Emergency Preparedness for GIS

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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

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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

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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 […]

GISS Meeting – August 17th 2016

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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

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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

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Wednesday, August 3, MAGS will be teaming with LocationTech (https://www.locationtech.org) 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 […]