Wednesday, April 19, 2017

2017 California Geographic Information Association Award Nominations


CGIA annually recognizes outstanding achievements in GIS within California through its awards program.Awards are open to any person in the State of California, and will be announced at a social event at the ESRI User Conference July 10, 2017, San Diego, California.
Nominations for the 2017 Annual CGIA Awards are now open for these categories.

  • Student Project or Paper: Granted to the outstanding quality of work using GIS technology
  • Exemplary Systems Award: Granted for outstanding application of GIS technology representing innovative, elegant, or creative techniques.
  • Advancement of Collaboration Award: Granted for outstanding inter-organization collaborative efforts in GIS.
  • Outstanding Internet Application Award: Granted to the outstanding integration of GIS and web technologies demonstrating excellence in aesthetic presentation, functionality, ease of use, and overall user experience.
  •  Excellence in Education Award: Granted to the educational institution that displays extraordinary approach, contribution, development or commitment to GIS education in California.

Start Nomination
Nominations must be submitted by May 1, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Sacramento GIS User Group Meeting – April 26, 2017 at 9am

GIS User Group Meeting Agenda -  April 26th
9am - 12pm

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

9:00am Welcome

9:15am
USFS Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) 

9:50am
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Disaster Recovery 

10:25am Break, Refreshments provided by Interwest Consulting Group

10:55am
Creating our Public Works Story: The Evolution of an Interactive Map Application for Rancho Cordova Public Works  

11:30am
Insights for ArcGIS
Matt Twietmeyer, Esri 



Tuesday, April 4, 2017

CalGIS LocationCon conference - May 22 - 24th

It will be held May 22-24 at the Oakland Marriott in downtown Oakland. There is a discounted rate for government employees. All registration rates increase on April 23 which is also the deadline for reserving hotel rooms at the Oakland Marriott before the discounted room block expires. Registration details are posted here: 

https://calgis2017.locationcon.org/registration 

The conference committee has been working hard to plan the conference for the past year. They’ve created a robust program for the 3 full days of the conference. The conference program can be viewed here: 

https://calgis2017.locationcon.org/conference/schedule/session/2017-05-22  

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

http://geospatialtraining.com/programming-arcgis-with-python-workshop/

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.