Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Maptime Sacramento - Meetup January 12, 2015

Thanks to Sacramento GIS User Group Member Kasey Allen for sharing this Meetup  
Maptime is, rather literally, time for mapmaking. Our mission is to open the doors of cartographic possibility to anyone interested by creating a time and space for collaborative learning, exploration, and map creation using mapping tools and technologies.

Although Maptime got its start in San Francisco, chapters have sprouted up all over the world, and now, in Sacramento. Come join us for Maptime Sacramento's inaugural hack night! Beginners, you are especially welcome.

6:45-7:00: Introductions and snacks
7:00: "Anatomy of a Web Map" We'll learn about the different pieces of a web map and how they work together. This is going to be a hands-on tutorial, so please bring your laptop!

To register for this event, visit: 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Presentations from the Dec 4, 2014 User Group Meeting

A big thank you to our presenters at the Dec 4th user GIS User Group meeting and to Rong Liu and the City of Sacramento for hosting our event.  Below are links to the presentations from the meeting: 

 "GIS Jobs in California State Service" - Jane Schafer-Kramer, Research Analyst II (Geographic Information Systems), Department of Water Resources 

Rim Fire Lidar Overview" - Jim Schmidt, GIS Analyst, Rim Fire Recover Project 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Winter GIS Courses Now Available at UC Davis Extension

Davis, Calif.— Take a winter course in Geographic Information Systems from UC Davis Extension. Visit our website for a full listing of courses and to learn about the Geographic Information Systems Professional Concentration.

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
•    Dec. 16-18: Tues.-Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
•    UC Davis: Plant and Environmental Sciences, 387 North Quad
•    $725. Enroll in section 143NAT401.

Python Programming for GIS
•    Feb. 4-25: Wed., 6-9 p.m.
•    UC Davis: Plant and Environmental Sciences, 387 North Quad.
•    $500. Enroll in section 143NAT431.

Data Acquisition and Evaluation/GPS
•    Feb. 20-21 and March 6: Fri., Sat., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
•    UC Davis: Plant and Environmental Sciences, 387 North Quad
•    $650. Enroll in section 143NAT420.

Introduction to UrbanFootprint
•    March 24-25: Tues., Wed., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
•    UC Davis: Plant and Environmental Sciences, 387 North Quad
•    $500. Enroll in section 143NAT423.

For more information or to enroll, call (800) 752-0881, email or visit our website.

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