Friday, January 27, 2017

Training Opportunity: Programming ArcGIS with Python Workshop

Geospatial Training Services will be in San Jose this June 20th and 21st to conduct our Programming ArcGIS with Python Workshop. 

June 20th - 21st - San Jose, CA

Course Modules
Module 1: Introduction to Arcpy, ArcPy Mapping, and ArcPy Data Access
Module 2: Managing Map Documents and Layers
Module 3: Finding and Fixing Broken Data Links
Module 4: Automating Map Production and Printing
Module 5: Executing Geoprocessing Tools from Scripts
Module 6: Creating Custom Geoprocessing Tools
Module 7: Querying and Selecting Data

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Spatial Data Science for Professionals

College of Natural Resources,
University of California, Berkeley

Spatial Data Science
For Professionals

APPLY here!
We live in a world where the importance and availability of spatial data are ever increasing. Today’s marketplace needs trained spatial data analysts who can:
  • compile disparate data from multiple sources;
  • use easily available and open technology for robust data analysis, sharing, and publication;
  • apply core spatial analysis methods;
  • and utilize visualization tools to communicate with project managers, the public, and other stakeholders.
To help meet this demand, International and Executive Programs (IEP) and Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF) are hosting a 3-day intensive bootcamp on Spatial Data Science on March 23-25, 2016 at UC Berkeley.
With this Spatial Data Science Bootcamp for professionals, you will learn how to integrate modern Spatial Data Science techniques into your workflow through hands-on exercises that leverage open source and cloud/webbased technologies.

To apply and for more information, please visit the IEP website.
Limited space available. Application due on February 19th, 2016.

Monday, November 28, 2016

NorCal URISA Year-End Meeting and Social


Friday, October 21, 2016

Presentations & Announcements from the October 19, 2016 GIS User Group Meeting

big thank you to our presenters at the October 19th Sacramento GIS User Group meeting and the City of Sacramento for hosting our event.  

Below are links to the presentations from the meeting:

Below are links to announcements from the meeting:

Norcal URISA is accepting applications for a student scholarship program - Deadline Nov 15, 2016
URISA Leadership Academy, San Diego, CA - April 2017 

Looking for a new job? Check out the jobs page, there are currently 8 openings posted. 

Next Meeting:
We are planning the next meeting in the spring. Once a date is selected, we will announce it on the blog and meetup

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sacramento GIS User Group Meeting – October 19, 2016 at 9am

GIS User Group Meeting Agenda -  October 19, 2016
9am - 12pm

City Hall, Council Chambers
City of Sacramento
915 I Street 
Sacramento CA

9:00am Welcome

NG911 for GIS, Coming to a City/County Near You!?

Customizing Data-Driven Pages in ArcGIS: A Case Study in Archaeological Sketch Maps

10:15am Break, Refreshments provided by Interwest ConsultingGroup

Land Use Modeling for the MTP/SCS

Long Range Planning

*Find Parking on the City's interactive parking map!