GISS Meeting – August 17th 2016

Posted Posted in Atlanta, GISCC, News

Georgia Geographic Information System Coordinating Committee August 17th , 2016, 11:00 – 12:00 Agenda Department of Community Affairs, Atlanta, GA. Conference Room #299A “The vision of the GISCC is for all levels of government to become highly effective and efficient through the coordination and use of geospatially-related data, standards and technologies The mission of the […]

Rest In Peace Leonard Slote

Posted Posted in athens, News

We were alerted yesterday that the mapping community lost a good guy  – Leonard Slote.  Leonard was struck and killed riding his bike west of Madison Georgia on July 23rd 2016 Leonard worked in the Greene County Building and Zoning Department as GIS director for the last 12 years. On July 25 the Greene County Board of Commissioners […]

Social with Location Tech – Ormsby’s – August 3rd 2016

Posted Posted in Atlanta, Beer, News

Wednesday, August 3, MAGS will be teaming with LocationTech ( to present a geospatial event at Ormsby’s (1170 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta), from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be time for some 5-minute lightning talks, so if you’re doing anything interesting with geospatial technologies, definitely come prepared to present to the group. Otherwise, join […]

Introduction to GNSS at the Georgia Geospatial Conference – Oct 3rd 2016

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Title: Introduction to GNSS Instructor:  Tripp Corbin Date: October 3rd, 2016 Length: Full Day Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm Location: Athens Classic Center   Workshop Description: The use of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) has become pervasive in the GIS and Surveying communities, and with anyone who needs or collects data that has a geographic […]

AID Data GIS Fellowship – Rwanda

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The AidData Center for Development Policy is seeking recent graduates and young professionals to apply for a 6-month GIS Fellowship at the USAID/Rwanda Mission in Kigali, Rwanda. The fellow will be based in the USAID/Rwanda Program Office and will work closely with the Mission staff to support the implementation of USAID/Rwanda’s 2016-2017 GIS Action Plan […]

MAGS Social – July 2016

Posted Posted in Atlanta, Beer, MAGS, News

  Date: Thursday July 21 2016 Link to Meetup: Address: Torched Hop Brewing 249 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA Greetings all! By late July, I hope everyone will be adequately adjusted to the heat and allergies, and finally recovered from the Esri UC, if you were lucky enough to attend. To kick […]

Student Map Competition Winners!

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Georgia URISA is pleased to announce the following winners of the 2016 Online Student Map Competition: 1st Place: Jacob L. Gresham, Kennesaw State University (Adviser: Tim Poe) 2nd Place: Andrew Bell, Kennesaw State University (Adviser: Tim Poe) 3rd Place: Vada Garbutt, University of North Georgia (Adviser: Zac Miller) Prizes will be awarded at our next monthly […]

GISCI 2016 Summer Exam Application Period Closes Soon!

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Des Plaines, IL (June 6, 2016) The next testing window for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as a part of the GISP Certification is scheduled for early July and will be administered by PSI Online through their worldwide testing facilities in a computer based testing (CBT) format. The Exam application form and testing […]