City of Covington — Electric GIS Technician

Posted Posted in Job, News

The City of Covington is currently accepting applications for the position of Electric GIS Technician in the Electric Department with a starting hourly rate of $17.24 to a maximum hourly rate of $26.11 depending upon qualifications. This position supports the power distribution operations department with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. Position includes equipment maintenance, map […]

2017 Board Election Information

Posted Posted in Atlanta, News

It’s time to start thinking about the 2017 Georgia URISA Board – and we want you.  We have 3 position open. Events {Conference and Workshop} Chair – Two-Year Term {2017-2018} – Organizes Low-Cost Workshop every other year. Serves as Head of Conference Committee for the biennial Georgia Geospatial Conference.   Corporate Sponsors Chair – Two-Year […]

Luncheon November 8th 2016

Posted Posted in Atlanta, lidar, News

Expanding Georgia’s LiDAR Footprint” Speaker Name: Jimmy Nolan Speaker Bio: Mr. Nolan began working with GIS in 1994 when he was the chief appraiser for Morgan County. In 1999 Jimmy went to work as the GIS specialist for the Georgia Department of Revenue. In 2001 he became the local government project manager for the Information […]

MAGS Social Event – October 2016

Posted Posted in Atlanta, Beer, News

Location: Vickery’s 933 Garrett St. #101, Atlanta, GA   We’ll be at Vickery’s in Glenwood Park this month. Come join us for burgers & bocce on Thursday, 10/20. Free parking is available but can be a pain, so please consider ridesharing or MARTA (#74). Meetup:

Emergency Preparedness for GIS

Posted Posted in athens, Beer, conference, News

Title: Emergency Preparedness for GIS Date: October 3rd, 2016 Length: Half Day Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Athens Classic Center Workshop Description: As GIS goes from being a silo technology in an organization to an integrated enterprise solution, there is a pressing need for cross training on the non-technical disciplines GIS staff is being asked […]

GIS and Next Generation 911

Posted Posted in athens, News, training

Title: GIS and Next Generation 9-1-1 Instructor:  Sandi Stroud Date: October 3rd, 2016 Length: Half Day Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm Location: Athens Classic Center Workshop Description: This workshop is aimed at the GIS professional who is currently supporting or may support their emergency communications division in the future. In a fully operational next generation 911 […]

Conference Workshop: Processing Lidar with Open Source Tools

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Title: Working with LDAR Data Using Open Source GIS Software Instructor:  Colin Gowens & Sara Yurman Date: October 3rd, 2016 Length: Full Day Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm Location: Athens Classic Center Description:  This workshop will explore and describe LiDAR data structure, data available from recent and future Georgia LiDAR  acquisitions, software resources, and methodologies to […]

In Town Social

Posted Posted in Atlanta, Beer, News

When 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm August 23rd, 2016 Where Fado Irish Pub 933 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309 “GIS and Public Transit Planning” – Jamie Cochran – Since late June, 2016, Jamie Cochran has served as the Transit Program Manager for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). With 114 small urban and rural […]

Coastal Meeting: ArcGIS Online & Custom Web App Builder

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Date: Tuesday August 30, 2016 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Location: Harold Pate Building Second Floor Conference Room #216 1725 Reynolds Street Brunswick, GA 31520 Summary: Glynn County has been working to convert older Flex applications to JavaScript as well as create new applications and Story Maps using the custom web application builder […]