to provide complete local government solution.

Panda Consulting; a professional services firm specializing in complete consulting services to help local governments understand the maintenance and integration of the Parcel Fabric within the Local Government Information Model is pleased to announce its partnership with Geographic Information Services, Incorporated (GISinc), a GIS service company. The partnership complements the core services local governments have for land records management.  Panda Consulting sees this partnership as a highly synergistic solution for local governments to extend their foundational layer of business as it pertains to parcels.  

“Panda Consulting and Frank Conkling, its Owner, have been long established thought leaders in parcel fabric; complementing GISinc’s expertise in helping local governments implement the Web GIS pattern. Through our new partnership, we are now able to offer a total land records solution - 100% out of the box, configuration of the platform", Kevin Stewart, Managing Partner, State and Local Governments.

Panda Consulting provides complete conversion services of all data structures from CAD files, coverages, simple features and topologically integrated feature classes into the Parcel Fabric, complete training services in order for mappers to understand the Parcel Fabric and how to, most efficiently, implement the solution.  Panda Consulting also provides maintenance services to maintain parcels in either the short or long term. 

“We are so pleased to be able to team up with GISinc to provide our clients with a full solution to all their GIS needs.  I have known GISinc for many years and always been impressed by the quality of their people together with the diligence and attention to details they bring to every client”, Frank Conkling, Owner, Panda Consulting.

Panda Consulting, in its 19th year of helping its clients understand how to best utilize GIS technology for managing Land Records, is located in South Florida and brings the expertise of surveyors and GIS experts to our clients in all parts of the United States.  For more information, please visit or call (561) 691-3277.

GISinc, celebrating 25 years in GIS, is an employee-owned company located in Birmingham, Alabama, with offices throughout the United States. GISinc has a passion for delivering customer driven location technology solutions to federal, state and local governments, and commercial organizations.  For more information, please visit, or call (205) 941-0442.

Panda Consulting announces a multi-day ArcGIS Parcel Editing Training classes in Georgia

Panda Consulting is proud to announce our first set of ArcGIS Parcel Editing classes to be offered in Georgia. The comprehensive multi-day course is being offered in conjunction with eGIS Associates and will be provided on July 13 - 15, 2016 in Duluth, Georgia. 

For further details and the ability to register, please click on the following link:

We look forward to seeing you there.

See you at the GIS / CAMA Technologies Conference in Savannah, GA

Panda Consulting is excited to be attending and exhibiting at the URISA GIS / CAMA Technologies Conference in Savannah, Georgia on February 22 - 25, 2016. 

We will have a booth at the conference and be presenting a session on the Best Practices in Tax Parcel Mapping on Tuesday, February 23 at 10:30 am in the Modern Parcel Maintenance track

If you are attending the conference, please stop by so we can chat and help you understand the new approach to parcel mapping.

See you at Wisconsin Land Information Association Conference

We at Panda Consulting are excited to be attending and exhibiting at the 29th Annual Conference of the Wisconsin Land Information Association at Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.  The conference is scheduled from February 10-12, 2016 and promises to be informative and a great deal of fun.

The preliminary agenda is published here and we are scheduled to present a session on Identifying and Fixing Problems with your Parcel Data on Thursday, February 11.

If attending the conference, please stop by and see us at the booth.